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LORD CLYDE AND SIR JAMES OUTRAM: TWO HEROIC GENERALS OF INDIA AND THE INDIAN MUTINY

LORD CLYDE AND SIR JAMES OUTRAM: TWO HEROIC GENERALS OF INDIA AND THE INDIAN MUTINY

Lord Clyde, better known as General Sir Colin Campbell, served in the Peninsular War and later in India, where he became Commander-in-Chief. In the Mutiny he played a great part as leader of the British relief forces, and was rewarded for his services with a peerage. His statue in Waterloo Place (right) was executed by Baron Carlo Marochetti, a naturalised Victorian sculptor who enjoyed a great vogue in connexion with public works. Even more romantic was the career of General Sir James Outram, whose monument (left), wrought by Matthew Noble, stands in the Victoria Embankment Gardens between Charing Cross and Westminster Bridge. "The Bayard of India" showed a rare combination of military talent and personal heroism.

Other pictures from Monuments of the Heroes


THE CRIMEAN MONUMENT, IN HONOUR OF THE GUARDS, IN WATERLOO PLACE

SIDE BY SIDE IN THE HORSE GUARDS ARE WOLSELEY AND ROBERTS, THE FAMOUS AND WELL-LOVED MARSHALS

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