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Hindoun [Railway] Bridge [near Ghaziabad.]

Hindoun [Railway] Bridge [near Ghaziabad.]

Photographer: Tytler, Robert and Harriet

Medium: Photographic print

Date: 1858

Shelfmark: Photo 193/(4)

Item number: 1934

Genre: Photograph

Part of a portfolio of photographs taken in 1858 by Major Robert Christopher Tytler and his wife, Harriet, at Delhi, Lucknow and Cawnpore in the aftermath of the Uprising of 1857. This is a photograph of the Hindan Bridge,Ghaziabad close to Delhi. The Hindun River was the scene of a battle between the British and the insurgents in May 1857. The insurgents were trying to prevent the British moving closer to Delhi but were unable to stop them and retreated back within the walls of Delhi.

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