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Mecham, Clifford Henry, 1832–1865
Sketches & incidents of the siege of Lucknow / from drawings made during the siege by Clifford Henry Mecham, Lieutenant Madras Army ; with descriptive notices by George Couper, Esq., late secretary to the chief commissioner of Oude.
Additional Title(s):
Sketches and incidents of the siege of Lucknow
London : Published October 1st 1858, by Day & Son, lithographers to the Queen, Gate Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields, [1858]
Physical Description:
[12] pages, [18] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 57 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio B 2022 6
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Lithographs by F. Jones, R.M. Bryson, E. Walker, R.K. Thomas, and J. Needham.
BAC Folio B 2022 6: Plates are not colored. Bound in publisher's brown cloth, with gold lettered title inside stamped border design on front cover.
Subject Terms:
India -- History -- Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858 -- Pictorial works.
Lucknow (India) -- History -- Siege, 1857 -- Pictorial works.
Illustrated works.
Couper, George Ebenezer Wilson, 1824-1908, author.
Needham, Joseph, active 1848-1874, lithographer.
Thomas, R. Kent (Robert Kent), 1816-1884, lithographer.
Walker, Edmund, 1813 or 1814-1882, lithographer.
Bryson, Robert M., active 1863-1876, lithographer.
Day & Son, publisher, printer.
IIIF Manifest:

  • No. 1. The Baillie Guard Gateway
  • no. 2. The Baillie Guard Gateway from the Nobut Khana
  • no. 3. The Residency, from the Water Gate
  • no. 4. Mr. Gubbins's House
  • no. 5. Sanders's Post
  • no. 6. Front View of the Residency
  • no. 7. The Church
  • no. 8. The Redan Battery
  • no. 9. The Baillie Guard Battery and Hospital
  • no. 10. The new Cawnpore Battery
  • no. 11. The Judicial Commissioner's Kutchery
  • no. 12. Rear View of the Residency from the Churchyard
  • no. 13. The Seik Yard Breach
  • no. 14. Interior of the Residency Billiard-room
  • no. 15. The Seik Yard Battery
  • no. 16. The Nobut Khana Gateway
  • no. 17. The Clock-tower Gateway
  • no. 18. View from the Residency Look-out Tower
  • no. 19. View from the Highlanders' Post
  • no. 20. Anderson's Battery
  • no. 21. Havelock's Grave and the Allum Bagh Picket-house
  • no. 22. Interior of the Allum Bagh
  • no. 23. Jellalabad
  • no. 24. The Mosque Picket
  • no. 25. Listening for Miners
  • no. 26. Lying in Wait
  • no. 27. Sinking a Shaft

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