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The Sepoy Mutiny (1857) was a mistrust and cultural differences between the British and Indians led to violent conflict.         Causes: 1. Increase of British power in India 2. A growing distrust of British 3. British disrespect of Indian religions and culture. Effects: End of the Mogul Empire, Beginning of direct British rule in India, and India nationalist movement

The Sepoy Mutiny was a mistrust and cultural differences between the…

Battle of Isandhlwana, 22nd January 1879 by Brian Palmer.    Last stand of the 24th South Wales Borderers at Isandhlwana during the Zulu War. The battle of Isandhlwana, a Zulu victory over the British forces on 22nd January 1879 about 100km north of Durban. Lord Chelmsford led a column of forces to seek out the Zulu army camped at Isandhlwana, while patrols searched the district. After receiving a report, Chelmsford set forth at half strength, leaving six companies of the 24th Regiment, two…

Battle of Isandhlwana, January 1879 by Brian Palmer. Last stand of the South Wales Borderers at Isandhlwana during the Zulu War. The battle of Isandhlwana, a Zulu victory over the British forces on January 1879 about north of Durban.

Bahadur Shah II seized by William Hodson during Indian Mutiny of 1857-1858    Original caption: "Hodson Seizing the King of Delhi." Refers to British officer William Hodson, known for his brutality during the Indian Mutiny (AKA Sepoy Rebellion) of 1857-1858. The "King of Delhi" was Bahadur Shah II, the last of the Mughal emperors, and he actually reigned over most of India. Image published: 1901.

Bahadur Shah II seized by William Hodson during Indian Mutiny of Original caption: "Hodson Seizing the King of Delhi." Refers to British officer .

Storming the Trenches, Battle of Tel-el-Kebir by Harry Payne.

Storming the Trenches, Battle of Tel-el-Kebir by Harry Payne. - Cranston Fine Arts Aviation, Military and Naval Art

Officer 16th Lancers India, 1846 by Mark Churms. - Cranston Fine Arts Aviation, Military and Naval Art

Officer Lancers India, part of General Sir Harry Smith's army consisting of the British & Bengali army of men and 30 guns against the Sikh army of men and 67 guns of Ranjodh Singh during the First Sikh War, fought in 1848 in the Punjab in Northwest India.

45th Sikhs. 1870s. Second Afghan War

The opening battle of the Second Afghan War, fought on November 1878 in the Khyber Pass.

Huron warrior holds up the scalp of a British Grenadier, French and  Indian War by Giuseppe Rava

The End of Braddock’s Column, Huron warrior holds up the heart of a British Grenadier. The Battle of the Monongahela, French and Indian War (Giuseppe Rava)

Scottish Soldier - Crimean war Colour Sergeant "Willie" McGregor of the Scots Fusilier Guards, photographed in 1856 after the Crimean War, wearing the post-war tunic but with his Crimean beard.

Coldstream Guards storming the heights at the Battle of the Alma 20th Sept 1854

The Coldstream Guards storm the Great Russian Battery

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