56 STUNNING IMAGES FROM THE SEPOY MUTINY OF 1857 (13)
January 1, 1857
Mirza Firuz Shah
Bahadur Shah II 1837–1857
A British soldier waits to ambush rebels attempting to tunnel their way into the Residency during the Siege of Lucknow, part of the Indian Rebellion of 1857. 'Lying in Wait', an illustration from 'Sketches and Incidents of the Siege of Lucknow from Drawings made during the Siege by Clifford Henry Mecham, Lieutenant Madras Army'.