top of page

The Entrenchment before & after the fall of Kanpur

December 31, 1856
Mirza Firuz Shah
Architectural and Building
Bahadur Shah II 1837–1857

The Entrenchment before & after the fall of Kanpur



The Entrenchment at Kanpur The sketch represents the entrenchment which was chosen by Sir Hugh Wheeler as a place for defence for the English at Kanpur. The rebellion broke out there on 4 June 1857 and the attack on the entrenchment began on 6 June. The English held out until 26 June when they capitulated on condition of safe passage for Allahabad. The Entrenchment after the fall of Kanpur The photograph, taken after the British reoccupation of the city, shows the battered condition of the building in the entrenchment.

Rate This BookDon’t love itNot greatGoodGreatLove itRate This Book

Your content has been submitted

Post Comment
Ratings & Review
Click To Close Comment Box
Click To Post Your Comment
Show Reviews

Ismail Mazari

average rating is null out of 5

Very good information.


The Mughal Images immediately took a much greater interest in realistic portraiture than was typical of Persian miniatures. Animals and plants were the main subject of many miniatures for albums and were more realistically depicted. To upload your images click here.

Mughal Library brings readers of our history and related subjects on one platform. our goal is to share knowledge between researchers and students in a friendly environment.


bottom of page