LAWRENCE (Stringer, 1697-1775, 'Father of the Indian Army', Major-General)

Engraved portrait, 6" x 3½", printed for J. Hinton, Paternoster Row, no date, c.

In 1748 Lawrence went to India as 'Major in the East Indies only' to command the Company's troops there. Clive served under him, and refused to accept a sword of honour unless Lawrence were offered one too.

Item Date:  1770

Stock No:  20035     



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