Maharaja Shere Singh (1807 – 1843)
Ranjit Singh died having reigned for nearly four decades & did not designate a successor. His sons from different wives jockeyed for power together with other Sikh nobles. After much turbulence Shere Singh was enthroned.
Tinted lithograph by Lower Dickinson (1819 – 1908), after a drawing by Emily Eden (1795 – 1869), published by J. Dickinson & Son, London
Size: 20 x 13.5 in. (50.8 x 34.2 cms.)
Date of printing – 1844