Viceroys and Governors General of India

When the rule of the East India Company ended and the Crown assumed complete control after the Revolt of 1858 the title of Governor General was enhanced by the use of the title Viceroy as the holder of the office ruled in the sovereign’s name. At the moment this collection deals mainly with the Viceroys from 1858 to Independence but there are also items connected with the earlier Company period. Included here are also some portraits, etc of provincial Governors. LAST UPDATED 21st June 2024.

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