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Title A Lady's Diary Before and During the Indian Mutiny
Author(s) Ouvry, M. H
Section Section II: Empire Writing & the Literature of Empire
Date 1892
Document Type Printed Book
Place of Publication Lymington
Publisher Chas. T. King
Library British Library
Reference T36871
Region South Asia, Africa
Names M. H. Ouvry, Sir Hope Grant (p13), Lord William Hay (p41), Maharajah Goolab Singh (pp89, 98), Sir Henry Lawrence (p116), General Havelock (pp118, 126)
Places India, Bombay (p11), Agra (pp12, 124), Himalayas (p19), Umballah (pp20, 33, 120), River Ganges (p34), Barrackpore (p68), Kashmir (p89), Meerut (p93), Delhi (pp90, 112, 120, 122, 128), Islamabad (p96), Cawnpore (pp116, 147), Lucknow (pp116, 118, 124, 128, 156), Calcutta (p154), North Africa, Egypt, Cairo (p160-163)
Topics diary, memoir, travel writing, troop movements, liat sea (p2), voyage from England to Bombay (pp2-11), transport, travel by carriage (p12), natural history, tiger (p12), elephant (p30), Taj Mahal (p12), health and disease (pp16, 24, 36, 51, 53, 54, 60, 73, 93, 140), cholera (pp36, 51, 53, 73, 93, 140), colonial conflict, battle (p18), marriage, polyandry (p18), disappointment at beauty of Himalayas (p19), entertainment, theatre (p19), balls (pp24, 27), crime and punishment (pp20, 36), law, court-martial (p20), hunting (pp20-23, 30, 33, 55, 63), debt, death, suicide (p25), burial customs (p91), bathing in river Ganges (p34), children (pp24, 27), Christmas (p26), servants, coolies (p27, 39, 81, 99), poisoning hyena (p51), execution of Sepoys at Barrackpore for mutiny (p68), arson (pp68-72), 'Indian Mutiny' (pp84, 87, 90-93, 112-130, 137, 145-147, 149), dress (p96), attack on mixed race daughter of British officer (p117), eclipse of the sun (p121), Lahore Extra (p121), pyramids, Sphinx (p162)