Robert Clive & Shah Alam

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Benjamin West
published on 19 September 2022

An 1818 painting by Benjamin West showing Robert Clive (1725-1774), Governor General of Bengal and representative of the East India Company, meeting the Mughal emperor Shah Alam in 1765 to gain tax collecting rights. (British Library, London)

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West, B. (2022, September 19). Robert Clive & Shah Alam. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16415/robert-clive--shah-alam/

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West, Benjamin. "Robert Clive & Shah Alam." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 19, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/16415/robert-clive--shah-alam/.

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