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Portrait of Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton, Photo portrays Lytton from his chest up in dark suit

Biography

Lord Lytton was an English aristocrat who served as the Viceroy of India from 1876-1880. The Grants met Lord Lytton and his wife Lady Edith Lytton in Calcutta. A garden party was held at which General Grant and Mrs. Grant made the acquaintance of English and Indian officials and notables. Lord Lytton was familiar with Washington and spoke to General Grant on American post-war plans. He expressed his expectations that the United States would solidify its achievements from the Civil War and press forward to establish an empire of its own.

Donor

Ulysses Grant Dietz

Studio

Lock and Whitfield. 178 Regent St. London and 109 Kings St. Brighton

Date

1877

Object Type

Image

Format (Original)

Cabinet Card

Format (Digital)

PDF

Physical ID

Grant_World_Tour_037

Digital ID

Grant_World_Tour_037

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Repository

Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library, Mississippi State University Libraries.

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Contact Information

For more information on the contents of this collection, email usgpresidentiallibrary@library.msstate.edu.

Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton

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