J. [sic] Campbell Esquire, at Cutcherry


The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum
Los Angeles, United States

Scene at a "cutcherry," or an administrative office in India. Seated on the left is George Campbell, Judicial Commissioner in Awadh or Oudh, and later Lieutenant Governor of Bengal, with a young attendant standing next to him. Standing before Campbell are a number of Indian men dressed in light-colored garments, some of whom are holding pieces of paper.


  • Title: J. [sic] Campbell Esquire, at Cutcherry
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1858–1869
  • Location Created: India
  • Physical Dimensions: 10.6 × 14.8 cm (4 3/16 × 5 13/16 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Albumen silver print
  • Terms of Use: Open Content
  • Number: 84.XA.420.112
  • Culture: British
  • Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Creator Display Name: Unknown maker
  • Classification: Photographs (Visual Works)

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