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Picture No 10006784
Date 23 December 1912
Description Attack on Lord Hardinge in India 1912
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During a State Entry into Delhi, on 23rd December 1912, Lord Charles Hardinge, 1st Baron Hardinge of Penshurst (1858 – 1944) British diplomat and statesman who served as Viceroy of India, and Lady Hardinge, Winifred Selina Sturt Hardinge (née Sturt),(1868 - 1914), were riding in the howdah on a State elephant when a bomb was thrown at them. It exploded in the howdah, but mainly backwards, killing one of the attendants on the back of the elephant. Lord Hardinge was wounded by a fragment of the bomb which struck his right shoulder, Lady Hardinge escaped the effects of the bomb.
Source Illustration in 'Le petit Journal', 12 January 1913 page 16
Credit Mary Evans Picture Library
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Mary Evans Picture No 10006784 - During a State Entry into Delhi, on 23rd December 1912, Lord Charles Hardinge, 1st Baron Hardinge of Penshurst (1858 – 1944) British diplomat and statesman who served as Viceroy of India, and Lady Hardinge, Winifred Selina Sturt Hardinge (née Sturt),(1868 - 1914), were riding in the howdah on a State elephant when a bomb was thrown at them. It exploded in the howdah, but mainly backwards, killing one of the attendants on the back of the elephant. Lord Hardinge was wounded by a fragment of the bomb which struck his right shoulder, Lady Hardinge escaped the effects of the bomb.

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