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Sir John Colborne, circa 1820

Caption: Sir John Colborne, circa 1820

A veteran of the Peninsular War in Portugal and Spain, General Sir John Colborne (1778-1863) took effective military measures to stem the rebellions in Canada during 1837-1838. This print shows Colborne wearing the uniform of an officer of the 52nd (Oxfordshire) Regiment of Foot (Light Infantry) in about 1820.