why did queen victoria make sketches of maharaja duleep singh?

  In 1799, Ranjit Singh founded the Sikh Empire in Punjab. Ranjit Singh\’s title of maharaja passed on to his son Duleep Singh when he was only five years old and his brother had died. However, in 1859, when he was merely ten years old, the British annexed Punjab leading to Duleep Singh’s title and …

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