The Ashanti War (1873-74) - The burning of Kumasi.. In 1873, after decades of an uneasy relationship between the British and the Acing people of central Ghana, the British attacked and virtually destroyed the Asanti capital of Kumasi, and officially declared Ghana a crown colony on 24 July 1874.. The Illustrated London News. . whole.Scala Archives – Images details
Ashanti war dance, Ghana, Third Anglo-Ashanti War, illustration from magazine Illustrated .
GHANA Village on the Prah. Catching fish & tritons The Graphic - Stock Image
The Ashanti War (1873-74) - Native carriers crossing mangrov. This shows the difficulties of the native bearers as they tried to cross the mangroves on the river banks of the river Prah. Here a native bearer slips and falls and drops the heavy crate he is carrying.. The Graphic. 7 March 1874. p. 220 lower half.
The British massacre in the first Anglo-Afghan War,
The Ashanti War (1873-74) - The King's slaughtering place.. British soldiers come across the the horrific sight and smell of the Ashanti King's slaughtering place. Hundreds of skulls lie in heaps under the trees. The second Ashanti War fought between,1873-74, was between King Kofi Karikari, ruler of the Ashanti (or Asantehene), and the British. Both were trying to secure the coastal town of Elmina on the West Coast of Africa also known as the Gold Coast.. The Illustrated London News. 25…
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Asante street view ‘Execution square in Kumase’, Ramseyer
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