full page engraving showinga hugh compound pit full of dead & dying with human sacrifices everywhere and bodies left to decompose in the sun. and on the reverse of the page, a 1/2 page engraving of a Field hospital beneath the trees suitable for framing [The Benin Expedition of 1897 was a punitive expedition by a United Kingdom force of 1,200 under Admiral Sir Harry Rawson in response to the defeat of a previous British-led invasion force under Acting Consul General James Philips (which had left all but two men dead). Rawson's troops captured, burned, and looted Benin City, bringing to an end the West African Kingdom of Benin. As a result much of the country’s art, including the Benin Bronzes, was either destroyed, looted or dispersed.} Size: 11'' x 15.5". Bookseller Inventory #
Title: ENGRAVING: "The Benin Expedition: The ...
Publisher: Illustrated London News
Publication Date: 1897
Illustrator: Seppings-Wright, H.C. (Henry Charles)
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition, Thus.
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