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'Sir Garnet Wolseley entering Coomassie, 1874'

Wood engraving after Melton Prior, published as an Extra Supplement to 'The Illustrated London News', 4 April 1874.

General Sir Garnet Wolseley led the British campaign against the forces of Kofi Karikari, King of the Ashanti, during the 2nd Ashanti War (1873-1874). His men captured Kumasi, the Ashanti capital, on 4 February 1874 after defeating the Ashanti at the Battle of Amoaful on 31 January.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2001-05-6-1

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, Out of Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=2001-05-6-1

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