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Empire Building Gallery

Available as Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 3 pictures in our Empire Building collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

Colonialism - Annexation of Ado by the British Featured Print

Colonialism - Annexation of Ado by the British

The Annexation of the territory of the King of Ado by the British in 1891 - a real pictorial example of the extension of the British Empire. Captain George Chardin Denton (1851-1928), Colonial Secretary of Lagos (Bight of Benin, now Nigeria) taking over dominion of the region under the British flag. The caption below the photograph is (in itself) a quite incredible example of colonial thought and propaganda! Date: 1891

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