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Looting Gallery

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

Choose from 29 pictures in our Looting 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.

Ashanti stool taken from the Palace of King Prempei Featured Print

Ashanti stool taken from the Palace of King Prempei

Ashanti stool taken from the Palace of King Prempei at Kumasi during the 3rd Ashanti War, 1896 (c). Carved dark wood, unpolished, with openwork decoration; rectangular and deeply curved downwards; rests on 4 legs with rounded corners. This Ashanti stool is known as a Mmaadwa, a female stool. In the Ashanti matrilineal society, this particular stool is meant to symbolise the soul of society. The curved seat, as well as rounded ridges and woodwork denote the gender of the stool. Date: 1896 (circa)

© The National Army Museum / Mary Evans Picture Library

Stalybridge riot 1863 Featured Print

Stalybridge riot 1863

A company of Hussars arrive from Manchester to support the local police, who have armed themselves with cutlasses, in quelling disturbances on the streets of Stalybridge. The riots were part of the unrest caused by the Lancashire cotton famine. WIth the supply of cotton from the United States disrupted by the Civil War there, many mills were forced to close, leading to loss of income for many workers and subsequently no money to purchase food

© Mary Evans Picture Library