"Return of Our Soldiers from the Ashantee War - The 23rd Regiment (Royal Welsh Fusiliers) Marching Through Portsmouth"
This is an original 1874 black and white double-page wood engraving of an illustration by G. Durand that portrays the return of the soldiers in the 23rd Regiment of Foot or "Royal Welch Fusiliers" of the British Army from the Third Anglo-Ashanti War that was fought between the British Empire and the Ashanti Empire for control of the Gold Coast, (now Ghana), Africa from 1873-1874 during the Victorian era. The troops depicted here are marching through Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom (UK).
This 139+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Small crease - bottom margin. Small tear. Please note: There is an original center crease.
Period Paper is pleased to present a collection of wood engravings from The Graphic, 1874, of the people, places, and events of Victorian era England and world, including the wedding of Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh to Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna, the Third Anglo-Ashanti War, and scenes from the American "Wild West". To continue browsing this interesting collection, simply click on the link provided beneath the condition paragraph. Enjoy!
This piece was illustrated by Durand, G.. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.
Keywords specific to this image: Military, Procession, Parade, Uniform