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Colonialism - Annexation of Ado by the British Featured Related Images 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

© Mary Evans Picture Library

Behanzin, The former King of Dahomey in exile Featured Related Images Print

Behanzin, The former King of Dahomey in exile

Behanzin, the Former king of Dahomey in exile in Algeria. Behanzin (1844-1906) is considered the eleventh King of Dahomey (now Benin). Upon taking the throne, he changed his name from Kondo. He succeeded his father, Glele, and ruled from 1889 to 1894. Behanzin was the last independent ruler established through traditional power structures - he led the national resistance during the Dahomey War. Date: circa 1900

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

Review of the 14th July, Our Colonial Troops, illustration from Le Petit Journal' Featured Related Images Print

Review of the 14th July, Our Colonial Troops, illustration from Le Petit Journal'

XIR414878 Review of the 14th July, Our Colonial Troops, illustration from Le Petit Journal, supplement illustre, 13th July 1913 (colour litho) by French School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: revue du 14 Juillet, nos troupes coloniales; quatorze; Soudan; Tchad; mehariste; Legion Etrangere; legionnaire; Chasseur; RF; Republique Francaise;); French, out of copyright

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