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Image number
LLE3103679
Title
Massacre of the British garrison at Kandy, Ceylon, 1803 (engraving)
Artist
English School, (19th century) / English
Location
Private Collection
Medium
engraving
Description
Massacre of the British garrison at Kandy, Ceylon, 1803. The women being spared at the last moment by an order from the Adigar. Illustration from The History of England, by Oliver Goldsmith, Mr Morell, the Reverend Isaac Sloper and Thomas Bartlett (George Virtue, London, 1837).
Photo credit
Look and Learn / Elgar Collection / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
army / battle / fight / sword / warfare / violence / women / terrified / military / british empire / spared / terror / england / colonialism / death / 19th century / killing / britain / british / massacring / woman / massacre / fighting / soldiers / english / history / ceylon / sri lankan / sri lanka / kandy
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