British soldiers looting Qaisar Bagh Lucknow-after winning the 1858 revolt


DescriptionBritish soldiers looting Qaisar Bagh, Lucknow, after its recapture (steel engraving, late 1850's). The steel engraving depicts the Time correspondent looking on at the sacking of the Kaiser Bagh, after the capture of Lucknow on March 15, 1858. "Is this string of little white stones (pearls) worth anything, Gentlemen?" asks the plunderer.
Datelate 1850s
SourceA steel engraving from the late 1850s. Found at
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Public domain