The Ashanti Expedition. Scene in the Yard of Cape Coast Castle.
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For Sale is a Full Page from the Illustrated London News February 8th 1896 showing a Full Page Drawing from a Sketch by H.C. Seppings Wright called "The Ashanti Expedition. Scene in the Yard of Cape Coast Castle."
The Drawing represents an animated scene in the Courtyard of Cape Coast Castle, which is thronged by native carriers preparing to take part in the transport of provisions from the coast to the interior. A native King and some of his chiefs are awaiting, under their umbrellas, an interview with Governor Maxwell. Boxes of provisions are to be seen stacked ready for transport, and further stores are being landed.