"Mutinous Sepoys Dividing Spoil," a steel engraving, c.1858

Source: ebay, Oct. 2001

British soldiers looting the Qaisar Bagh, Lucknow, after its recapture

Source: ebay, Oct. 2001

"The engraving depicts the 'Times' 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." From 'The History of the Indian Mutiny' by Charles Ball (London: London Printing and Publishing Co. Ltd., 1858).

The Red Fort was of course looted too , and parts of it were heavily damaged as well (Illustrated London News, 1858): very large scans of *the upper picture* and *the lower picture*

Source: ebay, Mar. 2010

"The Plunder of the Kaiserbagh," William Howard Russell, 'My Diary in India', vol. 1, 1860

Source: ebay, Jan. 2007

"Sikh Troops Dividing the Spoil Taken from Mutineers," from 'History of the Indian Mutiny', c.1860; with modern hand coloring

Source: http://www.antiqueprints.com/products.php?cat=34
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