The Prince and the Plunder

A book on how Britain took one boy and piles of treasures from Ethiopia

Cloth stained with the Emperor’s blood

Published / by Andrew Heavens / Leave a Comment

What: Part of handkerchief taken from the Emperor’s body and stained with his blood

Where: King’s Own Royal Regiment Museum, Market Square, Lancaster, LA1 1HT

The museum entry reads: “Part of handkerchief taken from the body of King Theodore after he killed himself – stained with his blood.”

Accession Number: KO0229/15″

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