Gregson, Francis, fl. 1898 (war correspondent)
- Existence: fl. 1898
Francis Gregson was a war correspondent during the Sudan Campaign of 1898. He is possibly the photographer of a series of views of the Sudan Campaign 1898.
Gregson is possibly the war correspondent standing in Y3042C/198.
Typescript copy of 'Index to Photographers'.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
An album bound in padded red leather with 'Khartum 1898' in gold on the front. The photographs have printed captions. The captions have been used as titles and may contain offensive, inappropriate or outdated terms. They have been retained to reflect the context of their creation.
The album documents Horatio Kitchener's campaign from the massing of forces in Egypt to the taking of Khartoum and includes the battles of Atbara and Omdurman.
159 x 115 mm. A view showing an unidentified war correspondent standing beside a makeshift tent. This is presumably Gregson (the supposed photographer of the album). The photograph is stuck on to an album page entitled 'Omdurman'.