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Mahmoud in his bloodstained Jibba, just captured at Battle of the Atbara, April 8th. Escort of 10th Sondanese Battalion, 1898-04-08

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/25

Scope and Contents

162 x 115 mm. A view showing Mahmoud in the centre of a group of Sudanese soldiers. The bloodstains on his Jibba are from a bayonet wound in his left leg. Mahmoud was imprisoned at Rosetta and died in 1906.


  • Creation: 1898-04-08


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Good condition.

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CN 1093.

Related Materials

For more images of Mahmoud see Y3042C/26 and 38.


For an account of Mahmud's capture see: Sandes, E. W. C. (1937), The Royal Engineers in Egypt and the Sudan, Chatham : Institution of Royal Engineers, p.218-219.



Finding aid date

2003-06-12 15:22:31+00:00

Includes index.

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