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Captain von Tiedemann, German Military attaché, 1898-09-04

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/42

Scope and Contents

78 x 80 mm. A view showing von Tiedemann in full military uniform with plumed hat standing on a jetty on the banks of the Nile. Tiedemann uses a copy of this illustration in his own book (1906) and it is there entitled 'Der Verfasser im Paradeanzug für die Gordonfieir' (the author in full dress uniform for the Gordon ceremony).

Dates

  • 1898-09-04

Conditions Governing Access

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Related Materials

For another image of Tiedemann see Y3042/5. For further photographs taken at the Gordon ceremony see Y3042/132-149.

Bibliography

For more information on Tiedemann and the campaign see: Tiedemann, Adolf von (1906), Mit Lord Kitchener gegen den Mahdi : Erinnerungen eines preussischen Generalstabsoffiziers an den englischen Sudan-Feldzug, Berlin : Schwetschke.

General

KS.

Date information

DateText: The photograph was presumably taken at Khartoum on September 4th 1898..

Finding aid date

2003-11-11 11:18:40+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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