1st Battalion Grenadier Guards awaiting the Dervish attack, 1898-09-01
Scope and Contents
81 x 83 mm. Showing lines of men seated on the ground awaiting the start of the Battle of Omdurman. In fact they were not to see action that day. At midday a bombardment of Omdurman was commenced and the rest of the day was spent making preparations for the expected Dervish attack the following dawn.
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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
DateText: The photograph is stuck on to an album page entitled 'September 1st, 3.0 p.m.'..
Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Gregson, Francis, fl. 1898 (war correspondent) (Person)
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