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During the second fight, 1898-09-02

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/116

Scope and Contents

160 x 89 mm. A view looking out over the battlefield during the second phase, with dervish corpses lying in the foreground. The second phase was a much more hard won affair during which there were many perilous moments, especially when the Khalifa brought up his Black Flag army to strike at Kitchener's right flank as his Green Flag army came down from the hills to the north. The two armies did not coincide and by 11.30 am the remnants of the Khalifa's armies had been driven off to the desert in the west, utterly broken.


  • Creation: 1898-09-02


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, some yellowing.



Date information

DateText: The photograph is stuck on to an album page entitled 'September 2nd, 8.30 a.m.'..

Finding aid date

2003-11-12 10:08:34+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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