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After it, 1898-09-02

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/117

Scope and Contents

165 x 114 mm. A view showing a section of the battlefield after the second phase, the ground littered with dervish corpses. The Khalifa lost a staggering 11,000 men killed and 16,000 wounded at Omdurman. Anglo-Egyptian losses totalled 48 killed and 382 wounded. (However, the Mahdist losses have been, and continue to be, a matter for dispute).

Dates

  • 1898-09-02

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Language of Materials

English

General

KS.

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 10:13:35+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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