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Prisoners passing the 'Mihrab', the Khalifa's prayer house, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/125

Scope and Contents

150 x 133 mm. A view showing prisoners marching past the Khalifa's mosque in Omduran. The building shows the effect of Kitchener's bombardments before the battle. This building was part of the large mirhab, or open air mosque.


  • Creation: 1898


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Related Materials

The mirhab, or open air mosque, can be seen in Y3042C/126 and 127.



Finding aid date

2003-11-12 10:37:22+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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