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General view: ruins of Austrian Mission Church, 1898-09-04

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/132

Scope and Contents

155 x 89 mm. A blurred and indistinct view from the Blue Nile looking towards the bank. The mission church lay to the west of Gordon's palace. The photograph is stuck on to an album page entitled 'Khartum, September 4th'.

After the occupation of Omdurman, during which there were a few minor skirmishes, and the freeing of the Khalifa's prisoners, Kitchener sailed down to Khartoum the following day to perform the ceremony seen in Y3042C/137-139.


  • Creation: 1898-09-04


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition.

Related Materials

For images of the Khalifa's prisoners see Y3042C/150-186.



Finding aid date

2003-11-12 11:33:32+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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