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Gateway to Khalifa's house; bodies of dervishes killed by shells, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/154

Scope and Contents

152 x 107 mm. A view showing the entrance to the Khalifa's house which stands next to the Mahdi's iron mosque. Several corpses lie among the rubble outside the entrance. The photograph is stuck on to an album page entitled 'Omdurman'.


  • Creation: 1898


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Existence and Location of Copies

CN 1626.



Finding aid date

2003-11-12 12:34:09+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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