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A fellow prisoner of Neufeld in Yakoub's courtyard, 1898

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/167

Scope and Contents

160 x 109 mm. A view showing a newly released fellow-prisoner of Charles Neufeld's in Yakoub's courtyard (Yakoub was a half-brother of the Khalifa). This man is probably Ibrahim Fawzi Pasha. Originally a cadet in the Egyptian administration in the Sudan, in 1874 he served under Gordon in Equatoria. Emin Pasha took his place when he was convicted of irregularities and for a time he was Arabi Pasha's chief of Police in Cairo (1882). Again employed by Gordon, he was in charge of the Egyptian forces during the siege of Khartoum. During his imprisonment he ran a coffee shop in Omdurman and spent some years in jail with Neufeld. The photograph is stuck on to an album page entitled 'Omdurman'.

Dates

  • 1898

Conditions Governing Access

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Bibliography

A photograph of Ibrahim Fawzi Pasha can be found facing p.143 in: Neufeld, C (1899), A prisoner of the khaleefa : twelve years' captivity at Omdurman, London: G Bell.

General

KS.

Finding aid date

2003-11-14 14:16:06+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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