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C. Neufeld with his black wife and children, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C/169

Scope and Contents

157 x 107 mm. A view showing Charles Neufeld, his Abyssinian wife Umm es Shole, two children and an unidentified prisoner. See his 'A prisoner of the Khaleefa' for the circumstances of their marriage. 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.


Neufeld describes his captivity in: Neufeld, C (1899), A prisoner of the Khaleefa : twelve years' captivity at Omdurman, London: G Bell.



Finding aid date

2003-11-14 14:37:01+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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