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Hicks Pasha and his staff

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042D

Scope and Contents

115 x 85 mm. Woodburytype frontispiece, to Colborne (1884).

William Hicks Pasha (1830-1883) served in the Indian Army. In 1883 he was appointed by the Egyptian Government to command a field force against the Mahdists, which entered Kordofan, but was defeated at Kashgil, an engagement in which Hicks and all his staff were killed.


  • Creation: 1883

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1 volume(s) (1 image in 1 volume)

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Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: Africa, fiche numbers 20-21.


This photograph appears in: Colborne, John (1884), 'With Hicks Pasha in the Soudan: being an account of the Senaar campaign in 1883', London: Smith, Elder. Please order in the Rare Books Room, classmark RCS.C.42c.32.


This collection level description was entered by SG using information from the original typescript catalogue.



Includes index.
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