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Khartoum 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3042C
Scope and Contents

An album bound in padded red leather with 'Khartum 1898' in gold on the front. The photographs have printed captions. The captions have been used as titles and may contain offensive, inappropriate or outdated terms. They have been retained to reflect the context of their creation.

The album documents Horatio Kitchener's campaign from the massing of forces in Egypt to the taking of Khartoum and includes the battles of Atbara and Omdurman.

Dates: 1898
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  • ARCHON code (for CUL materials): Royal Commonwealth Soc. (GBR/0115) X
  • Subject: Egypt (nation) X
  • Names: Gregson, Francis, fl. 1898 (war correspondent) X