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Great Britain. Army


Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Captain Tristram Charles Speedy, Circa 1885

 undefined — Frame 2
Identifier: 2

Albumen print (10 x 16 cm.), depicting Captain Speedy reclining in a studio setting, sporting his Abyssinian costume and holding a spear. Signed on the reverse, ‘Yours very truly, T. C. S. Speedy as “Basha Fellaka”.

Dates: Circa 1885

Four military officers

 Item — Album 19, Page: 51
Identifier: 19-51

1 uncaptioned photograph of four European military officers in a tented camp.

Dates: 1908-1912

G.R. King, 1931-1932

 Record Group — Group 49, Album: 4
Identifier: 49-4

Posed photographs of Capt. G.R. King and his cohorts, an overland trip during the rainy season, and unposed photographs of African civilians and soldiers.

Dates: 1931-1932

Khartoum, 1884

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Identifier: 39

Signed cabinet photograph of General Charles George Gordon.

Dates: 1884

Photographs from Abyssinia : taken during the progress of the expedition for the release of the prisoners, 1867-8, by the photographers of the 10th Compy. Royal Engineers, 1867-1868

 Record Group — Album 3
Identifier: 3

Album of 80 original photographs "taken during the Progress of the Expedition to Abyssinia for the Release of the Prisoners, by the photographers of the 10th Company, Royal Engineers", 1867-8.

Dates: 1867-1868

Portraits of African people, landscapes, and buildings, 1920s and 1930s

 Record Group — Group 49, Album: 3
Identifier: 49-3

Posed portrait photographs of African people, probably Karamojong and some Didinga, landscapes, and buildings.

Dates: 1920s and 1930s

Sudan & Uganda, 1920s and 1930s

 Record Group — Carton 49
Identifier: 49

These photograph albums provide an excellent record of native life in the 1920s and 1930s, and include some remarkably poignant portraits. Although many of the images are small in dimension, they are extremely fine in quality.

Dates: 1920s and 1930s