Wollen, W. R. G.

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Album of 214 photographs covering Wollen's service during the Nile campaign, showing construction of the Wadi Halfa - Khartoum railway, military manoeuvres, scenes after the Battle of Omdurman, Cairo street scenes and including rare photographs of three of the Mahdi's sons, 1898-1899

Administrative / Biographical History

Royal Engineers, 1894-1898 ; Sapper officer with Egyptian Army Railway staff, 1898-1900 ; Nile campaign, 1898 ; Sudan Military Railways, 1901

Conditions Governing Access

Most archives are fully open for consultation, but it is advisable to check before your visit. Please email pg.library@durham.ac.uk

Acquisition Information

Presented by Mr F. B. Hardinge, 1958

Note

Part of : Sudan Archive

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