Wollen, W. R. G.

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  • Reference
      GB 33 SAD[533]
  • Dates of Creation
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  • Physical Description
      1 album

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 photographsof 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

Access Information

Open for consultation.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Mr F. B. Hardinge, 1958


Part of : Sudan Archive

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