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Sudanese kettle drum, 1898 Featured Khartoum Print

Sudanese kettle drum, 1898

Sudanese kettle drum, 1898 (c). Reputedly taken form Dervish forces at the Battle of Omdurman, 2nd Sudan War (1896-1899) 1898. The object is referred to as a Nihas/Nahas, an object of great importance in Sudanese culture, the ownership of a Nihas is a mark of respect and social standing. Heavy beaten copper shell. Four pairs of bronze suspension rings around rim and below are 38 copper pegs to secure head. Tanned and shaved leather head, possibly cowskin, smooth on top with traces of hair remaining on sides, perforated around side to fit over pegs round the shell. Twisted leather cord passes through eight holes in the edge of the head to form four V shaped tensioning cords joining at a ring underneath the shell. Date: 1898 (circa)

© The National Army Museum / Mary Evans Picture Library

Battle of Abu Klea, 17 January 1885 Featured Khartoum Print

Battle of Abu Klea, 17 January 1885

Battle of Abu Klea, 17 January 1885. Oil on canvas signed and dated lower left: W B Wollen 1896, by William Barns Wollen (1857-1936), 1896. In a race against time to relieve General Gordon, besieged at Khartoum, a relief column under General Sir Garnet Wolseley set out from Cairo in October 1884. Realising that his infantry, travelling in boats up the Nile, might not reach Khartoum in time to save Gordon, Wolseley detached a Desert Column to travel overland by a faster but more dangerous route. On 17 Jan 1885 this Column, commanded by General Herbert Stewart, was attacked by the Mahdists at Abu Klea. The resulting battle was later described by Winston Churchill as the most savage and bloody action ever fought in the Soudan by British troops'. The British square broke and was closed only after desperate hand-to-hand fighting. The British suffered 168 casualties, the Mahdists about 1100. The Column finally reached Khartoum on 28 January, two days after the town had fallen. Date: 1885

© The National Army Museum / Mary Evans Picture Library

Memorial Service for General Charles George Gordon, Khartoum, September 4 1898 (b/w Featured Khartoum Print

Memorial Service for General Charles George Gordon, Khartoum, September 4 1898 (b/w

XJF448225 Memorial Service for General Charles George Gordon, Khartoum, September 4 1898 (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; ( A view of the British and Egyptian flags being raised over the governor's palace in Khartoum where General Charles George Gordon (1833-1885) had been killed 13 years before during the Siege of Khartoum; An expedition led by Horatio Kitchener (1850-1916) was sent to reconqueror Sudan and avenge Gordon's death; The Mahdist army was defeated at the Battle of Omdurman on September 2 1898 and two days later this memorial service was held; The inscription "God Save the Queen" accompanied this photograph which is found in an album of photographs created by Francis Gregson, a wealthy civilian who accompanied Kitchener's expedition;); English, out of copyright

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