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Slide set: Sudan (lecture: Royal Geographical Society, at least 22 slides, 1896)

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Slide 1
Arabs Halail
Slide 2
Mount Shelal
Slide 3
Gorge, Mount Shelal
Slide 6
Bedouin women near Shelal
Slide 9
Native woman near Shelal
Slide 10
Tower near Mohammed Gul
Slide 11
Slide 14
Wadi Gabait
Slide 15
Wadi Gabait, showing site of ancient town
Slide 16
Bishain Arabs at Wadi Gabait
Slide 18
Crushing-stones, Wadi Gabait
Slide 21
Going up Wadi Kokut
Slide 23
Sheikh Hassan Bar from Wadi Kokut
Slide 24
People in Wadi Kokut
Slide 26
Camp in Wadi Ambraya
Slide 30
Tower near Salala
Slide 31
Graffiti on basaltic rocks. Salala
Slide 32
Graffiti on rocks near Salala
Slide 33
Graffiti on basaltic rocks. Salala
Slide 34
Natives playing game
Slide 35
The game finished
Slide 36
A Dhow
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in stock of Royal Geographical Society, dates unknown

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The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) catalogue index card states:

See 'The Geographical Journal', Vol. 8, No. 4 (Oct., 1896), pp. 335-353. Related Geographical Journal paper available online via Jstor.

This collection originally comprised 36 slides - 14 destroyed/faded, 14th February 1951.

Alfred Cholmley, who accompanied Bent and his wife, was responsible for taking most of the photographs during the trip to Sudan.

Lucerna ID  3009029

Record created by Emily Hayes and Richard Crangle. Last updated 7 April 2018

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