he Khartoum Expedition: Gakdul Wells on the Desert March

The Khartoum Expedition: Gakdul Wells on the Desert March: Lower Well at the Wells of Gakdul. “Sketch by our special artist, Mr. Melton Price.” Source: The Illustrated London News 86 (14 February 1885): 175. [Click on images to enlarge them.]

Left: Gakdul Wells. Right: Passing Water Down to the Troops from the Upper Well. The drawing at left, which appeared on the front page, states “From a Sketch by the Late Lord St. Vincent, Capt. 16th Lancers.”

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Illustrated London News 86 (3 January 1885): 1. Hathi Trust Digital Library online version of a copy in the University of Chicago Library. Web. 21 August 2020.

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