Indian Contingent on board 'Czarewitch', 1884 (c)
Photograph, 1st Sudan War, 1884 (c).
Large numbers of Indian Army troops were shipped from India to Sudan to help defend the few remaining outposts left in Anglo-Egyptian hands after the fall of Khartoum, Kassala and Sennar to Mahdist forces in 1885.
From album of 72 photograph taken by the Royal Engineers with the Suakin Field Force.
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