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Background imageAbyssinian Collection: A Chief of Abyssinia, c. 1870. Creator: Henri Alexandre Georges Regnault

A Chief of Abyssinia, c. 1870. Creator: Henri Alexandre Georges Regnault
A Chief of Abyssinia, c. 1870

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The War in Abyssinia: King Theodore, as he lay dead at Magdala, April 13, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The War in Abyssinia: King Theodore, as he lay dead at Magdala, April 13, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The War in Abyssinia: King Theodore, as he lay dead at Magdala, April 13, 1868. Engraving of a sketch by Major H. A. Leveson

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The War in Abyssinia: village on the pass between Ashangi and Lat, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The War in Abyssinia: village on the pass between Ashangi and Lat, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The War in Abyssinia: village on the pass between Ashangi and Lat, 1868. 'This village is in the pass leading up to Lat from Offala, and its position, and the walls round it

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The War in Abyssinia: trial of two natives for stealing commissariat stores, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The War in Abyssinia: trial of two natives for stealing commissariat stores, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The War in Abyssinia: trial of two natives for stealing commissariat stores, 1868. British officers stand over two African men restrained with ropes

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The War in Abyssinia: the British camp at Attala, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The War in Abyssinia: the British camp at Attala, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The War in Abyssinia: the British camp at Attala, 1868. Engraving of '...a sketch by Major Leveson, of the British camp at Attala, near Lake Ashangi

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Expedition to Abyssinia: castle between Mai Wahiz and Ad Abaga, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The Expedition to Abyssinia: castle between Mai Wahiz and Ad Abaga, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Expedition to Abyssinia: castle between Mai Wahiz and Ad Abaga, 1868. Engraving from a sketch by Mr. G. A. Henty. 'The plateau dips gently to the camping-ground of Mai Weehiz

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The British Expedition to Abyssinia: watering-place...at the entrance to the Koomaylee Pass, 1868

The British Expedition to Abyssinia: watering-place...at the entrance to the Koomaylee Pass, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The British Expedition to Abyssinia: watering-place for transport animals at the entrance to the Koomaylee Pass, 1868. 'A plentiful supply of water has been got at this place by digging wells

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The British Expedition to Abyssinia: the intrenched position of Adigerat, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The British Expedition to Abyssinia: the intrenched position of Adigerat, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The British Expedition to Abyssinia: the intrenched position of Adigerat, 1868. British army camp in Ethiopia. 'This place...is about forty miles from Senafe

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The British Expedition to Abyssinia: the Amba Alaejieh, near Lake Ashangi, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The British Expedition to Abyssinia: the Amba Alaejieh, near Lake Ashangi, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The British Expedition to Abyssinia: the Amba Alaejieh, near Lake Ashangi, 1868. Engraving of a sketch showing '...the tremendous scenery of the Aladjieh Pass

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The British Expedition to Abyssinia: Shohos bringing in grass to the Commissariat, Undel Wells

The British Expedition to Abyssinia: Shohos bringing in grass to the Commissariat, Undel Wells, 1868 Creator: Unknown
The British Expedition to Abyssinia: Shohos bringing in grass to the Commissariat, Undel Wells, 1868. The British Army in Ethiopia needed forage for their pack animals which included Indian

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The British Expedition to Abyssinia: march of the army past Lake Ashangi, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The British Expedition to Abyssinia: march of the army past Lake Ashangi, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The British Expedition to Abyssinia: march of the army past Lake Ashangi, 1868. Engraving of a sketch by '...our Correspondent

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The British Expedition to Abyssinia: Major Murray's Armstrong guns crossing the Tacazze Valley

The British Expedition to Abyssinia: Major Murray's Armstrong guns crossing the Tacazze Valley, 1868 Creator: Unknown
The British Expedition to Abyssinia: Major Murray's Armstrong guns crossing the Tacazze Valley, 1868. Engraving of a sketch by '...our Correspondent

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The British Expedition to Abyssinia: Lake Ashangi from the Antalo Road, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The British Expedition to Abyssinia: Lake Ashangi from the Antalo Road, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The British Expedition to Abyssinia: Lake Ashangi from the Antalo Road, 1868. Engraving of a sketch by '...our Correspondent, the Staff Officer'

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The British Expedition to Abyssinia: front view of the Church of Miriam, at Focada, 1868

The British Expedition to Abyssinia: front view of the Church of Miriam, at Focada, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The British Expedition to Abyssinia: front view of the Church of Miriam, at Focada, 1868. 'Miriam is the word generally used in the East for Mary

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Expedition to Abyssinia: waterfall on the Mai Muna, near Senafe, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The Expedition to Abyssinia: waterfall on the Mai Muna, near Senafe, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Expedition to Abyssinia: waterfall on the Mai Muna, near Senafe, 1868. 'The scenery of Abyssinia is now becoming familiar to the readers of this Journal

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Expedition to Abyssinia: the Mayen Wells, half way to Senafe, 1868. Creator: Mason Jackson

The Expedition to Abyssinia: the Mayen Wells, half way to Senafe, 1868. Creator: Mason Jackson
The Expedition to Abyssinia: the Mayen Wells, half way to Senafe, 1868. 'The scenery of Abyssinia is now becoming familiar to the readers of this Journal

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Abyssinian Expedition: woman grinding corn in Tigre, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The Abyssinian Expedition: woman grinding corn in Tigre, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Abyssinian Expedition: woman grinding corn in Tigre, 1868. '...a woman grinding some kind of grain, in a house visited by our Special Artist, in the province of Tigre [in Ethiopia]

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Expedition to Abyssinia: Sir Robert Napier entertained by the Prince of Tigre, 1868

The Expedition to Abyssinia: Sir Robert Napier entertained by the Prince of Tigre, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Expedition to Abyssinia: Sir Robert Napier entertained by the Prince of Tigre, 1868. Engraving of a sketch by Mr. G. A. Henty '...of the interview, near Ad-Abaga, on Feb

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Abyssinian Expedition: village under the Antalo Amba, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The Abyssinian Expedition: village under the Antalo Amba, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Abyssinian Expedition: village under the Antalo Amba, 1868. View of '...the scenery in the neighbourhood of Adowa, with the "Amba" or hill-fort

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Expedition to Abyssinia: water-carriers and camp followers, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The Expedition to Abyssinia: water-carriers and camp followers, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Expedition to Abyssinia: water-carriers and camp followers, 1868. 'General Sir Robert Napier...reached Attegerat on the 5th March

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Abyssinian Expedition: view of the plateau at Senafe, looking towards the Adowa Peaks, 1868

The Abyssinian Expedition: view of the plateau at Senafe, looking towards the Adowa Peaks, 1868. Creator: Mason Jackson
The Abyssinian Expedition: view of the plateau at Senafe, looking towards the Adowa Peaks, 1868. View from a hill near the camp of the British Army, looking '...in a south-west direction

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Expedition to Abyssinia: mules and mule drivers, 1868. Creator: C. R

The Expedition to Abyssinia: mules and mule drivers, 1868. Creator: C. R
The Expedition to Abyssinia: mules and mule drivers, 1868. 'General Sir Robert Napier...reached Attegerat on the 5th March

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Abyssinian Expedition: view of Antalo, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The Abyssinian Expedition: view of Antalo, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Abyssinian Expedition: view of Antalo, [Ethiopia], 1868. View '...sketched from a point half way up the hill surmounted by the "Amba" [steep-sided, flat-topped mountain]

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Expedition to Abyssinia: ruins of an ancient Greek church at Agoola, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The Expedition to Abyssinia: ruins of an ancient Greek church at Agoola, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Expedition to Abyssinia: ruins of an ancient Greek church at Agoola, 1868. Engraving of a sketch Major H. A. Leveson. 'The station of Agoola is one day's march from Ad-Abaga

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Abyssinian Expedition: view from the fortified post of Adigerat, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The Abyssinian Expedition: view from the fortified post of Adigerat, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Abyssinian Expedition: view from the fortified post of Adigerat, 1868. '...a landscape view, taken from the fortified [British Army] post which has been formed at Adigerat

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Expedition to Abyssinia: meeting of the Prince of Tigre with Sir Robert Napier, 1868

The Expedition to Abyssinia: meeting of the Prince of Tigre with Sir Robert Napier, 1868. Creator: C. R
The Expedition to Abyssinia: meeting of the Prince of Tigre with Sir Robert Napier, near Ad-Abaga, 1868. 'the army of Tigre...numbered about 4000 men, who moved in a long

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Expedition to Abyssinia: Goon-Goona, in the Valley of the Mai Muna, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The Expedition to Abyssinia: Goon-Goona, in the Valley of the Mai Muna, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Expedition to Abyssinia: Goon-Goona, in the Valley of the Mai Muna river, 1868. View of '...the first halting-ground of our [ie British] troops in their march southward...Near the hamlet of

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Abyssinian Expedition: the water-tanks at Zulla, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The Abyssinian Expedition: the water-tanks at Zulla, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Abyssinian Expedition: the water-tanks at Zulla, 1868. Engraving of a sketch by Captain F. F. Atkinson, 45th Regiment (British Army)

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Abyssinian Expedition: the Shoho Village of Akoo and the Head of Annesley Bay, 1868

The Abyssinian Expedition: the Shoho Village of Akoo and the Head of Annesley Bay, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Abyssinian Expedition: the Shoho Village of Akoo and the Head of Annesley Bay, 1868. Engraving of a sketch by Major H. A. Leveson

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Abyssinian Expedition: the Middle Sooroo Defile in the Senafe Pass, 1868. Creator: Mason Jackson

The Abyssinian Expedition: the Middle Sooroo Defile in the Senafe Pass, 1868. Creator: Mason Jackson
The Abyssinian Expedition: the Middle Sooroo Defile in the Senafe Pass, 1868. View of '...the Middle Sooroo defile, with a pioneer party making their way along it...The Tekonda Pass from the coast

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Empress Eugenie's new Abyssinian page, 1869. Creator: Unknown

The Empress Eugenie's new Abyssinian page, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Empress Eugenie's new Abyssinian page, 1869. 'The Empress of the French appears to be partial to coloured servitors. Formerly she had a Nubian page

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Abyssinian Expedition: the Hot Springs of Ailet, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The Abyssinian Expedition: the Hot Springs of Ailet, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Abyssinian Expedition: the Hot Springs of Ailet, 1868. 'A remarkable feature in the strip of border-land outside of Abyssinia, along the shores of the Red Sea, is the hot springs of Ailet

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Abyssinian Expedition: the church at Goun-Gouna, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The Abyssinian Expedition: the church at Goun-Gouna, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Abyssinian Expedition: the church at Goun-Gouna, 1868. Engraving of a sketch by 'Count Seckendorff, a distinguished officer of the Guards in the Prussian Army

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Abyssinian Expedition: the British camp at Senafe on Christmas Day, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The Abyssinian Expedition: the British camp at Senafe on Christmas Day, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Abyssinian Expedition: the British camp at Senafe on Christmas Day, 1868. 'Senafe, on the Abyssinian tableland, at the head of the Koomaylee Pass, stands at a level of 7300 ft

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Abyssinian Expedition: review of the British Army on the Queen's birthday, at Senafe, 1868

The Abyssinian Expedition: review of the British Army on the Queen's birthday, at Senafe, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Abyssinian Expedition: review of the British Army on the Queen's birthday, at Senafe [in Eritrea], 1868. 'After Sir Robert (Napier) had passed along the line

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Abyssinian Expedition: priests and villagers of Wadela singing the Song of Moses... 1868

The Abyssinian Expedition: priests and villagers of Wadela singing the Song of Moses... 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Abyssinian Expedition: priests and villagers of Wadela singing the Song of Moses before Sir Robert Napier, 1868. Ethiopians singing after the storming of Magdala

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Abyssinian Expedition: Koomailee, at the mouth of the pass leading to Senafe, 1868

The Abyssinian Expedition: Koomailee, at the mouth of the pass leading to Senafe, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Abyssinian Expedition: Koomailee, at the mouth of the pass leading to Senafe, 1868. Engraving of a sketch by 'Our esteemed correspondent the Staff Officer

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Abyssinian Expedition: pier and landing-place at Zulla, Annesley Bay, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The Abyssinian Expedition: pier and landing-place at Zulla, Annesley Bay, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Abyssinian Expedition: pier and landing-place at Zulla, Annesley Bay, 1868. Engraving from a photograph by Captain Pottinger, Deputy Assistant Quartermaster-General

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Abyssinian Expedition: H.M.S. Argus towing tugs and lighters to Massowah, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The Abyssinian Expedition: H.M.S. Argus towing tugs and lighters to Massowah, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Abyssinian Expedition: H.M.S. Argus towing tugs and lighters to Massowah, 1868. British Royal Navy warship with supplies for the invading army. Engraving from a sketch by Mr

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Abyssinian Expedition: camp of General Sir R. Napier at Ad-Abaga, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The Abyssinian Expedition: camp of General Sir R. Napier at Ad-Abaga, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Abyssinian Expedition: camp of General Sir R. Napier at Ad-Abaga, 1868. Engraving of a sketch by Mr. G. A. Henty, of British troops in '...Harimat

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Abyssinian Expedition: General Sir Robert Napier's camp at Adigerat, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The Abyssinian Expedition: General Sir Robert Napier's camp at Adigerat, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Abyssinian Expedition: General Sir Robert Napier's camp at Adigerat, 1868. Engraving of a sketch by 'Count Seckendorff, a distinguished officer of the Guards in the Prussian Army

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Abyssinian Expedition: funeral of the widow of King Theodore at Aikhullet, 1868

The Abyssinian Expedition: funeral of the widow of King Theodore at Aikhullet, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Abyssinian Expedition: funeral of the widow of King Theodore at Aikhullet, 1868. '...the unfortunate Queen or Empress of Abyssinia, the mother of the little boy

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Abyssinian Expedition: departure of the released prisoners from the head-quarters camp

The Abyssinian Expedition: departure of the released prisoners from the head-quarters camp... 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Abyssinian Expedition: departure of the released prisoners from the head-quarters camp, Plain of Dalanta, [Delanta, Ethiopia], 1868

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Abyssinian Expedition: approach to the Abyssinian table-land, from Rayry Guddy, 1868

The Abyssinian Expedition: approach to the Abyssinian table-land, from Rayry Guddy, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Abyssinian Expedition: approach to the Abyssinian table-land, from Rayry Guddy, 1868. The British Army in East Africa

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Abyssinian Expedition: arrival at Adigerat of an ambassador from Kassai, King of Tigre, 1868

The Abyssinian Expedition: arrival at Adigerat of an ambassador from Kassai, King of Tigre, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Abyssinian Expedition: arrival at Adigerat of an ambassador from Kassai, King of Tigre, 1868. Engraving of a sketch by Mr. G. A. Henty, (war correspondent)

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: Relics from Abyssinia: gold and silver chalices, 1868. Creator: Unknown

Relics from Abyssinia: gold and silver chalices, 1868. Creator: Unknown
Relics from Abyssinia: gold and silver chalices, 1868. Two '...objects of interest and value which formed part of the spoil captured by the British army at the storming of Magdala...[One is] a

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Abyssinian Expedition: Adowa, from the road to Axum, 1868. Creator: Unknown

The Abyssinian Expedition: Adowa, from the road to Axum, 1868. Creator: Unknown
The Abyssinian Expedition: Adowa, from the road to Axum, 1868. 'Adowa, or Adwa, the chief town of Tigre [Tigray, Ethiopia]...contains nearly 10, 000 inhabitants

Background imageAbyssinian Collection: The Abyssinian Expedition: a sketch on the shore at Zulla, Annesley Bay, 1868. Creator: C. R

The Abyssinian Expedition: a sketch on the shore at Zulla, Annesley Bay, 1868. Creator: C. R
The Abyssinian Expedition: a sketch on the shore at Zulla, Annesley Bay, 1868. Engraving of a sketch by Captain F. F. Atkinson, of the 45th Regiment (British Army)



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