railing

Item

Title

railing

Creator

Creator Unrecorded

Subject

campaign mementoes; death; memorials; Tomb; railing; Khartoum, Sudan
Furniture

Description

A section of brass railing from Mahdi's tomb, which has been turned in sections. There are four joint areas for attaching the vertical sections. Contemporary photographs in the Royal Collection show the railings in situ inside the damaged qubba (domed tomb). The railings were previously looted from the Mission Church in Khartoum. [FHM 09/2019, FN/ON 02/2020]

Publisher

Making African Connections

Date

1896
1898

Format

Height 565mm; Length 30mm

Identifier

GGC213

Rights

© Royal Engineers Museum

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Title Alternate label Class
Finial of the Mahdī’s qubba Physical Object
MAHDI'S TOMB Physical Object
Visit to the Tomb of the Mahdi (2020) Event