The fight at Hasheen, 1885

C E Fripp

The fight at Hasheen, 1885
2 2 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 14cm

'The fight at Hasheen, 1885'.

Watercolour by Charles Edwin Fripp, 1885.

After Lieutenant-General Sir Gerald Graham had assembled his 13,000 troops at Suakin during the 1st Sudan War (1884-1885), he moved to engage the main concentrations of Mahdists. On 20 March 1885 at the Battle of Hashin he defeated a detachment of Osman Digna's army, inflicting upon them a loss of about 1,000 killed. The British lost 48 killed and wounded.

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Accession No.
NAM. 1959-11-232-1

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