This first batch of photographs from an album belonging to Edmund Allenby provides a revealing insight into the personal life of an Army officer in the 1890s - showing life in Africa, military encampments, the natural environment and indigenous peoples, travels including St Helena including Napoleon's grave and other sites.Ā 



Specific Place(s)

South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa, Table mountain, St Helena, Madeira, Durban, South Africa, Gates of St John, South Africa

Relevant people

Allenby, Edmund (1861-1936)

Specific keywords

wedding, smoking, politics, mountain, landscape, harbour, boat, ship, church, architecture, astronomy, animal, horse, baboon, tourism, fortification, grave/cemetery, river, railway, bridge, beach, tree, terrain, camp, officer, uniform, artillery, gun, ceremonial, waterfall

Archive reference

Allenby 5/2

Related Archive catalogue

ALLENBY, FM Edmund (Henry Hynman), 1st Viscount Allenby of Megiddo (1861-1936) 

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