CO 1069-5-1

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Description: Photograph taken by 10 field company Royal Engineers during the Magdala Campaign of 1867-68 Ethiopia. Annesley Bay

Location: Magdala, Ethiopia

Date: 1867

Our Catalogue Reference: Part of CO 1069/5

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    • 24/Feb/2011 17:36:32

    This looks like a picture from seaport and if this is the British expedition during the Magdala Campaign then my guess is that this is an image of the British landing in the port city of Massaw.