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An image of Gordon Pasha (Charles George Gordon at Khartoum) by Unknown, London Stereoscopic Company

Unknown

(United Kingdom  – )

London Stereoscopic Company

(England  – )

Title
Gordon Pasha (Charles George Gordon at Khartoum)
Year
1875-1879
Media category
Photograph
Materials used
albumen photograph, cabinet card
Dimensions

14.0 x 10.0 cm image/sheet

Credit
Accessioned 2005
Accession number
362.2005
Location
Not on display
Further information

The London Stereoscopic Company was a hugely successful commercial enterprise. The company dealt in all facets of photography, from retail and publishing work through to customised studio portraiture, ensuring its success and longevity. In addition to providing photographic services, the company was also a leading supplier of cameras and photographic equipment.

Charles George Gordon (1833-1885), also known as Chinese Gordon, Gordon Pasha ("Pasha" was formerly used as a title for military and civil officers especially in Turkey and Northern Africa) and Gordon of Khartoum, British army officer and administrator remembered for exploits in China and Africa.