Manton, E.L.
Introduction
Eldred Lennox Manton
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Photographic Material
(i) Cinefilms
(ii) Videos
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Manton, E.L.
Dates of creation: 1941
Extent: 0.5 box
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections: Sudan Archive
Created by: material relating to service in the Sudan
Language: English

Eldred Lennox Manton

(b.1917)

1939- 1940 Royal Army Dental Corps. Service at the 63rd General Hospital in Haifa and Nazareth
1941 Service in Khartoum
1942- 1943 64th General Hospital in Alexandria


Arrangement

1. Photographic Material
(i) Cinefilms
(ii) Videos

Provenance

Presented by Manton, 1993

1. Photographic Material
(i) Cinefilms
SAD.794/8
1941
Suakin, Port Sudan, Wadi Halfa, Kufra
Map of Sudan showing the position of Suakin; causeway; boat in harbour, buildings in background; view of buildings from the water; boys fishing; boats; camel laden with firewood; views of houses including close-ups of windows and doors; donkeys in street; wooden ferris wheel in street; buildings
Port Sudan, map showing position; Red Sea Hills; train moving through Red Sea Hills; mosque; Port Sudan town square; men in street café; funfare in street, including wooden ferris wheel and swings; close-up of Bija man; residential area; young girls; drummers and other musicians; men dancing in street
Wadi Halfa and Kufra, map showing position; convoy from Wadi Halfa to Kufra; Nile steamer; boys washing clothes in Nile; shaduf at water's edge; feluccas on Nile; convoy in desert; sunset in desert; desert terrain; digging car out of sand; Selima oasis, 150 miles from Wadi Halfa; drawing water from well; setting off from oasis; desert views; stopping for brunch at 12 noon, British officers eating at table; rocky outcrops; Kufra, the Sanusiyyah centre; palm trees; modern villas and metallic roads; street market; women; drawing water from well and watering fields
Super 8mm, colour, 16 minutes
SAD.794/9
[c. 1941]
Cairo to Sudan, 120 miles by rail and river
Map of Egypt and the Sudan; ostrich and ostrich eggs; flamingoes feeding in water; pelican; ducks; banks of Nile from steamer; Philae(?); feluccas ; British men diving into swimming pool, Sudan Club (?); felucca on river; street scenes; men at street café; horse-drawn cart; donkey laden with firewood; young boys; feluccas moored by edge of Nile; men lowering mast on boat; saqiyah pulled by oxen (long scene); felucca under sail and moored at edge of Nile; cattle; mud housing and tukls ; people travelling by donkey; Omdurman street scenes; donkeys, camels and people; cobbler at work; man on camel; suq (long scene); camels laden with wood; basket weaver at work; palm trees
Super 8mm, b&w, 16 minutes 30 seconds
SAD.794/10
1941
Khartoum to Abyssinia, 750 miles by river, road and rail
Map showing position of journey; view from train; station platform; hills in distance; tukls in village; women and children by railside; Khor el Atshan; trees; young girl; view of bush from train; village; suq; Gedaref; men on camels; suq ; shops; mosque; tailor's shop; camels hobbled; suq; construction of roof; thatching; tukls near large tree; bird's nest; train in station; rail trolley; Jabal Kassala from train; men on camels; village; crossing river on anqarib carried by porters; lorry convoy; rapids on river; gathering of men addressed by British official; lush hills; 2 men hishing; laden camels
Eritrea: mosque; street scenes; hills in Eritrea; Asmara; mosque; church bell tower; street scenes with traffic; palm trees; horse drawn carts; mosque; views of countryside; winding mountain road; street in small town; Adua, views of houses and gardens and surrounding countryside; women collecting water; men and women in streets; from Adua to Axum, religious capital of the Emperors of Ethiopia; Axum; imperial crowns
Super 8mm, colour, 19 minutes 30 seconds
SAD.794/11
[c. 1941]
Khartoum, Omdurman, Wad Medani, Sennar, Wadi Halfa Map showing postion of Khartoum; Gordon's statue, cathedral in background; R.C. cathedral; river bank; sailing boats on Nile; minarets; tram; street scenes; mosque; public gardens; Kitchener Memorial School of Medicine; cars; Palace verandah; the Palace; Palace gardens; Khartoum zoo - various birds and animals; nests in treetops; bank of Nile; gathering reeds; native quarters; saqiyah on banks of Nile, drawn by oxen; feluccas ; banks of Nile; Shambat on the White Nile; Nile views; steamer approaching bank; loading donkey on to steamer; passengers boarding; tram; cattle; donkey laden with fodder; women and children in street; Nile views including feluccas ; chopping and sawing wood; boat building; steamer approaching bank
Omdurman; suq ; street scenes; pottery for sale; shops including tailor's; camel laden with firewood; vegetable market; cars and bicycles; mosque; food for sale from street vendors; birds nesting in trees; palm trees blowing in the wind; habub approaching; sailing boats on river at sunset; palm trees at sunset
Wad Medani; town centre; public gardens; gardener at work; carriage; advertisement for cinema; vegetable market; street scenes; suq ; tukl ; irrigation channel; camel train including utfas (Baqqarah) Sennar; Blue Nile dam; rowing boat; woman and children gathering reeds; women washing clothes; suq ; camels with utfas ; Baqqarah family(?); monkey; Nile scenes; village; tukls ; view of bush from train or car; mud houses; suq ; desert station and train
Wadi Halfa; river view; street scenes; mosque; river view with feluccas ; street scenes; camel feeding; steamer on Nile; feluccas ; young girls; ancient remains; view from steamer; Nile at sunset
Super 8mm, colour, 36 minutes
(ii) Videos
SAD.Video 10
Time-coded VHS video copy of films 794/8 and 794/10. Also available in hi-band u-matic video
SAD.Video 11
Time-coded VHS video copy of film 794/9. Also available in hi-band u-matic video
SAD.Video 12
Time-coded VHS video copy of film 794/11. Also available in hi-band u-matic video