Atterbury, F.J.L.
Introduction
F.J.L. ATTERBURY
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Photographic Material
(a) Album
(b) Loose photographs
2. Museum Objects
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Atterbury, F.J.L.
Dates of creation: 1905-1911
Extent: 218 photographs; flag
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: material relating to service in the Sudan
Language: English

F.J.L. ATTERBURY

(1882-1957)

1904 First appointment to Sudan service
1911-1914 Inspector, Repression of Slave Trade, Roseires
1914-1916 Inspector, Repression of Slave Trade, Khartoum
1916-1918 Inspector, Repression of Slave Trade, El Obeid
1916 Temporary duty, Inspector, Repression of Slave Trade, El Fasher
1918 Medical leave
1919-1920 Chief Inspector, Repression of Slave Trade, Khartoum


Arrangement

1. Photographic Material
2. Museum Objects

Catalogue
1. Photographic Material
(a) Album
SAD.A10/1-192
1905-1911
Album of photographs including:
SAD.A10/1
Wadi Halfa, felucca in foreground, taken from a boat in the Nile
SAD.A10/2
Wadi Halfa, gardens along the edge of the Nile, men sleeping on wall under trees, feluccas moored
SAD.A10/3
Wadi Halfa from the Nile, houses, mosque in centre and trees
SAD.A10/4
Engine pulling train out of Wadi Halfa station
SAD.A10/5
Wadi Halfa station, crowds on platform beside stationary coaches
SAD.A10/6
Dead giraffe, man holding bridle of horse, another horse in background, 2 other men, scrubby woodland
SAD.A10/7
Group of men sitting and 2 standing, some with spears
SAD.A10/8
Tukls with surrounding fences, tebeldi (?) tree in centre
SAD.A10/9
3 men on horseback, in long grass and scrubby trees, accompanied by dog
SAD.A10/10, 23
Young woman in rahat with hijab and beads round her neck, Omdurman
SAD.A10/11
2 horses feeding alongside a track
SAD.A10/12
Waterhole in rock with woman with water pots on cross-poles, tall trees in background, Nuba Mountains
SAD.A10/13
Group of tukls, painted yellow
SAD.A10/14
Khartoum, Blue Nile with 2 feluccas
SAD.A10/15
Omdurman, group of feluccas moored near bank
SAD.A10/16
Girl's face and shoulders, hair in small plaits, shillukh marks on cheeks
SAD.A10/17
Khartoum, Blue Nile, Lord Cromer steamer moored on bank, also feluccas
SAD.A10/18
Steamer with barges on either side, on White Nile
SAD.A10/19-21
Omdurman, 4 women with water pots, pots and baskets
SAD.A10/22
Head of wizened lady, hair in plaits, Omdurman
SAD.A10/24
Young woman with cloth round waist and hijab round her neck, with 2 baskets of dates, Omdurman
SAD.A10/25
Erkowit, small chalet, with euphorbia in foreground
SAD.A10/26
Beja nomad with Euphorbia
SAD.A10/27
3 men, one pipe-smoking European man and a Beja elder, with bodies of 3 ibex(?)
SAD.A10/28
Omdurman, young woman, shillukh, hair in plaits, beads round neck
SAD.A10/29
Omdurman, young woman, wearing rahat, kitab suspended from neck, door and sheet behind
SAD.A10/30
Omdurman, young woman with beads round neck and in hair
SAD.A10/31
Omdurman, woman in shirt, skirt and head cloth
SAD.A10/32
Omdurman, 2 old ladies in tobes, with basketwork tray
SAD.A10/33
Southern Sudan, young woman with beads at neck and waist, fringed apron, tukls in background
SAD.A10/34
9th Sudanese on parade, 6 soldiers, with 2 flags
SAD.A10/35
An anxious mother at small boy's vaccination performed by elderly man
SAD.A10/36
Shoebill, Balaeniceps Rex
SAD.A10/37
15th Sudanese, 4 soldiers with kit, on parade
SAD.A10/38
Donkey boys at Khartoum
SAD.A10/39
‘Nomad Arabs' - [Baqqara?] - 2 women on 2 bullocks, with household goods
SAD.A10/40
‘Nomad Arabs' [Baqqara?] - groups of herdsmen and women mounted on bullocks, some carrying long spears
SAD.A10/41
Young lady in tobe
SAD.A10/42
‘A wandering minstrel', carrying large tamborine
SAD.A10/43
Khartoum light railway train at a station
SAD.A10/44
Khartoum, the Sirdar's house
SAD.A10/45
Khartoum, New Hospital
SAD.A10/46
Omdurman, the Khalifa's house
SAD.A10/47
White Nile area, granary on stilts
SAD.A10/48
White Nile area, group of young men outside tukls, long spears propped against tukl
SAD.A10/49
White Nile area, tukl under construction
SAD.A10/50
White Nile area, 3 women pounding cassava near tukls
SAD.A10/51
White Nile Province, group or family outside tukl entrance
SAD.A10/52
2 men holding long snake, small river in background
SAD.A10/53
Warthog (?) lying on grass
SAD.A10/54
Camp - with cloth shelter, camp bed on tripod, young man sitting
SAD.A10/55
Giraffe sitting before being killed (see A10/6)
SAD.A10/56
Group of soldiers outside brick building
SAD.A10/57
3 European men at tea table, interior
SAD.A10/58
Soldiers on parade
SAD.A10/59
Mounted soldier in front of tebeldi tree
SAD.A10/60
Soldiers mounted on horseback, on parade
SAD.A10/61
Roseires, children on the backs of ostriches
SAD.A10/62
Brick houses with thatched roofs under construction, Roseires
SAD.A10/63
Launch, moored by river bank, Roseires
SAD.A10/64-65
Young European woman on board a boat
SAD.A10/66, 68
Small elephant caught near Roseires
SAD.A10/67
Man holding bridle of pony, thorn fence behind
SAD.A10/69
‘Packing up', with tukls behind
SAD.A10/70
Group of men, women and children outside houses similar to A10/62, Roseires
SAD.A10/71
Man in handcuffs, attached to rope, outside houses of A10/62 Roseires
SAD.A10/72
Roseires, the Greek's shop
SAD.A10/73
Captain H.D.G. on Atterbury's verandah, Roseires
SAD.A10/74
Roseires market
SAD.A10/75
Roseires(?), view from top of Atterbury's house
SAD.A10/76
Mud houses and palm trees, Nubia
SAD.A10/77
Railway coach on wharf, horse in foreground. Egypt?
SAD.A10/78
Hunting trophies, horns, skulls and antlers laid out on steps
SAD.A10/79
Roseires, a Khalwa religious school
SAD.A10/80
Roseires, Atterbury's school
SAD.A10/81
Man with python, photo from E.W.J.
SAD.A10/82, 84
Village, with substantial fence and trees
SAD.A10/83, 85
View of plain from a hill
SAD.A10/86
H.R.A., European man sitting on fence
SAD.A10/87
A European camp, with trees, photo from E.W.J.
SAD.A10/88
Line of men standing beside their horses, amongst trees
SAD.A10/89
Men with dead elephant
SAD.A10/90
Attempting to lead horse onto small boat
SAD.A10/91
Inspection of a line of men, with woman in tobes in background
SAD.A10/92, 94
1911
Slavery police, Roseires
SAD.A10/93, 96-98
1905
Slavery police, Roseires
SAD.A10/95
Capt. McMurdo reclining on armchair on verandah, Roseires
SAD.A10/99
W.A.L. Fletcher on Roseires verandah
SAD.A10/100
‘Azrak', a horse with man holding reins
SAD.A10/101
‘Colonel', a horse
SAD.A10/102
A horse with man holding rein
SAD.A10/103
2 horses with 2 men holding reins
SAD.A10/104
2 men under tall trees
SAD.A10/105
Line of men on horseback
SAD.A10/106
Trophy of a hunt, antlers
SAD.A10/107
Killing an elephant
SAD.A10/108
Trees by a river bank
SAD.A10/109
4 women carrying round water pots on poles across their shoulders
SAD.A10/110
Trees
SAD.A10/111
2 men holding large fish, standing on deck of boat, with firewood
SAD.A10/112
Village of tukls with trees
SAD.A10/113
5 elders standing
SAD.A10/114, 116-117
Pony and trap
SAD.A10/115, 119
Verandah of brick building
SAD.A10/118
Verandah of brick houses, 2 European men sitting and one standing
SAD.A10/120
Man playing golf
SAD.A10/121
Outside of brick house, with bicycle
SAD.A10/122
Two-storey building with steps and verandahs
SAD.A10/123
Calf being fed by hand
SAD.A10/124
Path through trees to house with brick verandah
SAD.A10/125
Cattle, men on mules, trees
SAD.A10/126
Person walking through fields, hillside in background
SAD.A10/127
Man and boy crouching near slaughtered lion
SAD.A10/128
Band of men with slaughtered elephant
SAD.A10/129
Horse held by standing man
SAD.A10/130
Dead buffalo(?) being sat on by a man, 2 horses in background
SAD.A10/131
Hill with homestead at its foot
SAD.A10/132
Tukls near hill, with scrubby trees
SAD.A10/133
Small naked girl standing by trees at foot of hill
SAD.A10/134
Woman drawing water from well, mud brick houses in background
SAD.A10/135
Suakin, street and houses
SAD.A10/136
Baskets and other utensils, with woven fence in background, young woman holding bark? in hand
SAD.A10/137
Market scene? Women selling mortars, pestles and bowls?
SAD.A10/138
Large fish, 72lb being held aloft by 2 men
SAD.A10/139
Women dancing and clapping at festival
SAD.A10/140
River bank and trees reflected in still water
SAD.A10/141
Nubian? woman in dark tobes, carrying spherical water pots on their heads
SAD.A10/142
Leather workers in market place
SAD.A10/143
Cattle, tukls, men binding up reeds, the south
SAD.A10/144
Man with mosque lamps
SAD.A10/145-148
Abyssinians on the Doude River
SAD.A10/149
Fishing off a steamer
SAD.A10/150
Men with face paint, shields and spears in part of a tukl
SAD.A10/151
Government building under construction, Khartoum?
SAD.A10/152
Eastern Sudan, goals and pile of firewood
SAD.A10/153; 155-156; 158, 159
Village of tukls
SAD.A10/154
Gardens beside a river
SAD.A10/157
Women collecting water from a riverbed
SAD.A10/160
Tukls with separate compounds, with administrative offices in rear
SAD.A10/161-165
Tethered horses in open countryside
SAD.A10/166
Fishermen with large nets in river bed
SAD.A10/167
Bull
SAD.A10/168
Tukl with woman and two children standing outside
SAD.A10/169-171
Man on horseback
SAD.A10/172
Man holding reins of horse
SAD.A10/173
Two men dressed in uniform and fezes, one Egyptian?
SAD.A10/174
Man holding large fish against a brick wall
SAD.A10/175-178
Firing practice
SAD.A10/179
Men at a gathering
SAD.A10/180-181
Man reclining on a sofa in brick built house
SAD.A10/182
Outside of verandah of brick built house
SAD.A10/183
Woman carrying water pots in slings on the ends of poles in wooded area
SAD.A10/184, 186
Small children and men being lined up
SAD.A10/185
Two men standing in a circle of others
SAD.A10/187
Two women with water pots standing in a field, Burun
SAD.A10/188
Women working in the field, Burun
SAD.A10/189
Burun women, wearing anklets and dress standing
SAD.A10/190
Line of Burun girls near a table with tin boxes and a cloth, a walking stick and heavy boots
SAD.A10/191
Old Burun women with topknot of cloth
SAD.A10/192
2 Burun men, one smoking a large pipe
(b) Loose photographs
SAD.2/12/1
Group of armed soldiers in lines of three, with mules, dura in foreground, lightly wooded plain with mountains on horizon
SAD.2/12/2
Groups of sitting camels, laden and unladen, with trees
SAD.2/12/3
Horse grazing on field with mountains on horizon
SAD.2/12/4
Three seated women and two men, with 4 children on a picnic, Europeans
SAD.2/12/5
House with additional lean to, with European woman standing
SAD.2/12/6-8
Man with stick, mounted on horse. Neem trees in background
SAD.2/12/9
Same man on horse as 2/12/6-8, with 3 other men standing
SAD.2/12/10
Negative, similar to 2/12/6
SAD.2/12/11
Same man and horse as 2/12/6. Man standing holding leading rein, in a courtyard or street with date palms behind
SAD.2/12/12
Possibly same man as 2/12/11, standing by large wooden closed gate
SAD.2/12/13
England, man practising golf outside a bungalow
SAD.2/12/14
3 European men in Camel Corps uniform standing against a brick wall
SAD.2/12/15-16
Man in jodhpurs smoking a cigarette, standing against a high brick wall, Roseires?
SAD.2/12/17-18
Man reclining in armchair in verandah of brick built house, tukl in background, Roseires
SAD.2/12/19
Man reclining in armchair in verandah of brick built house, `anqarib in foreground, Roseires
SAD.2/12/20
Colour wash print, gardens with trees and tukl in rear
SAD.2/12/21
European man on dark horse in field
SAD.2/12/22
Group of men, standing, some running, and under a tree with tukl in background
SAD.2/12/23
Woman standing on bare rock, possibly in Nuba Mountains
SAD.2/12/24-25
Hilly coastline, taken from a boat, Mediterranean? Gibraltar?
SAD.637/6/1
Line up of officials and dignitaries with two Camel Corps[?] soldiers, bunting on wooden supports of verandah, neem trees and pavement
2. Museum Objects
SAD.4/3
`Ali Dinar's flag' (as described by Atterbury according to his wife, the donor).
Natural cotton textile covered with black cotton textile on which are appliqued white and red characters. 4 lines of Arabic script -
Oh Living, oh Compassionate, oh God
Oh Eternal master of honour, of pomp
There is no god but God, Muhammad is the Prophet of God
Good news and success for victory for believers
At the end of each line is a balancing invocation -
Abu Bakr - `Umar
Hamza - al-`Abbas
al-Hasan - al-Husayn
`Ali - Muhammad `Uthman [al-Mirghani?]
Possibly a flag of the Khatmiyyah (Mirghanniyah) tariqah sent as a gift from al-Sayyid `Ali al-Mirghani to Sultan `Ali Dinar b. Zakariya
Size: 231 x 134 cms