Manton, C.H.
Introduction
Charles Henry Manton
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Catalogue
1. Photographic Material
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Manton, C.H.
Dates of creation: 1912-1918
Extent: 1 album
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections: Sudan Archive
Created by: material relating to service in the Sudan
Language: English

Charles Henry Manton

(1885-1957)

Major in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
1910- c.1921 Seconded to Sudan Posts and Telegraphs
Commissioned into the Royal Corps of Signals


Arrangement

1. Photographic Material

Provenance

Presented by E.L. Manton, 1990

1. Photographic Material
SAD.793/4/1-48
1912- 1918
Album of photographs covering C.H.M.'s service with the Posts and Telegraphs Department. Contact prints have been made from selected photographs in an original album still in the possession of the Manton family and reproduced here in the same order:
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C.H.M. with crocodile, Bahr al-Zeraf, 1915
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C.H.M.'s working party at Kilo 175, Bahr al-Zeraf 1915
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Shilluk man with pot of honey
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Inquisitive boys on the bank of the Nile at Abu Koko, 1915
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C.H.M.'s third elephant, shot in the forest near Malek, 28 Apr 1917, the day his son Eldred was born in Khartoum
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Sorel's house, Rejaf after a typhoon, Mar 1917, during C.H.M.'s occupation
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80ft steel mast crossing erected in the swamps near Tombe, Mar 1917
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Tombe river section after the floods, 1917
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C.H.M.'s first elephant, a 70 pounder, at Kanisa near Shambe, 1917
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Woodcutter's hut in forest, 1917
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Camp at Shaikh al-Jak, Apr 1917
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Bari blacksmith, Rejaf, Mar 1917
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Crocodile eggs, Rejaf trip, Jan-Mar 1917
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Waterbuck, Bahr al-Zeraf, 1915
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Motor vehicles beside steel mast
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C.H.M. with fellow officers at Jebel Geili
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Sun shelter erected beside motor vehicles
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Working party beside steel mast
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Officers with motor vehicles
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C.H.M. outside his house at Roseires, 1915
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Roseires: crossing a khawr on trek, May 1915
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Abu Hanama (or Nanama) rest house on the Blue Nile, Mar 1915
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Telegraph pole at Roseires
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Date palms, Karima, Jan 1916
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Roseires: crossing a khawr on trek
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Encamped at Karima on trek, Jan 1916
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One of the working parties on Karima trek, Jan 1916. Osta Osman in foreground
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Village at Karima, Jan 1916
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Crossing the mountains on trek, Karima, Jan 1916
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C.H.M. camel trekking, Karima, Jan 1916
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Date market, Karima, Jan 1916
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Resting for lunch, Karima trek, 1916
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Transport camels, C.H.M.'s trek, Karima, Jan 1916
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Mrs. Manton (?)
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C.H.M. on “Edward”, 1912
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`Ali, the gardener, 1916
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Mrs. Manton, with Eldred, aged 20 months, 1918/19
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Mrs. Manton at Sinkat rest house
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Village at Sinkat, 1916
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Camels and goats
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Mrs. Manton on railway trolley, Gebeit-Sinkat railway, 1916
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C.H.M. and wife with Greg and Wilfred on their wedding day, 30 Mar 1916
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C.H.M. and wife, 30 Mar 1916
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Mrs. Manton at home, Khartoum, 1916
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Mrs. Manton with son, aged 11 months, Mar 1918
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Mrs. Manton with Eldred Lennox at 11 months, 28 Mar 1918
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Mrs. Manton and Eldred, aged 5 weeks, Khartoum 1917