An unprecedented wartime practice: Kodaking the Egyptian Sudan

  title={An unprecedented wartime practice: Kodaking the Egyptian Sudan},
  author={Paul A. Fox},
  journal={Media, War \& Conflict},
  pages={309 - 335}
  • Paul A. Fox
  • Published 1 September 2018
  • History
  • Media, War & Conflict
This article examines Kodak photographs made by participant soldiers and photographer–correspondents working in the field for the illustrated press during the concluding phase of the 1883–1898 campaign to defeat an Islamist insurgency in the Egyptian Sudan, whose leaders sought to create a regional caliphate. It explores how the presence of early generation portable cameras impacted on image making practices on British operations, and how aspects of campaign experience were subsequently… Expand


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