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Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, British soldier, early 20th century. Artist: Unknown

Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, British soldier, early 20th century. Artist: Unknown

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Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener, British soldier, early 20th century. Lord Kitchener (1850-1916) regained the Sudan for Egypt by his victory at the Battle of Omdurman (1898). He was commander of British forces during the Boer War (1899-1902) and served as War Minister from 1914 to 1916. His portrait was used on a famous World War I army recruitment poster. Kitchener drowned when HMS 'Hampshire', carrying him to Russia, was sunk by a German mine in the North Atlantic in 1916. Lantern slide.


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Image Aliases

  1. 0580026356
  1. 2-547-668
  1. 2547668

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3644x4841
File Size : 51682kb

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Creator
  1. Unknown, attributed to: :
Subject
  1. Lord Kitchener: British: Field marshal, statesman, soldier
Medium
  1. Photograph

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