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Alan Wilson Memorial, 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3240

Scope and Contents

Photograph of the Alan Wilson Memorial, also known as the Shanghai Memorial, commemorating Alan Wilson and the men of the Shanghai Patrol which fell to the Matabele warriors during the First Matabele War, at World's View in the Matopo Hills in the early 20th century.


  • Creation: 1870s-1930s

Language of Materials


Physical Description

1 slide mm by 81mm

Conditions Governing Access



From the Fonds: 50 boxes

From the Fonds: 3465 Photographic Slides

Physical Description

1 slide mm by 81mm


mm by 81mm

Archivist's Note

Catalogued by Kristy Davis as part of Towards Dolly Project, 2012-2013

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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