MC:P2/3/1P Sudanese photographs before 1939
2 photographs of Dodds-Parker and members of his staff, probably taken when he was at Kordafan.
2 photographs of Dodds-Parker; possibly taken when at Kordafan?
6 photographs of Dodds-Parker greeting either Sir Angus Gillan or Sir Stewart Symes from a train on a visit to him.
Photograph of Dodds-Parker.
2 photographs of Sir Angus Gillan, Governor of Kordofan Province (where Dodds-Parker first served in the Sudan) , taking the salute on his leaving the province at El Obeid. Sir Angus was at Magdalen in 1906–1909, and was a member of the British Rowing team in the 1908 and 1912 Olympics, winning a gold medal in the former event.
Collection of photographs, apparently all taken from the same film, one of Dodds-Parker and two friends, the rest of scenes of the Sudan and the Sudanese.
Collection of photographs, apparently also all taken from one film, of scenes of Sudanese life. Most of them apparently depict a festival, watched by members of the Imperial government.
MC:P2/3/1P/43–49 May–Jul & Dec 1932
Photographs of holidays taken by Dodds-Parker and friends on the Egyptian coast.
Photographs of a holiday taken by Dodds-Parker and a friend (who inscribed most of the photographs himself) of a holiday in the Italian and Austrian Alps.
MC:P2/3/1P/67 Easter 1932
Photograph titled on the back “Else with two friends; Finse Easter 1932″.
MC:P2/3/1P/68 July 1932
Photograph of a man and a woman titled on the back “Hasgaardstrand July 1932″.
Four photographs, apparently of friends of Dodds-Parker, taken whilst on leave from the Sudan. 1P/72 is inscribed “Guildford 20.5.32″,
Two photographs, apparently from the same film, of scenes of Sudanese village life.
Other photographs of Sudanese life, taken from various films (original context not known).
Photograph of Dodds-Parker and another colleague talking to three native Sudanese.
Photographs of various scenes of Sudanese life, all apparently taken from the same film. Most are of other Britons working in the Sudan. Of the pictures, 1P/80–81 include Dodds-Parker (sitting in the middle of the front row), as does 1P/82.
Photographs of various scenes of Sudanese life, some of the natives, others of the British administrators.
Photograph of a truck stuck on a dirt track in the Sudan.
2 photographs, apparently taken from the same film, of scenes of local administration in action.
Photograph of an aeroplane, with two men in it.
Photograph of Dodds-Parker and a friend inscribed on the back “D.D.S.G. Saturnus the 29th August”. Presumably connected with one of Dodds-Parker’s holidays.
Large photograph of the Gordon monument in Khartoum (now removed).
A smaller photograph of the Gordon monument.
Photograph of the Governor of the Sudan and his administrative staff. The front row, from left to right, are Dodds-Parker, Ted Sands, Sir Stewart Symes (Governor), Barbara Symes (his daughter) and Ben Tarleton.
Photograph of the Sherwood Foresters’ ball, Khartoum. Dodds-Parker can be seen towards the left-hand side of the photograph, at the back.
Four photographs of a baby hippopotamus , and one of a baby giraffe, each taken with friends of Dodds-Parker.1P/107–108 show the hippo with Barbara Symes, and 1P/111 shows the giraffe with Sir Stewart Symes. Dodds-Parker kept a small zoo during his year in Khartoum of which these animals were part; he had two hippotami, whom he called, in jest, Barbara and May, after two local beauties (“Barbara” being Barbara Symes).
Photograph of the Governor’s residence in Khartoum, and related events happening there. 1P/112 is a general view;1P/113 shows the Governor taking the salute on the main balcony; 1P/114–117 shows the band of the Cameron Highlanders marching in from the residence (probably as part of the King’s Day celebrations – see 1P/132 below);1P/118–121 are photographs of three British officials, and in 1P/121 they are joined by Barbara Symes.
Three photographs of a Sudanese village. They appear to come from the same film as 1P/112–121 above.
Two photographs of a race meeting in Khartoum, both including Sir Stewart Symes.
Photograph of the cathedral at Khartoum.
Photograph of a house on the river bank (at Khartoum?).
Photograph of a detachment of soldiers mounted on camels.
Photograph of the Gordon monument at Khartoum, taken at sunset.
Photograph of a statue of Lord Kitchener at Khartoum, which was situated outside the War Office there.
Photograph of a group of Cameron Highlanders in procession at a Tea Party held at the Governor’s Palace in Khartoum on the occasion of the King’s Day celebrations, with a Christmas greetings message from Daud Khalil (a local officer in the government) on the back (see too 1P/114–117).
Aerial photograph of a town (Khartoum?).
Photograph of a man and a woman on horseback, and a woman standing next to them.
Photographs of Dodds-Parker and friends at the Sudan Club Swimming Pool in Khartoum. Several show a friend named as “Dorothy” in 1P/164–172 below.
Photographs of friends of Dodds-Parker playing tennis. This was found with the Sudan photographs, but might have been taken in England.
MC:P2/3/1P/145–151 Late 1930s?
Photographs, all apparently taken from the same film, of scenes of Sudanese life. 1P/146 includes Barbara Symes, and 1P/148–149 include Dodds-Parker.
MC:P2/3/1P/152 Late 1930s?
Photograph of Barbara Symes with a native boy who was acting as her guide.
MC:P2/3/1P/153 Late 1930s?
Photograph of Dodds-Parker and Barbara Symes.
MC:P2/3/1P/154–157 Late 1930s?
Photographs of ruins and a river (presumably in the Sudan).
Photograph of Dodds-Parker with Jim and Peggy Edmondson, and an unnamed woman.
MC:P2/3/1P/159–161 Dec 1934 & Feb 1935
Photographs of three dogs, and of two cars, apparently taken by Dodds-Parker while on leave in Oxford.
Photographs of “Else” and other friends of Dodds-Parker on holiday at Hasgaardstrand.
Photographs of Dodds-Parker and friends of his and their children, probably taken when Dodds-Parker was on leave in Britain. Some are inscribed with names on the back. Several photographs include Barbara Symes, and Dorothy (last name unknown, who appeared in 1P/135–141 above).
Miscellaneous photographs apparently connected with Dodds-Parker’s life in the Sudan. 1P/173–176 are of various people; 1P/177 is of a group of people in fancy dress (either for a party, or for amateur dramatics), the men dressed as pirates and the women as South Sea Islanders. All their names are given on the back; among them are Barbara Symes and Dorothy.
Photograph of Mary Peel.
Colour postcards of the mail train between Khartoum and Port Sudan, and of a Railways Steamer.
Envelope of photographic negatives, mostly for the prints taken during Dodds-Parker’s year in Khartoum.
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