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A day at Gebel Moya, season 1912-13. Item 1.

Wellcome, Henry S. Sir, 1853-1936.
  • Film

About this work


Scenes of everyday life, archaeological digging and communal sports and recreation at Gebel (or Jebel) Moya, an archaeological site in the Sudan, excavated by Sir Henry Wellcome between 1911 and 1914 as a public works project. Includes scenes of Sir Henry seated watching the organised races and inspecting the excavations and consulting with archaeologists and officials.


[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1912-1913.

Physical description

1 film reel fine grain print; second generation via internegative (4 mins) : silent, black and white, 35mm.


See F. Addison, "Jebel Moya" (Oxford, 1949); A Rupert Hall and B A Bembridge, "Physic and Philanthropy: A History of the Wellcome Trust 1936-1986" (Cambridge, 1986), pp. 11-14, 35-36; and John Symons, "The Benevolent Autocrat: Sir Henry in the Sudan", Wellcome Journal" (June 1991), pp. 8-11.



  • English

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