|A mounted Woodburrytype photograph taken from The South African Campaign of 1879 by MacKinnon and Shadboldt of
Lieutenant and Adjutant Teignmouth Melvill of the 1/24th Regiment of Foot. He was killed in action on 22 January 1879 after
escaping the massacre at Isandlwana while attempting to save the Queen's Colour of the 1/24th. He was posthumously
awarded the Victoria Cross in 1907.
Below is the scanned text from the original edition of The South African Campaign of 1879 that accompanied the above
8 inches by 10 1/2 Inches (20 cm x 27 cm)
The London Stereoscopic Cmapany - Photographer