|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
Mounted Woodburytype Photograph
8 inches by 10 1/2 Inches (20 cm x 27 cm)
The London Stereoscopic Cmapany - Photographer