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Captain Charles Wilson
Title page for "Ordnance Survey of Jerusalem" by Captain Charles Wilson R.E.
Corporal H. Phillips R.E. took the photographs during the survey of Palestine.
First hand account is in: "The Survey of Palestine" by Lieutenant S. Anderson, R.E. p.438-471, in "The Recovery of Jerusalem" by Capt. Wilson, R.E. Capt. Warren, R.E. &c. (London: Richard Bentley, 1871)
The Ordnance Survey of Jerusalem having been successfully accomplished by Captain Wilson, R.E., and a party of the Royal Engineers in the season of 1864-65, the Palestine Exploration Fund determined upon sending out an expedition to make such a general survey of the country as would enable the Society to fix on particular spots for further investigation. Captain Wilson was appointed to take charge of the party, and he was accompanied by myself and a photographer, Corporal Phillips, of the Royal Engineers. The party left England on the 8th of November, 1865, and arrived at Beyrout on the 22nd of the same month; there, with the assistance of Mr. Eldridge, the Consul-Greneral, the requisite number of muleteers and mules were engaged, as well as a dragoman or interpreter, who provided tents and complete camp equipment.