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A. C. Gomes & Son

 Organization

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

A large ivory tusk weighing over 200 lbs, from Kilimanjoro S.E. Africa

 Item — Group: 14, Album: 2, Page: 59
Identifier: 14-2-59-2
Scope and Contents Contains numerous silver prints (all captioned), autographs, press clippings, watercolors, postcards and maps. Several pages include what appear to be clippings of signatures from letters, including one of Hesketh Bell, the governor of Uganda. Note that although the photographs are all captioned, the captions are not listed in the original inventory of the Winterton Collection.

Aden 1900

 Item — Album: 57, Page: 4
Identifier: 57-4
Scope and Contents The Humphrey Winterton Collection of East African photographs is comprised of about 6,500 photographs organized in 75 primary collections of separate albums, scrapbooks or loose collections. Primary collections range from a single photograph to a set of several photograph albums plus envelopes of loose photographs.

African photographs, Zanzibar,, 1906

 Record Group — Album: 63
Identifier: 63
Overview Album of original and commercial photographs compiled by Francis William Hardie of Haddington, Scotland. Various photographers (includes A. C. Gomes and Coutinho Bros.), circa 1906.

Postcards, Circa 1890s-1930s

 Class — Carton: 43
Identifier: 43
Overview Unique collection of 363 postcards of East Africa and Zanzibar. Various photographers, 1890s–1930s.

Sansibar 1900

 Item — Album: 57, Page: 5
Identifier: 57-5
Scope and Contents The Humphrey Winterton Collection of East African photographs is comprised of about 6,500 photographs organized in 75 primary collections of separate albums, scrapbooks or loose collections. Primary collections range from a single photograph to a set of several photograph albums plus envelopes of loose photographs.

Sansibar und Deutsch-Ost-Afrika, Circa 1900

 Record Group — Album: 57
Identifier: 57
Overview Album of original photographs of German East Africa and Zanzibar.

Shamba Street, Z'bar

 Item — Group: 75, Album: 4, Page: 10
Identifier: 75-4-10-1
Scope and Contents Folio (38 x 28 cm), containing numerous postcards, press clippings, original photographs, menus, leaflets, business cards and autographs; original blue cloth boards, rebacked, ‘Zanzibar’ blocked in gilt on spine. The scrapbook contains considerable memorabilia collected by Mrs. Clarke, some from the Chukwani Palace, including a place setting card for dinner with the Sultan

Zanzibar, Circa 1900

 File — Envelope: 61
Identifier: 61
Overview Group of 10 original photographs of people and scenes of Zanzibar. Gomes & Co., circa 1900.

Zanzibar & Eastern Africa, Circa 1900

 File — Envelope: 66
Identifier: 66
Overview Collection of 23 original photographs. A. C. Gomes & Co. (Zanzibar), and other photographers, circa 1900.

Zanzibar and Uganda, Circa 1890s-1930s

 Record Group — Group: 43, Album: 1
Identifier: 43-1
Overview An album of postcards, mostly from Zanzibar and Uganda, with a few from Kenya and Ethiopia. Includes images of the Sultan of Zanzibar, Zanzibar, and Ugandan royalty from the first decade of 1900. Many of the postcards from Kenya include trains and railways, published by the East African Railways and Harbours Administration, later the East African Railways Corporation.