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East Africa, Circa 1910

 File — Envelope: 13
Identifier: 13

  • Staff Only
The majority of the photographs are captioned on the verso and all are unmounted.

Dates

  • Circa 1910

Creator

Language of Materials

English.

Access

Onsite access to the entire collection is open to researchers during library hours, Monday-Friday, 8.30 a.m.- 5 p.m. Contact the Herskovits Library for further information. Email: africana@northwestern.edu

Extent

64 Photographic Prints (64 panoramic images, each 10 x 30 cm.; one 3 p. typed letter.)

Overview

Collection of original photographs relating to East Africa. Circa 1910.

Biographical Notes

Captain Park was a military aide on the staff of H.M. Governor, Sir Percy Girouard. His panoramic camera produced images peculiarly suited to the dramatic topography of the region and some record tribal gatherings to extraordinary effect. Park accompanied the Governor on several inland tours.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies Repository

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