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East Africa, Circa 1940s

 Record Group — Album: 17
Identifier: 17

  • Staff Only
Photographs include buildings and streets in Mogadishu, Dar es Salaam, and Kigoma, and villages and people in the Belgian Congo. Other photographs depict Lake Edward and Lake Kivu, coffee and fruit plantations, and various animals shot while on safari.


  • Circa 1940s

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1 album (1 album, 12 leaves, 24 x 34 cm.) : Oblong quarto (24 x 34 cm.), containing numerous sliver print snapshots, mostly 4 x 7 cm., all captioned below in white ink; original grey card covers.