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East Africa, Between 1900 and ca. 1920

 Record Group — Album: 18
Identifier: 18

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

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.


  • Between 1900 and ca. 1920


Language of Materials


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1 album (1 album, 23 p., 31 x 26 cm.) : Oblong quarto (31 x 25.5 cm.), containing 23 silver prints, mostly 16 x 21 cm.; beige buckram covers; some damage to the spine, covers generally soiled.


An album of safari photographs, many duplicates of the prints in group 8, albums 3-5. Although the inventory describes this as an "album of original photographs of a hunting safari. Unidentified photographer, circa 1940s.", it is more likely from the same period as the group 8 albums, 1900-1920.

Library Details

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

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