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East Africa, Abyssina, White Nile, 1908-1912

 Record Group — Album: 19
Identifier: 19

Scope and Contents

This album is divided in to four distinct sections: a) East Africa, 1908/9 (58 captioned images), b) Lincolnshire Yeomanry sports (27 images), c) Turkana 1909/10 (28 captioned images) and Abyssinia (45 images), d) White Nile, 1911-12 (36 captioned images, with one additional photograph of four army officers in a tented camp, mounted in the rear free endpaper).


  • 1908-1912


Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

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1 album (1 album, 51 p., 41 x 27 cm.) : Large oblong quarto (27 x 40.5 cm.), containing 194 silver prints (each approximately 7.5 x 13.5 cm.), mounted four to a page; contemporary red morocco, gilt border; minor rubbing to spine and corners.


Album of original photographs of East Africa.

Custodial History

Originally from the library at Fulbeck Hall, Lincolnshire.

Library Details

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

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