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Ricordo Eritrea e Tigrai, Late 1930s

 Record Group — Album: 24
Identifier: 24

  • Staff Only
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.


  • Late 1930s


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1 album (1 album, 29 postcards, 17 x 12 cm.) : Octavo (17 x 12 cm.), containing 29 half-tone images in postcard format, joined in concertina style, with a printed map as endpapers; original embossed paper covers, with an image of African soldier inlaid on the upper cover.


Contains souvenir postcards of Mits'iwa (Massawa), Asmara, Keren (Cheren), Akordat (Agordat), Adwa (Adua), Mendefera (Adi Ugri), and Aksum (Axum), and portraits of Eritrean people.


Repository Details

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

Northwestern University Libraries
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Evanston IL 60208-2300 US