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Tippu Tib and Zanzibar views, Circa 1880s-1890s

 Record Group — Album: 59
Identifier: 59

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Scope and Contents

Photographs include a portrait of Tippu Tib, the Zanzibar slave and ivory trader, and various landmark buildings in Zanzibar. The inventory lists the photographs without indication of the pages on which they appear; pages have been indicated here. The inventory-supplied captions have been provided here along with those which appear on the pages.


  • Circa 1880s-1890s

Language of Materials



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1 album (1 album, 10 p., 37 x 26 cm.) : Small folio (37 x 26 cm.), containing 12 albumen prints, some with captions; recent half morocco, buckram sides, gilt lettering to spine.


Portfolio of 12 original photographs taken in Zanzibar circa 1880-1900.


Repository Details

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

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