Skip to main content

Zanzibar, Circa 1900

 File — Envelope: 61
Identifier: 61

  • Staff Only
Photographs of the Zanzibar waterfront, posed portraits of Swahili women, and several scenes of camels and pack mules. Two of the photographs also appear in album 63, as noted in the list of contents. All photographs are uncaptioned and the captions listed here have been supplied from the original inventory.

Dates

  • Circa 1900

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access

Onsite access to the entire collection is open to researchers during library hours, Monday-Friday, 8.30 a.m.- 5 p.m. Contact the Herskovits Library for further information. Email: africana@northwestern.edu

Extent

10 Photographs (10 loose photographs, various dimensions, none less than 13 cm. or more than 22 cm. in either dimension.) : 10 unmounted silver prints, all but one bearing the Gomes ink stamp on the reverse, various dimensions.

Overview

Group of 10 original photographs of people and scenes of Zanzibar. Gomes & Co., circa 1900.

Creator

Repository Details

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

Contact:
Northwestern University Libraries
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-467-3084