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Zanzibar, Late 1890s

 File — Envelope: 62
Identifier: 62

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Pictures include a studio portrait of Tippu Tip, the Zanzibari slave and ivory trader, portrait photographs of Swahili women, and outdoor scenes in and around Zanzibar, including the Sultan's Palace after the bombardment of 1896 and after reconstruction. Most of the photographs have captions handwritten on the verso and these differ somewhat from the captions supplied in the inventory, as noted.

Dates

  • Late 1890s

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access

To inquire about access to this collection, please contact the Herskovits Library at africana@northwestern.edu.

Extent

17 Photographs (17 photographs, mostly 22 x 15 cm.) : 17 unmounted silver prints, of various dimensions but mostly 22 x 15 cm.

Overview

Group of 17 original photographs of native people and topographical views. Coutinho Brothers, late 1890s.

Creator

Repository Details

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

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