Zanzibar, Late 1890s
File — Envelope: 62
Scope and Contents
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.
- Late 1890s
- Coutinho Bros. (Organization)
Language of Materials
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17 Photographs (17 photographs, mostly 22 x 15 cm.) : 17 unmounted silver prints, of various dimensions but mostly 22 x 15 cm.
Group of 17 original photographs of native people and topographical views. Coutinho Brothers, late 1890s.