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African photographs, Zanzibar,, 1906

 Record Group — Album: 63
Identifier: 63

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Photographs and postcards depicting Zanzibar, Ripon Falls in Uganda, Mombasa, Dar es Salaam, and Aden, plus a few from Egypt and Rome. Most photographs are captioned in ink, but the original captions differ somewhat from those recorded in the inventory, as noted. In addition, some captions have been amended or corrected in pencil. These additions and corrections have been noted as well.

Dates

  • 1906

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

1 album (1 album, 36 p., 27 x 38 cm.) : Oblong quarto (27 x 38 cm.), containing 39 silver and albumen prints, plus three postcards, most images captioned; the card album leaves are a little browned and brittle; original black watered silk boards, neatly rebacked in black morocco, gilt lettering to spine, endpapers replaced.

Overview

Album of original and commercial photographs compiled by Francis William Hardie of Haddington, Scotland. Various photographers (includes A. C. Gomes and Coutinho Bros.), circa 1906.

Repository Details

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

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