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Zanzibar & Eastern Africa, Circa 1900

 File — Envelope: 66
Identifier: 66

Scope and Contents

Photographs depict Portuguese troops and civilians, in and around Chinde Harbour and the Zambezi River, and scenes from Zanzibar, including the sultan and various ships anchored at Zanzibar.


  • Circa 1900


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23 Photographs (23 photographs, mostly 15 x 21 cm.) : 23 silver prints, various dimensions (mostly 15 x 21 cm.), each annotated on the verso; unmounted and contained in a modern folder.


Collection of 23 original photographs. A. C. Gomes & Co. (Zanzibar), and other photographers, circa 1900.

Library Details

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

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