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Zanzibar, 1870s

 File — Envelope: 67
Identifier: 67

Scope and Contents

Two cartes-de visite, one from Elliott & Fry, the other from Maull & Co., both based in London.


  • 1870s


Language of Materials


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Historic Notes

Sir Henry Bartle Frere was a diplomatist sent to Zanzibar in 1872 by the British Government to negotiate a treaty with the Sultan, Seyyid Barghash bin Said, to end the slave trade.


2 Photographs (2 photographs, 11 x 7 cm.)


2 cartes-de-visite, 1870s, one of Sir Henry Bartle Frere, the other of Barghash bin Said, Sultan of Zanzibar from 1870-1888.

Library Details

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

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