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Zanzibar, 1920s and 1930s

 File — Envelope: 68
Identifier: 68

Scope and Contents

Photographs depict the Sultan and members of his family in various European settings, including visiting a factory and a hospital; two photographs of a bi-plane, and one identified as the Legislative Council of Zanzibar. All captions have been supplied from the inventory except as noted. Note that Object 68.4, identified in the inventory as "The Sultan and his son at a European hospital in Zanzibar", is labeled on the back as Carlisle, England and, given the heavy clothing worn by people in the picture, was probably taken in England and not in Zanzibar.


  • 1920s and 1930s


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7 Photographs (7 photographs, various dimensions) : 7 silver prints, various dimensions, press stamps on the reverse; housed in a modern folder


Group of 7 press photographs of the Sultan of Zanzibar, 1920s & 1930s.

Library Details

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

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