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Zanzibar, Circa 1940s

 File — Envelope: 69
Identifier: 69

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Scope and Contents

The photographs depict unposed scenes of daily life in Zanzibar, including men drying cloves, Zanzibaris and Europeans walking along narrow streets in the city, a rural road with houses along it, and the harbor. Several photographs depict domestic scenes, including a house with livestock in front of it, and a small courtyard in which people and a goat go about their business. All the photographs are untitled, but a few have numbers penciled on the verso, which have been transcribed.


  • Circa 1940s


Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


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10 Photographs (10 photographs, each 8 x 6 cm.) : Unmounted silver prints, five with the ink stamp of "A.R. D'Lord, Zanzibar" on the reverse; contained in a modern folder.


A group of ten original photographs of Zanzibar street scenes. A.R.P. De Lord, circa 1940s.

Repository Details

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

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