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Sultan of Zanzibar, Between 1911 and 1913

 Item — Group: 75
Identifier: 75-1

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

From the Record Group:

One folio (38 x 28 cm.), containing numerous postcards, press clippings, original photographs, menus, leaflets, business cards and autographs, plus three loose photographs of the Sultan of Zanzibar with British officials (two of the loose photographs split, now repaired); original blue cloth boards, rebacked, ‘Zanzibar’ blocked in gilt on spine. The scrapbook contains considerable memorabilia collected by Mrs. Clarke, some from the Chukwani Palace, including a place setting card for dinner with the Sultan.


  • Between 1911 and 1913


Language of Materials


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1 photograph (1 photograph, 17 x 21 cm.)


The Sultan of Zanzibar seated at the end of a table, with British and Zanzibari officials on either side. Edward Clarke appears at the end of the table on the left side.

Physical Description

Photograph 1


The title is taken from a modern caption written on the back of the photograph.

Repository Details

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

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