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Envelope 61

 Container

Contains 11 Collections and/or Records:

Zanzibar, Circa 1900

 File — Envelope: 61
Identifier: 61
Overview Group of 10 original photographs of people and scenes of Zanzibar. Gomes & Co., circa 1900.

Zanzibar Waterfront. English Point

 Item — Envelope: 61
Identifier: 61-1
Scope and Contents Photographs of the Zanzibar waterfront, posed portraits of Swahili women, and several scenes of camels and pack mules. Two of the photographs also appear in album 63, as noted in the list of contents. All photographs are uncaptioned and the captions listed here have been supplied from the original inventory.

Three Swahili women posing as they prepare to grind posho (maize meal) with long wooden poles in a wooden bucket

 Item — Envelope: 61
Identifier: 61-2
Scope and Contents Photographs of the Zanzibar waterfront, posed portraits of Swahili women, and several scenes of camels and pack mules. Two of the photographs also appear in album 63, as noted in the list of contents. All photographs are uncaptioned and the captions listed here have been supplied from the original inventory.

Swahili woman posing with arms akimbo, flamboyantly dressed in printed kangas and turban and wearing jewelry

 Item — Envelope: 61
Identifier: 61-3
Scope and Contents Photographs of the Zanzibar waterfront, posed portraits of Swahili women, and several scenes of camels and pack mules. Two of the photographs also appear in album 63, as noted in the list of contents. All photographs are uncaptioned and the captions listed here have been supplied from the original inventory.

Bare-breasted Swahili girl, seated, wearing a kanga and holding a wooden cup and woven basketwork tray ready to sift maize

 Item — Envelope: 61
Identifier: 61-4
Scope and Contents Photographs of the Zanzibar waterfront, posed portraits of Swahili women, and several scenes of camels and pack mules. Two of the photographs also appear in album 63, as noted in the list of contents. All photographs are uncaptioned and the captions listed here have been supplied from the original inventory.

Two Swahili women posing in profile wearing flamboyant cotton robes, one wearing a turban, with both carrying water pots made of clay on their heads

 Item — Envelope: 61
Identifier: 61-5
Scope and Contents Photographs of the Zanzibar waterfront, posed portraits of Swahili women, and several scenes of camels and pack mules. Two of the photographs also appear in album 63, as noted in the list of contents. All photographs are uncaptioned and the captions listed here have been supplied from the original inventory.

Seated Swahili male in a flamboyant cotton robe and wearing an extravagantly coiled turban at a jaunty angle

 Item — Envelope: 61
Identifier: 61-6
Scope and Contents Photographs of the Zanzibar waterfront, posed portraits of Swahili women, and several scenes of camels and pack mules. Two of the photographs also appear in album 63, as noted in the list of contents. All photographs are uncaptioned and the captions listed here have been supplied from the original inventory.

Group of nine African women posing standing behind a group of mtoto (children) and two more women seated (one child is squatting on his haunches). The women have shaven heads and are mostly clothed in drapes of animal hide. From their earrings and necklaces they appear to be Masai. The group is posing in front of a corrugated iron shed

 Item — Envelope: 61
Identifier: 61-7
Scope and Contents Photographs of the Zanzibar waterfront, posed portraits of Swahili women, and several scenes of camels and pack mules. Two of the photographs also appear in album 63, as noted in the list of contents. All photographs are uncaptioned and the captions listed here have been supplied from the original inventory.

Camels resting near some huts

 Item — Envelope: 61
Identifier: 61-8
Scope and Contents Photographs of the Zanzibar waterfront, posed portraits of Swahili women, and several scenes of camels and pack mules. Two of the photographs also appear in album 63, as noted in the list of contents. All photographs are uncaptioned and the captions listed here have been supplied from the original inventory.

Camels

 Item — Envelope: 61
Identifier: 61-9
Scope and Contents Photographs of the Zanzibar waterfront, posed portraits of Swahili women, and several scenes of camels and pack mules. Two of the photographs also appear in album 63, as noted in the list of contents. All photographs are uncaptioned and the captions listed here have been supplied from the original inventory.

Safari camels and pack mules at a water hole

 Item — Envelope: 61
Identifier: 61-10
Scope and Contents Photographs of the Zanzibar waterfront, posed portraits of Swahili women, and several scenes of camels and pack mules. Two of the photographs also appear in album 63, as noted in the list of contents. All photographs are uncaptioned and the captions listed here have been supplied from the original inventory.