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Lobo, Alfred, fl. 1900-1939 (photographer)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: fl. 1900 - 1939

Biography

Alfred Lobo entered Government service in Entebbe, Uganda, in 1908. According to Macmillian, he started a commercial photographic business in Kampala in 1922 (1930, p.269). However, Lobo appears to have been a practising photographer in the early 1900s. His photographs appear in Playne's 'East Africa' (1907) and several of the photographs in the RCS collection date pre-1910. Alfred Lobo may have been the same person mentioned as A. Lobo, Locomotive Department, Uganda Railway, Nairobi, listed in 'The red book of East Africa' (1904).

Publications:

Playne, Somerset (1908-9) 'East Africa (British): its history, people, commerce, industries, and resources'. [London]. [Contains photographs by Lobo].

Sources:

Macmillan, Allister (1930) 'Eastern Africa and Rhodesia: historical and descriptive, commercial and industrial, facts, figures, and resources'. London: W.H. and L. Collingridge. 'The red book of East Africa' (1904).

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

26. Native ferry. Mpolgoma River, Uganda, 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Uganda/21
Scope and Contents

Monochrome photogravure postcard.

Dates: 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Entebbe Club, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/3
Scope and Contents

198 x 141 mm. A view from the garden looking towards the entrnce of the single storey brick building, opened in August 1905.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Entebbe, general view of, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/1
Scope and Contents

204 x 142 mm. A view from Nasamuze Hill looking over the township of Entebbe, with Lake Victoria, Bendigere and Tende Bay in the background. The town, laid out by Sir Harry Johnson, fits Sir Henry Hesketh Bell's description (Bell 1946 pp. 110-111) of the spot on his arrival as Commissioner in 1906.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Entebbe Pier, with Ry. [Railway] Steamers alongside, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/11
Scope and Contents

196 x 142 mm. A view looking along the pier at Entebbe with SS 'Clement Hill' (in service 1906-1936) moored at the left and the SS 'Sybil' (in service 1904-1967) at the right. Firewood for the steamers is piled on the pier in the foreground and groups of passengers can be seen leaving the 'Clement Hill'.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Four Kabakas of the Protectorate and their Katikiros, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/20
Scope and Contents 149 x 105 mm. A group photograph showing four Kabakas (Kings) and their Katikiros (Prime Ministers). From left to right (seated) are the King of Bunyoro, Andreya Bisereko DUHAGA II ( -1924), reigned 1902-1924; the King of Buganda Daudi CHWA (1896-1939), REIGNED 1897-1914 under Regents and 1914-1939; the giant King of the Ankole, KAHAYA II (c1882-1944), reigned 1897-1944; and the King of Toro, Daudi KASAGAMA (1870-1928), reigned 1891-1928). Behind them stand from left to right, their Prime...
Dates: 1906 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Garden Party, Government House [1909], 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011D/13
Scope and Contents 199 x 148 mm. Showing a large group, with Bell in the centre, posed on the steps and verandah of Government House, Entebbe. The group presumably shows all the guests present at a garden party celebrating the presentation by Bell of a second Challenge Cup to the Entebbe Golf Club in January 1909. Figures identified in this group are: George Wilson, seated next to Bell; Frank Burton, at extreme right; Captain W.H. Nicholson, at centre of group in left foreground; Captain E.V. Jenkins, at...
Dates: 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Government House, Entebbe, 1908 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011D/12
Scope and Contents

205 x 145 mm. A view looking across the lawn towards the Government House. The annotation on the reverse reads: 'Facade overlooking view of the Lake [Victoria]. Note the lion cubs on the lawn'. The house was built by Captain Philip Osbert Gordon Usborne, a Royal Engineer selected by Bell as Director of Public Works in 1907. Photograph by Alfred Lobo.

Dates: 1908 - 1912
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Governor's return from leave : palm decorations on Pier, 1907-10-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/17
Scope and Contents 198 x 139 mm. Showing Sir Henry Hesketh Bell, accompanied by officials, walking beneath an arch of palms on Entebbe Pier on his return from sick leave in England, October 28 1907. From left to right the group comprises Captain Frank BURTON, the Governor's A.D.C.; Sir Henry Hesketh BELL; (later Sir) Alexander George BOYLE (1872-1943), Provincial Commissioner, Eastern Province 1905-1910; George WILSON and Captain Edward Vaughan JENKINS DSO (-1941), King's African Rifles. (possible arrival,...
Dates: 1907-10-28
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Govt. [i.e. Government] House, Entebbe, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/2
Scope and Contents 201 x 143 mm. A view looking across the lawns and flowerbeds (where gardeners are at work) to the Government House built by Captain Usorne, the Director of the Public Works, for Sir Henry Hesketh Bell. On his arrival in Entebbe, Hesketh Bell's accommodation consisted of a 'very large bungalow of wood and iron, raised high on stilts and as ugly and prosaic a building as one would not wish to see'. This was later to become the Hotel Victoria (and later still the Secretariat) while Hesketh...
Dates: 1906 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Group at Govt. [i.e. Government] House, Entebbe, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/9
Scope and Contents

192 x 140 mm. Showing a group of men and women gathered in front of Government House during an informal occasion. Sir Henry Hesketh Bell, the Governor, is seated on a step at the front of the group.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

High Court, Entebbe, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/5
Scope and Contents

196 x 138 mm. Showing the single storey court house at Entebbe with two uniformed officials (unidentified) seated in a rickshaw in the foreground. The court was opended in April 1904.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Jinja Pier with Ry.[Railway] Steamer and steam ferry alongside, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/12
Scope and Contents

200 x 142 mm. A view from the canoe landing west of the Pier showing the 'Clement Hill' and a smaller steam ferry moored at Jinja Pier. A group of passengers stands on the pier itself while in the foreground two Africans can be seen punting a long wooden canoe.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Main road to Kampala leaving Entebbe, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/4
Scope and Contents

199 x 143 mm. A view looking back along the wide Kampala road towards Entebbe with a group of Ugandans lined across the road in the foreground. The neatly laid out group of huts to the right of the road is the Police and Marine Lines.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Munyonyo Bay, Victoria, Nyanza, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/13
Scope and Contents

149 x 104 mm. A view looking out over Munyonyo Bay from the shore. Munyonyo is the landing place for Kampala, about eight miles to the north-west.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Opening of Kampala Exhibition, 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011D/18
Scope and Contents

200 x 130 mm. A group portrait of Protectorate officials and Ugandan Kabakas and counsellors taken shortly after Bell's opening of the exhibition. Photograph probably by Alfred Lobo.

Dates: 1908-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

[Opening of the Kampala Agricultural and Industrial Exhibition, November 9 1908], 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011D/1
Scope and Contents 200 x 110 mm. Showing Sir Henry Hesketh Bell delivering the opening speech from the verandah of the main exhibition building. On either side of Bell stand various officials and the Kings of Uganda, they in turn flanked by European spectators, with a line of Sikh guards on parade along the front of the building. The figure standing in profile on the steps beneath Bell is almost certainly George Wilson, Deputy Commissioner. The preparations for the exhibition were not completed without...
Dates: 1908-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

[Opening of the Kampala Agricultural and Industrial Exhibition, November 9 1908], 1908-11

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011D/2
Scope and Contents 200 x 152 mm. A group photograph of Protectorate officials and Ugandan Kabakas and counsellors taken shortly after Bell's opening of the exhibition. Identified in the group are: 1. Sir Apolo Kagwa; 2. Kahaya, Kabaka of Ankole; 3. George Wilson, Deputy Commissioner; 4. Frank Burton; 5. Daudi Chwa, Kabaka of Buganda; 6. Alexander Boyle; 7. Sir Henry Hesketh Bell; 8. Captain Edward Vaughan Jenkins D.S.O., O.C. 4th K.A.R.; 9. Andereya Bisereko Duhaga II, Kabaka of Bunyoro; 10. Daudi Kasagama,...
Dates: 1908-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Prison building, Entebbe, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/10
Scope and Contents

194 x 142 mm. Showing the newly completed prison buildings with askaris guarding a group of convicts at work on the flowerbeds in front of the building. This is possibly the building mentioned by Hesketh Bell in his memoirs, (Bell 1946).

Dates: 1906 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Private gardens at Entebbe, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/7
Scope and Contents

197 x 137 mm. Aview looking across the recently laid out lawns and flowerbeds of a house in Entebbe (exact location unknown) with other bungalows in the background.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Rickshaw travelling, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/15
Scope and Contents

149 x 104 mm. Showing George Wilson (1862-1943) seated in a rickshaw with four Ugandans in front and behind the vehicle. Wilson first came to East Africa in 1889, from 1890-1891 he was employed by the IBEA Co. and from 1902 until his retirement in 1909 was Deputy Commissioner, Uganda Protectorate.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Tennis Court, Entebbe, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/8
Scope and Contents

181 x 106 mm. Showing a tennis court with a European group to one side and Lake Victoria in the background.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

The members of the Entebbe Golf Club, 1909-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011D/20
Scope and Contents

205 x 149 mm. A group photograph with Bell seated in the centre behind the 'Hesketh Bell Challenge Cup' presented by him in January 1909. W.H. Nicholson and Dr. H.B. Owen, joint winners of the new cup, which was played for on January 22 and 23, are seated on either side of Bell. Photograph by Alfred Lobo.

Dates: 1909-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Uganda Agricultural Exhibition, Group of Kabaka and Chiefs, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/21
Scope and Contents 190 x 140 mm. Showing a large group of Ugandan Kings and Chiefs in the Agricultural Exhibition Grounds. The Exhibition organised by the Provincial Commissioner at Kampala, was opened by the Governor Sir Henry Hesketh Bell, on November 10 1908. Figures identified in this photograph are: 1. KAHAYE II, King of Ankole; 2. Daudi KASAGAMA, King of Toro; 3. AndereyaBisereko DUGAHA II, King of Bunyoro; 4. Daudi CHWA, King of Buganda; 5. Sir Apolo KAGWA, Katikiro of Buganda and Regent ; 6....
Dates: 1906 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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View from Entebbe, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/6
Scope and Contents

197 x 140 mm. A view looking along the Kampala Road from Entebbe with crowds of pedestrians in the middle distance.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Wheelwright's shop P.W.D. Entebbe, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/40
Scope and Contents

198 x 143 mm. Showing Ugandan carpenters at work making wheels under the supervision of S. Waite ( -1944) of the Public Works Department.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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