Photographs of the South African High Commission Territories 1910-1911, 1910 - 1911
Scope and Contents
Contains prints of various sizes with handwritten captions on the reverse and taken by various photographers: E.S.W. Green (Sub-Inspector of Police, Basutoland), R.W. Booth (Clerk and Assistant Resident Magistrate, Bechuanaland), Quartermaster Sergeant Fosdyce [i.e. Fosdyke] (Bechuanaland Protectorate Police), Lieutenant G.B. Moseley (Sub-Inspector of Police, Bechuanaland) and others unidentified. The photographs break down into geographical units thus: Y30546A/1-14 Basutoland [now Lesotho], E.S.W. Green; Y30546A/15-31 Basutoland, R.W. Booth; Y30546A/32-44, Swaziland, photographer unknown; Y30546A/45-54, photographer unknown; Y30546A/55-60, Bechuanaland, E.O. Butler; Y30546A/61-70, Bechuanaland, Q.M.S. Fosdyke B.P.P.; Y30546A/71-77, Bechuanaland, Lt G.B. Moseley; Y30546A/78-81, Lt G.B. Moseley; Y03546A/82-90, Bloemfontein, Southern Rhodesia, Batchelor.
- 1910 - 1911
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1 archive box(es) (90 images in 1 box) : photograph
Language of Materials
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Prints are generally in fair condition.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
They were originally collected for the Visual Instruction Committee.
Existence and Location of Copies
This box is available on microfiche: Africa, fiche number 149.
PJ. One of the places identified in the photographs (Kazungula) is located in Zambia.
Finding aid date
- From the Fonds: Great Britain. Colonial Office. Visual Instruction Committee (Organization)
- From the Fonds: Fisher, Alfred Hugh, 1867 -1945 (artist and photographer) (Person)
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