Govt. [i.e. Government] House, Entebbe, 1906 - 1911
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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 Bell chose a site overlooking the town and had built a Government House (first occupied in July 1908) of a pleasanter character.
- 1906 - 1911
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CN 132. Duplicate at Y3045H2.
Lobo, Alfred, fl 1900-1939, photographer (?)
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