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Survey Caravan, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/16

Scope and Contents

148 x 104 mm. Showing a survey caravan about to set off. Two Europeans stand in the foreground followed by drum beaters, porters loaded with supplies and an armed guard. The European on the left is J.H.W.S. MCGREGOR ( -1918) who worked in the Uganda Survey Department from 1903-1917. His companion remains unidentified but is possible Harry BOAZMAN ( -1958) who was employed in the Uganda Survey Department from 1903-1913. On his resignation he set up a private surveying practice in Uganda and ultimately died in Kampala.


  • 1906 - 1911


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Existence and Location of Copies

CN 1302.

Related Materials

Refer to Y30450/17 for other views.


A similar photograph, taken a few moments earlier and showing only Mcgregor, is reproduced in: Hattersley, C.W. (1908), 'The Baganda at home', London: Religious Tract Society. A description of the survey camp can be found in 'Commonwealth in focus : 130 years of photographic history' (1982), Sydney: International Cultural Corporation of Australia, p. 83.




Hattersley, Charles William, 1866-1934, missionary

Finding aid date

2002-10-31 09:54:55+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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