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Sir Apolo Kagwa, Katikiro of Buganda and family, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/22

Scope and Contents

147 x 104 mm. Showing Sir Apolo Kagwa and his wife seated outside the Katikiro's house with four children. Sir Apolo (knighted in 1905) became Omuwanika (Treasurer of Buganda) in 1887 and in the following years also led Mwanga's army in campaigns against Karema. From 1897-1914 he was Chief Regent to the young Daudi Chwa and from 1914-1926 was Katikiro or Prime Minister of Buganda.


  • Creation: 1906 - 1911


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition, apart from slight yellowing.

Related Materials

Refer to Y3045C/39 for another view of Katikoro's house and Y3045G for a view of the young Daudi Chwa.


A reproduction of this photograph appears in Hattersley, C.W. (1908), 'The Baganda at home', London: Religious Tract Society, p.52.




Hattersley, Charles William, 1866-1934, missionary

Finding aid date

2002-10-31 14:30:50+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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