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House of Katikiro of Buganda, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/39

Scope and Contents

143 x 101 mm. Showing the spacious , verandahed exterior of Sir Apolo Kagwa's house, situated below the Kabaka's enclosure at Mengo. Some kind of ceremony or reception appears to be in progress: a large crowd of Ugandans stands on the ground-floor verandah watching Sir Apolo Kagwa, who stands on the lawn in ceremonial robes. The figure in the foreground is possibly the young Daudi Chwa.


  • Creation: 1906 - 1911


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Biographical / Historical

Photographer unknown

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair conditon, some yellowing and fading.

Existence and Location of Copies

CN 150.

Related Materials

Refer to Y3045C/22 and Y3045L/2 for other views of Sir Apolo Kagwa and his house.





Finding aid date

2002-11-01 10:32:15+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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