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A bird's eye-view from the old Agency, Zanzibar, 1900 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047A/46

Scope and Contents

143 x 83 mm. A view looking north-east over the waterfront rooftops towards the Beit el Ajei with the harbour in the distance. The old Consualte stands at the northern end of Main Street and was first occupied in that capacity by Captian Hamerton, English Consul to Zanzibar 1841-1857. A note in pencil on the reverse reads : Architect General. Architects : Mr J H Sinclair, Acting Brit. Agent and Consul General, who has been responsible for all the buildings of any architetural interest in the island of Zanzibar.


  • 1900 - 1910

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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Related Materials

Refer to Y3047A/1 for another view of the Beit el Ajeib.



Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..

Finding aid date

2002-11-18 15:59:10+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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