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[Tanganyika Territory i.e. Tanzania], 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC GEA/29-34

Scope and Contents

Collection of monochrome photogravure postcards of Tanganyika Territory (now Tanzania) published for the British Empire Exhibition of 1924 by Raphael Tuck and Sons. All have a caption on the reverse that reads 'Copyright , Tanganyika Government. Printed in England'. Individual captions have been recorded as found. The cards originally came in an envelope, which is stored with them, bearing the following caption:

'Tanganyika Territory. Formerly German East Africa. Administered under Mandate by Great Britain. Area approximately 365,000 miles. Population 1921 Census - Native ... 4,107,000. European ... 2,447. Asiatic ... 10,950. Exports. Sisal, Groundnuts, Coffe, Cotton, Copra, Hides and Skins, Sim-sim, Rice, Millet, Beeswax. Imports. Cotton Piece Goods, Foodstuffs, Building Materials, Spirits, Tobacco, Kerosene and Motor Spirit, Iron and Steel Manufactures, Machinery, Cigarettes, Wines and Beer'.


  • Creation: 1924


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6 item(s) (6 images)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

All are in good condition unless otherwise stated.




Raphael Tuck and Sons Limited

Finding aid date

2004-06-16 09:10:37+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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