[Tanganyika Territory i.e. Tanzania], 1924
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'.
- Raphael Tuck and Sons Limited (Organization)
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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
All are in good condition unless otherwise stated.
Raphael Tuck and Sons Limited
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