Six photogravure postcards of Uganda specially taken for the British Empire Exhibition 1924. Series II, 1924
Scope and Contents
An envelope containing monochrome photogravure postcards of Uganda scenes, taken for the British Empire Exhibition 1924. The reverse of the envelope reads:
'Uganda Protectorate. Uganda is the foremost cotton producing country among the new cotton fields of the Empire, and the production is rapidly expanding. The cotton is of a high quality.
During 1923, 35,218,400 pounds of cotton was exported valued at £2,026,820.
The Uganda coffee industry is of considerable and increasing importance. During 1923, 40,923 cwts. of coffee were exported valued at £108,496.
Other prominent exports are: Ivory, Chillies, Cotton Seed, Hides, Simsim, Goat Skins and Rubber'.
The copyright statement on the reverse of the photographs reads: 'Copyright Uganda Government. Series 2. Printed in England. Raphael Tuck and Sons, Ltd., London'.
- Raphael Tuck and Sons Limited (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact email@example.com. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
1 envelope(s) (6 images in 1 envelope)
Language of Materials
Raphael Tuck and Sons Ltd
Finding aid date