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Old Accra, Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana], 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Gold Coast/24

Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse reads: 'Old Accra, Gold Coast. One of the squalid streets in old Accra which latter is steadily disappearing and giving way to broad highways and well-built dwelling-houses'.

Guggisberg stated: ' of the congested quarters of Accra with its tumble-down hovels, its naked babies, its drainless street, a delightful scene... ' (Guggisberg, Gold Coast News, no. 25).


  • Creation: 1924


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.



Finding aid date

2003-11-19 11:48:48+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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