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A palaver of chiefs, Accra, Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana], 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/PC Gold Coast/29

Scope and Contents

The caption on the reverse reads: 'A Palaver of Chiefs, Accra, Gold Coast. The scene depicts a meeting of chiefs under one of the great ficus trees in the courtyard of Christiansborg Castle, the official residence of the Governors of the Gold Coast. These durbars are a riot of colour owing to the great state umbrellas carried over the heads of the local potentates and the brilliant clothes worn by all in attendance'.


  • Creation: 1924


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Existence and Location of Copies

Duplicate at Y30448L/83.



Finding aid date

2003-11-19 12:03:43+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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