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A Muscat dhow in Zanzibar, 1933 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/4/26

Scope and Contents

160 x 210 mm. The caption continues: 'Some idea of the size of these great sailing vessels, which have changed little in the past twenty centuries, can be gained from this picture. Such dhows call in for repairs to Zanzibar before their return journey with the south west monsoon each year.'


  • 1933 - 1947

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, some fading.



Finding aid date

2006-05-04 10:05:23+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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