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Government House, Entebbe, 1908 - 1912

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011D/12

Scope and Contents

205 x 145 mm. A view looking across the lawn towards the Government House. The annotation on the reverse reads: 'Facade overlooking view of the Lake [Victoria]. Note the lion cubs on the lawn'. The house was built by Captain Philip Osbert Gordon Usborne, a Royal Engineer selected by Bell as Director of Public Works in 1907. Photograph by Alfred Lobo.

Dates

  • 1908 - 1912

Creator

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Related Materials

For a photograph of the lion cubs see Y3011C/85. For a note on the Government House building see Y3045C/2. Y3011D/10 shows the site prior to construction and Y3045C/41 shows Government House in the course of construction.

General

SG.

Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..

Originator(s)

Lobo, Alfred, fl 1900-1939, photographer

Finding aid date

2003-05-28 09:25:28+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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