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My house at Zaria in 1913, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011E/53

Scope and Contents

100 x 75 mm. Showing the front façade of the Government Lodge at Zaria, occupied by Bell during his period as Governor of Northern Nigeria. The house is described by Bell in a letter as a pleasant building with well-tended gardens, although 'the Engineer afflicted it with a porch of such an absolutely revolting style that I am going to have the offending part pulled down and rebuilt after my own ideas.' (Bell 1911, October 11). Bell's transfer to the Leeward Islands appears to have precluded this plan.


  • Creation: 1913


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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.





Finding aid date

2003-06-18 14:21:16+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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