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[View at Takalafiya, c.1939], 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/41

Scope and Contents

View looking over the central grass square towards one of the residential compounds. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'The newly planned town of Takalafiya, built to take the 600 inhabitants evacuated when wide streets were driven through the slums of Anchau. Compounds are spaced round a central grass square in the centre of which stands a cement-lined well'.


  • Creation: 1939

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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Former / Other Reference




Finding aid date

2003-10-23 16:09:07+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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