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Old Type house for Europeans, Accra, Gold Coast, 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448L/66

Scope and Contents

Identified by Guggisberg as the home of Mr and Mrs Bettington , ‘among the shrubs and roses we can see the Inspector-General of Police in one of his rare restful moments, with the lady to whom so many of us in this country owe gratitude beside him. She herself is a wonderful bit of propaganda, for has she not lived in West Africa for 28 years?'


  • Creation: 1924


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Finding aid date

2014-08-04 14:26:15+00:00

Includes index.

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