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Canham album of the Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana] 1947-57, 1970, 1947 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448R

Scope and Contents

Photographs 3-21 show events and groups from 1947-57 and 22-27 relate to the funeral of Asantehene Prempeh II, 1970. Captions to 1-11, 17-19 and 23-27 are based on inscriptions on the backs, 12-16 have no inscriptions, 20-21 are supplied by RCS Librarian Donald Simpson, and 22 is taken from the printed details on the back of the card.

These were previously housed in a blue album, measuring 255 x 295 mm, with a transparent wrap-over cover to pages. They are now individually sleeved in clear inert plastic and housed in a grey archive box, along with Y30448P and Y30448Q.


  • Creation: 1947 - 1970


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27 item(s) (27 images)

Language of Materials



This item level description was entered by MJC and NE.

Finding aid date

2004-10-01 11:31:12+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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