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Our first sight of the Victoria Nyanza from Sendege Lower Kavirondo, 1889-10-26

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468K/31

Scope and Contents

155 x 113 mm. A view looking across scrubland towards the shores of Lake Victoria with cleared ground and pitched tents in the foreground. Gedge’s map shows the expedition at Sendege on October 22nd but the map and diary do not exactly correspond. The diary entry, for October 26th, which records the first sight of the lake, is probably the more accurate: ‘v. bad walking and then sighted the Lake just below. Descended and camped close to the margin. . .’


  • Creation: 1889-10-26


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Finding aid date

2014-05-30 09:57:17+00:00

Includes index.

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