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Camp outside forest of Kikuyu, 1889-08-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468K(LS)1/6

Scope and Contents

Duplicate of Y30468K/7. A view looking across grassland towards the camp with the edge of the Kikuyu Forest beyond. The photograph gives a good idea of the layout of an expedition camp with tents arranged inside a cleared circle protected by a thorn zariba. Gedge briefly mentions photographing the camp: ‘Went out about 12 and took a couple of photos of the camp.’ Gedge’s description of the camp (Camp V ‘just inside forest by a small stream of v. good water’) does not entirely tally with the photograph, but this and Y30468K/8 are certainly the photographs referred to, as the forest in the background can be matched up with that visible in Y30468K/7.


  • Creation: 1889-08-12


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Finding aid date

2018-03-27 16:33:18+00:00

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