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[After-effects of a storm, Zanzibar, 28.3.1923], 1923-03-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047B/33

Scope and Contents

240 x 188 mm. A view from the harbour wharf showing crowds of Swahili labourers working among the chaos of overturned lighters and other craft washed onto the shore during a storm. The reverse of the photograph is annotated: 'Even the floating copra in the right foreground was salved'. The harbour wall can be seen in the background with the Beit el Ajait and the Sultan's Palace at the right of the print.


  • 1923-03-28

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition, apart from a few bends in print.

Related Materials

For a similar view see Y3047B/34.



Date information

DateText: The date is approximate..

Finding aid date

2003-03-28 10:38:36+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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