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Panoramic view of Port Victoria [i.e. Victoria], Mahe, Seychelles, looking south-east,, 1890 - 1899

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30484B/1

Scope and Contents

624 x 148 mm (three prints joined). View from a neighbouring hillside looking down on Port Victoria, the capital of the Seychelles. The waterfront area is seen in the right hand section. The two left hand portions of the panorama show the landing stage stretching out into the bay. Cerf Island can be seen at the extreme left. A pencilled note on the reverse of the mount reads: 'Taken at low water to show the importance of keeping small pier or carenage open to public (closed by Harb. Regulation '96).'


  • Creation: 1890 - 1899

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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, some fading and yellowing.



Date information

DateText: The date is given in the original typescript catalogue as '?1890s.'.

Finding aid date

2006-08-23 14:59:55+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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