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Photographs of the East African Campaign 1915-16

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468V

Scope and Contents

Collection of twenty-nine 60 x 60 mm modern copy negatives (no prints) selected from an album compiled by J.H. Furniss R.A.F (also the photographer). The material relates to air and naval activity against the German battleship ‘Konigsberg’ in Zanzibar and German East Africa during 1915-16, with other general scenes from the German East Africa Campaign. Copy negatives made by John Falconer, May 1985.


  • 1985


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Conditions Governing Use

good condition


29 item(s) (29 images)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Loaned by Brian Furniss, County Planning Officer, Gloucester.


This collection level description was entered by WS and MJC using information from the original typescript catalogue.

Date information

DateText: The negatives are modern copies of images taken between 1915 and 1916..


Falconer, John, b 1951, Curator of photographs, British Library

Includes index.
2006-08-21 09:57:41+00:00
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

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