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View of Fort Jameson, north-eastern Rhodesia

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30521B

Scope and Contents

A panoramic view composed of two prints measuring 458 x 183 mm. Photographer unknown, possibly R.A. Lanham. The view, taken from a small rise, looks across a park towards the town with the fort at the left of the photographs, and wooden hills in the distance. Fort Jameson, situated near the Nyasaland border, was made the headquarters of the British South Africa Company's north-east Rhodesia administration in 1899.


  • Creation: 1909

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.003 cubic metre(s) (1 folder containing 2 images)

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, but some dirt staining and yellowing at edges.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented to The Royal Colonial Institute by R.A. Lanham in June 1909.

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: Africa, fiche number 146.

CN 3194 (left half of the panorama).


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


Lanham, R A

Includes index.
2006-09-14 10:35:50+00:00
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