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Africa (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Governor's return from leave : palm decorations on Pier, 1907-10-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/17
Scope and Contents 198 x 139 mm. Showing Sir Henry Hesketh Bell, accompanied by officials, walking beneath an arch of palms on Entebbe Pier on his return from sick leave in England, October 28 1907. From left to right the group comprises Captain Frank BURTON, the Governor's A.D.C.; Sir Henry Hesketh BELL; (later Sir) Alexander George BOYLE (1872-1943), Provincial Commissioner, Eastern Province 1905-1910; George WILSON and Captain Edward Vaughan JENKINS DSO (-1941), King's African Rifles. (possible arrival,...
Dates: 1907-10-28
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Ivory being sorted for export at Kampala, 1906 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/149
Scope and Contents

140 x 80 mm. Showing three European officials supervising the sorting of elephant tusks at Kampala. At the left of the group stands (Sir) Alexander George Boyle (1827-1943), a Sub-Commissioner and later Acting Governor (1909-1910) after the departure of Sir Henry Hesketh Bell; the central figure standing beaneath an arch of tusks supported by Africans, is unidentified, as is the figure at the right of the photograph.

Dates: 1906 - 1911
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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