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Pemba Island (region)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:

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A drying ground in Pemba, 1900 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047A/17
Scope and Contents

201 x 152 mm. A view showing women carrying sacks of cloves which are about to be spread on the mats in the foreground for drying.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
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A drying ground in Pemba, 1900 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047A/18
Scope and Contents

237 x 190 mm. A view showing Swahili labourers gathering the drying piles of cloves on straw mats. The individual small mats allow the cloves to be taken indoors at sunset or at the approach of rain.

Dates: 1900 - 1910
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[A Muscat dhow], 1933 - 1947

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/4/38
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[Arab sword dance], 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/2/13
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. Showing groups of men sat ort stood watching two men with swords in the centre. The caption continues: 'A typical Manga (Arab) sword dance in Pemba.'

Dates: 1930 - 1950
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Arab sword dance, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/2/15
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. Showing two men with swords, and male spectators behind them.

Dates: 1930 - 1950
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[Arab sword dance], 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/2/16
Scope and Contents

160 x 210 mm. Showing a man jumping in the air with a sword in each hand. There are male spectators behind him.

Dates: 1930 - 1950
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Arab sword dancers, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/2/14
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. Showing two men with swords, and male spectators behind them.

Dates: 1930 - 1950
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Bull fighting in Pemba, 1946 - 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/2/1
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. Showing spectators. The caption continues: 'View across the arena from underneath one of the raised platforms. Note the legs of women spectators in the foreground. Approximately half the platforms are occupied by women and half by men.'

Dates: 1946 - 1948
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Bull fighting in Pemba, 1946 - 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/2/2
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. Showing spectators around the arena. The caption continues: 'A view of a section of the arena occupied by male spectators. The bull takes in his surroundings.'

Dates: 1946 - 1948
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Bull fighting in Pemba, 1946 - 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/2/2A
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. Showing spectators around the arena. The caption continues: 'A view of a section of the arena occupied by male spectators. The bull takes in his surroundings.'

Dates: 1946 - 1948
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Bull fighting in Pemba, 1946 - 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/2/3
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. Showing men stood around or sat on a wooden cage. The caption continues: 'A small wooden stockade protects the 'chorus' of women chanting and clapping their hands to the accompaniment of a 'zomari' (an instrument somewhat resembling an oboe).'

Dates: 1946 - 1948
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Bull fighting in Pemba, 1946 - 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/2/3A
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. Showing men stood around or sat on a wooden cage. The caption continues: 'A small wooden stockade protects the 'chorus' of women chanting and clapping their hands to the accompaniment of a 'zomari' (an instrument somewhat resembling an oboe).'

Dates: 1946 - 1948
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Bull fighting in Pemba, 1946 - 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/2/3B
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. Showing men stood around or sat on a wooden cage. The caption continues: 'A small wooden stockade protects the 'chorus' of women chanting and clapping their hands to the accompaniment of a 'zomari' (an instrument somewhat resembling an oboe).'

Dates: 1946 - 1948
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Bull fighting in Pemba, 1946 - 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/2/4
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. Showing a seated man playing a wind instrument. The caption continues: 'Sitting inside a small stockade is the 'Zomari' player who produces his bagpipe-like music while the spectators assemble and throughout the bull fight. He is paid three shillings for his services.'

Dates: 1946 - 1948
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Bull fighting in Pemba, 1946 - 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/2/5
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. Showing a bull surrounded by men. The caption continues: 'The bull is brought into the arena by a stout rope around his neck and, as an additional precaution, a further rope attached to a hind leg. He is pulled up against the stockade where the leg rope is removed, and he is thrown whilst the neck rope is also released from the corner of the stockade. The though lying on the ground is now free and on a given signal the matadors leap away from him to commence the fight.'

Dates: 1946 - 1948
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Bull fighting in Pemba, 1946 - 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/2/5A
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. Showing a bull surrounded by men. The caption continues: 'The bull is brought into the arena by a stout rope around his neck and, as an aditional precaution, a further rope attached to a hind leg. He is pulled up against the stockade where the leg rope is removed, and he is thrown whilst the neck rope is also released from the corner of the stockade. The though lying on the ground is now free and on a given signal the matadors leap away from him to commence the fight.'

Dates: 1946 - 1948
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Bull fighting in Pemba, 1946 - 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/2/5B
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. Showing a bull surrounded by men. The caption continues: 'The bull is brought into the arena by a stout rope around his neck and, as an additional precaution, a further rope attached to a hind leg. He is pulled up against the stockade where the leg rope is removed, and he is thrown whilst the neck rope is also released from the corner of the stockade. The though lying on the ground is now free and on a given signal the matadors leap away from him to commence the fight.'

Dates: 1946 - 1948
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Bull fighting in Pemba, 1946 - 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/2/6
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. Showing a bull in the ring with two men. The caption continues: 'The bull faces the matadors. The long rope shown in the picture is purely for pulling the bull back into the arena should he escape; it does not normally impede his movements in the ring.'

Dates: 1946 - 1948
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Bull fighting in Pemba, 1946 - 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/2/6A
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. Showing a bull in the ring with two men. The caption continues: 'The bull faces the matadors. The long rope shown in the picture is purely for pulling the bull back into the arena should he escape; it does not normally impede his movements in the ring.'

Dates: 1946 - 1948
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Bull fighting in Pemba, 1946 - 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/2/7
Scope and Contents

160 x 210 mm. Showing a man in the ring with a bull. The caption continues: 'Close quarters: The bull has turned upon one of the matadors and charges.'

Dates: 1946 - 1948
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