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Victoria, Lake (lake)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 80 Collections and/or Records:

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Our second landing on the shores of Victoria Nyanza, 1900-03-25

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 158/62
Dates: 1900-03-25
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Our view from the cottage over Lake Victoria, 1955

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045W/3
Scope and Contents

55 x 50 mm.

Dates: 1955
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Port Bell, Lake Victoria, 1949

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/3/53-59
Scope and Contents

Includes views of the arrival of ‘The Solent’ Flying Boat and the Regional Director's Office, Kampala.

Dates: 1949
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Port Victoria 1899, 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045B/20
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Port Victoria 1899, 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045B/21
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Ripon Falls from West, c. 1890-1906, 1977

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468L/16
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202 x 140 mm. A rather dark print looking across the falls to the far bank of the Victoria Nile. Photograph by Benjamin Whitehouse.

Dates: 1977
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Scientists help Lake Victoria's fishermen. Researchers plumb the depths of Africa's biggest lake, 1953-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R/50
Scope and Contents 141 x 116 mm. Showing P.H. Greenwood and a colleague examining a specimen. The caption reads: (See Feature Set Intro. No. 716). (10). Mr P.H. Greenwood (right) the latest member of the team of experts, is a Fishery Research Officer. His studies centre around the vast number of fish of all species found in the Lake. The Tilapia is one of the commonest families found off shore and form the greatest proportion in the fishermen's catches. Experiments at Jinja have shown that other types...
Dates: 1953-03
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Shores of Victoria Nyanza, S. Kavirondo, 1889-10-28

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468K/32
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155 x 113 mm. A view looking along the rock strewn lake shore. Gedge records in his diary: ‘In the afternoon I took a photo of the shores of the lake.’ LS/12.

Dates: 1889-10-28
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[Sleeping sickness and starvation, Buvuma Island 1902], 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/33
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157 x 112 mm. View showing a large group of Africans suffering from a combination of sleeping sickness and starvation on Buvuma Island at the northern end of Lake Victoria. Dr. Christy was a member of the 1902 Commission sent to investigate outbreaks of sleeping sickness in Busoga.

Dates: 1902
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[Sleeping sickness sores, Buvuma 1902], 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/43
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110 x 155 mm. A rear view of an African showing the deep sores which develop in the later stages of the disease.

Dates: 1902
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[Sleeping sickness sores, Buvuma 1902], 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/44
Scope and Contents

111 x 155 mm. A rear view of two emaciated Africans showing the deep sores which develop in the later stages of the disease.

Dates: 1902
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[Sleeping sickness sores, probably at Buvuma 1902], 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/45
Scope and Contents

109 x 154 mm. A view showing an emaciated African seated on the ground, his body covered with the deep sores developed in the later stages of the disease.

Dates: 1902
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Small Fleet of Canoes. Port Victoria 1899, 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045B/23
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Storks on Lake Victoria, 1933 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/2/29
Scope and Contents

165 x 195 mm. A view of two storks stood in shallow water.

Dates: 1933 - 1950
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The dhow, 1900-03-26

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 158/63
Scope and Contents

'The dhow (with green amateur awning constructed from one of the tents) anchored in the rushes while we landed for lunch. On third day, becalmed. Got on to shore on two Masai hide shields. Boys made fire in bow of boat.'

Dates: 1900-03-26
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The end of the ‘Clement Hill’, ‘Winifred’, and ‘Hussein’, Bukakata Causeway, Sesse Islands, Lake Victoria, after 1936, 1977

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468L/27
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204 x 154 mm. Showing the scrapped hulls of these steamers lined along the waterfront as a breakwater. The ‘Winifred’ was launched in 1904 and the ‘Clement Hill’ two years later (the date for the ‘Hussein’ is unknown). These boats, in company with the ‘Winifreds’ sister ‘Sybil’, played a major part in cargo and passenger transport on Lake Victoria until they were scrapped in 1936.

Dates: 1977
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The lake steamer arriving from the Tanganyika side, 1955

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045W/4
Scope and Contents

55 x 50mm.

Dates: 1955
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The ‘Vice Admiral’, c. 1898, 1977

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468L/24
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199 x 135 mm. Showing the ship under sail with a crew of Africans and a European (Benjamin Whitehouse?) at the helm.

Dates: 1977
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Uganda: Lake Victoria, Bob Edwards and Drakes, Kiwala Hotel, Masaka, 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/1/234-41
Scope and Contents From the File:

Photographs are numbered from left to right in vertical columns.

Dates: 1943
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Uganda: Lake Victoria, Bob Edwards, calling Lutembe the crocodile, old gun overlooking Kampala, 1943

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 359/2/1/226-33
Scope and Contents From the File:

Photographs are numbered from left to right in vertical columns.

Dates: 1943
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[? Ugandan African 1902], 1902

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/51
Scope and Contents

155 x 110 mm. A view showing an African man, possibly a sleeping sickness sufferer, seated on the ground in front of his hut (probably on the island of Buvuma).

Dates: 1902
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Usoga Canoe. Port Victoria 1899, 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045B/25
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‘Vice Admiral’ before the wind, c. 1898, 1977

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468L/25
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200 x 148 mm. View looking along the ship from the stern, taken while sailing on Lake Victoria and showing the African crew resting beside their oars. Photograph by Benjamin Whitehouse.

Dates: 1977
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