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Pwani (region)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 470 Collections and/or Records:

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[Panorama of Zanzibar Town], 1920 - 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047B/1
Scope and Contents 1160 x 72 mm. A 360 degree panoramic view of Zanzibar Town composed of 12 joined prints. The reverse of the photograph is annotated: 'Circular view of Zanzibar taken from flagmast on Usagara House. Roof of bungalow in foreground'. Chandler's house, Usagara House, appears to have been situated at the western end of town behind Main Street. The prominent features in the panorama are the clock-tower of the Beit el Ajaib (section one), the spires of the Roman Catholic Cathedral (section...
Dates: 1920 - 1927
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[Parade in Zanzibar], 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305D/84
Scope and Contents

269 x 210 mm. A view looking down on a group of Swahili parading through Zanzibar in front of a military procession. With thatched huts at the right and the sea beyond.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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Petrol tins - (An Indian trader0, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/1/57
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. The caption continues: 'The petrol tin or 'Debi' as it is called has a hundred other uses in Africa from roofing houses to transport of water, dates, coconut oil and many other commodities.'

Dates: 1930 - 1950
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Picking cloves, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/8/1/1/35
Scope and Contents

160 x 210 mm. The caption continues: 'The cloves are borne on the ends of the branches all up the sides of the clove tree. The bunches of cloves are picked and collected in palm leaf baskets.' Photograph stamped on the reverse with 'Photograph on loan. Dorien Leigh Ltd.'

Dates: 1930 - 1950
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Picking cloves, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/8/1/1/39
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Picking cloves, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/8/1/1/45
Scope and Contents

165 x 125 mm. Stamped on the reverse with 'Photograph on loan. Dorien Leigh Ltd.'

Dates: 1930 - 1950
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[Plantation scene, ?Zanzibar], 1880 - 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305D/92
Scope and Contents

194 x 144 mm. Showing a large group of plantation workers, or possibly road building teams, posed on the slope in front of a shed and a house raised on stilts.

Dates: 1880 - 1889
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[Portraits], 1930 - 1964

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/11
Scope and Contents

Mainly head and shoulder portraits of His Highness the Sultan of Zanzibar, Arab Sheikhs, Zanzibar farmers and fishermen, and children (two in Pemba Island). Only those captioned are listed here.

Dates: 1930 - 1964
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[Post Office, Zanzibar], 1920 - 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047B/22
Scope and Contents

136 x 78 mm. A view showing the colonnaded exterior of the Post Office in Main Street, built in 1906 on the site of the original Royal Stables.

Dates: 1920 - 1927
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Potter's yard, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/3/8
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. Showing many pots grouped outside thatched huts.

Dates: 1930 - 1950
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Preparing nuts in one of the yards, 1920 - 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047B/50
Scope and Contents

103 x 58 mm. A view showing an African, seated beneath a makeshift corrugated-iron sunshade, removing the shells from the coconut kernals.

Dates: 1920 - 1927
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[Preparing nuts in one of the yards], 1920 - 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047B/51
Scope and Contents

135 x 78 mm. The reverse of the photograph is annotated: 'Anolther yard'.

Dates: 1920 - 1927
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Preparing sacks for cloves, 1933 - 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/8/1/3/11
Scope and Contents

165 x 215 mm. The man in the picture is stencilling 'London' as the port of destination for this batch of cloves. Photograph stamped on the reverse with 'Photograph on loan. Dorien Leigh Ltd.'

Dates: 1933 - 1948
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[Preparing sacks for cloves], 1933 - 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/8/1/3/12
Scope and Contents

165 x 215 mm. The man in the picture is stencilling 'London' as the port of destination for this batch of cloves.

Dates: 1933 - 1948
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Preparing sacks for cloves, 1933 - 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/8/1/3/13
Scope and Contents

145 x 170 mm. The man in the picture is stencilling 'London' as the port of destination for this batch of cloves. Photograph stamped on the reverse with 'Photograph on loan. Dorien Leigh Ltd.'

Dates: 1933 - 1948
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Procession of Manga Arabs, 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/10/32
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series:

Showing general recreation activities, including those in celebration of the Sultan's Silver Jubilee 1936/7 (an Arab sword dance, a boat race, other painted dancers), boys with toy boats/cars, men playing 'Bao' (the African equivalent of chess) and cards, and a snake charmer in Pemba Island.

Dates: 1930 - 1950
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Rawazan (the latter), personal boy. Sefu, house boy, 1920 - 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047B/18
Scope and Contents

59 x 102 mm. A view showing two of Chandler's servants wearing white djellabahs and fezzes. Rawazan stands to the left of Sefu.

Dates: 1920 - 1927
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[Recreation], 1930 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/10
Scope and Contents

Showing general recreation activities, including those in celebration of the Sultan's Silver Jubilee 1936/7 (an Arab sword dance, a boat race, other painted dancers), boys with toy boats/cars, men playing 'Bao' (the African equivalent of chess) and cards, and a snake charmer in Pemba Island.

Dates: 1930 - 1950
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Repairs in the dhow anchorage, 1933 - 1947

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304Q/6/1/4/21
Scope and Contents

210 x 160 mm. The caption continues: 'During their annual visit to East Africa most of the Arabian dhows refit at Zanzibar. Some idea of the size of the large vessels can be gauged from this picture.'

Dates: 1933 - 1947
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Road to Sports Club, 1920 - 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047B/24
Scope and Contents

62 x 40 mm. A view of Mnazi Mmoja Road.

Dates: 1920 - 1927
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