Found in 470 Collections and/or Records:
102 x 59 mm. A view showing a spit of land on Chumbe Island.
210 x 160 mm. The caption continues: 'This bay on the east coast of Zanzibar is a centre for the fishing and mangrove industries. The sand, derived from coral, is almost white giving the most wonderful colours to the water when the tide comes in.'
125 x 115 mm.
160 x 210 mm. The caption continues: 'A bunch of cloves. This is the stage at which cloves are harvested. They are the flower buds of the clove tree just before bursting into blossom.' An 'On Loan' stamp has been printed on the reverse of the photograph by 'The Mansell Collection, London.'
210 x 160 mm.
165 x 180 mm. There is a Dorien Leigh Limited 'Photograph on loan' stamp on the reverse.
160 x 210 mm. The caption continues: "The buds must be gathered just before they open otherwise the 'head' of the clove which is the calyx and a mass of white stamens, is lost and a poor quality sample thus produced. At this stage the clove buds are a lovely light green tinged with pink. A few open flowers can be seen in the picture.'
145 x 110 mm.
Clove buds spread out to dry (1) In the foreground on palm leaf mats (2) In the background on a 'Sakafu', 1933 - 1948
160 x 100 mm.
Views of cloves ready for export, mostly harbour scenes.
190 x 150 mm. The caption continues: ' The cloves are packed in large bales for export to all parts of the world. The large ocean liners are unable to come alongside the wharf so the cloves are taken out by lighters to the ships which anchor in the harbour. (Part of the old city of Zanzibar) with it's large stone built Arab houses is seen in the background).' Three of these buildings are identified as: 'Customs Office, Sultan's Palace, Administration Building.'
205 x 155 mm. The caption continues: 'Bales of cloves being piled up on the wharf ready for transfer by lighter to the ocean-liners which lie out in the harbour.'
160 x 200 mm.
160 x 210 mm.
Mainly 160 x 210 mm. Showing views of clove plantations, the harvesting and drying of cloves, and harbour scenes, ready for export. Some of the photographs have been stamped on the reverse with 'Photograph on loan. Dorien Leigh Ltd.'
210 x 160 mm. Showing a man making a basket. The caption continues: 'An African clove picker starts the day's work by making himself a large basket, called a 'Pakacha', out of the fronds of a nearby palm tree.'
160 x 210 mm.
210 x 160 mm. The caption continues: 'Marking matting bags for export. More than 10,000 tons of cloves are exported annually to all parts of the world.' These cloves are destined for London.
160 x 210 mm. The caption continues: 'These are borne at the ends of the branches and the clove of commerce is the dried unopened bud.'
210 x 160 mm.
210 x 160 mm. Roadside clove trees.
195 x 120 mm.
210 x 160 mm. A road, or path, lines with clove trees.
210 x 160 mm. A road lined with clove trees.
200 x 150 mm. Men walking along a tree lined road. There is a truck some way behind them. The caption continues: 'The clove tree attains a height of thirty to forty feet in Zanzibar and considerably more in Pemba Island. Many of the roads pass through fine clove plantations and afford the visitor a very good view of the industry.'