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Accra (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 140 Collections and/or Records:

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The Procession of the Members of the University Council, 1961-11-25

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448F/4
Scope and Contents

140 x 105 mm.

Dates: 1961-11-25
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'Thirty years ago': reminiscences by Philip Tengely

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 143
Dates: 1939
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Town of Accra, W.C. of Africa, 1884-02-25

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/30
Scope and Contents

205 x 137 mm. A view looking across the rooftops of Accra towards the sea with a square in the foreground. The view shows James Town, the European residential quarter.

Dates: 1884-02-25
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Victoriaborg Post Office, Accra, 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448B/11
Scope and Contents

200 x 149 mm. Showing a small single storey wooden post office.

Dates: 1915
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View in Accra, showing Secretariat buildings, 1919

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448L/8
Scope and Contents

210 x 150 mm.

Dates: 1919
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View looking east, 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448A/9
Scope and Contents

290 x 196mm. Good condition. A view looking along the sandy beaches to the east of Accra.

Dates: 1910
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View looking north, 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448A/6
Scope and Contents

290 x 207mm. Good condition. A view looking north across sparsely built up land, with the hospital buildings (compare with Y3043C/40) in the left foreground at the edge of a water reservoir.

Dates: 1910
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View looking north-east, 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448A/8
Scope and Contents

287 x 201mm. Good condition. A view looking across flat scrubland towards a small settlement of houses in the distance with the sea visible at the right of the print. Part of the land in the foreground has had the top layer of vegetation removed, possibly in preparation for building work.

Dates: 1910
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View looking north-north-east, 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448A/7
Scope and Contents

290 x 204mm. Good condition. A view looking out across land dotted with bungalows (probably Government officers’ quarters) toward the plain beyond, with the water reservoir in the foreground.

Dates: 1910
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View looking north-north-west, 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448A/5
Scope and Contents

291 x 206mm. Good condition. A view looking over the outskirts of Accra towards the plain beyond the town, with the High Street in the foreground. A duplicate of this photograph, printed as a postcard, can be found at Y3043C/334 where the copyright is stated as belonging to the Basel Mission Book Depot, Accra.

Dates: 1910
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View looking south-south-west, 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448A/1
Scope and Contents

288 x 202mm. Fairish condition, some yellowing and streak marks. A view looking south-west out into the Gulf of Guinea with two steamers and several canoes lying off the jetty, the end of which can be seen at the right of the print.

Dates: 1910
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View looking west, 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448A/3
Scope and Contents

280 x 197mm. Good condition. A view looking west over the buildings of Accra towards the Korle Lagoon, with the High Street in the foreground and the Anglican Cathedral at the left of the print. In the foreground a tennis court and what looks like a row of fives courts can be seen. This print would appear to date the panorama to before 1915, since the prominent GPO building (see Y30448B) completed in that year, is not visible beyond and to the right of the cathedral.

Dates: 1910
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View looking west-north-west, 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448A/4
Scope and Contents

287 x 200mm. Good condition. A view looking over rooftops towards the edge of the town with the Korle Lagoon beyond. With the High Street (?and the junction with Horse Road) in the foreground.

Dates: 1910
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[White officer leading columns of African soldiers], 1940-06

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448K/161
Scope and Contents

A handwritten note, in the same hand as the envelope captions, reads 'Accra 1939 or 1940. March past of Gold Coast Regiment before going to E Africa. Salute taken by H.E. Sir Arnold Hodson, Governor. Regiment com. [?commanded] by Brigadier Richards. This was the only series of photographs taken of it occasion [sic]'. The negative envelope is numbered '20'.

Dates: 1940-06
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[White officer leading columns of African soldiers], 1940-06

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448K/161A
Scope and Contents

A print measuring 180 x 130 mm. A handwritten note, in the same hand as the envelope captions, reads 'Accra 1939 or 1940. March past of Gold Coast Regiment before going to E Africa. Salute taken by H.E. Sir Arnold Hodson, Governor. Regiment com. [?commanded] by Brigadier Richards. This was the only series of photographs taken of it occasion [sic]'.

Dates: 1940-06
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