Elgon, Mount (mountain)
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Showing tall bamboo groves in the forest near Mt Elgon. A print of this picture is not included in the original RCS collection and the Royal Geographical Society possesses a print but no negative.
A view looking out from the mouth of the cave towards the dense forest with Jackson and the guide standing at the left. This appears to be the same cave seen in Y30468K/67. Duplicate of Y30468K/68.
'A fortnight's holiday in Uganda, the summit and foothills of Mt Elgon', a diary account for 29 December 1915 to 12 January 1916, with a map.
A view looking along the crater rim with a sheer rock spur in the foreground. Gedge briefly mentions his photography in his diary entry for the day. Duplicate of Y30468K/65.
Showing Jackson and James Martin at the entrance to one of the Elgon Caves, with creepers hanging down over the mouth and a small hut in the foreground. Duplicate of Y30468K/67.
101 x 78 mm. Showing Bukedi huts on the wooded slopes of Mt. Elgon.
Undated photographs of countryside and people. Three of the photographs are captioned on the reverse, and two of these were taken at Mount Elgon, Kenya. The envelope in which the photographs were stored is labelled in pencil 'Kokanjiru'(?).
Photographs are numbered from left to right in vertical columns.
Subjects include financial estimates, building plans and the opening of Government House; entertaining and visitors; the hurricane insurance scheme; development of railways, roads, and a new port for Kampala; support for the cotton industry; visits to a Sleeping Sickness camp and an appeal for relief funds in Britain; the outbreak of famine; a visit to the CMS King’s School at Budo; a tour of the eastern provinces of the Protectorate; and a visit to British East Africa (67 sheets).
Correspondence regarding ascents.
A duplicate of Y30468K/63 which is captioned ‘Upper north facing slopes of Mt Elgon approaching rim of crater.’ See H.B. Thomas, ‘Early ascents of Mount Elgon’ ('Uganda Journal', Vol 20, 113-128).