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Sao Tome (inhabited place)

Subject Source: Local sources

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San Thomas' [i.e. Sao Tome] Island, 1884-02-25

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/24
Scope and Contents 290 x 220 mm. A view from a height looking over shacks and more imposing residences towards distant jungle. With clothes drying on the banks of the stream in the foreground. A view presumably taken in Sao Tome, the capital of the island and situated on the north-east coast. Sao Tome, situated 150 miles north-west of Cape Lopez in the Gulf of Guinea was at this period part of the Portuguese Colony of Sao Tome e Principe, its neighbouring island. Discovered in 1470-1471, Sao Tome had been...
Dates: 1884-02-25
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