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Collection Level Description: African Voyage Album

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Afr. s. 2325
Title: African Voyage Album
Dates of Creation: 20th century
Extent: 1 album

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

No biographical information is available.

Scope and Content

Album of postcards, photographs and other souvenirs of a journey from Port Elizabeth to London via the east coast of Africa and the Suez Canal. Includes views of Port Elizabeth, East London, Durban, Lourenco Marques, Beira, Zanzibar, Mombasa, Aden, Port Sudan, Naples, Pompeii, Marseilles, Paris and London, with, at the end, pictures of Harrogate, York, Madeira, Cape Town, Victoria Falls and Kimberley, [20th century].

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library by Mrs. H.J. Lyle, via the Cumbria Record Office, on 3rd April 2000.

Access Conditions

Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Reproduction Restrictions

No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

Further Information

Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Access Points

Africa, East | Description and travel | Views

South Africa | Description and travel | Views

Europe | Description and travel | Views

Great Britain | Description and travel | Views


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