Photograph album of views taken by Fry on the Mashonaland expedition, 1890.Includes pictures showing the ruins of Great Zimbabwe.
Photograph album of W. Ellerton Fry
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Afr. t. 55
- Dates of Creation1890
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description1 album containing 154 photographs
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Lieutenant W. Ellerton Fry was intelligence officer and photographer of the BritishSouth Africa Company's expedition into Mashonaland, 1890, having previously held the post of Secretary and Computer of the Royal Observatory, Cape Town.
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Collection level description created by Paul Davidson, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.
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Occupation of Mashonaland, Photographs by W. Ellerton Fry (s.l., Books of Zimbabwe, 1982), a reprint of the photographs listed in related material