Photographs recording a tour to Magadi, Kenya, made by W.F. Lutyens, A.E. Gawler and D. Nepken (October 1929 to March 1930), and photographs recording an East African tour (13 October to 12 December 1947), including many aerial photographs. The subjects include scenery, game safaris, and engineering works.
Photographs of Tours to East Africa
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS.Afr.s.2171
- Dates of Creation1929-19301947
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description3 boxes
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Administrative / Biographical History
W.F. Lutyens (who received a BA from Christ Church College, Oxford in 1913) was an engineer in East Africa between World War 1 and World War 2 (probably from 1929).
No relevant details are available for A.E. Gawler and D. Nepken.
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Collection level description created by Marion Lowman, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.
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Listed as no. 1006 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
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