Captain Benguey Photographs

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Afr. s. 2358
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      24 slides Two of the slides are broken.

Scope and Content

Twenty-four stereoscopic glass slides of scenes in Coomassie (Kumasi), Ghana, taken byCaptain Benguey on visit there in 1905, accompanied by J.E. Fell, provincialcommissioner.

Administrative / Biographical History

Captain Benguey was an administrator in Cote d'Ivoire, [c1900s].


The slides were originally catalogued as a book with shelfmark 722.11 s. 12.

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Collection level description created by Paul Davidson, Bodleian Library ofCommonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.

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