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Tanzania Collection

Background imageTanzania Collection: Sir Donald Cameron, Governor of Tanganyika

Sir Donald Cameron, Governor of Tanganyika
Sir Donald Charles Cameron (1872-1948), Governor of Tanganyika (now Tanzania), seen here at Kigoma on 8 September 1928. He served as Governor from 1925 to 1931

Background imageTanzania Collection: Poster, Kilimanjaro, Tanganyika Territory, Africa

Poster, Kilimanjaro, Tanganyika Territory, Africa. circa 1940

Background imageTanzania Collection: Paranthropus boisei (Zinjanthropus) cranium (OH5)

Paranthropus boisei (Zinjanthropus) cranium (OH5)
Cast of the cranium of a young male of Paranthropus boisei discovered by Mary Leakey in 1959 at Olduvai Gorge. The specimen which is the Holotype of Zinjanthropus boisei (Leakey 1959)

Background imageTanzania Collection: Main Avenue, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa

Main Avenue, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa Date: circa 1930s

Background imageTanzania Collection: Railway Hotel, Iringa - Tanzania, East Africa

Railway Hotel, Iringa - Tanzania, East Africa. Date: 1930s

Background imageTanzania Collection: African Lion - cub lying down alert whilst adults

African Lion - cub lying down alert whilst adults are resting (Panthera leo). Ndutu area between Serengeti and Ngorongoro - Tanzania

Background imageTanzania Collection: Australopithecine or Homo habilis foot (OH8) cast

Australopithecine or Homo habilis foot (OH8) cast
Cast of a near complete foot (OH 8) from an Australopthecus or Homo habilis discovered at Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania by Louis Leakey in 1960. It dates back to 1.75 million years ago

Background imageTanzania Collection: The Harbour Front - Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa

The Harbour Front - Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa
The Harbour Front - Dar-es-Salaam (" Haven of Peace" ), Tanzania, East Africa - showing the Anzani front and the Cathedral. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageTanzania Collection: Tanga Harbour, Tanzania

Tanga Harbour, Tanzania
Tanga Harbour, British East Africa (now Tanzania). Date: circa 1920s

Background imageTanzania Collection: Cheetah family - Mother Cheetah with her 6 cubs

Cheetah family - Mother Cheetah with her 6 cubs (Acinonyx jubatus). Ndutu - Ngorongoro - Tanzania - Africa

Background imageTanzania Collection: Harbour and Town - Dar es Salaam - Tanzania

Harbour and Town - Dar es Salaam - Tanzania
Harbour and Town - Dar es Salaam (Mzizima), Tanzania. Date: circa 1930s

Background imageTanzania Collection: Zanzibar - Tanzania - Large Ivory Tusks

Zanzibar - Tanzania - Large Ivory Tusks Date: circa 1910s

Background imageTanzania Collection: Palace of Wonders, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania

Palace of Wonders, Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania
Palace of Wonders (or House of Wonders, Beit-al-Ajaib), Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanganyika, British East Africa (now Tanzania). It was built in 1883 for the second sultan. Date: late 1920s

Background imageTanzania Collection: Tanzania - Fish & Nut Vendors, Zanzibar City

Tanzania - Fish & Nut Vendors, Zanzibar City
Fish & Nut Vendors, Zanzibar City, Zanzibar, Tanzania. Date: 1927

Background imageTanzania Collection: Tanganyika (Tanzania) - East Africa - Group of Ikoma People

Tanganyika (Tanzania) - East Africa - Group of Ikoma People - an ethnic and linguistic group based in Mara Region in northern Tanzania. Date: circa 1909

Background imageTanzania Collection: Acacia Avenue, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa

Acacia Avenue, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa. Postcard published by Moloo Brothers & Co Ltd. Curios and Carpet Dealers of Dar-es-Salaam, the premises of whom we can see in this shot

Background imageTanzania Collection: German East Africa - a Mango Tree full of fruit

German East Africa - a Mango Tree full of fruit
circa 1910s

Background imageTanzania Collection: A Fruit Market - Zanzibar, East Africa

A Fruit Market - Zanzibar, East Africa
A Fruit Market - Stone town, Zanzibar, East Africa. circa 1920s

Background imageTanzania Collection: Tanzania - Three Nyamwezi Men

Tanzania - Three Nyamwezi Men - a Bantu tribal group - the 2nd largest in Tanzania. Date: circa 1909

Background imageTanzania Collection: Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania - Catholic Church

Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania - Catholic Church Date: circa 1906

Background imageTanzania Collection: Drying Sisal Fibre on a Plantation - Tanzania, East Africa

Drying Sisal Fibre on a Plantation - Tanzania, East Africa Date: 1923

Background imageTanzania Collection: Bagamoyo Road - Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa

Bagamoyo Road - Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageTanzania Collection: Africa Bandawe Mission Station pre-1900

Africa Bandawe Mission Station pre-1900

Background imageTanzania Collection: Africa Ujiji Harbour - Morning Star boat - pre-1900

Africa Ujiji Harbour - Morning Star boat - pre-1900

Background imageTanzania Collection: Africa Ujiji market pre-1900

Africa Ujiji market pre-1900

Background imageTanzania Collection: Africa Ngoni Ruga-Ruga mercenaries after a raid pre-1900

Africa Ngoni Ruga-Ruga mercenaries after a raid pre-1900

Background imageTanzania Collection: History of Africa. Native Bondei people of Bonde

History of Africa. Native Bondei people of Bonde
History of Africa. 19th century. Native Bondei people of Bonde. Engraving. El Congo y la Creacion del Estado Independiente de este nombre

Background imageTanzania Collection: A Herd of Red Hartebeest, Mount Kilamanjaro

A Herd of Red Hartebeest, Mount Kilamanjaro
A herd of Red Hartebeest (Alcephalus Cokei) graze on the plains around Mount Kilamanjaro, Tanzania. The Hartebeest is very well camouflaged by its surroundings - red anthills which appear incredibly

Background imageTanzania Collection: Railway Station, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Date: circa 1940s

Railway Station, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Date: circa 1940s

Background imageTanzania Collection: Zanzibar City - Zanzibar - Tanzania - East Africa. Date: circa 1920s

Zanzibar City - Zanzibar - Tanzania - East Africa. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageTanzania Collection: Man and woman of Congo, Africa, 1818

Man and woman of Congo, Africa, 1818
Man and woman of Congo or Lower Guinea, Africa, 1818. The man wears a conical hat, and the woman a striped shawl and skirt

Background imageTanzania Collection: Swahili women, Zanzibar island, Tanzania, East Africa

Swahili women, Zanzibar island, Tanzania, East Africa
Two Swahili women of Zanzibar island, Tanzania (then part of the British Empire), East Africa. One is helping the other with her hair. Date: 1922

Background imageTanzania Collection: Telegraph poles for railway, Tanganyika, East Africa

Telegraph poles for railway, Tanganyika, East Africa
Men holding up cast iron telegraph poles destined to run along the railway line in Tanganyika, East Africa (then part of the British Empire, now Tanzania). Date: 1922

Background imageTanzania Collection: Huntsmen with game, Tanganyika, East Africa

Huntsmen with game, Tanganyika, East Africa (then part of the British Empire, now Tanzania). Date: 1922

Background imageTanzania Collection: Men of Zanzibar holding large tusks, Tanzania, East Africa

Men of Zanzibar holding large tusks, Tanzania, East Africa
Two men of Zanzibar holding a pair of large ivory tusks, Tanzania (then part of the British Empire), East Africa. Date: 1922

Background imageTanzania Collection: Swahili woman, Zanzibar peninsula, Tanzania, East Africa

Swahili woman, Zanzibar peninsula, Tanzania, East Africa
Young Swahili woman of the Zanzibar peninsula, Tanzania (then part of the British Empire), East Africa. A convert from Islam to Christianity. Date: 1922

Background imageTanzania Collection: Masai women of East Africa looking in a mirror

Masai women of East Africa looking in a mirror
Masai (Msai) women of Southern Kenya or Northern Tanzania (then part of the British Empire), East Africa. Seen here admiring their own reflections in a mirror. Date: 1922

Background imageTanzania Collection: Synodontis maculipinna, catfish

Synodontis maculipinna, catfish
Synodontis is the most widely-distributed mochokid genus. This specimen was collected from the Rufigi River near Lake Tanganyika in Tanzania and arrived at the museum in 1922

Background imageTanzania Collection: ZANZIBAR / FRUIT MARKET

ZANZIBAR / FRUIT MARKET
The fruit market Date: circa 1870

Background imageTanzania Collection: Tanzania - Tabora - Traditional local (large) hut

Tanzania - Tabora - Traditional local (large) hut. Tabora was founded by Arab and Swahili traders in the 1850s (known then as Kazeh) and became a centre of the slave trade

Background imageTanzania Collection: Harbour Scene - Tanzania, East Africa

Harbour Scene - Tanzania, East Africa. Date: 1927

Background imageTanzania Collection: Harbour view with Dhow, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa

Harbour view with Dhow, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa Date: circa 1903

Background imageTanzania Collection: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageTanzania Collection: Tanzania - Sultan Ikoma and his wives - house stockade

Tanzania - Sultan Ikoma and his wives - house stockade. Date: circa 1923

Background imageTanzania Collection: The Sultans Court, Zanzibar, East Africa

The Sultans Court, Zanzibar, East Africa Date: circa 1930s

Background imageTanzania Collection: Askari Monument, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa

Askari Monument, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa
Askari Monument at Dar-es-Salaam, Tanganyika (now Tanzania). It is a memorial to the Askari soldiers who fought in the British Carrier Corps during the First World War. Date: circa 1930

Background imageTanzania Collection: Moloo Brothers & Co, Dar-es-Salaam, East Africa

Moloo Brothers & Co, Dar-es-Salaam, East Africa
The general store of Moloo Brothers & Co, stamp dealers and money changers, goldsmiths, jewellers, tailors and outfitters, Acacia Avenue, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanganyika

Background imageTanzania Collection: Indian general store, Tabora, Tanzania, East Africa

Indian general store, Tabora, Tanzania, East Africa
Indian general store, Tabora, German East Africa (now Tanzania). The woman on the left is operating a Singer sewing machine. Date: circa 1910



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