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German South West Africa Photograph Album, ca. 1900-1914.
Bernath Mss 127
Collection Overview

Title:

German South West Africa Photograph Album, ca. 1900-1914

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

48 black and white albumen prints from a disbound album mainly of colonial German soldiers (Schutztruppe) in present-day Namibia. Photos primarily of soldiers, animal transport, Windhoek buildings, Angola mission station, Herero inhabitants, Okawayo military station, and Otjimbojo mines. Also includes images of indigenous people, their homes and churches; horses and camels; field hospital, military installations, police station, and a casino; mountains, gardens, rivers and lakes; and Prince Joachim Albrecht of Prussia.

Date:

1900 (issued)

Subject:

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Herero (African people)
Angola -- Pictorial works
Germany -- Colonies -- Africa
Namibia -- Pictorial works
Windhoek (Namibia)

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Purchase, 2004.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], German South West Africa Photo Album, Bernath Mss 127. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Photograph albums.
Black-and-white photographs.

Physical Description:

.2 linear ft.

Language:

German

Identifier:

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.