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German East Africa Postcard Collection, ca. 1900-1920.
Bernath Mss 103
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Title:

German East Africa Postcard Collection, ca. 1900-1920

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

138 photographic postcards, most black and white but a few chromolithographic of Dar-es-Salaam and other parts of German occupied Tanganyika (now Tanzania), prior to and during the East African campaign of World War I. The majority are German postcards, unused, with a small number of English cards. Includes twelve images of Dar es Salaam, including the Armistice Day celebration; a chromolithographical card of a DOAL ship by Willy Stöwer; colored artist's impression by C. W. Kiesslich of the Germans repulsing the landing at Tanga; color Kolonialkriegerdank card of an Askari with German flag; three composite-view cards of the Military Station at Ujiji; and a postcard reproduction of the Lettow-Vorbeck Kolonial-Krieger-Spende poster by Grotemeyer.

Date:

1900 (issued)

Subject:

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World War, 1914-1918
Dar es Salaam (Tanzania)
Germany -- Colonies -- Africa
Tanzania -- Pictorial works

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Purchase, 2004.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], German East Africa Postcard Collection, Bernath Mss 103. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.
Preliminary finding aid available in the Department of Special Collections.

Type:

Photographic postcards.

Physical Description:

.4 linear ft.

Language:

English

Identifier:

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

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