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Photographs of Tours to East Africa


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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.


  • Creation: 1929-1930, 1947


3 boxes

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 3013

Biographical / Historical

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.

Other Finding Aids

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Listed as no. 1006 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994(Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by a collector in September 1989.

Photographs of Tours to East Africa
Marion Lowman
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom