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Views of the Belgian Congo Album, 1908-1909

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Finding Aid for the Views of the Belgian Congo Album

Title: Views of the Belgian Congo Album
Dates: 1908-1909
Number: 97.R.58
Extent: 1.0 album (185 photographic prints)
Abstract: The album, compiled by an unidentified colonial agent who was in the Belgian Congo from 1908 to 1909, documents one man's experiences in the region during the first year of the newly-annexed Belgian colony's existence. The album records the agent's journey from Antwerp to Matadi and thence up the Congo river to his post at Yoboila (Lomami). The remainder of the album documents the agent's daily life, local inhabitants and surroundings.
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Language: Collection material is in French
Repository: The Getty Research Institute
Special Collections
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, California, 90049-1688
(310) 440-7390
Author: Finding aid prepared by Beth Ann Guynn


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