African Postcard Collection

 

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Caption

Southern Rhodesia (formerly Matabeleland and Mashonaland) is a large expanse of territory in South Africa, with an area of 750,000 square miles developed and formerly administered by the British South Africa Company. Gold, silver, diamonds, tin and coal are amoung the mineral resources of the country. The Matabele and Makalakas are the predominating tribes.

Physical Description

One color postcard with a divided back. The postcard was published by Raphael Tuck & Sons in London, England.

Condition

Used

Postmark Date

1907-08-09

Sender

Agatha [Zimbabwe]

Recipient

Miss May A. Clarke [Saint Joseph, Missouri]

Excerpt from Message

May dear – I know you are having a glorious time! Love from Agatha.

Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

English

Location

Zimbabwe

Publisher

Raphael Tuck & Sons

Publisher Series

7593

Date Issued

1866-1960s

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Digital Collection

African Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library. University of San Diego

Collection Number

Zimbabwe-01

Date Digitized

2014-04-03

Image Format

Image/JPEG

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

P:\SDCW Postcard Collection\Africa\Zimbabwe-01A

Image File Size

352 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

Zimbabwe, Villages

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