[Hospital patient being attended by African nurse, Tanganyika]
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[Hospital patient being attended by African nurse, Tanganyika]

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George Rodger

Maker
English, 1908–1995

[Hospital patient being attended by African nurse, Tanganyika]

From East Africa, Tanganyika, Industry, Diamonds and the Williamson Mines


1948
Gelatin silver print
Image: 19 x 20.3 cm
Gift of Dr. Stephen Nicholas
2005.0923.0001
Inscriptions verso (typed label): Scenes at the Williamson Diamond Mine at Mwadui in the heart of the Sukumaland, Tanganyika which has the richest diamond deposit the world has ever known. It was discovered in 1940 by Dr. John Williamson after five years of scientific deduction and methodical prospecting. Most of the workers are from the local Wasukuma tribe.

verso (typed label): Until the new hospital is in operation, African patients are treated in what is known as "the old hospital." Picture shows one of the wards - most cases are malarial - with one of the five African nurses attending to a patient.

verso (typed label): Tanganyika (ink: Tanzania) Indust / Diamonds / Willaimson Mines.

verso (pencil): GR 333 / 4000 DS
TextUntil the new hospital is in operation, African patients are treated in what is known as "the old hospital." Picture shows one of the wards - most cases are malarial - with one of the five African nurses attending to a patient.
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