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Photograph

George Rodger

Maker
English, 1908–1995

[Teacher at blackboard in classroom]

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


Gelatin silver print
Image: 15 x 21.1 cm
Gift of Dr. Stephen Nicholas
2005.0923.0003
Inscriptions verso (stamp): Property of the Periodicals Art Library, 186 High Holborn, W.C.1. Must Be returned undamaged

verso (stamp): See 25 Dec 1948 Illustrated

verso (pencil): GR-368
verso (pencil): 3000/DS

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 (pencil): Illustrated - Dec. 25 pp. 10-11

verso (printed label): Studio/ Name (pencil): Illus / Date (pencil): Dec. 25 / File (pencil): 017714
TextScenes 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.
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