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Admiralty Chart of Kisumu

SKU: 7713

Admiralty Chart of Kisumu

Date of publication:

Printed Measurement:
66 x 48.5 cm

black and white


  • Lt. B Whitehouse
  • Port Florence [Kisumu, Kenya]

    Engraved chart, 66 x 48.5 cm, black and white, first published in 1902 with corrections to 1909, crease and ink stamp to upper right hand corner, blank verso.

    Kisumu, a port on Lake Victoria, was surveyed as a terminus for the Uganda Railway in 1898. The railway was completed in 1901 and the port was briefly named for Florence Preston, the wife of the chief engineer.