Admiralty Chart of Kisumu

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Port Florence [Kisumu, Kenya]

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Quick Description

Title

Admiralty Chart of Kisumu

Mapmaker(s)

WHITEHOUSE, Lt. B

Place of publication

London

Date of publication

1909

Printed Area Measurements

66 x 48.5 cm

Colour

black and white

Full Description

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.