Admiralty Chart of Kisumu

£325.00

Port Florence [Kisumu, Kenya]

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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.

Title

Admiralty Chart of Kisumu

Mapmaker(s)

WHITEHOUSE, Lt. B

Place of publication

London

Date of publication

1909

Colour

black and white

Printed Area Measurements

66 x 48.5 cm