Admiralty Chart of KisumuSKU: 7713
Admiralty Chart of Kisumu
Date of publication:
66 x 48.5 cm
black and white
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.