Panorama taken at a distance from the sea dating around 1906

Panorama taken at a distance from sea.
  • Description

Beautiful Panorama taken from the  sea. With purple stamp of Gomes & Sons on the back. Date 1906 in pencil on the back.  Size: 29 by 9 cm.

 Antique photo Zanzibar panorama

 Zanzibar Panorama seen form the sea

Description:

 A. C. Gomes established a photo studio in Zanzibar perhaps as early as 1868. He had a brief partnership with J. B. Coutinho in the 1890´s that was dissolved in 1896. A.C. Gomes died in 1917. His son P. F. Gomes continued the family business in Zanzibar for many years, he died in 1932.  

References:

  1. Winterton Collection North Western University Group 56 Album 2 page 4 photo 1