German expedition / caravan East Africa with carriers resting 1890

German expedition East Africa with local carriers resting
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German expedition / caravan with ashkari soldiers and carriers resting. This original photo was  taken around 1889-1891. Photographer unknown.

 Antique photo East Africa expedition 1890

  

 

 Very rare photograph of a German expedition in the interior of East Africa.

References:

  1. Slavernij en bevrijding in Oost-Afrika in de 19e eeuw, Afrika Museum, Berg en Dal 2003 page 123 (incl background to the events and other photo of Bushiri)
  2. HGM Tullemans Pere Etienne Baur en d Arabische opstand van 1888-1889 Promotion Thesis 1982 2 volumes University of Nijmegen