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Royal Commonwealth Society : T.B.R. Westgate Collection on German East Africa glass negatives

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<p style='text-align: justify;'>A collection of loose prints, lantern slides and glass negatives. Most relate to Westgate's earlier work, but there are a few from the 1930s, including visits to South Africa and African islands, all processed in February 1936. Many of the lantern slides and glass negatives are uncaptioned and undated.</p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Thomas Buchanan Reginald Westgate was a Canadian missionary who joined the Church Missionary Society in German East Africa in 1902. During World War I he was imprisoned by the Germans and after his release returned to Canada. He revisited East Africa in the 1930s.</p>

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