Wooing the African Venus

Wooing the African Venus

Edward Linley Sambourne (1844-1910)

Wood engraving

Punch (22 September 1888): 134

“A Charter has just been granted to the Imperial British East Africa Company. This Company will now administer and develop a territory with an estimated area of about 50,000 square miles, including some of the most fertile and salubrious regions of Eastern Africa.”

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