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Interior of a 19th-century Swahili house, Lamu, Kenya.

Interior of a 19th-century Swahili house, Lamu, Kenya.
Interior of a 19th-century Swahili house, Lamu, Kenya.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H5136
Description: The interior hallway of a 19th-century Swahili house at Lamu, Kenya. The wall niches (or Zidaka) were used to store Chinese and European ceramics and Arab oil lamps.
Creator: Mr Clifford J Pereira
Date: July 1988
Credit line: Mr Clifford J Pereira
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