Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Sir Harry Johnston

[Great Britain] (b 1858/d 1927)

Sir Henry "Harry" Hamilton Johnston was a British explorer, botanist, linguist and colonial administrator, one of the key players in the "Scramble for Africa" that occurred at the end of the 19th century. ( wikipedia )


British Central Africa 1895 "Coat of Arms" (11,2,2) [Litho (De La Rue)] Sc(21,...,31)

[In 1897 a new issue of these Designs , but with new Frames , was made.. I don't have info about the design of these new frames, so I decided to leave just this original design...]

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