"IT'S ALL IN THE CARDS…"

(Early Gold Coast Post Cards)

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"Postcards - THE ideal of postal history collectables! I hope viewers enjoy this postcard glimpse of a tiny part of the British Empire in Africa - a land of gold and history - about 120 years ago.

As is often the case…it really is all about PEOPLE.

Peter Newroth."

  1   Title
  2   Introduction & Outline
  3   What, Why, When?
  4   Political history
  5   Gold Coast 1886
  6   Queen Victoria Post Cards
  7   Queen Victoria Post Cards
  8   Card printed in Germany
  9   Seat of Government Accra
10   Kumasi Fort
11   PC Collecting & Research
12   Survey of marks
13   Postal Routes & Destinations
14   Accra - Ada Mountain Route
15   Well travelled card
16   People Stories
17   Post Office/Telegraphs Staff
18   Cole to Bampoe
19   Cole to Bampoe
20   Bampoe to Bowman
21   Message to Bowman
22   European Missionaries
23   Fritz & Rosa Ramseyer
24   Ramseyer to Dusseldorf
25   F. Ramseyer from Abetifi
26   Rev. Rottman to Kumasi
27   Rottman message 1899
28   Soldiers of the Queen
29   Ashanti Expeditionary Force
30   Ashanti Star Medal
31   from Northern Territories
32   One Penny Reply Card
33   A note to my tailors
34   Percy Matthew Dove
35   Explorers in West Africa
36   Card from "Woghodogo"
37   Card from Ouagadougou
38   Voghodogho, capital of Mosi
39   West Africa 1899
40   Krause’s 1886-7 travels
41   Dr Gottlob Adolf Krause
 

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