Approximate location. Lat: 2.036332, Long: 45.351251
Note official being carried on a simple type of sedan chair, centre of photo, facing the camera
Postcard posted 1926, but photo may have been taken well before then
Approximate location of camera: Lat 2°02’00.4″N Long 45°20’37.3″E
It could be Italian or English. This area, known as Jubaland, was once under British colonial control
Possible location: Lat and Long 0°14’55.8″S 42°37’04.0″E
Undated postcard, but likely to be from the 1950s
Location on Google Maps
For other views of the Garessa at different points in time, see these postings:
- 1950: https://mogadishuimages.wordpress.com/2008/12/30/mogadiscio-museo-della-garessa/
- < 1905: https://mogadishuimages.wordpress.com/2008/05/09/5/
- < 1900: https://mogadishuimages.wordpress.com/2013/04/03/magadishu-vista-da-ovest/
Text on back says “Late Fascist Headquarters. Now Troop Headquarters, Mogadishu”
Lat and Long: 2°02’18.9″N 45°20’29.6″E
This became the home of the Parliament, post independence. What was its use before then?
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Is this Mosque Sheik Sufi in the background? Your comments below please?
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Where is this exactly?
Looking towards Fakr ad-Din Mosque in the centre, between two new Italian buildings. With Hamar Weyne (Amaruini) behind.
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La Dogana = The customs
A possible location. What do you think? Your comments could help?
Posted Sept 1952
Text on back of card reads:
Edixz Porro Giuseppe – Libreria Impero
Mogadiscio – Rip. Vietata
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The location in Mogadishu, as shown by Google Maps