Mogadishu: Images from the Past

“Mogadiscio – Panorama”

Posted in 1950s, Views by rickjdavies on 7 April, 2013

View from Cathedral 2View from Cathedral towards the sea, looking over the Palace of the Governor, in the 1950s(?)

Somalia Italiana – Veduta di Mogadiscio

Posted in Views by rickjdavies on 3 April, 2013

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Looking from Shangani to Xamar Weyne, with Italian colonial buildings in the foreground

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Posted in Monuments, Religion, Views by rickjdavies on 3 April, 2013

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Posted 1937

Looking towards Cabdul Aziz mosque in the far centre distance, with Campo Militare (?) on the right and  the Piazza 21 April monument in the right forground

Magadishu vista da ovest & Magadishu dal mare

Posted in 1800 - 1900, Views by rickjdavies on 3 April, 2013

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Appears to be looking towards Shangani…

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Looking towards to the Garessa (possibly) in the centre, with Fakr ad-Din Mosque and Xamar Weyne on the left and Shangani on the right. Taken from near the beach

Associated text: “Porto di Mogadiscio Sud Protettorato Italiano Somalia”

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Somalia Italiana – Veduta di Mogadiscio

Posted in Views by rickjdavies on 3 April, 2013

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Looking towards the cathedral, taken from where? Postcard sent 2 June 1936

Mogadiscio – Bandiera di possesso

Posted in Themes, Views by rickjdavies on 3 April, 2013

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Approximate previous location on Google Maps

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