National Monuments Council. National Monuments of Namibia. Plague for Adolf Lüderitz on Haifisch Island at Lüderitz, and other monuments
Remarks:  Franz Adolf Eduard Lüderitz (July 16, 1834 - October 30, 1886) was a German merchant and founder of the first German colony in Southwest Africa. He was born in Bremen, where he engaged in the tobacco business with his father, who died in 1878. Adolf Lüderitz succeeded to the management of the business. He had traveled to the United States from 1854 to 1859, In 1881, he established a factory at Lagos, and in 1883, he acquired land in southwest Africa which he placed under the protection of the German Empire in 1884. He drowned in the Orange River in 1886. (from Wikipedia), Photos by Andreas Vogt on behalf of the National Monuments Council
Date:  December 1989
Remarks on Dating:  undated
Persons on image:  Lüderitz, Adolf
Photographer:  Andreas Vogt
Medium:  Image
Colour:  Col.
File format:  Electronic image
Copyright holder:  National Monuments Council
Acknowledge:  NAN
Contributing institution:  Namibia University of Science and Technology
Custody:  NAN
Version:  35 mm colour slide
Type:  Electronic image
Source:  35 mm
Date digitised:  January 2012
WWW Link:üderitz
Collection name:  National Monuments Council
Date added:  04-11-2012
Data capturer:  RM
Metadata entry tool:  ISIS
Digitisation specs:  JPEG for display. Archives TIFF image was scanned at 1200 dpi with Epson Expression 10000 XL scanner. 24 bit colour. 35 mm colour silde
File name:  NAN_SLI_RNG_img_039717.jpg, NAN_SLI_RNG_img_039735.jpg, NAN_SLI_RNG_img_039736.jpg