Kikuyu Children Outside a House, early twentieth century

Kikuyu children outside house

Kikuyu children outside a house, early twentieth century. The corrugated metal roof was introduced by the British around that period. Location is possibly Kabete.

Credit: public domain image from the Jackson Davis Collection, Manuscripts #3072, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library. You'll find it and many more at


Traditional Music & Cultures of Kenya
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