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Tippu Tip's House


Oil on Canvas

15" x 19 1/4"

A famous landmark in the heart of Stone Town is the ancient house of this infamous slave trader. Having undoubtedly had many other occupants since then, it has lost any traces of it’s sinister past and is similar to many other enchanting street vistas around it. Fortunately this is one of the areas of the town that is being carefully kept in it’s original state and has survived the onslaught of gaudy signs and satellite dishes to which many other parts have succumbed.

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