Private sitting room of the Sultan of Zanzibar. Chair, sofas, carpet.
19th c African (East) Anglo-Mughal Furnishings
ANGLO-MUGHAL Anonymous (aka Anglo-Indian Anonymous)
(c. 1750 - 1947)
Stone Town (Mji Mkongwe). Zanzibar. Tanzania.
Stone Town (Mji Mkongwe). Palace Museum.
The palace became the residence of the Sultans in 1911. Seyyid Khalifa bin Haroub lived in the palace until the Revolution of 1960 when he and his family escaped to Dar es Salaam on his yacht and thence to exile in Britain.