Abosso [Damang] Mines



Black and white postcard by Jacob Vitta of Tarkwa, Ghana, titled "Abosso Mines". Image shows the Damang gold mine, operated by Abosso Goldfields Ltd. Sent from "H.V." to William John Roberts at the Lagos Stores Ltd in Nigeria. Hand-written inscription on verso reads: "18.4.12 To A.G.C. Ltd. Thanks for card. Have only seen Goldbourne once since I came. Hand & I are on the same bungalow at present. Glad to hear you & B. are alright. H.V." From the collection of William John Roberts, Liverpool-born merchant for The Lagos Stores, Ltd. Based in Nigeria, 1912-1914.