Signed Photograph. Dawda Kairaba JAWARA, 1924 -.

Signed Photograph

1981. unbound. 6.5 x 4.75 inches, no place, March 3, 1981. This black-and-white photo shows Jawara dressed in a traditional tribal garment with "Baron" stamped on the back. Signed with a blue ball-point pen and accompanied by the original transmittal letter to a Canadian diplomat. Faint creasing, but still very good condition.

First leader of Gambia, serving as Prime Minister from 1962 to 1970 and then as President from 1970 to 1994. He was finally overthrown by a military coup d'etat in 1994 and went into political exile.

Price: $125.00

Item #224908

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