Malawi Red Cross Society
In 1966, the Malawi government passed Act 51 of Parliament establishing the Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) as a voluntary society, allowing it the right to use the protected Red Cross and Red Crescent emblems in conformity with Geneva Conventions. It became a member of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in 1971.
MRCS has 141 staff members and a total of 30,000 volunteers with 33 Divisions in all the 3 regions of Malawi. Its Headquarters is in Area 14, in Lilongwe.
“Dubois” British Commonwealth Collection of Stamps and Covers
Department of Printing & Stationery
It is unknown who Will Renton actually was as there seems to be no details about a photographic business in this area by the name of Renton. However, there were Renton’s in the area in the first half of the 19th Century. Robert William Renton (1896-1950) worked on the Kraal Mine, Que Que, and Robert William Renton (1863-1934) who worked on the Cactus Mine, Gwelo.
Den of Antiquity
The Den of Antiquity was owned by J R Marshall and was located in Century House, Angwa Street, Salisbury. The business’ appears as early as 1978 but the Certificate of Registration was cancelled 31 January 1984.
They produced a number of commemorative covers similar in style to those produced by The African Fine Art & Books Co.
Salisbury Polio Clinic
A poliomyelitis clinic was established and operated by the Southern Rhodesian Branch of the British Red Cross. It was based in Salisbury on the grounds of the Infectious Diseases Hospital.
G H Addecott & Co Ltd
George H Addecott was a photographer based in Southern Rhodesia.