1940 Print Zamboanga Tropic Mindanao Coconut Groves General Pershing Moros FZ2


This is an original 1940 halftone print of the waterfront in Zamboanga, Mindanao, Philippine Islands. The people here at the time made a living off of the coconut groves of the area. Also close to the site of this image is a plaza named after General Pershing who fought the Moros close by. Photography by Fenno Jacobs.

Charles Fenno Jacobs (1904-1974) was born in Waltham, Massachusetts. He had a recognized reputation as a photographer by 1941, and worked for Life Magazine as well as Fortune. He is known for the images he took during World War II as a part of Edward Steichen's Naval Aviation Photographic Unit.


This 71+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.5 x 4.75 inches; 14 x 12 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Zamboanga City, Zamboanga Peninsula, waterfront, water, beach, canoe