This itinerary is based on documents from Paul Julien’s personal collection, which are currently in the care of the Nederlands Fotomuseum in Rotterdam. Over time it will become more detailed and intricately networked. [1]last updated 2021-05-23

July 22 Letter to father “and all” from Duala, reporting safe arrival that morning in Tiko.

July 24th Letter to father “and all” from Yaoundé, reporting arrival in Yaoundé on the 23rd. 

August 9th Letter to father “and all” from Kribi.

August 20th Customs forms for luggage and statement of health upon leaving Cameroon.

September 14 and the following weeks numerous Dutch newspapers report the safe return of “Dr. Paul Julien, the Utrecht based Pygmy specialist” to the Netherlands.


1 last updated 2021-05-23