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photographic print

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Belgian Congo, medium group of adult male soldiers standing around a small cannon. Adult male European standing at rear. Open space surrounded by trees. Medium: Gelatin silver print.

  • Producer name

  • Ethnic name

  • Date

    • 1891-1900 (circa)
  • Production place

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 5.55 centimetres
    • Width: 7.7 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Content

        "Drill Stanley Falls" [manuscript on back].
  • Curator's comments

    Circumstances: [HOF-] PIC DOC 14. Copy prints made in 1982. Original negatives held by Wellcome Institute.

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Copyright: Wellcome Institute for Medicine; see [HOF-] PIC DOC 14.

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • AF/CA61/1

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