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Rear view picture of a large crowd of people at the Durbar standing in front of colonial-style building. European, standing on open first floor of building. Flags draped from building. Crowd of men and children, wearing robe, several carrying large umbrellas, looking at building.. Lagos, Nigeria Albumen print.
- Length: 14.4 centimetres (AF/A51/67)
- Width: 21.2 centimetres (AF/A51/67)
- Length: 12.7 centimetres (AF/CA51/67)
- Width: 17.8 centimetres (AF/CA51/67)
Inscription Content"Durbar - Lagos" [manuscript on album page].
Main Themes of Album: group portraits of colonial officials and local dignitaries; colonial settlements, buildings, boats and recreation;scenes of local life and group portraits of local people; military, religious and Jubilee processions and group portraits. Geography: Durbar not identified in sources at time of cataloguing. Circumstances: [MEN-] PIC DOC 12.
Prints mounted with adhesive on card. Card bound into album with string and adhesive tape. Album disintegrating and pages falling out.
Copyright: British Museum (?).
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
Lagos, Nigeria. Rear view of crowd standing in front of European building. Large group of adults, mostly European, standing on open first floor of building. Flags draped from building. Crowd of adult males and several children, wearing robe, several carrying large umbrellas, looking at building. Medium: Albumen print.
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Object reference number: EPF5664
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