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photographic print

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Af,A51.41

  • Description

    View of the landing stage at the river bank at Calabar. Landing stages and several European rowing-boats at right. Row of trees at right on bank, settlement in background. Several men on jetties and in boats. Calabar,Nigeria Albumen print.

  • Date

    • 1880-1905
  • Production place

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 13.8 centimetres (AF/A51/41)
    • Width: 20 centimetres (AF/A51/41)
    • Length: 12.7 centimetres (AF/CA51/41)
    • Width: 17.8 centimetres (AF/CA51/41)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        annotation
      • Inscription Content

        "landing Stage - Calabar" [manuscript on album page].
  • Curator's comments

    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. Circumstances: [MEN-] PIC DOC 12.

  • Condition

    Prints mounted with adhesive on card. Card bound into album with string and adhesive tape. Album disintegrating and pages falling out.

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1970-1983

  • Acquisition notes

    Copyright: British Museum (?).

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Af,A51.41

  • Additional IDs

    • AF/CA51/41
Nigeria, view of river bank at Calabar. Landing stages and several European rowing-boats at right. Row of trees at right on bank, settlement in background. Several adult males on jetties and in boats.
Medium: Albumen print.

Nigeria, view of river bank at Calabar. Landing stages and several European rowing-boats at right. Row of trees at right on bank, settlement in background. Several adult males on jetties and in boats. Medium: Albumen print.

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