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View of a steam boat moored on a river. Canoe beside river bank at left in foreground. Albumen print.
- Made in: Nigeria (south)
- Length: 6.9 centimetres (AF/A46/54)
- Width: 9.3 centimetres (AF/A46/54)
Inscription ContentAlbum Title: "1st BENIN. WARRI. & SAPELE. 2nd NEW CALABAR. BONNY. OPOBO & QUA COUNTRY." [manuscript note on album paper].
Cataloguer's comment: Local chiefs who traded used large roofed canoes like the one depicted. N F Barley, 04/06/1996. Albums Af,A46 and Af,A47 were originally in one album containing 176 photographs. Main themes of album: Views of indigenous and European settlements, trading stations, roads, and Christian cemeteries. Portraits of European and indigenous people.
Not on display
- Topographic representation of: Nigeria (south)
Copyright: British Museum (?).
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Object reference number: EPF3082
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