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photographic print

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Af,A23.24

  • Description

    Two flat "barges" tied up to a steam-boat on a lake. Group of adults on deck of one of the barges and of steam-boat. Medium: Gelatin silver print.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1935 (31st January)
  • Production place

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 11.95 centimetres
    • Width: 18.45 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        annotation
      • Inscription Content

        Album title: "KENYA, UGANDA, AND THE SUDAN 1935 MARY S. R. SINCLAIR" [embossed gilt on album cover]. Original description: ""S. S. "Coryndon" & two barges from S S "Lugard, Lake Albert. 4.30 pm Captain Lockhead. Captain Harrington. 31-I-35." [manuscript note on print border].
  • Curator's comments

    Cataloguer's comment: Album contains 70 photographs. Main themes of album: Travel by river steamer through Uganda to the Sudan showing waterfalls, wildlife, river steamers, river crossings, indigenous people and settlements. Albums Af,A8 to Af,A22 and Af,A24 to Af,A33 belong to the same series. Circumstances: [SIN-] PIC DOC 08.

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  • Condition

    Album bound in full leather. Good condition.

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition notes

    Copyright: British Museum (?).

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Af,A23.24

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