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photographic print

  • Object type

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  • Description

    Belgian Congo, large number of canoes or "houseboats" moored at river beach, Yakusu. Large number of male and female adults sitting and standing in canoes, walking on beach. Male in foreground wearing European clothing. Medium: Gelatin silver print.

  • Producer name

  • Ethnic name

  • Date

    • 1925-1949 (circa)
  • Production place

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 7.1 centimetres
    • Width: 11.7 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Content

        "111" [printed in reverse from original negative]; Yakusu beach Lokele houseboats" [manuscript on back].
  • Curator's comments

    Circumstances: [CAR-] PIC DOC 74. Im Coll: Af,A65.66 Duplicate original photographic print. Af,A65.66 would probably be better for reproduction.

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Copyright: British Museum.

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number


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