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Kenya, full-length frontal portrait of adult male standing between two adult females. Male wearing American clothing and holding walking-stick. Females wearing cloths or animal-hides, personal-ornaments and head-gear. Medium: Black and white.
- 1850-1950 (?)
- Made in: Kibuya (?)
- Length: 14 centimetres
- Width: 8.9 centimetres
Inscription Content"A Kibuya, Kenya" [manuscript on back]; "Xian [?] headman, mother [?] & youngest wife [?]" [second manuscript on back].
Main themes of album: East Africa - portraits, views, ceremonies and dances; European camps and expeditions; daily-life including cattle-keeping, food-preparation, metalwork and other crafts; objects and paintings. Album contains 146 photographs. Circumstances: [WAG-] PIC DOC 16; [BLA-] PIC DOC 17
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Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EPF5933
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