Group portrait, outdoors. Eighteen adult males, fifteen African and three European, sitting on chairs. Europeans wearing uniforms. Some Africans wearing American clothing, others wearing cloths, jackets, head-gear. Africans holding staffs. Large group of adult male Africans behind seated males, wearing American clothing or uniforms. Five large umbrellas sheltering group. Medium: Black and white. Gelatin silver print (?). Format: Print mounted on gilt-edged card with rounded corners.
- Made in: Ghana
- Length: 16.22 centimetres (AF/A50/180)
- Width: 21.5 centimetres (AF/A50/180)
- Length: 12.7 centimetres (AF/CA50/180)
- Width: 17.76 centimetres (AF/CA50/180)
Inscription ContentOriginal Number: "No. 3" [manuscript note on front of card mount]. Original Description: "W.C. Africa" [stamp on front of card mount]. Original Inscription: "W. J. Sawyer" [stamp on front of card mount].
Cataloguer's Comments: The photographs and postcards donated by Lady Menendez were kept in boxes and envelopes. The umbrellas and staffs are signs of prestige, the latter given to the Ghanaians by the British. N F Barley, 21/11/1996. Geography: Location and ethnic group suggested by N F Barley, 21/11/1996. Circumstances: [MEN-] PIC DOC 12.
Copyright: British Museum (?).
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EPF3753
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