Picture of four men standing. The man with feather head gear and a horse tail fly whisk over his shoulder is probably an Igbo chief. He is talking to two European men while the rest look on. Medium: Black and white. Gelatin silver print [?].
- Made in: Nigeria (south)
- Length: 15.31 centimetres
- Width: 21.6 centimetres
Cataloguer's Comment: Some information given by N F Barley. 21/11/1996. Prior to being stored in albums Af,A48, Af,A49 and Af,A50, the loose photographs and postcards donated by Lady Menendez were kept in boxes and envelopes. Geography: Location and ethnic group suggested by N F Barley, 21/11/1996. Circumstances: [MEN-] PIC DOC 12.Igbo titled men and chiefs use horsetail fly whisk and feathers in their caps.
Section of print missing from top r. corner.
Copyright: British Museum (?).
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
Portrait of four standing adult males, two Ibo [?] at centre, probably a local leader and an interpreter. European colonial officials at left and right. African leader wearing robe, tunic, ornate hat with feathers, fly-whisk on shoulder. Interpreter wearing military uniform. Crowd of male adults and a child watching at rear. Young adult male at right holding walking-stick and umbrella. Males in front of thatched shelter. Medium: Black and white. Gelatin silver print [?].
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Object reference number: EPF3536
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