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Crowd of male and female adults entering or leaving colonial-style building, possibly church. Wearing American dress, head-gear, some carrying large umbrellas. Medium: Black and white. Gelatin silver print [?].
- Made in: Ghana
- Length: 14.01 centimetres
- Width: 20.7 centimetres
Inscription ContentOriginal Number: "7" [manuscript note on back of print]; "No. 4" [manuscript note on front of print]. Original Description: "W.J. Sawyer W.C. Africa" [stamp on front of print].
Cataloguer's Comment: Ornate umbrellas are a status symbol in Ghana, so probably a chief is present. 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 suggested by N F Barley, 21/11/1996. Circumstances: [MEN-] PIC DOC 12.
Print is mounted on gilt-edged board with rounded corners.
Copyright: British Museum (?).
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
Crowd of male and female adults entering or leaving European building, possibly church. Wearing American dress, head-gear, some carrying large umbrellas. Medium: Black and white. Gelatin silver print [?].
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Object reference number: EPF3531
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