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View of a pile of wood stacked on to a river bank. Steam-boat being loaded with wood next to river bank. Medium: Gelatin silver print.
- Length: 12 centimetres
- Width: 8.5 centimetres
Inscription ContentAlbum Title: "Menu 24.4.7" [manuscript note on front album cover]; "Appetisaurs [sp.?] Macaroni Soup fried filleted Caduma-cod Anchovy Sauce3 Sesada con Crema Roast Turkey Succolash. Harcokverts Meringue Coffee Custard Macaroni-Cheese" [manuscript note on back album cover].
Cataloguer's Comment: Possibly the boat "Africa" on a trip up the River Niger. This print has been bound in a small album with Af,A49.118, 119 and 120, and used to illustrate a menu. 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. N F Barley, 21/11/1996. Circumstances: [MEN-] PIC DOC 12. Im Coll: Af,A48.44 Duplicate original photographic print. British Museum Department of Ethnography Pictorial Archive reference number. Af,A49.117 is a better print for reproduction.
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Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EPF3348
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