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photographic print

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Af,A48.65

  • Description

    Group of European adult females and males standing inside an open warehouse [?]. Street lamp at r. Corrugated iron shelter in background. Females and males wearing American dress. One female carrying an umbrella. Medium: Gelatin silver print.

  • Ethnic name

  • Date

    • 1895-1915
  • Production place

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 7.3 centimetres
    • Width: 10.5 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Cataloguer's comment: One of a group of photographs. See also Af,A48.62, Af,A48.67, Af,A48.177, Af,A50.30. 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. Circumstances: [MEN-] PIC DOC 12. Im Coll: Af,A48.63;Af,A48.66 Duplicate original photographic prints. British Museum Department of Ethnography reference number.

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  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1970-1983

  • Acquisition notes

    Copyright: British Museum (?).

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Af,A48.65

Group of European adult females and males standing inside an open warehouse [?]. Street lamp at r. Corrugated iron shelter in background. Females and males wearing American dress. One female carrying an umbrella.
Medium: Gelatin silver print.

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