Masquerade; group of masqueraders in costume standing in a row in front of a model boat with three decks. Wearing cloths, shirts, cloth covered faces, feather head-dresses, rattles around ankles, sashes. Carrying fans. Medium: Gelatin silver print.
- Made in: Niger Delta
- (Africa,Nigeria,Niger Delta)
- Length: 15.5 centimetres (AF/A47/54)
- Width: 21.6 centimetres (AF/A47/54)
Inscription ContentAlbum Title: "1st BENIN. WARRI. & SAPELE. 2nd NEW CALABAR. BONNY. OPOBO & QUA COUNTRY." [manuscript note on album paper].
Cataloguer's comment: Some information provided by N F Barley, 11/06/1996. Albums Af,A46 and Af,A47 were originally in one album containing 176 photographs. Main themes of album: Views of indigenous and European settlements, trading stations, roads, and Christian cemeteries. Portraits of European and indigenous people. Geography: Geographic location suggested by N F Barley, 11/06/1996.
Print torn in right hand corner. Gelatin cracked where print has been folded in top left and right corners.
Copyright: British Museum (?).
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
Masquerade; group of adults dressed in masquerade costume standing in a row in front of a model boat with three decks. Wearing cloths, shirts, cloth covered faces, feather head-dresses, rattles around ankles, sashes. Carrying fans. Medium: Gelatin silver print.
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Object reference number: EPF3171
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