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View of crowds of adults wearing American dress walking along a street and standing in groups. Stone church and wooden two-storey buildings at l.. Market stall on ground in front of church, with piles of folded cloths. Several adults carrying open umbrellas. Female at r. carrying objects on head. Lamp posts at l. and r., sign post at r.. Medium: Gelatin silver print. Toned?
- Made in: George's Street
- (Africa,Sierra Leone,Freetown,George's Street)
- Length: 10.8 centimetres (AF/A47/24)
- Width: 15.4 centimetres (AF/A47/24)
Inscription ContentAlbum Title: "1st BENIN. WARRI. & SAPELE. 2nd NEW CALABAR. BONNY. OPOBO & QUA COUNTRY." [manuscript note on album paper]. Original Description: "Sierra Leone Freetown George's St W. S. Johnston photog.r." [manuscript note on back of print].
Cataloguer's comment: Same image as Af,A47.24 which has manuscript note on back of print. 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: Ethnic group refers to the church. Suggested by H Cornwall-Jones, 21/06/1996.
Copyright: British Museum (?).
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EPF3141
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