Picture of a group of people standing in front of the Bonny Cemetary. The crowd include men, children and bare chested women. Most of the people are in wrappers. There is an Obelisk memorial monument behind the crowd. Albumen print.
- Made in: Bonny
- Length: 13.84 centimetres (AF/A46/71)
- Width: 19.9 centimetres (AF/A46/71)
Inscription ContentAlbum Title: "1st BENIN. WARRI. & SAPELE. 2nd NEW CALABAR. BONNY. OPOBO & QUA COUNTRY." [manuscript note on album paper]. Original Description: "Cemetary Bonny" [manuscript note on album paper]; "Bonny Cemetary" [manuscript note on back of print]; "J. A. Green, Artist Photographer, Bonny, Opobo, &c., &c." [stamp on back of print].
Cataloguer's comment: Albums Af,A46 and Af,A47 were originally in one album containing 176 photographs. photographs. Main themes of album: Views of indigenous and European settlements, trading stations, roads, and Christian cemeteries. Portraits of European and indigenous people. Biography: Green was a Nigerian photographer active in the late nineteenth century. An archive of his negatives has been located in Port Harcourt. N F Barley, 04/06/1996.
Copyright: British Museum (?).
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
Group of adults and children sitting on logs raised in a U shape. Tree in corner of U. Obelisk memorial monument at r.. Adult appears to be dancing in centre of group. Males wearing shirts, cloths, head-gear, jackets. Females wearing cloths. Several adults are holding umbrellas. Settlement in background. Medium: Albumen print.
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Object reference number: EPF3099
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