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photographic print

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Af,A46.58

  • Description

    Picture of three men standing in front of a pavilion with a corrugated iron roof; two in coat and bow tie and one in military uniform. Picture said to be that of Corporal of the Hausas and interpreter sergeant of Hausas. Two European adult males inside pavillion, wearing American dress. Albumen print.

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  • Ethnic name

  • Date

    • 1890-1905
  • Production place

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 10.7 centimetres (AF/A46/58)
    • Width: 15.1 centimetres (AF/A46/58)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        annotation
      • Inscription Content

        Album Title: "1st BENIN. WARRI. & SAPELE. 2nd NEW CALABAR. BONNY. OPOBO & QUA COUNTRY." [manuscript note on album paper]. Original Description: "Corporal of Housas Interpreter Sergeant of Housas" [manuscript note on album paper].
  • Curator's comments

    Cataloguer's comment: Some information provided by N F Barley, 04/06/1996. 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: Ethnic group refers to white males. Identified by N F Barley, 04/06/1996.

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  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1920-1960

  • Acquisition notes

    Copyright: British Museum (?).

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Af,A46.58

  • Additional IDs

    • AF/CA46/58
Portrait of three adult males standing in front of a pavillion with a corrugated iron roof. Males at l. and r. wearing "black tie": jackets, trousers, shirts, bow-ties, shoes, and holding walking-canes. Male in centre wearing a uniform: jacket, trousers, shoes, head-gear, and holding an umbrella. Two European adult males inside pavillion, wearing American dress.
Medium: Albumen print.

Portrait of three adult males standing in front of a pavillion with a corrugated iron roof. Males at l. and r. wearing "black tie": jackets, trousers, shirts, bow-ties, shoes, and holding walking-canes. Male in centre wearing a uniform: jacket, trousers, shoes, head-gear, and holding an umbrella. Two European adult males inside pavillion, wearing American dress. Medium: Albumen print.

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