Group of people standing in front of thatched buildings. Four men seated in centre. The people wear a mixture of traditional and western-style clothing. Warri. Albumen print.
- Made in: Warri
- Length: 14 centimetres (AF/A46/10)
- Width: 20.1 centimetres (AF/A46/10)
Inscription ContentAlbum Title: "1st BENIN. WARRI. & SAPELE. 2nd NEW CALABAR. BONNY. OPOBO & QUA COUNTRY." [manuscript note on album paper]. Original Description: "Social wednesday gathering at Warri at residence of D-ado [sp. ?] since deported" [manuscript note on album paper].
Cataloguer's comment: 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.
Print torn on bottom edge.
- Topographic representation of: Warri
Copyright: British Museum (?).
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
Crowd of adult males and females in front of thatched shelters. Four males in foreground, seated. Males wearing a combination of American and local dress including cloths, head-gear, jackets, neck-ornaments. Females wearing cloths, head-gear. Seated male at r. holding a walking-cane. Medium: Albumen print.
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Object reference number: EPF3038
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