Group of people watching and clapping as a man stands on his head as part of a dance. Warri Albumen print.
- Made in: Warri
- Length: 13.9 centimetres
- Width: 20.1 centimetres
Inscription ContentAlbum Title: "1st BENIN. WARRI. & SAPELE. 2nd NEW CALABAR. BONNY. OPOBO & QUA COUNTRY." [manuscript note on album paper]. Original Description: "B-oys dancing Warri S.N." [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.
- Topographic representation of: Warri
Copyright: British Museum (?).
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
Group of adult males standing in a circle, clapping while watching an adult male doing a head-stand. Males wearing cloths, head-gear, shirts. Male at left wearing tunic, trousers, shoes, head-gear. Flag being waved in background. Bell on post at r., lamp-post at l.. Medium: Albumen print.
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Object reference number: EPF3037
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