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Portrait of a group of adult males standing in a row. Wearing tunics, shorts, tee-shirt, head-gear. Medium: Gelatin silver print.
- 1936 (12th February)
- Made in: Nzerekore
- (Africa,Afrique Occidentale Française,Guinea,Nzérékoré (town))
- Length: 11.9 centimetres
- Width: 18.35 centimetres
Inscription ContentAlbum title: "FRENCH GUINEA 1936 MARY S. R. SINCLAIR" [embossed gilt on album cover]. Front end pages: "GUINEA 1 - 96" [manuscript note] Original description: "Recruits at Nzérékoré. 7am. 12-II-36." [manuscript note on print border].
Cataloguer's comment: Album contains 96 photographs. Main themes of album: Travel by car through Guinea, showing river crossings, and river scenes, indigenous people and settlements, colonial officials and families, colonial buildings, and a trade fair at Conakry. Albums Af,A8 to Af,A26 and Af,A28 to Af,A33 belong to the same series. Circumstances: [SIN-] PIC DOC 08.
Album bound in full leather. Good condition.
Copyright: British Museum (?).
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EPF2370
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