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Three adult males punting a ferry across a river. Wearing shorts, shirts. Medium: Gelatin silver print.
- 1936 (2nd February)
- Length: 11.84 centimetres
- Width: 18.45 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: "Crossing NIGER BAC at Yrikiri. 9.15 a.m. 2-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. Geography: Yrikiri not found in National Geographic Atlas of the World, sixth edition, 1990. H. Cornwall-Jones, 29/02/1996. Circumstances: [SIN-] PIC DOC 08.
Album bound in full leather. Good condition.
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Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EPF2288
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