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Children and adult females washing cloth in calabashes at the side of a river. Dug-out canoe pulled up on river bank. Wearing cloths, neck-ornaments. Medium: Gelatin silver print.
- 1936 (6th March)
- Length: 11.85 centimetres
- Width: 18.4 centimetres
Inscription ContentAlbum title: "FRENCH SUDAN 1936 MARY S. R. SINCLAIR" [embossed gilt on album cover]. Front end papers: "S 38 - 84" [manuscript note]. Original description: "Niger at Bougoni. 6-IV-36." [manuscript note on print border].
Cataloguer's comment: Album contains 47 photographs. Main themes of album: Travel through Mali showing colonial government buildings, colonial officials, the market in Bamako, indigenous settlements, and mosques, landscapes and river scenes. Albums Af,A8 to Af,A18 and Af,A20 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: EPF1772
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