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photographic print

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Af,A9.31

  • Description

    View of a lake, beach in foreground. Hills at r. Boat in middle-ground, "river steamer". Medium: Gelatin print.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1933 (20th November)
  • Production place

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 8.89 centimetres
    • Width: 15.2 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        annotation
      • Inscription Content

        Album title: "NYASALAND 1933 MARY S. R. SINCLAIR" [embossed gilt on album cover]. Front end papers: "N 1 - 46" [manuscript note]. Original description: "Fort Johnston river steamer at Monkey Bay. 20-XI-33." [manuscript note on print border. See also manuscript note on back of print].
  • Curator's comments

    Cataloguer's comments: Album contains 46 photographs. Main themes of album: Travel by motor-car through Malawi, showing the motor-car, indigenous settlements, indigenous people, towns, hotels, landscapes and views of Lake Nyasa. Albums Af,A8 and Af,A10 to Af,A33 belong to the same series. Circumstances: [SIN-] PIC DOC 08.

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  • Condition

    Album bound in full leather. Good condition.

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition notes

    Copyright: British Museum (?).

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Af,A9.31

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