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Market scene. View of a group of adult females and males, sitting under umbrellas on the ground, next to baskets. Some adults standing. All wearing "lamba" or shawls. Males wearing head-gear, trousers. Females wearing dresses [?]. One-storey building with tiled roof in background. Medium: Gelatin print.
- 1933 (14th October)
- Length: 9.05 centimetres
- Width: 14.91 centimetres
Inscription ContentAlbum title: "COMORES RÉUNION MADAGASCAR 1933 MARY S. R. SINCLAIR" [embossed gilt on album cover]. Front end papers: "CAMORES 1-13. REUNION 1-14. MAD 1-41." [manuscript note]. Original description: "ASABOTSY - Saturday market - near Tananarive. 14-X-33." [manuscript note on print border]; "S [sp. ?]" [manuscript note on back of print].
Cataloguer's comments: Some information provided by John Mack, 20/06/1995. Album contains 68 photographs. Main themes of album: Travel around Comoros, Réunion, and Madagascar showing landscapes, harbours, buildings and portraits. Albums Af,A9 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: EPF1044
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