photographic print(black & white)
- Museum number
Photograph (black and white), from an album; view of a two-storey building with corrugated iron building at right. Four men standing in front of building, wearing western-style clothing. Barrels beside ramp into ground floor room at right. Degema or Abonnema
- Production date
Length: 13.94 centimetres (AF/A46/72)
Width: 19.85 centimetres (AF/A46/72)
- Curator's comments
- This was a palm oil factory. It is unclear whether the photograph was taken in Degema or Abonema. Both are towns to which people went after New Calabar was deserted after the civil war in the late nineteenth century. Degema is also known as Consulate. N F Barley, 04/06/1996.(N F Barley, 04/06/1996.)
Albums Af,A46 and Af,A47 were originally in one album containing 176 photographs.
Main themes of album: Views of indigenous and European settlements, trading stations, roads, and Christian cemeteries. Portraits of European and indigenous people.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Copyright: British Museum (?).
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: AF/CA46/72