photographic print(black & white)
- Museum number
Photograph (black and white), from an album; view of \ cricket team; two members sitting on the floor, four sitting and three standing.The team consists of seven Europeans and two Africans. Wearing blazers, shirts, trousers, ties, cummerbunds, shoes, cricket pads, cricket gloves, caps, boaters, hats. One holding a cricket ball. Three holding cricket bats. Blazers, head-gear, and cummerbands have the initials B C A embroidered on them. Bonny
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Length: 14.10 centimetres (AF/A46/73)
Width: 19.85 centimetres (AF/A46/73)
- Curator's comments
The photograph in Anderson & Aronson (2017) suggest that the two African players may have learned the game of cricket while attending school in Great Britian, but in accordance with colonial hierarchies have been relegated to the back row in this composition.
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
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- Acquisition notes
- Copyright: British Museum (?).
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: AF/CA46/73