photographic print(black & white)
- Museum number
Photograph (black and white), from an album; view of inspection of sailors being carried out inside a house-boat. Adult males wearing sailor's uniforms standing in a row. Males wearing military-uniform in a row behind them. Three European adult males leaning on railing of "court room", above sailors, wearing American dress. Coils of rope on deck at left, lamp hanging in foreground. New Calabar
- Production date
Length: 14 centimetres (AF/A46/76)
Width: 19.90 centimetres (AF/A46/76)
- Curator's comments
J.A. Green took several photos of the George Shotton and this scene appears as a sketch in the London Daily News of January 23, 1897.
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.
Geography: Degema is also known as Consulate. It is one of the settlements which people moved to from New Calabar after the civil war in the late nineteenth century. (N F Barley, 04/06/1996.)
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Copyright: British Museum (?).
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: AF/CA46/76