photographic print(black & white)
- Museum number
Photograph (black and white), from an album; view of a fishing village on Opobo River. Showing palm frond thatched roof buildings, boat with roofing suspended from pole moored beside settlement. Six adult males in boat, wearing shirts. Adults standing beside shelters on land, looking at photographer. Opobo
- Production date
Length: 13.82 centimetres (AF/A46/82)
Width: 19.89 centimetres (AF/A46/82)
- Curator's comments
In Anderson & Aronson (2017) this image ia also found in an album belonging to William Himbury and is entitled " Azumini Palm Oil Market N.C.P". (Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institute; EEPA 1995-0024-059)
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
- Print torn at bottom right and left hand corners.
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Copyright: British Museum (?).
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: AF/CA46/82