photographic print(black & white)
- Museum number
Picture of a group of Bonny chiefs bidding farewell to George Walmer, the European seated in the center. Men in front of a building with a corrugated iron roof.. Men wearing tunics, wrappers, trousers, shirts, shoes, head-gear, carrying walking sticks, smoking pipes.
- Production date
Length: 13.50 centimetres (AF/A47/38)
Width: 20 centimetres (AF/A47/38)
- Curator's comments
- Cataloguer's comment: 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: Ethnic group identified by N F Barley, 11/06/1996.
Biography: Green was a Nigerian photographer active in the late nineteenth century. An archive of his work has been located in Port Harcourt. N F Barley, 11/06/1996.
Annotation on reverse of photo: The Bonny Chiefs bidding farewell to George Walker who is in the centre & a right good fellow
This same image is in an album held at the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, Smithsonian Institution and entitled " a "bonny" group, Bonny".
- Not on display
- Print torn on right, left and bottom edges.
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Copyright: British Museum (?).
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: AF/CA47/38