photographic print(black and white)
- Museum number
Group of men watching a masquerade display. Seven chiefs seated in a row on chairs in front of other men. Wearing tunics, hats, shoes. Four chiefs are holding gongs. Three chiefs have walking sticks. Chief at right wearing spectacles. Masquerade performers seated on European chairs at right, wearing costumes, head-dresses. Structure in background at right with palm leaves tied to roof. In the picture from right to left are Young Briggs, Membu Briggs, Reuben Standfast Jack, Young Jack, Dick Akire, Reuben Granville.
Medium: Gelatin silver print.
- Production date
Length: 15.42 centimetres (AF/A47/52)
Width: 20.90 centimetres (AF/A47/52)
- Curator's comments
- Sacred space indicated by the palm leaves. (Information provided by N F Barley, 11/06/1996.)
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/CA47/52