photographic print(black and white)
- Museum number
Palm oil industry scene, in interior of a corrugated iron shelter. Adult males standing on and beside barrels, stove and tram lines. Three males using two long metal tools to move palm oil from cooking-pans to barrels. Males wearing loin-cloths, shirts, head-gear. European adult male standing beside barrel, wearing shirt, head-gear.
- Production date
Length: 14.12 centimetres (AF/A47/60)
Width: 20.30 centimetres (AF/A47/60)
- Curator's comments
- 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.
According to a caption in an album held by the Unilever archives at Port Sunlight, Merseyside, UK this image is entitled "Sampling a cask of palm oil with a dipstick for fatty acid content, impurities and moisture, 1896".
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Copyright: British Museum (?).
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: AF/CA47/60