photographic print(black and white)
- Museum number
View of a large canoe beside a jetty, house-boat in background. Canoe has a mat roof and four appliqué flags hung from poles above roof. Adult male crew seated along canoe, and adult males standing at either end of canoe. Wearing cloths, skirts [?], shirts. House-boat in background with name on stern "HINDOOSTAN".
- Production date
Length: 14.07 centimetres (AF/A47/73)
Width: 20.50 centimetres (AF/A47/73)
- Curator's comments
- The large canoe with appliqué flags is a canoe belonging to a chief. It would have been used for trade. (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
- Print torn on top edge.
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Copyright: British Museum (?).
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: AF/CA47/73