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Photograph of a Christmas card. Photographs of five colonial-style buildings and painting on card. Text on card says "1902 1903 WISHING YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR BONNY S. NIGERIA L. J.". Titles under photographs say "TUNNICLIFFE", "BENLEDI", "CONSULATE", "TELEGRAPH" and "ALEXANDRA".
Medium: Gelatin silver print.
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Length: 10.69 centimetres
Width: 13.69 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Cataloguer's comment: The consulate at Bonny depicted in the central photograph can be seen in Af,A48.81 and Af,A48.88.
Prior to being stored in albums Af,A48, Af,A49 and Af,A50, the loose photographs and postcards donated by Lady Menendez were kept in boxes and envelopes.
Geography: British ethnic group suggested by N F Barley, 12/07/1996.
Circumstances: [MEN-] PIC DOC 12.
Biography: Green was a Nigerian photographer working in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. An archive of his negatives have been found in Port Harcourt. N F Barley, 04/06/1996.
Im Coll: Af,A48.28;Af,A48.29;Af,A48.31;Af,A48.32;Af,A48.33;Af,A48.34;Af,A48.35;Af,A48.30
Duplicate original photographic prints. British Museum Department of Ethnography Pictorial Archive reference number.
This image takes the form of a holiday greeting card and incorporates a number of Green's architectural photographs. Manuel Raymond Menendez, the chief justice of the Protecorate owned a number of copies and may have contributed to the selection of imagery. (Anderson & Aronson, 2017)
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- Copyright: British Museum (?).
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