photographic print(black and white)
- Museum number
Portrait of young adult female sitting in chair. Female wearing "wedding" outfit of Ibo cloth, jewellery and ornate hair-style. Backdrop of patterned textile.
Medium: Black and white. Gelatin silver print (?)
- Production date
Length: 20.37 centimetres (AF/A50/3)
Length: 17.81 centimetres (AF/CA50/3)
Width: 13.97 centimetres (AF/A50/3)
Width: 12.69 centimetres (AF/CA50/3)
- Curator's comments
- Cataloguer's Comment: 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: Ethnic group identified because of the cloth, N F Barley, 21/11/1996.
Circumstances: [MEN-] PIC DOC 12.
Biography: Green was a Nigerian photographer working in the early nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. An archive of his negatives have been found in Port Harcourt. N F Barley, 04/06/1996.
The same image can be found in the album of W.M.Himbury at the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington. The image is captioned: "Chief William Brown's daughter in her wedding dress Bonny N.C.P."
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Copyright: British Museum (?).
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: AF/CA50/3