- Museum number
Portrait of a young Igbo woman, seated on a carved wooden stool, and pounding something in a mortar. Wearing a necklace of animal teeth, cloth, waist-ornament, and wrist-ornament. Wattle and daub mud building with thatched roof in the background. There is a decorated calabash on ground behind pestle and mortar, and cauldrons and bottle on ground beside shelter. Print has been retouched.
- Production date
- 1870-1900 (circa)
Length: 29.32 centimetres
Width: 24.10 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Cataloguer's comments: Some information provided by N F Barley, 22/05/1995. Album contains 29 photographs. Map on front end paper.
Main themes of album: Views of colonial stations or outposts, including residential, industrial and prison buildings. Portraits of indigenous people and views of local settlements.
Circumstances: [MAI-] PIC DOC 07.
- Not on display
- The photographs are mounted on cards which are bound into an album. The album card is very acidic, and is breaking in places. There is foxing on the album card and on some photographs.
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number