- Museum number
Portrait of a young woman wearing a wrapper grinding corn on a grinding stone which is mounted on three logs. Thatched shelter in background. Structure behind woman, with several calabashes on structure. Metal tin on ground in foreground. Print has been retouched.
- Production date
- 1870-1900 (circa)
Length: 29 centimetres
Width: 24 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.
Geography: "Illushi" is the description which acompanies the image in the album. I do not know if it is a place-name or the name of an ethnic group. H. Cornwall-Jones, 02/06/1995.
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