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Portrait of three males. European adult, Captain Speedy. Ethiopian adult, possible "Rassa". Ethiopian child, Prince Alamayu. Adults wearing Ethiopian noble or military costume, of patterned robes and head-gear. Child wearing robe, neck-ornament. European male sitting, arm around child. African adult standing, holding circular shield.
Medium: Carte-de-visite. Black and white.
Format: Print attached to card mount.
Main Themes of Box: Pottery-making in Sudan; Somali village life including shelters, market, water-collecting; studio-portraits of Africans, most wearing American clothing.
- Production date
Length: 10.22 centimetres
Width: 6.20 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Some information supplied by Kurimoto, E (NME, Osaka), 31/01/1996.
Geography: Location refers to photographic studio.
Ethnic groups suggested by T Cotterill, 12/11/1996.
Circumstances: [KUR-] PIC DOC 09.
Captain Speedy is also depicted in Af,B7.20, 21, 22, 28 and 29.
Prince Alamayu is also depicted in Af,B7.19 and 21-27.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Copyright: British Museum.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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