35mm slide (photographic)(colour)
- Museum number
Slide (colour); the skeleton of a dhow (sailboat) that was used in the slave trade, sitting on a beach; Aden, Yemen.
35mm slide, polyester
- Production date
- 23 Jun 1964
Height: 2.40 centimetres (image)
Height: 5 centimetres (mount)
Width: 3.60 centimetres (image)
Width: 5 centimetres (mount)
- Curator's comments
- Bryan Cranstone's, British Museum fieldwork images, from an expedition in 1963 - 64.
The title of this box of slides reads: "N.G.F. 1964, NEW GUINEA
MAPS. S.S. ORSOVA"
Mount notes: this transparency was in a box with handwritten notes: " S.S. Orsova Aden Dhow, Slave 1. 23/6/64".
History: the S.S. Orsava was an ocean liner operated by the Orient Steam Navigation Company.
This collection of slides relates to the prints in the BM collection Oc,B107 and B108.
- Not on display
- Associated events
- Associated Event: British Museum Expedition to Papua New Guinea 1963 - 1964
- Acquisition notes
- Photographs taken on a British Museum Expedition to Papua New Guinea between December 1963 and May 1964 (B.A.L. Cranstone, Assistant Keeper, and D.J. Lee, Museum Assistant).
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: NG.F.44 (Cranstone number)