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: Location suggested by T Cotterill, 25/10/1996. Circumstances: [MEN-] PIC DOC 12. Im Coll: Af,A50.67 Duplicate original photographic print. British museum Department of Ethnography Pictorial Archive reference number. Af,A50.66 would be better for reproduction.
Acquisition (From) :: Menendez to The British Museum ::, Acquisition date :: 1970-1983 ::, Associated Place (Depicted - IT) :: Nigeria :: ?, Dimension Length :: 12.69cm :: AF/CA50/66, Dimension Length :: 15.60cm :: AF/A50/66, Dimension Width :: 17.76cm :: AF/CA50/66, Dimension Width :: 20.37cm :: AF/A50/66, Object type :: photograph :: black and white, Production (Made in) :: Nigeria :: ?, Production date :: 1880-1905 ::, Subject :: boat/ship ::, Uses technique :: photographic process ::
Nigerian [?] river scene, perhaps a regatta. More than ten canoes being in river. Canoes full of adult males, some paddling. Flags flying from several canoes. Ship in distance. Medium: Black and white.