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.
Cataloguer's comments: 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.
Acquisition (From) :: Main, William to The British Museum ::, Acquisition date :: 1952 ::, Associated Place (Depicted - IT) :: Akassa ::, Dimension Length :: 24.00cm ::, Dimension Width :: 29.11cm ::, Object type :: photograph ::, Production (Made in) :: Akassa ::, Production (Photographed) :: Mc C, P A ::, Production date :: 1865-1880 :: circa, Subject :: boat/ship ::, Uses technique :: photographic process ::
River scene. View of Akassa, with five dug-out canoes on the bank of a stream surrounded by vegetation including palm trees. One canoe in the water. Three adult males standing in middle-ground behind canoes, wearing wraps. Akassa. Albumen print.