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Africa Photograph Album, ca. 1910s-1920s.
Bernath Mss 214
Collection Overview

Title:

Africa Photograph Album, ca. 1910s-1920s

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Album contains 48 black and white photographs taken in rural Africa, possibly Nigeria. Images include indigenous peoples, some possibly Hausa and Yoruba; tents and thatched houses; river boats; people on horseback. The album's primary focus is the digging of a ditch, possibly for agricultural irrigation (there is some corn planted alongside). There are a few Caucasian people in the photographs, most likely British colonial officers.

Date:

191u (issued)

Subject:

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Africa -- Pictorial works

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Purchase, 2006.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Africa Photograph Album. Bernath Mss 214. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Photographs.
Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

.2 linear ft.

Language:

English

Identifier:

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.