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[Lethargy. The last stage. Buvuna [?Buvuma] Island 1902], 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/35

Scope and Contents

150 x 110 mm. A view showing a sleeping, emaciated man in the terminal stage of sleeping sickness. Christy (1903) describes how this man was carried from his hut without awakening and how all the other members of his family were in a similar condition.


  • Creation: 1902


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Biographical / Historical

Photographer not given.

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Existence and Location of Copies

CN 1636.

Related Materials

For another photograph of this person see Y304A/40.


Caption from Christy, Cuthbert (1903). Sleeping sickness, 'Journal of the African Society', vol. 3, 1903-1904, p. 1-11. The image is also used as an illustration in this article.


PJ. The Archivist has put Christy as a photographer because he is the author of the article.


Christy, Cuthbert, 1863-1932

Finding aid date

2002-07-23 15:03:26+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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