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Resthouse and communal plantation, Benin City, Southern Nigeria, 1903 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/87

Scope and Contents

109 x 92 mm. A view showing a group of Africans standing in front of the resthouse at Igbashudi, Benin City, with a communal plantation of nine-year-old Funtumias in the background. Photograph by L. Palfreman.


  • 1903 - 1910


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Biographical / Historical

L Palfreman was Assistant Conservator of Forests, Benin, circa 1905-1910. No further information is available.

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition, apart from slight yellowing.


This appears as Figure 63 in: Christy, Cuthbert (1911). The African rubber industry and Funtumia elastica ('kickxia'), London: J. Bale, Sons and Danielsson, facing p.140.




Palfreman, L, fl 1905-1910, Assistant Conservator of Forests

Finding aid date

2004-01-13 11:38:15+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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