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Old man-eating lion killed in Katanga, South-eastern Congo (n.d.)

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/167

Scope and Contents

100 x 75 mm. A view showing a very large man-eating lion killed by members of a prospecting party in Katanga. An African stands beside the body to indicate scale. Photograph by R. Williams and Co.

Creator

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Biographical / Historical

R. Williams and Co. were commercial photographers active in Congo circa 1910. No further information is available.

Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Bibliography

This appears as Figure 21 in: Christy, Cuthbert (1924). Big game and Pygmies: experiences of a naturalist in Central African forests in quest of the Okapi, London: Macmillan, facing page 24.

General

SG.

Originator(s)

R Williams and Company

Finding aid date

2004-01-15 12:11:10+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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