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The Massive Black Buffalo (B. Caffer) (n.d.)

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/205

Scope and Contents

97 x 75 mm. A view showing the corpse of a large black buffalo shot near Bukama, Katanga, with a hunting rifle propped against the body.

Creator

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Biographical / Historical

Dr Yale Massey, an amateur photographer, was active in Africa around 1910. No further information is available.

Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Existence and Location of Copies

Y304A/205-206 are prints of the same photograph.

Bibliography

This appears as Figure 55 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 158.

General

SG.

Originator(s)

Massey, Yale, fl 1910, doctor

Finding aid date

2004-01-16 10:09:34+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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