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Native of Barlimdo [Bailundo] W.C. of Africa, 1884-03-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305K/70

Scope and Contents

60 x 80 mm. Oval print. A head and sholders profile of an African with braided hair, a short beard, and wearing bead necklaces. Bailundo, renamed Vila Teixeira de Silva in 1930, is situated in Benguela Province forty miles north of Nova Lisboa.


  • 1884-03-28

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition, some overall fading and yellowing.


This print is reproduced as an engraving in: Capello, H. Ivens, I. trans. Elwes, Alfred (1882), 'From Benguela to the Territory of Yucca: description of a journey into central and west Africa', London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington.



Finding aid date

2004-09-01 15:21:54+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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