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Portraits, circa 1900s

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011W

Scope and Contents

A collection of loose prints with captions on the reverse, which have been recorded as found. The photographs, which are of various sizes, are portraits of people from Africa, the West Indies and Australia.


  • Creation: 1900 - 1909

Conditions Governing Access

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Biographical / Historical

Photographers unknown (prints 2-6 are from the West India Committee collection).


1 file(s) (7 images in 1 file)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was found in Sir Godfrey Lagden's file in the Royal Commonwealth Society strongroom.

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: General Collections, fiche numbers 34.


Print 1 is reproduced facing p.59 in: Lagden, Godfrey (1924), 'The native races of the Empire', London: W. Collins. The other prints were presumably collected for possible inclusion, but discarded.


This collection level description was entered by KS using information from the original typescript catalogue.



Includes index.
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Repository Details

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