West African trading activities
Scope and Contents
An album containing photographs showing aspects of European trade in the West African coast.
The photographs occupy 28 pages of an album; plates 21-27, 30-31 and 32-34 each occupy one page. There are a number of blank pages at the back. Most of the prints have brief captions, which have been used as titles and have been recorded as found. They are not always reliable: see, e.g., plates 10 and 15.
- 1870 - 1889
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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
The album is loose in its binding. Some of the pages are soiled and others have been torn out. The photographs are in good condition unless otherwise specified.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This album, together with Y3043MM and Y3043PP, was presented to the Library in 1986-87 by Derek Holt, a member of the Liverpool family formerly involved in West African trade.
This item level description was entered by NE and MJC using information from the original typescript catalogue.
DateText: Dates taken from a note on the cover of the album..
- 2004-08-18 08:46:56+00:00
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