Found in 2075 Collections and/or Records:
'443' printed on the reverse.
161 x 118 mm. As captioned.
View looking down on rows of sisal drying on wires. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Providing conditions are favourable during the dry season the fibres is dried [sic] in twelve hours'.
Showing African workers laying the sisal out on the drying lines. The typewritten caption continues 'if conditions are favourable during the dry season the fibre is dried in twelve hours'.
240 x 188 mm. A view from the harbour wharf showing crowds of Swahili labourers working among the chaos of overturned lighters and other craft washed onto the shore during a storm. The reverse of the photograph is annotated: 'Even the floating copra in the right foreground was salved'. The harbour wall can be seen in the background with the Beit el Ajait and the Sultan's Palace at the right of the print.
207 x 152 mm. A view from the harbour wharf showing crowds of Swahili labourers working among the chaos of overturned lighters and other craft washed onto the shore during a storm.
Showing a labourer cutting leaves from a mature sisal plant. The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'An average of fourteen leaves are left on the plant after cutting'.
An album of photographs with captions, the later ones more detailed.
1-27 are of Egypt and the Sudan, 28-55 of East Africa.
Head and shoulders portrait of a young man with pointed teeth.
155 x 155 mm.
210 x 160 mm.
120 x 160 mm.
210 x 160 mm.
210 x 160 mm.
230 x 200 mm. The caption continues: 'Fixing one of the horns. The 'doctor' is about to suck out the air through a small hole in the end which he will then seal with wax.'
205 x 245 mm. The caption continues: 'A client undergoing the operation of 'cupping.' In this photograph the shaving of the hair and the beeswax tips to the horns can be clearly seen.'
200 x 250 mm. The caption continues: 'The cupping horns must be carefully chosen to fit each client. The 'doctor' has about a score from which to make his selection. The spear is more a badge of office than anything else and has no part in the actual operations of the 'doctor.'
235 x 200 mm. The caption continues: 'After the sucking of air from the horn and final sealing with beeswax it is very tightly attached to the skin. Removal is only made possible by piercing the wax plug with a needle (shown here).'
235 x 200 mm. The caption continues: '"I am sure my client will quickly recover!" Despite the absence of modern psychology this 'doctor' believes in checking his patients and giving them an optimistic outlook.'
205 x 250 mm.
230 x 200 mm.
125 x 185 mm.
210 x 160 mm. The caption continues: 'Wicker lobster pots are a feature of all English seaside resorts. The African makes considerable use of wicker traps for all kinds of fish in river, lake and sea.'