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Cameroon (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 506 Collections and/or Records:

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A close-up of Fai Ndzendzen, Banso, 1939-05-24

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/176
Scope and Contents

40 x 62 mm.

Dates: 1939-05-24
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A giant in Shi, 1940-02-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/285
Scope and Contents

64 x 109 mm. He was about 8 ft. tall and a striking figure of a man.

Dates: 1940-02-11
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A girl of the N'Jarie tribe, Banso, 1937-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/16
Scope and Contents 56 x 84 mm. A girl from the N’Jarie Tribe from the N’Bombo Country. They have very elaborate tattooing on the body done by specialists with a pointed bamboo and ashes. Each cicatrix is a round dome, smooth and of regular size. A piece of bamboo is inserted into the nostrils. They used to practice cannibalism by setting traps of thin dust covered brushwood placed over pits or a chair set on the thinly covered pit in front of the house where the unwary traveller sat and fell in only to be set...
Dates: 1937-05
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A girl of the N'Jarie tribe, Banso, 1937-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/17
Scope and Contents 56 x 84 mm. A girl from the N’Jarie Tribe from the N’Bombo Country. They have very elaborate tattooing on the body done by specialists with a pointed bamboo and ashes. Each cicatrix is a round dome, smooth and of regular size. A piece of bamboo is inserted into the nostrils. They used to practice cannibalism by setting traps of thin dust covered brushwood placed over pits or a chair set on the thinly covered pit in front of the house where the unwary traveller sat and fell in only to be set...
Dates: 1937-05
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A juju man impersonating a woman, 1938

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/159
Scope and Contents

56 x 84 mm.

Dates: 1938
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A 'lady doctor', Bamenda, 1937-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/3
Scope and Contents

56 x 84 mm. A 'lady doctor' - an old woman who specialises in Circumcisions. She attended hospital to see the White Man's method but thought her own was easier and quicker.

Dates: 1937-03
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A lady of Laroku, 1940-11-13

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/351
Scope and Contents

45 x 39 mm.

Dates: 1940-11-13
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A little Mbem girl, 1940-02-07

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/245
Scope and Contents

56 x 84 mm. neg and contact print.

Dates: 1940-02-07
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A little Mbem girl, 1940-02-07

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/246
Scope and Contents

46 x 75 mm. neg. and contact print.

Dates: 1940-02-07
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A Medicine grove at Nkungie, 1940-02-24

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/313
Scope and Contents

53 x 40 mm.

Dates: 1940-02-24
 Series

A pictorial record of life in the Colonial Service in West Africa, 1953-1966, 2001

 Series
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 317/2a
Scope and Contents A collection of nearly 900 labelled photographs and maps compiled by J.M.A. Sly, relating to his years on Colonial Service Courses and in the Colonial Service in West Africa. The text lists events month by month. It is mostly concerned with southern Nigeria, but also covers tours to the Cameroons, Dahomey, Togoland, Ghana, Sierra Leone and the Gambia. There are indexes of persons, places and events, animals and plants. There is an introduction by A.G.E. Sly explaining the background to...
Dates: 2001
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A pictorial record of life in the Colonial Service in West Africa, 1953-1966, 2001-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 317/2b
Scope and Contents A collection of nearly 900 labelled photographs and maps compiled by J.M.A. Sly, relating to his years on Colonial Service Courses and in the Colonial Service in West Africa. The text lists events month by month. It is mostly concerned with southern Nigeria, but also covers tours to the Cameroons, Dahomey, Togoland, Ghana, Sierra Leone and the Gambia. There are indexes of persons, places and events, animals and plants. There is an introduction by A.G.E. Sly explaining the background to...
Dates: 2001-03
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A scene in the Mfumte village of Kwaja, 1940-02-13

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/307
Scope and Contents

62 x 40 mm.

Dates: 1940-02-13
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A strange helmet, 1934

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/566
Scope and Contents

Showing a man wearing an unusual helmet.

Dates: 1934
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A typical Tse-tse breeding stream on the Kumba-Malende rapid, 1938-06

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/150
Scope and Contents

40 x 62 mm.

Dates: 1938-06
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A woman from Bafreng, Bamenda, 1937-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/19
Scope and Contents

64 x 109 mm. Showing the method of shaving the head when they have conceived. They wear long hair till this occurs. The remaining centre portion is left and mixed with a concoction of Red Camwood powdered and mixed with palm oil which dries hard like clay and is called Nga. The woman here shown has a small bunch of leaves on her back which indicates she is menstruating.

Dates: 1937-10
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A Wum woman, 1938

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/163
Scope and Contents

40 x 62 mm.

Dates: 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Missing.
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A Wum woman with ear rings of bamboo, 1938

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/162
Scope and Contents

40 x 62 mm.

Dates: 1938
Conditions Governing Access: Missing.
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Abdominal cicatrization, Laroku, 1940-11-13

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/353
Scope and Contents

52 x 40 mm. The abdominal cicatrization is in most cases carried round the side of the waist and in rarer cases up over the shoulder blades.

Dates: 1940-11-13
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Abdominal tattooing, Banso, 1939-06-18

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/193
Scope and Contents

40 x 62 mm. The 'arrow & circle' abdominal tattooing seen in almost every Banso girl, whether it is Phallic or not has yet to be decided. Some think it the sign of sun worship. But very debatable.

Dates: 1939-06-18
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Abnormal root development, Victoria, Cameroon Mountain

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/112
Scope and Contents

74 x 94 mm. A view showing a rubber tree with an abnormal development of surface roots owing to shallow soil.

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African hut, Nyasoso, 1938-02-09

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Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043BB/134
Scope and Contents

42 x 60 mm.

Dates: 1938-02-09
 Fonds

African travel diary of A.R.H. Mann

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 116
Dates: 1935