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Title
Palm Oil, Calabar, Nigeria, ca. 1930-1940
Creator
Unknown
Date Created and/or Issued
1930/1940
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Rights Information
Centre for the Study of World Christianity
Contact the repository for details.
The University of Edinburgh School of Divinity, New College, Mound Place, Edinburgh EH1 2LX, United Kingdom
divinity-CSWC@ed.ac.uk
http://www.cswc.div.ed.ac.uk/collections/
Description
Tinted lantern slide featuring a scene at a docking point on the Cross River, Calabar. Stands with thatched and corrugated iron roofs shelter wooden barrels of palm oil awaiting canoe transport down the Cross River to the coast. Workers can be seen in the image, and a dog sits in front of the thatched shelter. Palm oil was and is one of the largest exports of the Calabar state. This slide comes from a set on mission, culture and industry in Calabar, southeast Nigeria generated by the Church of Scotland and the United Free Church of Scotland (which was incorporated with the Church of Scotland in 1929.)
Format
lantern slides 8.2 x 8.2cm
lantern slides
photographs
Identifier
IMP-CSWC47-LS9-39.tif
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-c123-78476
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/IMP-CSWC47-LS9-39.jpg
Subject
Exports/imports
Inland water transport
Palm oil
General views
Time Period
1930/1940
Place
Africa
Calabar
Cross River
Nigeria
rivers
Source
CSWC47/LS9/39 [File]
Relation
Church of Scotland Slide and Visual Collection. Calabar Church and Industry (CSWC47-LS9)
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Photographs from the Centre for the Study of World Christianity, University of Edinburgh, U.K., ca.1900-ca.1940s

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