Collection of postcards depicting colonial West Africa



Collection of 62 postcards and postcard-sized photographs collected by William John Roberts ("John"), agent for the Lagos Stores, Ltd. Dated 1912-1914, the images depict colonial Nigeria. Subjects include ethnographic images of indigenous West Africans and their customs; European expats and their living quarters; river and forest scenes; Colonial buildings; shipoping and trade on the Niger River; William John Roberts and associates.