The Marina, Lagos, Southern Nigeria



Black and white postcard titled "The Marina, Lagos, Southern Nigeria". Published by "Copyright, Moyea Series". Image no. 157. Descriptive caption on verso reads, "Part of the Marina, showing the buildings of the Lagos Stores, large traders in Lagos. The Marina is the promenade of Lagos and the principal shopping centre". The image shows local Lagosians on the promenade. The Lagos Stores building stands to the right, at the corner of Martins Street. Postcard sent from William John Roberts to Mrs Mary Roberts of 88 Greenleaf Street, Sefton Park, Liverpool. Hand-written message reads, "This is my residence at Lagos. John". From the collection of William John Roberts, Liverpool-born merchant for The Lagos Stores, Ltd. Based in Nigeria, 1912-1914.