Men gathered around shot leopard in Lagos, Nigeria



Black and white postcard by unknown photographer and publisher. Image shows colonial administrators and Nigerians surrounding a dead leopard in colonial lagos, Nigeria. Postcard sent from William John Roberts to his sisdter Victoria Roberts of 88 Greenleaf St, Liverpool. Handwritten text on verso reads: "18 April '12, D.V./ This is a photo of the Leopard, which was shot at Lagos the other week. Love & kisses, John". From the collection of William John Roberts, Liverpool-born merchant for The Lagos Stores, Ltd. Based in Nigeria, 1912-1914.