Photograph of William John Roberts's living quarters, Lagos, Nigeria



Silver gelatin print by unknown photographer, ca. 1912-1914. Interior photograph of living quarters occupied by British merchant, William John Roberts, in Lagos, Nigeria. The room is decorate with wood and wicker furniture, paintings, and African artefacts. Framed family photographs sit atop a side table and a small coffee table that also houses a book collection. Loose page from album compiled by William John Roberts ("John"), Liverpool-born merchant for The Lagos Stores Ltd., based in colonial Lagos, Nigeria.