West African woman and baby



Silver gelatin print by unknown photographer, ca. 1912-1914. Image shows a West African woman standing holding a baby girl, possibly mother and daughter. The woman wears a long Victorian-style dress with long flared sleeves.The baby wears a white dress and bonnet with leather lace-up boots. See also PR/701/3/53, PR/701/3/51, PR/701/3/52, and PR/701/3/41. From the collection of William John Roberts, Liverpool-born merchant for The Lagos Stores, Ltd. Based in Nigeria, 1912-1914.