West African woman and child



Black and white collotype postcard published in Germany, ca. 1912-1914. Image shows an unidentified West African woman wearing a grass loin covering. She stands with her back to the camera whilst holding a baby in her arms. In front of her is a village containing structures with straw roofs. From the collection of William John Roberts, Liverpool-born merchant for The Lagos Stores, Ltd. Based in Nigeria, 1912-1914.