Vintage: Photos of West African Villages and its People (1910-1913)

Vintage: Photos of West African Villages and its People (1910-1913)


Photos in this set were taken by H. Hunting of the Paterson Zochonis trading company between approximately 1910 and 1913.  The company began as a trading post in 1879, and began shipping African products to the United Kindom and importing English goods.  The company grew and expanded to Nigeria in 1899, and these photographs are of company employees and their explorations in West Africa.

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An African Roadway. Avenue of Cocoanuts. – Vintage: Photos of West African Villages and its People (1910-1913)

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Group of Nigerian Aristocrats – Vintage: Photos of West African Villages and its People (1910-1913)

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Typical Bush House, West Africa – Vintage: Photos of West African Villages and its People (1910-1913)

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Rail Bridge Construction at Oshogbo. Bringing up the Girders. Shewing Barham of the P.W.D. – Vintage: Photos of West African Villages and its People (1910-1913)

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A Native Juju Shop Lagos. Skulls of Monkeys & skins of Various Animals are used as Juju Worship. – Vintage: Photos of West African Villages and its People (1910-1913)

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Street & shops Lagos – Vintage: Photos of West African Villages and its People (1910-1913)

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A Native Juju Shop Lagos. – Vintage: Photos of West African Villages and its People (1910-1913)

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Adimourisha of Faro Adiu. Lagos – Vintage: Photos of West African Villages and its People (1910-1913)

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P.Z.’s European & African Staff – Lagos. Hunting, Tangalakis, Bell, Aliuzopulos, Syrojannis, Addison, Beckett, & Zoyopulos. June 1911. – Vintage: Photos of West African Villages and its People (1910-1913)

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“Where Ignorance is Bliss” Lagos Boys – Vintage: Photos of West African Villages and its People (1910-1913)

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RIP – Vintage: Photos of West African Villages and its People (1910-1913)

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Guiding Stone to Zaria – Vintage: Photos of West African Villages and its People (1910-1913)

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Nigerians studying Lloyd’s Weekly – Vintage: Photos of West African Villages and its People (1910-1913)

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Ebute Metta Beach – Vintage: Photos of West African Villages and its People (1910-1913)

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An African Warrior and his Relatives – Vintage: Photos of West African Villages and its People (1910-1913)

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The Marina – Lagos. View from Lagoon – Vintage: Photos of West African Villages and its People (1910-1913)

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Fishing on the river Ogun. Southern Nigeria – Vintage: Photos of West African Villages and its People (1910-1913)

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Drying Clothes Native’s method “Once washed guaranteed never to be worn again” – Vintage: Photos of West African Villages and its People (1910-1913)

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Shooting Party Calabar. Bill. Whalley. Roberto. (Less said the better) 1911 – Vintage: Photos of West African Villages and its People (1910-1913)

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“Small Family”, Bushman & household – Vintage: Photos of West African Villages and its People (1910-1913)

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Yam Market Iddo. P.S. The Yam after being boiled resembles and tastes similar to the ordinary English potato. – Vintage: Photos of West African Villages and its People (1910-1913)

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Hausa Labourers from Northern Nigeria – Vintage: Photos of West African Villages and its People (1910-1913)

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African Pot Factory – Vintage: Photos of West African Villages and its People (1910-1913)

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“Friday” (boy) – “Your Humble Servant.” – “Sunday” (boy). Lagos. – Vintage: Photos of West African Villages and its People (1910-1913)

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Approach to African Village, Large Trees in rear are Cotton – Vintage: Photos of West African Villages and its People (1910-1913)


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