Photograph of Surgeon Parke

Object Title

Photograph of Surgeon Parke

Photograph of Surgeon Parke

Date

1890

Reference

EMIN 1/1

Level

Item

Scope and Content

With an handwritten inscription which reads: 'Thos. Sharpe Parke 'Bwana Doctari'' and 'Melchet 1890'.

The photograph carries the imprint of the photographer: 'WALERY, Photographer to the Queen, 164, regent Street, London' along with the crown and VR cypher. On the reverse of the mount the same imprint is present, the name being within a garter surmounted by a crown, and the manuscript number '28590'. An auctioneers sticker is also present in the bottom right hand corner

Extent

1 photograph

Physical Characteristics / Technical Requirements

Mounted on card. 320mm x 180mm

Access Conditions

Open access

Contents

  EMIN 1/1 - Photograph of Surgeon Parke