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Views of the Belgian Congo album, 1908-1909

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Front paste-down 97.R.58_fpe [Portrait of the Colonial Agent], between 1908 and 1909
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1 recto Page 1 recto, 1908 Juin
1 recto 1 recto-1 97.R.58-1r.1 Départ d'Anvers S/S "Leopold" Juin 1908,
1 recto 1 recto-2 97.R.58-1r.2 [On Deck at Departure],
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1 verso 97.R.58-1v Page 1 verso, 1908
1 verso 1 verso-1 97.R.58-1v.1 Gare et débarcadère de Matadi,
1 verso 1 verso-2 97.R.58-1v.1 [Six Gentlemen on Deck],
1 verso 1 verso-3 97.R.58-1v.3 Train Matadi - Léopoldeville,
1 verso 1 verso-4 97.R.58-1v.4 Gare à Sierra Léone,
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2 recto 97.R.58-2r Page 2 recto, 1908 or 1909
2 recto 2 recto-1 97.R.58-2r.1 [Lounging on Deck]
2 recto 2 recto-2 97.R.58-2r.2 Matadi - le chaudron d'enfer au fond
2 recto 2 recto-3 97.R.58-2r.3 Chargement d'ivoire à Matadi
Depicts ivory tusks laid out along the train platform.
2 recto 2 recto-4 97.R.58-2r.4 Baobab à Kinshassa
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2 verso 97.R.58-2v Page 2 verso, 1908 or 1909
2 verso 2 verso-1 97.R.58-2v.1 Allège remorquée par le steamer entre Boma et Matadi
Caption continues: La cargaison y est déchargée pour remonter la ligne de flotaison du bateau, le fleuve étant peu profond.
2 verso 2 verso-2 97.R.58-2v.2 Poste à bois sur le fleuve Congo
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3 recto 97.R.58-3r Page 3 recto, 1908
3 recto 3 recto-1 97.R.58-3r.1 Steamer au fond plat "Brabant" séjour 19 jours de Léopoldville à Basako,
3 recto 3 recto-2 97.R.58-3r.2 [Boats along the Riverbank]
3 recto 3 recto-3 97.R.58-3r.3 [Settlement along the Riverbank]
3 recto 3 recto-4 97.R.58-3r.4 [River Scene with Palms] 1908
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3 verso 97.R.58-3v Page 3 verso, 1908-1909
3 verso 3 verso-1 97.R.58-3v.1 Sierra Léone, 1908
3 verso 3 verso-2 97.R.58-3v.2 Boma, 1908
3 verso 3 verso-3 97.R.58-3v.3 Décoration murale à la direction d'Ilambi-Lomahi, 1908 or 1909
3 verso 3 verso-4 97.R.58-3v.4 Poste de Yaboyla, 1908 or 1909
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4 recto 97.R.58-4r Page 4 recto, 1908 or 1909
4 recto 4 recto-1 97.R.58-4r.1 Le Lomami
4 recto 4 recto-2 97.R.58-4r.2 Tête d'hippopotame
4 recto 4 recto-3 97.R.58-4r.3 Beatch à İsangi
Shows numerous Congalese gathered on a beach with colonials standing on steps behind them.
4 recto 4 recto-4 97.R.58-4r.4 [Riverboat Pulled up along the Shore],
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4 verso 97.R.58-4v Page 4 verso, 1908 or 1909
4 verso 4 verso-1 97.R.58-4v.1 Premierè chasse - un héron
4 verso 4 verso-2 97.R.58-4v.2 Village de Yombété, équateur
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5 recto 97.R.58-5r Page 5 recto, 1908 or 1909
5 recto 5 recto-1 97.R.58-5r.1 Passage d'un gué en forêt
5 recto 5 recto-2 97.R.58-5r.2 Passage d'une rivière sur un arbre abattu à cet effet
5 recto 5 recto-3 97.R.58-5r.3 Départ en Brousse
5 recto 5 recto-4 97.R.58-5r.4 Halte en Brousse
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5 verso 97.R.58-5v Page 5 verso, 1908 or 1909
5 verso 5 verso-1 97.R.58-5v.1 Ténériffe
5 verso 5 verso-2 97.R.58-5v.2 Le Lomahi
5 verso 5 verso-3 97.R.58-5v.3 Forgerons à l'ouvrage - grand gong
5 verso 5 verso-4 97.R.58-5v.4 Trophées d'une bonne chasse - défenses de 39 kgs
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6 recto 97.R.58-6r Page 6 recto, 1908 or 1909
6 recto 6 recto-1 97.R.58-6r.1 Poste militaire de Bomba - équateur
6 recto 6 recto-2 97.R.58-6r.2 [Gathering in a Village]
6 recto 6 recto-3 97.R.-6r.3 Caravane en brousse
6 recto 6 recto-4 97.R.58-6r.4 [Congolese Villagers Carrying Boxes]
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6 verso 97.R.58-6v Page 6 verso, 1908 or 1909
6 verso 6 verso-1 97.R.58-6v.1 [Riding in a Dugout Canoe]
6 verso 6 verso-2 97.R.58-6v.2 [Congolese Chief with Guard and Flagbearer]
6 verso 6 verso-3 97.R.58-6v.3 [Congolese Woman Showing Scarification]
6 verso 6 verso-4 97.R.58-6v.4 [Congolese Women Making Clay Pots],
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7 recto 97.R.58-7r. Page 7 recto, 1908 or 1909
7 recto 7 recto-1 97.R.58-7r.1 Marché indigène
7 recto 7 recto-2 97.R.58-7r.2 Pagaïeurs
7 recto 7 recto-3 97.R.58-7r.3 Maisons d'étape dans un village
7 recto 7 recto-4 97.R.58-7r.4 Indigènes d'escorte
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7 verso 97.R.58-7v Page 7 verso, 1908-1909
7 verso 7 verso-1 97.R.58-7v.1 Conacry, 1908
7 verso 7 verso-2 97.R.58-7v.2 Teneriffe, 1908 or 1909
7 verso 7 verso-3 97.R.58-7v.3 [Hut among Trees], 1908 or 1909
7 verso 7 verso-4 97.R.58-7v.4 Chem. d. fer Matadi-Léo, 1908, 1908
Chemin de fer Matadi-léo.
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8 recto 97.R.58-8r Page 8 recto, 1908 or 1909
8 recto 8 recto-1 97.R.58-8r.1 [Long Canoe on the Water]
8 recto 8 recto-2 97.R.58-8r.2 [Two Congolese Women in a Village Clearing]
8 recto 8 recto-3 97.R.58-8r.3 [Agent and Porters Wading across a River]
8 recto 8 recto-4 97.R.58-8r.4 [Agent and Congolese Men in the Bush]
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8 verso 97.R.58-8v Page 8 verso, 1908 or 1909
8 verso 8 verso-1 97.R.58-8v.1 Groupe de chefs "Toppokes"
8 verso 8 verso-2 97.R.58-8v.2 [Group of Topoke Men]
8 verso 8 verso-3 97.R.58-8v.3 [A Topoke Chieftain and His Men]
8 verso 8 verso-4 97.R.58-8v.4 Porteurs traversant une rivière sur un tronc d'arbre
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9 recto 97.R.58-9r Page 9 recto, 1908 or 1909
9 recto 9 recto-1 97.R.58-9r.1 [Chained Congolese Prisoners]
Caption written under 97.R.58-9r.1 and 97.R.58-9r.2: Opération militaire (prisonniers enchainés).
9 recto 9 recto-2 97.R.58-9r.2 [Agent with Chained Congolese Prisoners]
9 recto 9 recto-3 97.R.58-9r.3 [Agent Overseeing a Whipping]
9 recto 9 recto-4 97.R.58-9r.4 [Congolese Man Administering a Whipping]
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9 verso 97.R.58-9v Page 9 verso, 1908 or 1909
9 verso 9 verso-1 97.R.58-9v.1 [Long Canoe in River behind a Tree]
9 verso 9 verso-2 97.R.58-9v.2 [Agent Addressing a Group of Congolese Women and Men]
9 verso 9 verso-3 97.R.58-9v.3 Récolteurs de caoutchouc
9 verso 9 verso-4 97.R.58-9v.4 [Village Scene]
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10 recto 97.R.58-10r Page 10 recto, 1908-1909
10 recto 10 recto-1 97.R.58-10r.1 [Group of Congolese Men in a Village]
10 recto 10 recto-2 97.R.58-10r.2 Jeunes fils "Mogandos"
10 recto 10 recto-3 97.R.58-10r.3 Pont de Lianes
10 recto 10 recto-4 97.R.58-10r.4 [Large Gathering of Congolese with Cargo]
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10 verso 97.R.58-10v Page 10 verso 1908-1909
10 verso 10 verso-1 97.R.58-10v.1 [Military Procession in Stanleyville], 1909
Caption for 97.R.58_10v_1 and 97.R.58_10v_2: Stanleyville (1909).
10 verso 10 verso-2 97.R.58-10v.2 [Gathering outside Cathedral in Stanleyville], 1909
10 verso 10 verso-3 97.R.58-10v-3 Kinchassa, 1908
10 verso 10 verso-4 97.R.58-10v.4 [Two Congolese Women Posing for Camera with Other Figures Nearby], 1908 or 1909
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11 recto 97.R.58-11r Page 11 recto, 1908 or 1909
11 recto 11 recto-1 97.R.58-11r.1 [Avenue of Palms]
Caption for page 11 recto: Mon poste "Yaboïla" - Lomani.
11 recto 11 recto-2 97.R.58-11r.2 Ma maison
11 recto 11 recto-3 97.R.58-11r.3 [Side View of Agent's House]
11 recto 11 recto-4 97.R.58-11r.4 Tom
The agent's pet leopard.
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11 verso 97.R.58-11v Page 11 verso, 1908 or 1909
11 verso 11 verso-1 97.R.58-11v.1 [Group of Men at Water's Edge]
11 verso 11 verso-2 97.R.58-11v.2 Savoonia
Three-quarter length profile portrait of a Congolese woman.
11 verso 11 verso-3 97.R.58-11v.3 [Two Congolese Men Holding Spears]
11 verso 11 verso-5 97.R.58.11v-5 [The Agent Leading a Group of Congolese away from the Compound]
11 verso 11 verso-4 97.R.58-11v.4 [Congolese Men with a Dead Elephant]
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12 recto 97.R.58-12r Page 12 recto, 1908 or 1909
12 recto 12 recto-1 97.R.58-12r.1 L'escorte
Congolese troops.
12 recto 12 recto-2 97.R.58-12r.2 Entrée du poste
Depcits the agent leaning against the gateway to the compound while Tom the lion strolls by in front of him.
12 recto 12 recto-3 97.R.58-12r.3 Arrivée du ravitaillement
12 recto 12 recto-4 97.R.58-12r.4 [Agents Sitting at Outdoor Table, Congolese Men Standing]
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12 verso 97.R.58-12v Page 12 verso, 1908 or 1909
12 verso 12 verso-1 97.R.58-12v.1 [Village]
12 verso 12 verso-2 97.R.58-12v.2 [Congolese Woman Standing in front of a Hut]
12 verso 12 verso-3 97.R.58-12v.3 [Congolese Woman with Scarification]
12 verso 12 verso-4 97.R.58-12v.4 [Crocodile]
12 verso 12 verso-5 97.R.58-12v.5 [Tending Garden]
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13 recto 97.R.58-13r Page 13 recto, 1908 or 1909
13 recto 13 recto-1 97.R.58-13r.1 [Profile Portrait of a Congolese Man with Short Braids]
13 recto 13 recto-2 97.R.58-13r.2 Lumba, Bahutu - Chefs Topokés
13 recto 13 recto-3 97.R.58-13r.3 [Two Congolese Men with Scarification, One in Profile]
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13 verso 97.R.58-13v Page 13 verso, 1908 or 1909
13 verso 13 verso-1 97.R.58-13v.1 [Hunter Sitting on Slain Elephant]
13 verso 13 verso-2 97.R.58-13v.2 [Men Holding Elephant Tusks]
13 verso 13 verso-3 97.R.58-13v.3 [Congolese Women, Two Standing and Three Sitting]
13 verso 13 verso-4 97.R.58-13v.4 [Slain Elephant]
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14 recto 97.R.58-14r Page 14 recto, 1908 or 1909
14 recto 14 recto-1 97.R.58-14r.1 [Hunters with Slain Leopard]
14 recto 14 recto-2 97.R.58-14r.2 [Congolese Man Displaying Slain Leopard]
14 recto 14 recto-3 97.R.58-14r.3 [Congolese Woman with Scarification Standing against a Tree]
14 recto 14 recto-4 97.R.58-14r.4 [Two Congolese Women with Scarification]
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14 verso 97.R.58-14v Page 14 verso, 1908 or 1909
14 verso 14 verso-1 97.R.58-14v.1 Tom
Agent's pet lion as a cub.
14 verso 14 verso-2 97.R.58-14v.2 [Three Congolese Warriors]
14 verso 14 verso-3 97.R.58-14v.3 Chutes de la Tchopo, Stanleyville
14 verso 14 verso-4 97.R.58-14v.4 Village de Yaboïla
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15 verso 97.R.58-15r Page 15 recto, 1908 or 1909
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15 recto 15 recto-1 97.R.58-15r.1 [Long Canoe on a River]
15 recto 15 recto-2 97.R.58-15r.2 [Hunting Party with Slain Elephant]
15 recto 15 recto-3 97.R.58-15r.3 [Portrait of a Congolese Woman with Scarification, Facing Right]
15 recto 15 recto-4 97.R.58-15r.4 [Portrait of a Congolese Woman with Scarification, Facing Front]
97.R.58-15v Page 15 verso, 1908 or 1909
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15 verso 15 verso-1 97.R.58-15v.1 [Congolese Leader Addressing Seated Men ]
15 verso 15 verso-2 97.R.58-15v.2 [Congolese Warrior]
15 verso 15 verso-3 97.R.58-15v.3 [Congolsese Woman Holding a Basket]
15 verso 15 verso-4 97.R.58-15v.4 Perception d'impôts par F.P.
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16 recto 97.R.58-16r Page 16 recto 1908 or 1909
16 recto 16 recto-1 97.R.58-16r.1 [Agent and Hunting Party with Slain Crocodile]
16 recto 16 recto-2 97.R.58-16.r2 [Congolese Hunter with Slain Wild Boar]
16 recto 16 recto-3 97.R.58-16.r3 [Captive Congolese Man with Rope around His Neck Held by Anotehr Congolese]
16 recto 16 recto-4 97.R.58-16.r4 [Agent and Hunting Party with Slain Leopards]
97.R.58-16v Page 16 verso, 1908 or 1909
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16 verso 16 verso-1 97.R.58-16v.1 [Yard Cats]
16 verso 16 verso-2 97.R.58-16v.2 [Drinking on the Veranda]
16 verso 16 verso-3 97.R.58-16v.3 [Congolese Men with Rifles Rushing towards the Bush]
16 verso 16 verso-4 97.R.58-16v.4 [Agents on the Veranda]
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17 recto 97.R.58-17r Page 17 recto, 1908 or 1909
17 recto 17 recto-1 97.R.58-17r.1 [Congolese Woman Wearing Striped Cloth Sash]
17 recto 17 recto-2 97.R.58-17r.2 [Congolese Woman Wearing Mudcloth Skirt]
17 recto 17 recto-3 97.R.58-17r.3 [Reclining Congolese Nude]
17 recto 17 recto-4 97.R.58-17r.4 [Circle Dance]
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17 verso 97.R.58-17v Page 17 verso, 1908 or 1909
17 verso 17 verso-1 97.R.58-17v.1 [Evening Sky]
17 verso 17 verso-2 97.R.58-17v.2 [Trail Break]
17 verso 17 verso-3 97.R.58-17v.3 [The Bush]
17 verso 17 verso-4 97.R.58-17v.4 [Village]
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18 recto 97.R.58-18r Page 18 recto 1908 or 1909
18 recto 18 recto-1 97.R.58-18r.1 [Congolese Woman Watching Long Canoe on River]
18 recto 18 recto-2 97.R.58-18r.2 [Line of Young Congolese Children]
18 recto 18 recto-3 97.R.58-18r.3 [Three Congolese Warriors Opposing a Large Group]
18 recto 18 recto-4 97.R.58-18r.4 [Four Congolese Warriors]
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18 verso 97.R.58-18v Page 18 verso, 1908 or 1909
18 verso 18 verso-1 97.R.58-18v.1 [Five Congolese Men Squatting in a Village Clearing]
18 verso 18 verso-2 97.R.58-18v.2 [Congolese Woman Wearing Printed Dress and Head Scarf]
18 verso 18 verso-3 97.R.58-18v.3 [Three Congolese Women with Scarification Flanking a Tree]
18 verso 18 verso-4 97.R.58-18v.4 [Bush Fire]
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19 recto 97.R.58-19r Page 19 recto, 1908 or 1909
19 recto 19 recto-1 97.R.58-19r.1 [Three Congolese Women near a River]
19 recto 19 recto-2 97.R.58-19r.2 [Congolese Troops]
19 recto 19 recto-3 97.R.58-19r.3 [Four Congolese Women]
19 recto 19 recto-4 97.R.58-19r.4 [Four Congolese Women Engaged in Daily Activities]
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19 verso 97.R.58-19v Page 19 verso, [Two Men and a Baby Elephant], 1908 or 1909
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20 recto 97.R.58-20r Page 20 recto, 1908 or 1909
20 recto 20 recto-1 97.R.58-20r.1 [Congolese Hunters Squatting around an Animal Carcass]
20 recto 20 recto-2 97.R.58-20r.2 [Congolese Men with Dead Elephant]
20 recto 20 recto-3 97.R.58-20r.3 [Congolese Men in Chains with Congolese Guards]
20 recto 20 recto-4 97.R.58-20r.4 [The Agent with a Slain Elephant]
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20 verso 97.R.58-20v Page 20 verso, 1908 or 1909
20 verso 20 verso-1 97.R.58-20v.1 [Congolese Porters and Overseer]
20 verso 20 verso-2 97.R.58-20v.2 [Congolese Village Scene]
20 verso 20 verso-3 97.R.58-20v.3 [Congolese Walking down a River Bank]
20 verso 20 verso-4 97.R.58-20v.4 [Military Scene]
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21 recto 97.R.58-21r Page 21 recto, 1908 or 1909
21 recto 21 recto-1 97.R.58-21r.1 [Full-length Portrait of a Congolese Woman with Scarification]
21 recto 21 recto-2 97.R.58-21r.2 [Congolese Warriors]
21 recto 21 recto-3 97.R.58-21r.3 [Congolese Man Addressing Warriors]
21 recto 21 recto-4 97.R.58-21r.4 [Full-length Portrait of a Congolese Warrior with Shield and Spear]
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21 verso 97.R.58-21v Page 21 verso, 1908 or 1909
21 verso 21 verso-1 97.R.58-21v.1 [Four Congolese Warriors with Shields and Spears]
21 verso 21 verso-2 97.R.58-21v.2 [Village Scene with Large Tree]
21 verso 21 verso-3 97.R.58-21v.3 [Congolese Woman in a Dugout Canoe]
21 verso 21 verso-4 97.R.58-21v.4 [Monkey on a Tree Branch]
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22 recto 97.R.58-22r Page 22 recto, 1908 or 1909
22 recto 22 recto-1 97.R.58-22r.1 [Congolese Man Being Whipped]
22 recto 22 recto-2 97.R.58-22r.2 [Congolese Couple]
22 recto 22 recto-3 97.R.58-22r.3 [Congolese Village Scene]
22 recto 22 recto-4 97.R.58-22r.4 [Congolese Warriors]
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22 verso 97.R.58-22v Page 22 verso, 1908 or 1909
22 verso 22 verso-1 97.R.58-22v.1 [Congolese Woman Wearing Straw Hat]
22 verso 22 verso-2 97.R.58-22v.2 [Agent Supervising Congolese Women Clearing Ground]
22 verso 22 verso-3 97.R.58-22v.3 [Congolese Men Bringing Elephant Tusks to Agents]
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23 recto 97.R.58-23r Page 23 recto, 1908 or 1909
23 recto 23 recto-1 97.R.58-23r.1 [Congolese Dancing]
23 recto 23 recto-2 97.R.58-23r.2 [Three Congolese Men Dancing with Large Group Watching behind Them]
23 recto 23 recto-3 97.R.58-23r.3 [Congolese Dancing, Children in Foreground]
23 recto 23 recto-4 97.R.58-23r.4 [Congolese Women Dancing]
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23 verso 97.R.58-23v Page 23 verso, 1908 or 1909
23 verso 23 verso-1 97.R.58-23v.1 [Congolese Men Squatting behind a Display of Jugs and Lengths of Branch]
23 verso 23 verso-2 97.R.58-23v.2 [A Town Street],
23 verso 23 verso-3 97.R.58-23v.3 [Settlement along a River]
23 verso 23 verso-4 97.R.58-23v.4 [The Agent and Two Men Lounging on the Deck of a Boat]
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24 recto 97.R.58-24r Page 24 recto, 1908 or 1909
24 recto 24 recto-1 97.R.58-24r.1 [European Toddler in Yard with Chickens]
24 recto 24 recto-2 97.R.58-24r.2 [European Toddler]
24 recto 24 recto-3 97.R.58-24r.3 [Full-length Portrait of a Congolese Woman Standing before the Post Gateway]
24 recto 24 recto-4 97.R.58-24r.4 [European Toddler Pushing a Baby Carriage]
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24 verso 97.R.58-24v Page 24 verso, 1908 or 1909
24 verso 24 verso-1 97.R.58-24v.1 [Slain Rhinoceros]
24 verso 24 verso-2 97.R.58-24v.2 [Slain Antelope with Rifle Propped against It]
24 verso 24 verso-3 97.R.58-24v.3 [Slain Elephant with Rifle Propped against It]
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1 Sheet 1 97.R.58-s1 [Portrait of the Agent Standing in the Post Gateway with Tom, the Pet Leopard], 1908 or 1909


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