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Field Work in Calabar, Eastern Region (Nigeria): World War I Memorial

view Field Work in Calabar, Eastern Region (Nigeria): World War I Memorial digital asset number 1
Creator:
Turner, Lorenzo Dow 1890-1972
Subject:
Turner, Lorenzo Dow
Physical description:
1 photographic negative : b&w; 35mm
Type:
Negatives
Place:
Nigeria, Cross River State, Calabar
Africa
Nigeria
Nigeria, Eastern
Calabar (Nigeria)
Date:
1951
Notes:
Title is provided by ACMA Archives staff based on researcher's notes.
Summary:
Additional information from staff reads: "The Calabar Memorial is a war memorial bearing a complete list of war dead on bronze tablets. The Memorial commemorates 407 casualties of the 3rd Battalion Nigeria Regiment and No.2 Artillery Battery, Nigeria Regiment. It takes the form of a concrete rectangular pillar on a stepped base, flanked by two machine guns captured at Ngwende on the 24 January 1917." [Sources: Commonwealth War Graves Commission]
Cite as:
Lorenzo Dow Turner papers, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Lois Turner Williams
Topic:
Architecture
Monuments
Local number:
ACMA LDT-N-R38-1257
See more items in:
Sub-series 5.4.1: Research: Africa
Lorenzo Dow Turner papers, Series 5: Photographs ca 1890-1974
Lorenzo Dow Turner papers 1895-1972
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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