1925 Print Matadi Steamer Worker Phelps-Stokes Granite Village Town Congo XGB6

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This is an original 1925 halftone print of workers in Matadi, Congo. The caption writes, "Matadi is built on a hillside of solid granite, and every spot that will hold a house has one. Its heat is exceeded only by that of infernal regions."

CONDITION

This 86+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6.25 x 4.5 inches; 16 x 11 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: workers, Phelps-Stokes Fund, Bas-Congo

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Collections:

Category: Africa, Geographic Locale, XGB6

Type: Original Halftone Print