DEVELOPMENT OF GOVERNMENT LEPROSY SERVICE IN NIGERIA
Scope and Contents
(28) ; D.W.4132.- ; The legal side of Settlement life. The patients elect their own chiefs who form a bench and try all cases of misdemeanour. Serious matters are referred to the Appeal Court, presided over by a European, and here you see this functioning. The prisoner stands between policemen(patients), the chiefs sit at the side. The healthy interpreter and clerks stand in the non-leper enclosire. It is interesting to note the bench includes women. ; ISSUED BY THE WEST AFRICAN PHOTOGRAPHIC SERVICE, REGIONAL INFORMATION OFFICE, ACCRA, GOLD COAST, BRITISH WEST AFRICA.--Recto ; WEST AFRICAN PHOTOGRAPHIC SERVICE OF THE REGIONAL INFORMATION OFFICE; P.O. Box 555 ; ACCRA GOLD COAST WEST AFRICA ; Photograph No. D.W. 4132 ; CROWN COPYRIGHT RESERVED. ; 28 ; NI-60 -- Verso
- ca. 1935-1977
- From the Collection: McKay, Vernon (Person)
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17 x 21 cm.
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