[BELGIAN CONGO / HUNTING] [Early photograph showing Joseph DeVos, a Dutch hunter in Belgian Congo, in front of an antelope hunted and hung from the ceiling by the feet]
[ORIGINAL ALBUMEN PRINT]., Original Photograph., Belgian Congo, [circa 1880].
Original albumen print photograph of Joseph Devos, a Dutch hunter in Belgian Congo, showing him in front of an antelope hunted and hung from the ceiling by the feet, with two Congolese natives. 11.5 x 9.5 cm. A handwritten note in Dutch on verso: "Antilope wegende 40 a 50 kilos geschoten 10 November 1911" [i.e. Antelope weighing 40 to 50 kilos shot November 10, 1911], and signed "Joseph Devos". The inscription "Belgian Congo" is seen on the stone.
Four pinholes and slight chippings on corners. Overall very good condition.