This 1920s photograph of a Morris Cowley gives an impression of the kind of car used by the author. The fact that it was availabe in 1927 in Nigeria suggests that it would have been the older Morris Cowley Bullnose although the Flatnose had been in production since 1926, it would have been unlikely to have made it so quickly to the edges of Empire like Ilesha in Nigeria.
Image courtesy of Surrey Vintage Vehicle Society
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