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Bogali School - Bech. Protect, 1910 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30546A/64

Scope and Contents

140 x 83 mm. A group portrait showing a row of girls with 'whitewash' decorations on faces, arms and legs and wearing what looks like fat bundles of sticks around their midriffs. Probably an initiation ceremony.


  • Creation: 1910 - 1911


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Related Materials

To compare this with a photograph of another initiation ceremony refer to Y305D/46.




Fosdyce, - , fl 1910, Quartermaster Sergeant

Finding aid date

2002-10-24 15:32:06+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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