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'The Bechuana [offensive word not transcribed] form themselves into reed bands and play similar to military bands, in a circle', 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 191/56

Scope and Contents

The caption reads, 'The women and children go round on the outside, clapping their hands and singing in tune with the music. The reeds are held perpendicular and some are six feet long. The natives attend to listen. South Central Africa, 1867. At the full moon more particularly they indulge in this music, a happy people.'


  • Creation: 1867

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Finding aid date

2015-01-02 15:26:40+00:00

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