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[Candid photograph of an elderly Mangbetu man], 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/12

Scope and Contents

Informal head and shoulders portrait. A caption at the bottom of the album page reads: 'An ancient Mangbetu man I met in the forest between Medje and Pambirie. All the Mangbetu men wear little straw hats decorated with hens feathers'.


  • Creation: 1935 - 1936


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Related Materials

For another photograph on the same album page see Y304N/12.



Finding aid date

2003-06-25 12:23:04+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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