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[Carved pillar], 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/34

Scope and Contents

The caption reads: 'The Mangbetu are always very industrious and clever with their hands at pottery, carving and basket work. These photographs show some of their carved pillars which they have in their court houses. Many of the designs are phallic'.


  • Creation: 1935 - 1936


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Related Materials

For a similar image on the same album page (and sharing the same caption) see Y304N/35.



Finding aid date

2003-06-25 15:08:24+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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