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A large message drum at Atanakea (Mangbetu village), 1935 - 1936

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/109

Scope and Contents

Showing Powell standing beside a message drum. The caption below the photograph continues: 'This drum is carved out of one peice [sic] of wood; it has a long narrow opening at the top, and the inside is quite hollow. All the country round here is low lying swampy forest and the climate consequently hot and sticky. I usually wore a sarong (Kikoi) which proved a comfortable and cool dress for walking'.

Dates

  • 1935 - 1936

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Language of Materials

English

General

SG.

Finding aid date

2003-06-26 10:39:29+00:00

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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