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Zulu witchdoctor [historic title], 1930 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305O/31

Scope and Contents

153 x 204 mm. The caption continues: 'with vials of medicine round her neck; the typical strips of skin crossed over her body; carrying a switch, usually a tail.' The photographer is unknown. An identical photographer, with a slightly different description (Depicts a young Tonga woman with skin markings) appears in an album held by the Killie Campbell Africana Library under the reference: Album D10/001-255 Zulu Customs: Book 2 [BRN 309409].


  • Creation: 1930 - 1950

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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.



Finding aid date

2004-09-15 12:37:49+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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