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[Firewalking in Mauritius], 1928-01

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011G/110

Scope and Contents

132 x 81 mm. Showing a man running across a bed of burning coals with a garland of flowers round his neck and a tall headdress of leaves. The pencilled inscription on the reverse reads: 'Walking through the fire. Man carrying the [?] cavadie across. Rose Hill, Mauritius, 2nd Jany 1928, J.W. Brodie.'


  • Creation: 1928-01


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.





Finding aid date

2003-06-09 09:18:05+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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