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Young immature sisa is cleaned (weeded) by women and old men, 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/426

Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'These women have migrated from Portuguese East Africa from distances as far as six hundred miles. They are all members of the Wamawia tribes. This tribe is to be found working throughout the sisal estates of Tanganyika, the women have their faces carved into elaborate designs and wear ornaments thrust through their lips'.


  • Creation: 1945

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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Former / Other Reference

DEA 24/9



Finding aid date

2003-11-18 09:38:07+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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