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Famine stricken natives wait for food [historic title], 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3057A/12

Scope and Contents

194 x 101 mm. Showing a large group of starving Ovambos with bowls in front of them. Probably one of the photographs used by Pritchard in his lecture. 'The pictures he showed of famine-stricken natives were truly appalling.' (Journal of the African Society, 1916-17 p. 5)


  • Creation: 1915


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.


A summary of Pritchard's talk is reproduced in: Experiences in German south-west Africa (1916-1917) 'Journal of the African Society', vol. xvii, pp. 1-6.



Finding aid date

2004-09-29 15:12:59+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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