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Congo (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

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

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
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Self at Ekibondo being fatherly, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/99
Scope and Contents

Showing Powell with a baby on his knee.

Dates: 1935 - 1936
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Self, on the roof of a Congo River steamer, 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M/520
Scope and Contents

Showing Powell seated in a chair with the riverbank in the background. The caption continues: 'Watching monotonous miles of forested banks'.

Dates: 1934
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

The girls have a craving for tobacco, 1935 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304N/100
Scope and Contents

Showing Powell giving tobacco to Bangwa girls.

Dates: 1935 - 1936
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).