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Togoland, view of crowd of adults [all male?] dancing as part of "funeral" rite. Wearing cloths and European clothing, holding rifles [?] aloft. Small group of adult males standing in foreground, one holding drum [?] with human skulls attached. Rural setting, group of palm trees at right. Medium: Gelatin silver print. Format: Print mounted in album with adhesive tape along one edge.
- 1914-1924 (circa;?)
- Made in: Anécho
- Length: 15.1 centimetres (AF/A66/14)
- Width: 21 centimetres (AF/A66/14)
Inscription Content"Anecho" [manuscript on back]; "Funeral Féte at Anecho. - Native dancers. (They dance for many days and nights)." [second manuscript on back].
Main Themes of Album: European life in Togo including weddings, fancy-dress and recreation; commercial and government buildings and bridges; local life including markets, festivals and church. Number of photographs in Album: 30. Geography: Other photographs of album depict Togoland. Circumstances: Other photographs in album taken on these dates.
- Topographic representation of: Anecho
Copyright: British Museum?
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Object reference number: EPF9605
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