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Zaire, small group of adult male Mangbetu musicians playing drums and other musical-instruments. Large group of adult males standing at rear, some appear to be dancing. Male child at right. Males wearing cloths around lower body, head-gear. Chief, near right, wearing head-dress. Outdoor setting, trees and buildings in background. Medium: Gelatin silver print.
- Made in: Orientale
- (Africa,Democratic Republic of Congo,Orientale)
- Length: 10.3 centimetres (AF/CA56/16)
- Width: 12.7 centimetres (AF/CA56/16)
Inscription Content"Mangbetu orchestra near Paulis." [printed from original print]; "MM010206" [printed rom negative]; "Mangbetu, Nr. Paulis Zaire 1938" [manuscript on back]; "16" [second manuscript on back].
Geography: Paulis not identified in sources. Circumstances: [BYR-] PIC DOC 49. Part of a collection including Asian photographs as well as Af,CA56.
Copyright: Mr A Byron reserves copyright when images used outside the British Museum. See [BYR-] PIC DOC 49.
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Object reference number: EPF7696
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