Zaire, large group of Mangbetu adult females dancing in circle outdoors. Wearing aprons or cloths around lower bodies, some wearing buttock-ornaments made of cloth rags [?] or circular patterned piece of wood [?]. Medium group of adult males at rear left, looking on. Trees in background. Medium: Gelatin silver print.
- Made in: Orientale
- (Africa,Democratic Republic of Congo,Orientale)
- Length: 10.2 centimetres
- Width: 12.2 centimetres
Inscription Content"Mangbetu Nr. Paulis. Zaire" [manuscript on back]; "9" [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: EPF7689
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