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Angola, large group of adults [male?] wearing masquerade costumes. Shaggy material covering bodies, possibly fur, feathers or rags. Masks and head-dresses, some with long, painted protuberances, some possibly palm leaves. Outdoor setting. Possibly a dance. Medium: Gelatin silver print. Format: Postcard.
- 1936 (?)
- Made in: Caconda Mission
- (Africa,Angola,Huila (Angola),Caconda,Caconda Mission)
- Length: 8.6 centimetres
- Width: 13.5 centimetres
Inscription Content"172 Angola [1936 crossed out] "Ovigandji" [manuscript on back]; "POST CARD..." [printed on back; continues].
Circumstances: [POW-] PIC DOC 13; [POW-] PIC DOC 46. One of a series, some taken in 1936. Biography: [POW-] PIC DOC 49.
Copyright: British Museum?
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Object reference number: EPF7416
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