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Malawi, medium group of adult males standing in row outdoors. Males wearing costumes including feather head-dresses, beaded belts or waist-ornaments, neck-ornaments, ankle-ornaments, tasselled garments [fur or feathers?] covering lower body. Holding fly-whisks and staffs [?]. Medium: Gelatin silver print.
- 1905 (circa)
- Made in: Zomba (near;?)
- Length: 10.25 centimetres
- Width: 14.65 centimetres
Inscription Content"Box 1103 - No/ 112" [manuscript on back]; "NYASALAND. (near ZOMBA?) Showing bead belts. (about 1905) from Mrs. K. [?] Turnbull 1950- cf. 1950. AF-" [second manuscript on back].
Circumstances: [EAS-] PIC DOC 19. Mrs Turnbull also donated objects to the British Museum Department of Ethnography.
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