- Museum number
Exterior, open area surrounded by mine factory buildings, a structure, possibly an elevated railway or viaduct for transporting mine product, and trees, possibly eucalyptus. Crowd of people about to watch a war dance. Adult males standing behind barrier of metal barrels, eighteen musicians seated with xylophones in two rows in front of barrier, two males standing. People wear American dress, cloth wraps.
Medium: Gelatin silver print.
- Production date
- 1929 (4th August)
Length: 7.76 centimetres
Width: 10.18 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Cataloguer's comments: Size of album, 218 photographs.
Main themes: visits to archaeological sites, including Stone Age caves and rock art, to indigenous settlements in Northern Transvaal and Zimbabwe, to Johanesburg, Cape Town and Victoria Falls.
Circumstances: [BRA-] PIC DOC 01, and as attached in album.
Braunholtz went to South Africa in 1929 for a conference of the British Association for the Advancement of Science (B J Mack 24/11/1994).
Biography: d. 04/06/1963.
Keeper of the Ethnography Department, 1945-1953.
- Not on display
- Good condition.
- Acquisition notes
- Copyright: British Museum.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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