Central Africa miscellaneous

Scope and Content

Some prints have letters and/or numbers on their backs. Groups include: 3 Masarwa hunters; bush school-boys; boys who have made a model of the SS Livingstone; drummers. People include: Mrs Kalulu; [Ethel] Hay [nee Ethel Job]; 2 warriors with weapons; the "Queen's jester". Activities include: pounding Cassava flour and millet; thatching a hut; woman sorting out grain on a raised platform; spinning cotton; chief making his fishing net; boys making baskets in ?Zaroniyika School; flattening a dress; afternoon classes; cupping for headaches. Other places and buildings include: a storehouse used as a grainhouse after a fire. Also includes: boat on a sand bank; memorial to James Roxburgh, John Harris, James Dunn, ?John Dineen, Harold -, Eva Swann, Peter Moore, Hector Swann, Mrs H S Mather; porridge pot. Prints received from individuals including: E T Walker (UMCA), [James] Burns, Bernard Turner.

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Duplicate of Masarwa hunters. Hunters and "afternoon classes" published in The Chronicle, October 1939 and April 1956 respectively.

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