SOUTH AFRICA Divination custom Bantu antique print 1900
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SOUTH AFRICA: Divination custom; Bantu, antique print 1900

Price: £6.99

CAPTION PRINTED BELOW PICTURE: 'Divination custom - The divination by casting bones and other objects is a custom widespread amongst the South African Bantu. Each object has its meaning and may fall in two or four different ways, hence the extreme complexity of the art of interpretation. The grouping here shown prophesied that another clan would soon arrive and make its submission'

DATE PRINTED: 1900    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 21.5 x 14.5cm, 8.25 x 5.75 inches (Medium)

TYPE: Antique photographic book illustration

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. However, please note: The image shown may have been taken from a different example of this print than that which is offered for sale. The print you will receive is in good condition but there may be minor variations in the condition from that shown in the image. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.

AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic print, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.

VERSO: There are images and/or text printed on the reverse side of the picture. In some cases this may be visible on the picture itself (please check the scan prior to your purchase) or around the margin of the picture

ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: From "The life of a South African Tribe."; By H.A. Junod

PROVENANCE: "Customs of the World"; Edited by Walter Hutchinson, With an Introduction by A.C. Haddon, Published by Hutchinson & Co., London

SOUTH AFRICA: Divination custom; Bantu, antique print 1900
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