NIGERIA A Korama Woman; Hausa States of Northern Nigeria Hair stiff ridge 1900
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NIGERIA. A Korama Woman; Hausa States of Northern Nigeria. Hair stiff ridge 1900

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CAPTION PRINTED BELOW PICTURE: 'A Korama Woman - Amongst women of the Hausa States of Northern Nigeria the hair is done up into a stiff ridge upon a frame of fibre, and may not be taken down again for some weeks, or even months, the erection being useful as a receptacle for coins and cowrie-shells. On page 812 a photograph appears of a woman carrying a water-jar on her head, showing the device by which the head-dress is protected'

DATE PRINTED: 1900    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 20.0 x 15.0cm, 7.75 x 5.75 inches (Medium)

TYPE: Antique photographic book illustration

CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. 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


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

NIGERIA. A Korama Woman; Hausa States of Northern Nigeria. Hair stiff ridge 1900
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