W AFRICA Hausa Sports; Wrestling harvest time secures crop gathering 1900
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W AFRICA. Hausa Sports; Wrestling harvest time secures crop gathering 1900

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CAPTION PRINTED BELOW PICTURE: 'Hausa Sports - Wrestling is a favourite sport amongst the Hausas, but it used to have a religious significance also, as boys were made to wrestle just before harvest time so as to secure the safe gathering in of the crops. In boxing, which is also popular, the combatants bind up their left hands, the thumb bent under the fingers, and strike with this hand or a foot. The drum urges on the boxers to greater efforts'

DATE PRINTED: 1900    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 14.0 x 21.0cm, 5.5 x 8.25 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 "Hausa Superstitions and Customs."; by A.J.N Tremearne

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

W AFRICA. Hausa Sports; Wrestling harvest time secures crop gathering 1900
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