WINAM Curious Head-dress Tribe; stark naked; adorned ivory ostrich plumes 1900
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WINAM. Curious Head-dress, Tribe; stark naked; adorned ivory ostrich plumes 1900

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CAPTION PRINTED BELOW PICTURE: 'A Curious Head-dress, Kavirondo Tribe - Kavirondo men, women and children go about, as a rule, stark naked, but the men frequently adorn their heads with circlets of ivory or with ostrich plumes. Some construct for important occasions hats of basket-work, which are plastered with clay and ornamented with feathers and other trophies, sometimes six feet in height'

DATE PRINTED: 1900    

IMAGE SIZE: Approx 23.0 x 15.0cm, 9 x 6 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


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


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