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A fleet of canoe dwellings at Isangi, mouth of Lomami River, 1891. [In the days of the early Arab troubles many Lomami people took to living in their canoes, a practice formerly adopted for trading purposes.]

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Title
A fleet of canoe dwellings at Isangi, mouth of Lomami River, 1891. [In the days of the early Arab troubles many Lomami people took to living in their canoes, a practice formerly adopted for trading purposes.]
Names
Johnston, Harry Hamilton, Sir (1858-1927) (Author)
Collection

George Grenfell and the Congo; a history and description of the Congo Independent State and adjoining districts of Congoland, together with some account of the native peoples and their languages, the fauna and flora; and similar notes on the Cameroons and the island of Fernando Po, the whole founded on the diaries and researches of the late Rev. George Grenfell, B.M.S., F.R.G.S.; and on the records of the British Baptist Missionary Society; and on additional information contributed by the author, by the Rev. Lawson Forfeitt, Mr. Emil Torday, and others, by Sir Harry Johnston, Volume I.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1908
Place: London
Publisher: Hutchinson & Co.
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc 266-J
Topics
Canoes
Dwellings -- Africa
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPGR2394152-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11576476
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c2e699a0-c6dc-012f-c837-3c075448cc4b
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  • 1858: Creator Born
  • 1908: Issued
  • 1927: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "A fleet of canoe dwellings at Isangi, mouth of Lomami River, 1891. [In the days of the early Arab troubles many Lomami people took to living in their canoes, a practice formerly adopted for trading purposes.]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1908. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-fc54-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "A fleet of canoe dwellings at Isangi, mouth of Lomami River, 1891. [In the days of the early Arab troubles many Lomami people took to living in their canoes, a practice formerly adopted for trading purposes.]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-fc54-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. (1908). A fleet of canoe dwellings at Isangi, mouth of Lomami River, 1891. [In the days of the early Arab troubles many Lomami people took to living in their canoes, a practice formerly adopted for trading purposes.] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-fc54-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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A fleet of canoe dwellings at Isangi, mouth of Lomami River, 1891. [In the days of the early Arab troubles many Lomami people took to living in their canoes, a practice formerly adopted for trading purposes.]