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(1) Native fetish from the Southern part of the Cataract Congo [the strings tied round the neck are offerings for benefits received.] ; (2) Image of St. Christopher and the infant Christ, found in San Salvador District [possibly some two or three hundred years old. Has been used as a fetish.] Similiar types to (1) and (2) are found among the Kioko and Bashilange.

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(1) Native fetish from the Southern part of the Cataract Congo [the strings tied round the neck are offerings for benefits received.] ; (2) Image of St. Christopher and the infant Christ, found in San Salvador District [possibly some two or three hundred years old. Has been used as a fetish.] Similiar types to (1) and (2) are found among the Kioko and Bashilange.
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 1

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
Fetishes (Ceremonial objects)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPGR2394152-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11576476
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): da37f6d0-c6dc-012f-fa8b-3c075448cc4b
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  • 1858: Creator Born
  • 1908: Issued
  • 1927: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "(1) Native fetish from the Southern part of the Cataract Congo [the strings tied round the neck are offerings for benefits received.] ; (2) Image of St. Christopher and the infant Christ, found in San Salvador District [possibly some two or three hundred years old. Has been used as a fetish.] Similiar types to (1) and (2) are found among the Kioko and Bashilange." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1908. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-fc5b-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. "(1) Native fetish from the Southern part of the Cataract Congo [the strings tied round the neck are offerings for benefits received.] ; (2) Image of St. Christopher and the infant Christ, found in San Salvador District [possibly some two or three hundred years old. Has been used as a fetish.] Similiar types to (1) and (2) are found among the Kioko and Bashilange." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-fc5b-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). (1) Native fetish from the Southern part of the Cataract Congo [the strings tied round the neck are offerings for benefits received.] ; (2) Image of St. Christopher and the infant Christ, found in San Salvador District [possibly some two or three hundred years old. Has been used as a fetish.] Similiar types to (1) and (2) are found among the Kioko and Bashilange. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-fc5b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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(1) Native fetish from the Southern part of the Cataract Congo [the strings tied round the neck are offerings for benefits received.] ; (2) Image of St. Christopher and the infant Christ, found in San Salvador District [possibly some two or three hundred years old.  Has been used as a fetish.]  Similiar types to (1) and (2) are found among the Kioko and Bashilange.