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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.
Collection

George Grenfell and the Congo: a history and description of the Congo Independent State and adjoining districts of Congoland, 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)
Genres
Photographs
Illustrations
Type of Resource
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPGR2394152-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11576476
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): da37f6d0-c6dc-012f-fa8b-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 2018: 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 February 27, 2020. 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.