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Bosjesman playing the gorah.

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Bosjesman playing the gorah.

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

Music -- Regional -- African

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1879-04
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC MUSIC-Reg-Afr
Africans -- Music
Musical notation
Khoikhoi (African people)
Musical instruments -- Africa
Musicians -- African
Gora (Musical instrument)
Indigenous peoples
Portrait prints
Source identifier: HM (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Content: Written on image: "Hottentut [i.e. Hottentot]" Printed on image: "Andante" Includes additional text.
Physical Description
Wood engravings
Extent: 12.4 x 8.9 cm.
Left side of image cropped. Red spots on image.
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1965498
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17487577
Barcode: 33333159451307
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a67e3b00-c558-012f-ac23-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1879: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Bosjesman playing the gorah." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1879-04. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-33b5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Bosjesman playing the gorah." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 14, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-33b5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1879-04). Bosjesman playing the gorah. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-33b5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Bosjesman playing the gorah.