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Link to larger image of RCS CMS XXVIII/39
Classmark: RCS CMS XXVIII/39
Originator: Fisher, Arthur Bryan, 1867-1955, missionary
Title: Tribal types
Description: Showing a group of six women and two children posed around a cooking pot.
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Link to larger image of RCS Y3045C/33
Classmark: RCS Y3045C/33
Originator: Hattersley, Charles William, 1866-1934
Title: Prizing bark of Mutuba Tree
Description: Showing a Ugandan scraping bark from the mutuba tree...
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Link to larger image of RCS Y3045C/34
Classmark: RCS Y3045C/34
Originator: Hattersley, Charles William, 1866-1934
Title: Beating out barkcloth
Description: Showing a Ugandan woman seated in a hut beating out barkcloth against a stone with a wooden mallet...
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Link to larger image of RCS Y3045C/35
Classmark: RCS Y3045C/35
Originator: Unknown
Title: Making banana beer
Description: Showing three Ugandan women pounding bananas in a large pot outside a hut.
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Link to larger image of RCS Y3047A/24
Classmark: RCS Y3047A/24
Originator: A C Gomes and Son
Title: Indian shop and Swahili purchasers, Zanzibar
Description: A view showing a Swahili woman and two men purchasing fruit from an Indian shop...
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Link to larger image of RCS Y305J/163
Classmark: RCS Y305J/163
Originator: Unknown
Title: Grinding corn
Description: Showing a Zulu woman with a child on her back grinding corn between two stones in a kraal.
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Link to larger image of RCMS 120/1/1/1
Classmark: RCMS 120/1/1/1
Originator: Hebbert, Henry Eric, 1893-1980, Colonel
Title: A break in the pipeline
Description: A view showing five young people standing in pools of water on sand...
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Link to larger image of RCMS 120/2/1/37
Classmark: RCMS 120/2/1/37
Originator: Hebbert, Henry Eric, 1893-1980, Colonel
Title: In the Waldia [i.e. Weldiya] Market
Description: A glass slide showing a number of people sitting in rows with items for sale laid out on the ground in front of them...
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Link to larger image of RCS Y3011U/43
Classmark: RCS Y3011U/43
Originator: Unknown
Title: [Compound at Takalafiya, c.1939]
Description: Showing two girls spinning yarn in a compound...
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Link to larger image of RCS Y3011U/49
Classmark: RCS Y3011U/49
Originator: Unknown
Title: [Pigs on stock farm set up by Sleeping Sickness Service, circa 1940]
Description: Showing a litter of pigs being fed...
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Link to larger image of RCS Y3041C/8
Classmark: RCS Y3041C/8
Originator: McLeish, Donald, 1879-1950, photographer
Title: Egyptian children at Esna
Description: A view showing a group of children in the market place at Esna.
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Link to larger image of RCS Y3045T/79
Classmark: RCS Y3045T/79
Originator: Hattersley, Charles William, 1866-1934
Title: A butcher's stall in the market place
Description: Showing a thatched building with meat suspended from a rope. A seated man is cutting the meat.
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Link to larger image of RCS Y3045T/80
Classmark: RCS Y3045T/80
Originator: Hattersley, Charles William, 1866-1934
Title: The 'Mission well' at Namisembe
Description: The photograph is annotated: 'Girls carrying water - boys washing clothes'.
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Link to larger image of RCS Y30469K/184
Classmark: RCS Y30469K/184
Originator: Unknown
Title: Man cooking/smoking fish
Description: Showing a man sitting by a fire cooking/smoking fish. The fish are held in place by pieces of wood propped over the fire.
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