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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.]

Image ID: 1233684

A fleet of canoe dwellings at Isangi, mouth of Lomami River, 1891. [In the days of the early Arab troubles many Lomami p... (1891)

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Image 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.]

Additional Name(s)

: Johnston, Harry Hamilton, Sir, 1858-1927 -- Author

Depicted Date

: 1891

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item/Page/Plate

: 126

Source

: 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.

Source Description

: 2 v. fronts., illus., plates, ports., maps (part fold.) facsims. 25 cm.

Location

: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / General Research and Reference Division

Catalog Call Number

: Sc 266-J

Digital ID

: 1233684

Record ID

: 451059

Digital Item Published

: 10-15-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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