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Title
QD-30.044.0114
Creator
Ramseyer, Friedrich August Louis (Mr)
Date Created and/or Issued
1888/1908
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Rights Information
All the images (photographic and non-photographic) made available in this collection are the property of the Basel Mission and are managed by mission 21. mission 21 / Basel Mission claim copyright on the images in their possession and require those publishing any of the images--both individuals and organisations--to pay a user's/copyright fee.
Contact the Archives of mission21 at address mentioned or at info@bmpix.org.
info@bmarchives.org
mission21
mission21, Missionsstrasse 21, CH-4003 Basel, Switzerland, tel. (+41 61 260 22 42), fax (+4161 260 22 68)
Description
Annotation translation: "Amulet no 3: against all kinds of difficulties. Bought for £ 4. No 10 'eko dua', buffalo tail with shells to prevent the enemy resisting. Bought for 50 + gun + piece of cloth. No 4 a donkey's tail with a piece of lion's skin and a ring to make the owner invincible. Bought for 32 fr. No 6 a ram's horn rapped in skin and containing medicine, to be worn around the wrist. Meant to bring success in trade."
Annotation: "Amulette No 3 devait le faire .... [unleserlich] toutes difficultés. Il l'acheta 100 = £ 4. No 10 eko dua = 'queu de buffle' devait dans tout procès empêcher la partie adverse de lui resister. Quelsques ... [unleserlich] coquilles y sont attachés. Il l'acheta pour 50 ... [unleserlich] + fusil + piece d'etoffe. No 4 une queu d'âne avec un morceau de peau de lion, ... anneau ... le côte devait le rendre invincible personne ne lui pourrait rien - l'acheta 32 fr. No 6 une corne de bélier, entourée de peau et contenant une ... [unleserlich] medicine à suspendre au poignet . Devait dans son commerce lui amener."
Type
image
Format
b/w positive, paper print, gelatin-silver
10.8 x 15.0 cm.
Identifier
impa-m38635 [Legacy record ID]
impa-abmpix-17507
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m38635
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/impa-abmpix-17507.jpg
Subject
Amulet
Animal
Bracelet
Display
Necklace
Ritual object
Skin
Time Period
1888/1908
Place
Ghana
Source
QD-30.044.0114 [Reference number]
Relation
Historical Photographs from the Basel Mission
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
QD-30.044: untitled
impa-m15099; impa-m17492
mission 21 / Basel Mission

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