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Title
Losango Elong in Nyasoso
Creator
Spellenberg, Gottlieb Friedrich (Mr)
Date Created and/or Issued
1896/1907
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: "Tingethal."
Annotation: "Tingethal."
Note translation: Some of the boys are wearing identical head-dresses.....does this have something to do with initiation? (PV 02.2002).
Type
image
Format
b/w positive, paper print, collodion
12.4 x 17.1 cm.
Identifier
impa-m29563 [Legacy record ID]
impa-abmpix-7261
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-m29563
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/impa-abmpix-7261.jpg
Subject
Elong (ritual)
Losango (secret society)
Group
Headgear
Mask
Ritual
Ritual object
Secret society
Indigenous African religions
Time Period
1896/1907
Place
Nyasoso
Source
E-30.51.006 [Reference number]
Relation
Cameroon. Religion, and anthropology miscellaneous. 51 a. Non-christian religion, fetish figures; b. Losango, Lela festival; c. Funeral ceremonies; e. Muslims, Hausas
Historical Photographs from the Basel Mission
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
impa-m15099; impa-m17549
mission 21 / Basel Mission

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