Wagogo warriors on their way to attend a trial for witchcraft, 1909-1910


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164 x 120mm. Showing a group of warriors posed for the camera among scrubland. A note accompanying the print reads 'Wagogo warriors - such as would execute a witch at a witchcraft trial. These have beautifully made assegais (spears), shields made from either rhinocerous, elephant or bull-hide, feathers of ostrich or eagle, jingling bells at ankles and knees. Photo by T.B.R. Westgate about 1907 sic, in Ugogo'.

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