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A Liberian medicine man or shaman, West Africa. Halftone.


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Witch-doctor in his wizard panoply. In Liberia's forest-cloaked interior the witch-doctor and medicine-man weld considerable influences among certain tribes. One of their duties consists in administering poison to suspected evil-doers and giving judgement according to its effects.

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1 process print : halftone ; image 13.8 x 8.2 cm


Wellcome Library no. 21322i


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A Liberian medicine man or shaman, West Africa. Halftone. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

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