M0003680: Photograph of string armour, adl and knobkerries

November 1933
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M0003680: Photograph of string armour, adl and knobkerries. In copyright. Source: Wellcome Collection.

About this work

Also known as

Previous title, replaced May 2020: Native string armour, 1 adl and 2 Knob-Kerries.


Photograph of a string armour jacket, one adl [axe] and two knobkerries. Assumed to be from the African continent as knobkerries are largely used in Southern and Eastern Africa. These items are from Mrs Anderson's collection, Inverness Terrace, London


November 1933

Physical description

1 photograph glass plate negative; 12 x 16 cm


Catalogue data comes from a combination of entries in the original glass plate registers, metadata created when the glass plates were digitised in the early 2000s and enhancements made by the cataloguer in 2021.

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