Monoemugi, Somalia (?): people of Gingyra crossing the river Shabelle (?) by carrying their belongings in the inflated skin of a cow. Aquatint by G. Gallina, ca. 1819.

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Monoemugi: apparently a region in southern Ethiopia or Somalia, west of Zanzibar, within which was the small state of Gingyra, visited by the Jesuit Anton Fernandez in 1613 (Ferrario, loc. cit.)

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1 print : aquatint, with etching ; platemark 17.7 x 26.3 cm

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G. Gallina fece

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  • [Milan]

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  • [Dalla tipografia del dott. Giulio Ferrario]

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  • [1819]

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Monoemugi, Somalia (?): people of Gingyra crossing the river Shabelle (?) by carrying their belongings in the inflated skin of a cow. Aquatint by G. Gallina, ca. 1819.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

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