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A naked young woman except for a loincloth, carries a vessel on her head.

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The Fallaize Collection.
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About this work

Also known as

Previous title, replaced April 2022: A young African woman posing naked except for a loincloth, in front of a rural landscape. Photographic postcard, ca. 1900.


The woman is carrying a large pot/vessel on her head.

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint

Lettering note

Bears number: 149
Lettering printed on the verso: Carte Postale


Wellcome Library no. 534907i

Ownership note

Originally collected by British anthropologist Edwin Nichol Fallaize (1877-1957). Purchased by Capt. L.W.G. Malcolm in 1934, on behalf of Sir Henry Solomon Wellcome, for the price of £25. From a letter in the Wellcome archives dated 16th December 1934.


This work is untitled: the title has been supplied by the cataloguer for identification purposes.


  • French

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