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Gran Chaco, South America: a medicine man of the Lengua Indians. Coloured photograph, ca. 1913.

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1900-1999

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Medicine man. Lengua, Paraguayan Chaco, South America

Publication/Creation

1900-1999

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1 photograph : photoprint, with gouache ; sheet 33.2 x 23 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 677846i

Reproduction note

After: W. Barbrooke Grubb, An unknown people in an unknown land, London 1913, facing p. 132 ("The face shows the chief qualification, viz. deceit. A witch-doctor is also recognized by his unkempt condition, dirt and ragged blanket")

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