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Alaska: an Inuit medicine man wearing furs, a mask and oversized model hands, standing on the porch of a wooden building with a sick boy. Photograph, ca. 1930 (?).

Date
1930
Reference
580843i
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Publication/Creation

1930

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint ; sheet 13.8 x 8.7 cm

Lettering

Eskimo medicine man, Alaska. Exorcising evil spirits from a sick boy. "Working to beat the devil", J.E.T.

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Reference

Wellcome Library no. 580843i

Languages

  • English

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