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Panama: a Choco Indian medicine man with musicians during a ceremony to heal a sick boy lying beneath a shelter bearing symbols. Photograph of a process print, ca. 1920 (?).

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1920

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1920

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1 photograph : photoprint ; sheet 13.3 x 10.2 cm

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Healing ceremony in unknown Panama; a Choco Indian medicine man (right) muttering incantations over a sick boy, who is lying beneath a shelter bearing magic symbols. In the left foreground is a fetish with outstretched arms. A flute player and a concertina virtuoso supply the music

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Panama: a Choco Indian medicine man with musicians during a ceremony to heal a sick boy lying beneath a shelter bearing symbols. Photograph of a process print, ca. 1920 (?). Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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