1884 Wood Engraving Wagogo Bantu Warrior Dance Native Africa Ethnic Dodoma XGZC7

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This is an original 1884 black and white in-text wood engraving of Wagogo (Gogo) warriors performing a ritualistic dance. This Bantu ethnic group are primarily based in the Dodoma region of Tanzania.

CONDITION

This 127+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Light wrinkling. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.5 x 3.5 inches; 14 x 9 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: shield, tree, spear, historic, ceremony

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