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1890 Wood Engraving Chief Mogo Lur People Tribe Equatoria Sudan Pipe Brass XGPB5

1890 Wood Engraving Chief Mogo Lur People Tribe Equatoria Sudan Pipe Brass XGPB5

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This is an original 1890 black and white wood engraving portrait of Chief Mogo of the Lur Tribe in Equatoria (South Sudan), Africa greeting the explorers of the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition.

CONDITION

This 121+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please Note: There is Print on the Verso.

  • Product Type: Original Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 2.5 x 5 inches; 6 x 13 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)

Period Paper is pleased to present a collection depicting the journey of Henry M. Stanley, Arthur Jephson, Thomas Parke, Robert Nelson, and William Stairs on their trek to rescue Emin Pasha (German-born Isaak Eduard Schnitzer) from the interior of Africa. The rescue came to be known as the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition and lasted from 1886 to 1889 by carving up the Congo River and traversing through the Ituri Forest of the Congo. Pasha, a naturalist and doctor, had been the governor of Equatoria, but was caught up in the Mahdist uprising of 1885. To view more images from the collection, please click on the link provided at the bottom of the condition paragraph.

This piece was illustrated by Charlton, E. W.. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

Keywords specific to this image: opal coloured beads, girdle, necklace, Nyamsassie, Stanley, tobacco, basketwork, bow, arrow, walking stick

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