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From cannibalism to civilisation Two prominent Arabslave and ivory traders in the Congo: Bwana Nzige and Tippo-tippo

Catalog Data

Creator:
Nells (Brussels)  Search this
International Rubber and Fibers Exhibition (June 1914 : London)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 4 CG
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca. 1914
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "From cannibalism to civilisation / Two prominent Arabslave and ivory traders in the Congo: Bwana Nzige and Tippo-tippo. / The latter, a very wealthy and intelligent man, foreseeing that slavary would be stamped out, left Central Africa before the Arab war broke out: his relatives and associates Rachid, Sefu, Munie, Moharra, Saïd, Rumaliza, subsequently murdered some Belgians and attacked the Governments stations."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "International Rubber and Fibers Exhibition. London June 1914. Issued by the Agricultural Department. Colonial Office. Brussels." Publisher's logo on verso: "Nels."
Items EEPA CG-36-19 and EEPA CG-36-20 bear variations of the same recto image.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-36-19
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Leaders  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-1350
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref3280