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AMNH # 111651, Azande porters with loads on their heads

Image # 111651
Lang's note: Azande porter with loads. The skin is put on for protection against the high grass. Faradje, Congo Belge, 1912, Sept.

Over the five and a half years they were in Africa, Lang and Chapin employed approximately 38,000 porters to transport collections and gear from place to place. These Azande porters are carrying animal skin specimens and other loads on their heads.

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