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Thursday, June 1, 2017

England - Somalis in Bradford Zoo -1904

By Jeffrey is a historian, based south of London
The faces of men, women and children on numerous postcards of African and other “ethnic” villages can be interpreted in several ways.

To the modern eye these people seem victims – brought from their homelands to be displayed in shows, fairgrounds and exhibitions. By the 1900s ethnic villages or human zoos were featured around Europe and the USA. The Somalis who lived at the Bradford Exhibition in 1904 have left an interesting trail of evidence that allows something of their humanity to be seen.
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