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Mongolian shaman, ca. 1909

This gentleman has the particular expression of one who has claimed the regional fields of pastoral greenery as his lawn and is of the mind that everyone present should get off it.

This gentleman has the particular expression of one who has claimed the regional fields of pastoral greenery as his lawn and is of the mind that everyone present should get off it.


“Working to beat the devil – Eskimo medicine man exorcising evil spirits from a sick boy”, ca.1900-30.

"Working to Beat the Devil" sounds like it could be the name of an upbeat gospel song.

Now I have found my calling. I want to become an Eskimo medicine man!

Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-133505