Ngoma

Ngoma (Belgian Congo) / c. 1952

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Design: Fronds of jungle trees frame the label name, which is lettered in a stylized script with a straight underline. The strong black, red and white colour combination is effectively used here.

History: 'Ngoma' is a name for a type of drum used in East Africa. Label scan courtesy of collector and musicologist Bill Dean-Myatt of the U.K.




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