A collection of combs from around the world on display at the British Museum.
Savage Combs. Part of CALLING ALL TARS issue.
Pathe Studios, London.
A collection of combs from around the world, from displays at the British Museum. Various C/Us of combs. They come from Borneo, Solomon Islands, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, the Congo, Surinam, Native American tribes and the East Indies. The combs are carved from wood, ivory and horn, some are decorated with gold and silver. A woman holds some of the combs up to the camera, others are displayed on plinths.