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Choose from 260 pictures in our Ethnic collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


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Playing the Rabana drum - Sinhalese - Colombo, Sri Lanka

Playing the Rabana drum - Sinhalese people - Colombo, Sri Lanka. The Maha (big) Rabana or Banku (bench) Rabana, played by two or more people at a time is used at wedding festivals and Sinhala New Year Celebrations in Sri Lanka. It also symbolizes the spring festivals of the country. Generally women are the best players of the Banku Rabana and a special system of Raban Pada is in practice among them. One reads out the beat loudly and plays it in collaboration with others. Some of the onlookers would enjoy the music with dance in order to tune it for better sounds. The Rabana (as can be seen on this card) is kept on three wooden trunks about 18 inches high and the leader kindles fire under the instrument so that it can be tuned for finer sounds. Date: circa 1910s

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

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Western Australia - Aborigine Elders ready for a Corroboree

Western Australia, Australia - Five Australian Aborigine Elders ready for a Corroboree (an an Australian Aboriginal dance ceremony which may take the form of a sacred ritual or an informal gathering, where participants interact with the Dreamtime through dance, music and costume). Date: 1910s

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U.S. Virgin Islands - St. Thomas - A Cha Cha Family

U.S. Virgin Islands - St. Thomas - A Cha Cha Family. A small population descended from 17th and 18th century French Huguenot immigrants who originally settled on St. Barts. The Virgin Islands has a number of ethnic groups making up its population. The Cha Chas the tiniest in number (no more than 3000 of the 100,000+ on all 3 islands and 99.9% of them live on St Thomas), they form a distinct ethnic unit apart from other islanders (probably the closest comparison group to them would be the Cajuns of Louisiana). This fact is even noted in the Encyclopedia Brittanica in its coverage of the Virgin Islands (they also referred to them as a clannish, aloof and industrious community). Date: 1937