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Incense

Object

incense

Object number

2008.23

Physical Description

Incense in metal tins as protection from evil and for powers

Inscription

1 Stop Evil 2 Santa Clara 3 Van Van 4 7 African Powers

Material

Metal

Exhibition Label

African Spiritualism

Traditional African customs and beliefs have been fused with introduced religions to create distinct cultural practice. These can involve using products such as these, sold in Hackney, to ward off evil, help spirituality or deliver success for Christians.

Being African in Hackney: 1960s-2020s
14 September 2021 to 14 February 2022

On display?

No