Nuer youth with spear

Nuer youth with spear
84 x 57 mm (3.25 x 2.25 inch) | Negative film nitrate
There are records relating to alternative images that we do not have scans for in the database:
1998.355.11.2 - Print gelatin silver , (84 x 57 mm (3.25 x 2.25 inch))
Date of Print:
Previous PRM Number:
Previous Other Number:
28 5 (A213)

Accession Number:
A full length portrait of a youth carrying a spear with a protective tip and hair shaved at the temples, standing next to a path in a grassy plain, with other youths walking towards him. The youth is squinting since the sun is directly behind the camera. Evans-Pritchard spent some 4 weeks in 1935 among the Eastern Jikany tribes who live around Nasir.
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Date of Photo:
[Southern Sudan] Upper Nile Nasir
Nuer Eastern Jikany
PRM Source:
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Donated 1966
Other Owners:
E. E. Evans-Pritchard Collection
Physical Anthropology , Weapon , Toilet
Spear , Hair
Original catalogue lists in Manuscript Collections. Additional material in related documents files. [CM 27/9/2005]
Primary Documentation:
Accession Book Entry [p. 98] 1966.27 [1 - 24] G[ift] PROFESSOR E. E. EVANS-PRITCHARD; INST. OF SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY, 51 BANBURY RD. OXFORD 1966.27.1-16 S. SUDAN. NUER TRIBE. Sixteen negative albums containing negatives and prints of photographs taken by donor during field-work. All listed in albums. Added Accession Book Entry - [p. 98 in right hand column, in pencil] Catalogue room.

Manual Catalogues [index taken from album book I, ms ink] - 21. Boys - E. Jikany

Note on negative ms ink - "A213" [This is probably a Kodak negative] [Chris Morton 18/5/2004]

Christopher Morton [18/5/2004] [Southern Sudan Project]
Funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council
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