A Nuer woman cooking

A Nuer woman cooking
56 x 54 mm | Print gelatin silver
There are records relating to alternative images that we do not have scans for in the database:
1998.355.121.1 - Negative film nitrate , (58 x 55 mm )
faded right hand side [26/11/86 EE]
Date of Print:
Previous PRM Number:
Previous Other Number:
83 2

Accession Number:
A woman sits next to a large, lipped clay pot resting on a fire with buor windscreen, stirring the contents (probably millet or maize porridge) with a stirrer. On her lap is a large gourd vessel, probably containing the flour for the porridge which she is adding. Beyond her a small child stands by watching the activity. Tall millet stems growing in a garden surround the courtyard. Evans-Pritchard spent some 4 weeks in 1935 among the Gaajok tribe living at Mancom village at the mouth of the Nyanding River, the home village of his servant Tiop.
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Date of Photo:
[Southern Sudan] Upper Nile Nyanding River (mouth) Mancom
Nuer Eastern Jikany Gaajok
PRM Source:
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Donated 1966
Other Owners:
E. E. Evans-Pritchard Collection
Food and Drink , Agriculture and Horticulture , Vessel , Pottery
Vessel Gourd , Vessel Pottery , Crop Millet , Fire Accessory
Domestic Activity , Food Preparing
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 III, ms ink] - 44. Cooking (Mancom)

Note on print reverse ms pencil - "83 2" & print front border ms ink - "NUER III/44"
Christopher Morton [1/6/2004] [Southern Sudan Project]
Funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council
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