Portrait of a Nuer youth

Portrait of a Nuer youth
58 x 55 mm | Negative film nitrate
There are records relating to alternative images that we do not have scans for in the database:
1998.355.17.2 - Print gelatin silver , (56 x 54 mm )
Date of Print:
Previous PRM Number:
Previous Other Number:
4 [2]

Accession Number:
A head and shoulders profile portrait of an initiated youth wearing a neck ornament (see 1998.355.13). He is described on the print reverse as a youth of Nyueny village, where Evans-Pritchard spent 5 weeks among the Karlual section of the Leek tribe in 1936.
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Date of Photo:
1936 October - November
[Southern Sudan] Wahda Nyueny village
Nuer Leek Karlual
There are 18 Rolleiflex exposures labeled as film number '4' – comparison of the number 4s on the print reverse however shows that they fall into two sets of nine negatives, the gorot series and this series. [CM 19/10/2007]
PRM Source:
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Donated 1966
Other Owners:
E. E. Evans-Pritchard Collection
Physical Anthropology , Ornament
Ornament Neck
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] - 33. Youth - Dok [this is probably incorrect - see print reverse note] [Chris Morton 18/5/2004]
Christopher Morton [19/5/2004] [Southern Sudan Project]
Funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council
Help | About | Bibliography