A Nuer hut

A Nuer hut
58 x 55 mm | Negative film nitrate
There are records relating to alternative images that we do not have scans for in the database:
1998.355.80.2 - Print gelatin silver , (56 x 54 mm )
Date of Print:
Previous PRM Number:
Previous Other Number:
83 2

Accession Number:
A hut with step-thatching and an extended thatched entrance porch for shaded sitting. A woman can be seen sitting to the side of the hut with domestic objects nearby. Beyond the hut a millet garden is nearly mature. According to the film number the image was probably taken during the four weeks in 1935 Evans-Pritchard spent among the Gaajok 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
Shelter , Agriculture and Horticulture , Domestic Life
Building House , Garden
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 II, ms ink] - 61. hut

Christopher Morton [25/5/2004] [Southern Sudan Project]
Funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council
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