Dinka brass mould

Dinka brass mould
82 x 82 mm | Lantern slide glass
82 x 82 mm
Date of Print:
Previous Other Number:
V.d.12 (415)

Accession Number:
A fired clay mould for three long brass bars. The Dinka obtained metal by trade and worked it using such small forges into spear-heads and other items. The location of this image is probably the Shambe area.
Charles Gabriel Seligman
Date of Photo:
1910 February
[Southern Sudan] El Buheyrat ?Shambe
Dinka ?Cic
PRM Source:
London School of Economics and Political Science
Donated 1967
Other Owners:
C. G. Seligman slide collection
Industry , Metalwork
Manufacturing , Metalworking
Manual Catalogue in Related Documents File
Primary Documentation:
Accession Book Entry - [1967.26] THE LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE, HOUGHTON STREET, ALDWYCH, LONDON, W.C.E. PER MR ANTHONY FORGE - SUDAN. Box containing 309 lantern slides (3 1/4” x 3 1/4”) made from photographs taken by the late Professor C. G. SELIGMAN in various parts of the SUDAN. All slides numbered and labelled. Catalogue in file (“Seligman Slide Collection”). Additional Accession Book Entry - [in pencil] 18 Parks Rd.

Manual catalogue entry (thermofax catalogue copy in folder '27-06 Seligman Slide Collection') - "V.d.12. Dinka metal working. Mould for brass casting (415)"

Note on lantern slide - "V.d.12. Dinka metal working. Mould for brass casting CGS. 415"

Other Information:
Suggested dates for the images are based upon a summary of the Seligman diary entries compiled by Dr Fran Larson in the related documents file. [Chris Morton 6/10/2004]
Christopher Morton [12/10/2004] [Southern Sudan Project]
Funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council
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