Shilluk cattle kraal

Shilluk cattle kraal
82 x 82 mm | Lantern slide glass
82 x 82 mm
Date of Print:
Previous Other Number:
V.g.29 (276)

Accession Number:
A large cattle byre at Fashoda, with a bird ornament apex. In the foreground is cattle dung spread out to dry, probably for burning as a fuel. Several men can be seen sitting at the entrance to the byre, which has a surrounding post fence, a number of tethers hanging from a pole near the entrance.
Charles Gabriel Seligman
Date of Photo:
1909 ?December
[Southern Sudan] Upper Nile Fashoda
PRM Source:
London School of Economics and Political Science
Donated 1967
Other Owners:
C. G. Seligman slide collection
Settlement , Shelter
Village , Building Animals
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.g.29. Shilluk cattle kraal at Fashoda."

Note on lantern slide ms ink - "V.g.29. Shilluk cattle kraal at Fashoda. CGS. 276"

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 1/10/2004]
Christopher Morton [20/10/2004] [Southern Sudan Project]
Funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council
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