Gok Dinka men

Gok Dinka men
82 x 82 mm | Lantern slide glass
82 x 82 mm
Date of Print:
Previous Other Number:
V.b.8 (365)

Accession Number:
A formalised group image of men, front row kneeling back row standing, described as Gok Dinka men living around Talodi. Three of the men are wearing Arab-style headgear, and possibly holding removed tunics in their hands, showing the cultural influence of surrounding Muslim groups near Talodi.
Charles Gabriel Seligman
Date of Photo:
1910 January or February
Southern Kordofan Jebel Talodi
Dinka Gok
PRM Source:
London School of Economics and Political Science
Donated 1967
Other Owners:
C. G. Seligman slide collection
Physical Anthropology , Clothing Headgear , Ornament
Ornament Neck
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.b.8. Ghok Dinka at Talodi"

Note on lantern slide ms ink - "V.b.8. Sudan. Ghok-Dinka at Talodi. CGS. 365"

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 4/10/2004]
Christopher Morton [4/10/2004] [Southern Sudan Project]
Funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council
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