Portrait of a Mandari youth

Portrait of a Mandari youth
82 x 82 mm | Lantern slide glass
82 x 82 mm
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A head-and-shoulders full face portrait of a Mandari youth with cictrization marks on his chest and forehead, with the number 275 hanging against the backdrop. The Seligmans visited the peoples south of the Dinka during an expedition in 1921/22, and described meeting Shir and Bari peoples on both sides of the Nile as they progressed south.
Charles Gabriel Seligman
Date of Photo:
1910 March
[Southern Sudan] Bahr el Jebel [vicinity of Nile]
PRM Source:
London School of Economics and Political Science
Donated 1967
Other Owners:
C. G. Seligman slide collection
Physical Anthropology
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.h.42. Mandari"

Note on lantern slide ms ink - "V.h.42. Mandari. CGS."

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 [26/10/2004] [Southern Sudan Project]
Funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council
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