Portrait of a Shilluk youth

Portrait of a Shilluk youth
82 x 82 mm | Lantern slide glass
82 x 82 mm
Date of Print:
Same Image As:
1967.26.31 1967.26.21 1967.26.22
Previous Other Number:
V.b.28 (223, 224)

Accession Number:
A physical anthropology composite image of the profile and full face of a Shilluk youth wearing numerous ornaments and with an elaborate coiffure.
Charles Gabriel Seligman
Date of Photo:
?1909 December
[Southern Sudan] Upper Nile ?Kodok
Publication History:
Contemporary Publication - Both images are reproduced as Plate III/1 (facing page 38) in C.G. & B. Seligman's Pagan Tribes of the Nilotic Sudan (London, Routledge 1932), with the caption "Shilluk types...1. Average" [Chris Morton 1/10/2004]
PRM Source:
London School of Economics and Political Science
Donated 1967
Other Owners:
C. G. Seligman slide collection
Physical Anthropology , Ornament , Toilet
Ornament Neck , Hair
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.28. Shilluk, ordinary type"

Note on lantern slide - "V.b.28. Sudan. Shilluk, ordinary type. CGS. 223 & 224"
Other Information:
The full images on which these two are based are [1967.26.21] & [1967.26.22] [Chris Morton 4/10/2004] 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 [4/10/2004] [Southern Sudan Project]
Funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council
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