Wives & daughters of a Zande prince

Wives & daughters of a Zande prince
104 x 78 mm | Print gelatin silver
There are records relating to alternative images that we do not have scans for in the database:
1998.341.224.1 - Negative film nitrate , (104 x 78 mm)
Sulphide staining [EE 1989]
Date of Print:
Previous PRM Number:
Previous Other Number:
A.IV 1 (96)

Accession Number:
A standing group of wives and daughters of Prince Rikita (some identified), many wearing agbaya, some of them of textile, ramu. It is uncertain which name noted on the print reverse refers to which woman, but the woman carrying the boy is probably the one identified as dia Rikita i.e. a wife of Rikita, and the boy wiri Gami i.e. a son of Gami.
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Date of Photo:
[Southern Sudan] Western Equatoria Yambio
nolizgbi, notugiaba (badija [?]kamayga), Negizegi (badija [?] B-kuio), dia Rikita (a wife of Rikita), wiri Gami (a child of Gami)
Publication History:
Contemporary Publication - Reproduced as Plate 7. (facing page 111) in E. E. Evans-Pritchard's Man and Woman among the Azande (Faber & Faber 1974), with the caption "Daughters and Wives of Prince Rikita"
Film A.IV contains two photographs [1998.341.526 & .527] relating to a dance at Prince Rikita's also found in films A.II and A.III, photographs from which were published by Evans-Pritchard in 1928 in his article "The Dance" Africa: Journal of the International African Institute , Vol.1, No.4 (Oct., 1928), drawing on his first expedition of 1927. [Chris Morton 11/10/2005]
PRM Source:
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Donated 1966
Other Owners:
E. E. Evans-Pritchard Collection
Clothing , Child Care
Original catalogue lists in Manuscript Collections. Additional material in related documents files. [CM 27/9/2005]
Primary Documentation:
PRM Accession Records - [1966.27.21] G PROFESSOR E. E. EVANS-PRITCHARD; INST. OF SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY, 51 BANBURY RD. OXFORD - S. SUDAN, AZANDE TRIBE. Box of negatives in envelopes. Nos. 1 - 400
Added Accession Book Entry - [In pencil in column] Catalogue room.
[1966.27.23] G PROFESSOR E. E. EVANS-PRITCHARD; INST. OF SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY, 51 BANBURY RD. OXFORD - S. SUDAN, AZANDE TRIBE. Box of prints in envelopes, nos. 1 - 400 (prints of negatives in 1966.27.21)

Manual Catalogues [typewritten, entitled "Zande Photographs (E-P)"] - 224. Group of daughters and wives of Rikita A.IV. (96)

Notes on print rev. m/s pencil - "From R. to Left 1. nølizgbi, notugiaba (badija [?]kamayga), Negizegi (badija [?] B-kuio) extreme left dia Rikita - wili gami"[Chris Morton 27/10/2003]

Notes on card mount m/s pencil - "SS overall (worst LHS edge & upper) "from right to left 1. Nølizgbi 2. Nstugyaba (Badija Kem(n?)azza) 3. Negizugi (Badija Brluro)(?) Extreme left die bikita - wila(?) gaami(?) 8.89"
Christopher Morton 27/10/2003 [Southern Sudan Project]
Funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council
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