Zande potter with pots

Zande potter with pots
104 x 78 mm | Print gelatin silver
There are records relating to alternative images that we do not have scans for in the database:
1998.341.244.1 - Negative film nitrate , (104 x 78 mm)
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92 1 (36) [frame 7]

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A man standing beside his coil-technique earthenware pots (pere). To one side is a bench seat (kitikpara) used by the maker.
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Date of Photo:
1927 - 1930
[Southern Sudan] Western Equatoria Yambio
PRM Source:
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Donated 1966
Other Owners:
E. E. Evans-Pritchard Collection
Pottery , Vessel
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)"] - 244. Man making pots. 92/1 (36)

Other Information:
In The Azande (OUP, 1971) page 95, E. E. Evans-Pritchard notes that "Azande men are expert potters, or so it seemed to me, for I attempted, without much success, to master the art under their guidance. This is said to be an art of the Ambomu, who made certain types of pottery... used for carrying water, ablutions, brewing beer, boiling oil, roasting and boiling met, etc. On the whole it was asserted that small-mouthed pots were Mbomu and that designs with larger mouths came from the south, especially from the Mangbetu." In The Azande (OUP 1971, page 98) E. E. Evans-Pritchard notes that "the stool called kitipara, now very commonly constructed by Gbudwe's Azande, is obviously a copy of the Mangbetu bench... [and is] a recent introduction." In their Zande and English Dictionary (London, The Sheldon Press 1952 [1931], page 67) Canon & Mrs E.C. Gore note 'Kitikpara, n., bedstead, couch.'
Christopher Morton 28/10/2003 [Southern Sudan Project]
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