Nuer youths at water hole

Nuer youths at water hole
40 x 30 mm | Print 35mm contact
There are records relating to alternative images that we do not have scans for in the database:
1998.346.155.1 - Negative film nitrate , (40 x 30 mm)
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Youths sitting in the shade of a bush next to a shallow water hole possibly dug in a stream bed for use during the dry season, at an unknown location, but probably in Lou country. The youth leaning in the foreground has his hair dressed with ashes and bears the forehead scarification lines of initiation, which would make him probably over the age of sixteen.
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Date of Photo:
1931 or 1935
[Southern Sudan] Upper Nile or Jonglei
Nuer ?Lou
PRM Source:
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Donated 1966
Other Owners:
E. E. Evans-Pritchard Collection
Body Art , Water Supply , Social Life
Body Art Head , Well
Original catalogue lists in Manuscript Collections. Additional material in related documents files. [CM 27/9/2005]
Primary Documentation:
Accession Book Entry: [p. 98] 1966.27 [1 - 24] G[ift] PROFESSOR E. E. EVANS-PRITCHARD; INST. OF SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY, 51 BANBURY RD. OXFORD 1966.27.17 S. SUDAN. NUER TRIBE. Box of negatives each in separate envelope, labelled. (some missing). Nos. 1 - 213. (prints in box 1966.27.18)...1966.27.18 S. SUDAN. NUER TRIBE. Box of prints each in separate envelope. Nos. 1 - 213. (negatives in 1966.27.17.)

Manual Catalogues [typewritten, entitled "Nuer Photographs (E-P)"] - 155. Artificial watering place. (S.) [small size]

Note on print reverse ms pencil - "4
155 "
Christopher Morton [16/4/2004] [Southern Sudan Project]
Funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council
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