Nuer cattle camp windscreens

Nuer cattle camp windscreens
100 x 74 mm | Print gelatin silver
There are records relating to alternative images that we do not have scans for in the database:
1998.346.73.1 - Negative film nitrate , (100 x 74 mm)
Date of Print:
Previous PRM Number:
Previous Other Number:
09 (2)

Accession Number:
Three curved grass windscreens (one with a calf sitting in the entrance) with ash-covered floors where people sleep next to the fire in the dry season cattle camp. The camp is probably some weeks old judging by the depth of ash built up against the wall of the nearest screen, as well as their smoke-blackened interiors. Tethering pegs for cows can be seen nearby. Beyond is the Sobat River, a main source of water for the Lou tribe during the drought. This image may well be of Yakwach camp where Evans-Pritchard spent 3 months in 1931 or close by at Kurmayom (just downstream on the Sobat) where he spent about 3 weeks in the same year.
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Date of Photo:
[Southern Sudan] Upper Nile Sobat River ?Yakwach
Nuer Lou
PRM Source:
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Donated 1966
Other Owners:
E. E. Evans-Pritchard Collection
Animal Husbandry , Settlement , Shelter , Water Supply
Cattle Camp , Windbreak , Animal Cattle , Rivers & Streams
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)"] - 73. Cattle camp windscreens. (L.) [Large size]

Note on print reverse ms pencil - "09
73 "

Christopher Morton 6/4/2004 [Southern Sudan Project]
Funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council
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