Portrait of a Shilluk youth

Portrait of a Shilluk youth
110 x 77 mm | Print gelatin silver
Sulphide staining & Residual chemical staining [EE 1989]
Date of Print:
Previous PRM Number:
EP.SH.23; EP.M.83
Previous Other Number:
20; 223

Accession Number:
An upper body physical anthropology portrait of a young man posed for the camera in front of a cloth backdrop against a brick wall, the number '20' attached to the sheet for identification purposes. He is wearing a small horn container (?for snuff) around his neck. The Seligmans identified this youth as an 'average' Shilluk physical type in their publication.
Charles Gabriel Seligman
Date of Photo:
1910 circa
[Southern Sudan] Upper Nile
Publication History:
Contemporary Publication - Reproduced (cropped) as one of a number of types shown in Plate III (facing page 38) of C.G. & B. Seligman's Pagan Tribes of the Nilotic Sudan (London, Routledge 1932), with the caption 'Shilluk types. no.1 average ...' [Chris Morton 16/3/2004]
PRM Source:
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Donated 1966
Other Owners:
E. E. Evans-Pritchard Collection
Physical Anthropology , Ornament
Ornament Neck
Primary Documentation:
PRM Accession Records - Accession Book Entry [p. 98] 1966.27 [1 - 24] G[ift] PROFESSOR E. E. EVANS-PRITCHARD; INST. OF SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY, 51 BANBURY RD. OXFORD - 1966.27.19 - S. SUDAN, DARFUNG. VARIOUS TRIBES. Box of negatives in envelopes, [1 - 242] & 1966.27.20 - Box of prints of these negatives [refers to object 1966.27.19] [1 - 242], in envelopes.

Notes on card mount ms pencil - "SS & RCS 8.89"
Christopher Morton 16/3/2004 [Southern Sudan Project]
Funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council
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