Nuer kinship diagram

Nuer kinship diagram
163 x 120 mm | Negative glass plate gelatin
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A kinship diagram of part of the Western Jikany Nuer village of Nyueny, which Evans-Pritchard visited in 1936. The diagram, on a large sheet of paper and written using stenciled lettering, is pinned to the interior wall of a building, almost certainly in Oxford, and probably in the late 1930s when he was Research Lecturer in African Sociology.
Unknown. Possibly Edward Evans-Pritchard
Date of Photo:
1937 - 1940 circa
[Southern Sudan] Upper Nile Nyueny
Nuer Western Jikany
A fuller diagram of the kinship structure of Nyueny village is found on page 14-15 of E. E. Evans-Pritchard's Kinship and Marriage Among the Nuer (Oxford, Clarendon: 1951) [CM 12/01/2006]
PRM Source:
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Donated 1966
Other Owners:
E. E. Evans-Pritchard Collection
Graphic Art , Writing
Primary Documentation:
One of four glass plates found in a Kodak Bromide paper box among the Evans-Pritchard Collection, labeled in red ink in Evans-Pritchard's hand 'Nuer Kinship Diags' & in another hand in ms pencil 'Dr Evans-Pritchard Exeter College Oxford' [CM 06/01/2006]
Christopher Morton 12/01/2006 [Southern Sudan Project]
Funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council
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