Nuer married woman

Nuer married woman
56 x 54 mm | Print gelatin silver
There are records relating to alternative images that we do not have scans for in the database:
1998.355.10.1 - Negative film nitrate , (58 x 55 mm )
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A three-quarter length portrait of a married woman, indicated by her wearing a skin skirt, with a girl entering the frame to the right and a man playing a harp in the background. Evans-Pritchard spent about 4 weeks among the Eastern Jikany living at the mouth of the Nyanding River in 1935.
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Date of Photo:
[Southern Sudan] Upper Nile
Nuer Eastern Jikany
Publication History:
Contemporary Publication - Reproduced as Plate VI (facing page 84) in E. E. Evans-Pritchard's Kinship and Marriage Among the Nuer (Clarendon Press, Oxford 1990 [1951]) with the caption 'A married woman, wearing skirt. In the background a man plays on a harp'. [Chris Morton 18/5/2004]
PRM Source:
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Donated 1966
Other Owners:
E. E. Evans-Pritchard Collection
Physical Anthropology , Clothing Skin , Music , Ornament , Shelter
Musical Instrument String , Ornament Head , Ornament Neck , Building House
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 1966.27.1-16 S. SUDAN. NUER TRIBE. Sixteen negative albums containing negatives and prints of photographs taken by donor during field-work. All listed in albums. Added Accession Book Entry - [p. 98 in right hand column, in pencil] Catalogue room.

Manual Catalogues [index taken from album book I, ms ink] - 20. Married woman - E. Jikany

Note on print reverse ms pencil - "2 [numerous printer's marks]" & ms ink print front "NUER I/20"
Christopher Morton [18/5/2004] [Southern Sudan Project]
Funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council
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