Portrait of a Nuer youth

Portrait of a Nuer youth
58 x 55 mm | Print gelatin silver
There are records relating to alternative images that we do not have scans for in the database:
1998.355.379.1 - Negative film nitrate , (58 x 55 mm )
slight acid stain right hand side [EE 2/87]
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A head and shoulders full face portrait of an initiated youth wearing a white shirt standing next to the Nile at Adok, where Evans-Pritchard arrived on 1st October 1936 after making a survey of the Luo of Kenya. Evans-Pritchard moved on from Adok to spend most of his time among the Leek.
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Date of Photo:
1936 October - November
[Southern Sudan] Wahda Adok
Nuer ?Lou
PRM Source:
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Donated 1966
Other Owners:
E. E. Evans-Pritchard Collection
Physical Anthropology , Clothing
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 VIII, ms ink] - 64. Youth

Note on print reverse ms pencil - "3 Adok" & print front border ms ink - "NUER VIII/64"
Christopher Morton [13/7/2004] [Southern Sudan Project]
Funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council
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