Portrait of Nuer youths

Portrait of Nuer youths
84 x 57 mm (3.25 x 2.25 inch) | Print gelatin silver
Date of Print:
Previous PRM Number:
Previous Other Number:
44 3 (A109)

Accession Number:
Full length portrait of two boys with their arms round each other and ash marks on their bodies and hands, with two youths beyond them, looking away to the left out of frame. The nearest youth has his hair plastered into a 'horn' with ash as part of the dying and straightening process.
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Date of Photo:
1935 July
[Southern Sudan] Upper Nile Sobat River Yakwach
Nuer Lou
PRM Source:
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Donated 1966
Other Owners:
E. E. Evans-Pritchard Collection
Physical Anthropology , Body Art , Toilet
Body Art Skin , Hair
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 X, ms ink] - 32. Youths

Note on print reverse ms pencil - "44 3 A109" & print front border ms ink - "NUER X/32"
Christopher Morton [29/7/2004] [Southern Sudan Project]
Funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council
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