Nuer boys making clay byres

Nuer boys making clay byres
58 x 55 mm | Print gelatin silver
There are records relating to alternative images that we do not have scans for in the database:
1998.355.533.1 - Negative film nitrate , (58 x 55 mm )
very slight Sulphide staining [7/89 EE]
Date of Print:
Previous PRM Number:
Previous Other Number:
64 4 (A171)

Accession Number:
Two young boys sitting within a courtyard near the opening to the gardens, making play cattle byre (luak) s, consisting of a conical structure of sticks covered in clay with an opening. These toy byres were used with clay oxen in imaginative play by Nuer children.
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
Toy & Game , Agriculture and Horticulture , [Shelter]
Toy , [Building Animals]
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 XI, ms ink] - 72. boys making clay byres

Note on print reverse ms pencil - "64 4 A171" & print front border ms ink - "NUER XI/72"
Christopher Morton [4/8/2004] [Southern Sudan Project]
Funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council
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