Nuer women dancing

Nuer women dancing
58 x 55 mm | Print gelatin silver
There are records relating to alternative images that we do not have scans for in the database:
1998.355.545.1 - Negative film nitrate , (58 x 55 mm )
Sulphide staining left hand side [7/89 EE]
Date of Print:
Previous PRM Number:
Previous Other Number:
02 4

Accession Number:
Two women wearing skirts (?married) and holding dance-sticks kneeling next to a man obscured in front of them who is holding spears. They are described as Western Jikany and in related images as Jikul, which is lineage or clan name not associated with one tribal territory, but which was a significant lineage around Nyueny and surrounding villages in Leek country, but also elsewhere such as Western Jikany.
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Date of Photo:
1936 October - November
[Southern Sudan] Wahda Jikul country
Nuer Jikul
PRM Source:
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Donated 1966
Other Owners:
E. E. Evans-Pritchard Collection
Physical Anthropology , Dance , Social Life
Dance Accessory
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] - 98. dancing

Note on print reverse ms pencil - "02 4 W.Jikany" & print front border ms ink - "NUER XI/98"
Christopher Morton [5/8/2004] [Southern Sudan Project]
Funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council
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