Nuer porters

Nuer porters
58 x 55 mm | Negative film nitrate
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A distant image of three carriers in a treeless grass savannah in western Nuerland. Evans-Pritchard arrived at Adok in Dok country on October 1st 1936 having spent the preceeding months completing a survey of the Luo of Kenya. He soon moved on northwards however, spending most time among the Karlual section of the Leek tribe.
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Date of Photo:
1936 October - November
[Southern Sudan] Wahda Dok country
Nuer Dok
Publication History:
Contemporary Publication - Reproduced as Plate VI (facing page 54) in E. E. Evans-Pritchard's The Nuer (Oxford University Press, 1940), with the caption 'Typical savannah in October (Western Nuerland)' [Chris Morton 24/5/2004]
PRM Source:
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Donated 1966
Other Owners:
E. E. Evans-Pritchard Collection
Topography , Expedition
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 II, ms ink] - 33. Trekking (Dok)
Christopher Morton [24/5/2004] [Southern Sudan Project]
Funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council
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