Nuer youths at mission

Nuer youths at mission
58 x 55 mm | Print gelatin silver
There are records relating to alternative images that we do not have scans for in the database:
1998.355.777 - Negative film nitrate , (58 x 55 mm )
?Silver sulphide staining right hand side [EE 1989]
Date of Print:
Previous PRM Number:
Previous Other Number:
R 76 (A229)

Accession Number:
A three quarter length portrait of two initiated youths wearing neck and arm ornaments, the one to the left holding a club, standing near the American Presbytarian Mission at Nasir. Evans-Pritchard visited the mission in both 1931 and 1935 and dedicated his Nuer monograph to the staff there in gratitude for their help during his fieldwork.
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Date of Photo:
[Southern Sudan] Upper Nile Sobat River Nasir
Nuer ?Gaajok
PRM Source:
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Donated 1966
Other Owners:
E. E. Evans-Pritchard Collection
Physical Anthropology , Colonial , Education , Ornament , Weapon
Ornament Arm , Ornament Neck , Building Religious , Club
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 XVI, ms ink] - 52. Youths (Nasser mission)

Note on print reverse ms pencil - "R 76 A229" & print front border ms ink - "NUER XVI/52"

Other Information:
The negative originally indexed with this print (XVI/51) is very similar but slightly different, and has a different film number. I have therefore catalogued them separately as two distinct images. [Chris Morton 7/9/2004]
Christopher Morton [7/9/2004] [Southern Sudan Project]
Funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council
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