Nuer youth with headdress

Nuer youth with headdress
56 x 54 mm | Print gelatin silver
blue crop line left hand side [Chris Morton 18/5/2004]
Date of Print:
Previous PRM Number:
Previous Other Number:
40 1

Accession Number:
Looking down at a seated youth with his hair mud plastered into a horn with dark coloured hoop decoration. He is sitting near to Evans-Pritchard's tent since some of his possessions can be seen to the left of the blue crop line drawn across the print. Evans-Pritchard spent some 4 weeks in (probably June) 1935 at the mouth of the Nyanding River among the Eastern Jikany tribes.
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Date of Photo:
[Southern Sudan] Upper Nile Nyanding River (mouth) Mancom
Nuer Eastern Jikany Gaajok
Publication History:
Contemporary Publication - Reproduced as the frontispiece in E. E. Evans-Pritchard's Nuer Religion (Oxford University Press 1974 [1957]) with the caption 'Youth'. [Chris Morton 18/5/2004]
PRM Source:
Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard
Donated 1966
Other Owners:
E. E. Evans-Pritchard Collection
Physical Anthropology , Toilet , Ornament
Hair , Ornament Arm , Ornament Neck , Ornament Ear
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 I, ms ink] - 16. Youth - E. Jikany

Note on print reverse ms pencil - "40 1 [numerous printer's marks]" & ms ink print front "NUER I/16" "[Chris Morton 18/5/2004]"
Christopher Morton [18/5/2004] [Southern Sudan Project]
Funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council
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