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Picture of six young Fulani men. Some holding whips above their heads, some empty handed. Wearing cloths around lower bodies with chests bare, caps, necklaces, armlets, dancing anklet rattles, cowrie shell covered dancing skirts over buttocks. Crowd looking on in background. Medium: Gelatin silver print
- 1946 (19th February)
- Made in: Bokkos
- Length: 8.1 centimetres
- Width: 10.5 centimetres
Inscription Content"Fulani (Shadi Shari) dance. Near BOKKOS. 19.2.46." [manuscript on back]; "1 [?]" [third manuscript on back].
Possibly dry-season festivities. N F Barley, 19/01/1997. Geography: Bokkos not identified in sources. Circumstances: Af,B55.62-65 and AF/B60/1-10 belong to the same series.
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Africa, Oceania & the Americas
Nigeria, medium group of Fulani adult males dancing in row. Males wearing cloths around lower bodies, rattles [?] around ankles, waist-ornaments with fringes over buttocks, decorated with cowrie-shells. Holding animal-horns aloft. Crowd looking on in background. Medium: Gelatin silver print.
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Object reference number: EPF6990
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