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Picture of a group of young Fulani men holding whips and sticks above their heads. Wearing cloth around lower bodies with chests bare, tunics, necklaces, armlets, dancing anklet rattles, cowrie shell covered dancing skirts over buttocks. Crowd looking on in the background. Medium: Gelatin silver print
- 1946 (19th February)
- Made in: Bokkos (near)
- Length: 8 centimetres
- Width: 10.4 centimetres
Inscription Content"112" [manuscript on back]; "1 [?]" [second manuscript on back].
Possibly depicts 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. Im Coll: AF/B60/1;AF/B60/2;AF/B60/3;AF/B60/5;AF/B60/6 Duplicate original photographic prints.
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Africa, Oceania & the Americas
Nigeria, medium group of Fulani adult males dancing in row. Males wearing cloths around lower bodies, tunics, 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: EPF6989
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