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photographic print

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Af,B60.1

  • Description

    Picture of a group of young Fulani men holding whips and sticks above their heads. Wearing cloths around lower bodies with chests bare, tunics, necklaces, armlets, dancing anklet rattles, cowrie shell covered dancing skirts over buttocks. Crowd looking on in background. Medium: Gelatin silver print

  • Producer name

  • Ethnic name

  • Date

    • 1946 (19th February)
  • Production place

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 8.1 centimetres
    • Width: 10.5 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        annotation
      • Inscription Content

        "107" [manuscript on back]; "1 [?]" [second manuscript on back].
  • Curator's comments

    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. Im Coll: AF/B60/2;AF/B60/3;AF/B60/5;AF/B60/6;AF/B60/8 Duplicate original photographic prints.

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition date

    1946-1997

  • Acquisition notes

    Copyright: British Museum?

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Af,B60.1

Nigeria, medium group of Fulani adult males dancing in row. Males wearing cloths around lower bodies, tunics, rattles [?] around ankles, waist-ornaments decorated with cowrie-shells. Holding animal-horns aloft. Crowd looking on in background.
Medium: Gelatin silver print.

Nigeria, medium group of Fulani adult males dancing in row. Males wearing cloths around lower bodies, tunics, rattles [?] around ankles, waist-ornaments decorated with cowrie-shells. Holding animal-horns aloft. Crowd looking on in background. Medium: Gelatin silver print.

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