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Picture of a small group of Fulani dancers wearing cloths around lower bodies, shaved and plaited hair, personal-ornaments, dancing rattles around ankles, holding what appear to be horns. One man wearing garment decorated with tassels and cowrie-shells. Adult man standing at left, wearing tunic and head-gear, holding stick. Crowd of men, women and children looking on in background. Medium: Gelatin silver print.
- 1946 (February 19th.)
- Made in: Bokkos
- Length: 8.2 centimetres
- Width: 10.7 centimetres
Inscription Content"Fulani dancers : Bokkos Feb '46" [manuscript on back]; "Photos by B. Fagg 1946 North Nigeria" [manuscript on paper accompanying photographs].
Possibly dry-season festivities. N F Barley, 19/02/1997. 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
North Nigeria, small group of Fulani adult male "dancers". Males wearing cloths around lower bodies, shaved and plaited hair, personal-ornaments. Rattles [?] around ankles, holding what appear to be horns. One male wearing garment decorated with tassels and cowrie-shells. Adult male standing at left, wearing tunic and head-gear, holding stick. Crowd of male and female adults and children looking on in background. Medium: Gelatin silver print.
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Object reference number: EPF6857
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