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Picture of two Fulani male 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 waist-ornament decorated with tassels and cowrie-shells. Crowd of men looking on in background, wearing sandals, shorts, tunics. Medium: Gelatin silver print.
- 1946 (February 19)
- Made in: Bokkos
- Length: 10.6 centimetres
- Width: 8.2 centimetres
Inscription Content"Fulani dancers at 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, 19/01/1997. Geography: Bokkos not identified in sources. Circumstances: Af,B55.62-65 and AF/B60/1-10 belong to same series.
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Africa, Oceania & the Americas
North Nigeria, two 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 waist-ornament decorated with tassels and cowrie-shells. Crowd of adult males looking on in background, wearing sandals, shorts, tunics. Outdoor setting. Medium: Gelatin silver print.
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Object reference number: EPF6856
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