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photographic print

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Af,A44.40

  • Description

    Kenya, large group of adult males [and females?] standing in line for "parade before dance". Adults wearing personal-ornaments and head-dresses, holding boards [?], one male holding a staff. Rural setting. Medium: Gelatin silver print.

  • Ethnic name

  • Date

    • 1923 (?)
  • Production place

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 10.15 centimetres
    • Width: 12.7 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        annotation
      • Inscription Content

        "Attuaka [?]. Parade before dance, men's [?]" [manuscript on back].
  • Curator's comments

    Main themes of album: East Africa - portraits, views, ceremonies and dances; European camps and expeditions; daily-life including cattle-keeping, food-preparation, metalwork and other crafts; objects and paintings. Album contains 146 photographs. Geography: Uncertain whether Attuaca, in inscription, is ethnic group or place. Circumstances: [WAG-] PIC DOC 16; [BLA-] PIC DOC 17 Im Coll: Af,A44/38 Duplicate original photographic print.

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  • Bibliography

    • Wagner 1956 p v bibliographic details
  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1926

  • Acquisition notes

    Copyright: British Museum

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Af,A44.40

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