Portrait of an adult male. Wearing "dance" costume: leopard skin frontal covering, body-paint, neck-ornaments, arm-rings, wrist-ornaments, head-dress, ear-ornaments, ankle-ornaments, sandals. Carrying a walking stick and a fly whisk. Bell attached to wrist-ornament. Medium: Gelatin silver print. Sepia toned.
- Made in: Kenya (?;west;?)
- Length: 11.3 centimetres
- Width: 6.9 centimetres
Inscription ContentOriginal Description: "Tribe Mkuria Sub tribe, Mtimbaru. Youth in full dance dress." [manuscript note on back of print].
Geography: Geographic location suggested by B J Mack, 15/05/1996. Circumstances: [KUR-] PIC DOC 09.
Copyright: British Museum (?).
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
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Object reference number: EPF2954
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