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photographic print

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  • Description

    View of three adult females standing outside a thatched circular shelter, two wearing American dress and head-gear, one wearing a blanket. One female wearing American dress carrying an open umbrella. Medium: Gelatin silver print.

  • Producer name

  • Ethnic name

  • Date

    • 1936-1937
  • Production place

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 6 centimetres
    • Width: 5.3 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Content

        Album title: "NATIVE LIFE IN WESTERN PONDOLAND. By Mrs. FRED CLARKE. Copyright Photographs and Commentary by Mrs. Fred. Clarke." Page title: ""Netelwa's" Reception" Original description: "Between the stages of dressing, the bride is clad only in a blanket." [note in ink on album card].
  • Curator's comments

    Cataloguer's comments: Album containing 393 photographs. Album contains several sheets of paper with typed notes as well as detailed inscriptions. Main themes of album: Various aspects of Pondo social life and culture. Circumstances: [CLA-] PIC DOC 02.

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Condition

    Good condition.

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition notes

    Copyright: Possibly Mrs Fred Clarke, or British Museum.

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number


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Object reference number: EPF593

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