Ndebele settlement. One adult male dancing, holding stick in air. Male wears animal skin round waist. Medium: Black and white print.
- 1929 (18th August)
- Made in: Matopos (near)
- (Africa,Zimbabwe,Matabeleland,Matabeleland South,Matopos)
- Length: 7.7 centimetres
- Width: 8.45 centimetres
Inscription ContentAlbum title: "South Africa. 8 weeks. July 15 - September 9. 1929. H. J. Braunholtz. British Museum." Original number: p.33:4. Original description: "Matabili Kraal. 'Nzintamba', dancing. 18/8/29." [note in ink on paper attached to album. See also note on back of print].
Cataloguer's comment: Size of album, 218 photographs. Main themes: visits to archaeological sites, including Stone Age caves and rock art, to indigenous settlements in Northern Transvaal and Zimbabwe, to Johanesburg, Cape Town and Victoria Falls. Circumstances: [BRA-] PIC DOC 01, and as attached in album. Braunholtz went to South Africa in 1929 for a conference of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. (B J Mack 24/11/1994) Biography: d. 04/06/1963. Keeper of the Ethnography Department of the British Museum, 1945-1953.
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Object reference number: EPF119
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