- Museum number
Exterior, open area surrounded by mine factory buildings, and a structure, possibly an elevated railway or viaduct for transporting mine product. People standing and sitting on structure, looking down at area below. Crowd of adult males standing in background, over thirty male dancers standing in two rows. Crowd wearing wraps and American dress. Dancers wearing wraps of animal hide and cloth, and fur wraps around calves. Dancers carrying what appear to be shields, spears.
Medium: Gelatin silver print.
- Production date
- 1929 (4th August)
Length: 7.67 centimetres
Width: 10.18 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Cataloguer's comments: 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, 1945-1953.
- Not on display
- Good condition.
- Acquisition notes
- Copyright: British Museum.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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