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Profile portrait of standing adult Latuka male. Wearing ceremonial "death dance costume" including helmet surmounted with feathered stick, arm-bands, beaded waist-ornament, ankle-ornament [band]. Holding shield and spear. Adults and shelter in background. Rural village setting, Sudan.
Medium: Gelatin silver print.
- Production date
- 1933 (15th April)
Length: 16.32 centimetres
Width: 11.92 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- The helmet with feathered stick is discussed in Mack (1982).
Geography: Binoc and Losito not identified in sources. T Cotterill, 7/03/1997.
Losito suggested by M Harman (Powell-Cotton Museum), 19/02/1997.
Circumstances: [KUR-] PIC DOC 09; [POW-] PIC DOC 13.
Af,8.16 shows the same male from the front.
Biography: [POW-] PIC DOC 13.
Im Coll: Page 29. Sudan Album PCM. PCM Numbers Binoc VI 2,3 4, 5, 7, 9; Binco [sic?] XIII 3.
Powell-Cotton Museum reference numbers. Negatives and copy prints available. M Harman, 19/02/1997.
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- Copyright: British Museum.
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