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Kenya [?], small group Kikuyu adult females standing at side of unpaved road. Females wearing cloths or animal-hides tied at shoulder, personal-ornaments including ankle-ornaments, wrist-ornaments, large "Masai type" neck-ornaments, large ear-ornaments. Some carrying bags on straps across shoulders or foreheads, others have bags on ground. Rural setting.
Medium: Gelatin silver print.
- Production date
- 1929 (?;other photographs in sereies taken in 1929.)
Length: 8.40 centimetres
Width: 10.70 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Locations and Masai ethnic group taken from inscription of Af,85.20, which depicts a similar scene.
Circumstances: One of a series of photographs, including Af,85.1-26.
Sumbu and Aucka are probably age-set names or the girls lcna names.
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- Copyright: British Museum?
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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