- Museum number
Drawing; eight sketches of people; a front and back view of a man, dancing, wearing a ceremonial skirt; five sketches of two men and one girl, showing different painted facial designs worn for a ceremonial dance; a profile of a woman showing the personal ornaments she wears for a ceremonial dance. 1921-1924.
Graphite with red, blue, green and yellow colour.
- Production date
Height: 42.90 centimetres (drawing)
Height: 62.50 centimetres (folio)
Width: 31 centimetres (drawing)
Width: 50.20 centimetres (folio)
- Curator's comments
- Folio Collection: This drawing is bound in a folio consisting of a collection of drawings by Ellis Silas. The folio which consists of drawings catalogued as Oc2006,Drg.506 through to Oc2006,Drg.678, were bound by the British Museum in January 1967. In addition, two drawings which were originally bound in the folio were later removed, framed, and have been catalogued as Oc2006,Drg.679 and Oc2006,Drg.680.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- 1925-1975 (?)
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 2 (Series number)