Portrait of young man

 
Portrait of young man
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Description

Portrait of a Samburu boy wearing a black cloak, womens' earrings and ostrich feathers in his headband after his circumcision. He holds a bow and blunted arrows with which he will shoot small birds to wear hanging from his headband.

Due to the nature of these images, prints will reproduce any signs of age, wear or damage that occurred before they were archived by the Pitt Rivers Museum.

Image Details

Accession Number
 
2004.130.24165.1
Format
 
Film Negative 35mm
Country
 
Kenya
Region
 
Maralal
Cultural Group
 
Samburu
Photographer
 
Wilfred Patrick Thesiger
Date
 
1979

© Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

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