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Collection: pittriversmuseum.jeanbuxton
Description: A portrait of two Mandari women (probably married women) sitting in the shade of a large tree, wearing textile body cloths and a string of large beads around their necks.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.jeanbuxton
Description: An upper body portrait of a Mandari man wearing an animal hair fringed headdress.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.jeanbuxton
Description: A three-quarter length portrait of a Mandari man wearing an arabic-style tunic and red, yellow and green beads around the neck. He has a number of radiating decorative scars on the forehead, which both sexes adopted from the Dinka, although without the connotations or ritual of initiation which accompany such markings among that group.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.jeanbuxton
Description: An upper body full face portrait of a Mandari youth wearing neck ornaments, including a bone or tooth half-moon shaped pendant. He also has several radiating lines of scarification on his forehead with a central vertical line. These marks were made by the Mandari for aesthetic effect only, and were particularly favoured by the Mandari around Tali.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.jeanbuxton
Description: A full length portrait of a soldier of the Anglo-Egyptian Condominium authority (1899-1955) holding a rifle and wearing a tunic uniform and hat with regimental plume, with a woman wearing a European-style dress standing next to him.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.jeanbuxton
Description: A formal group portrait of four Mandari men, two seated and two standing behind. They are all dressed in European shorts and shirts. The man standing to the right has a photograph in his hand, presumably given to him by Buxton.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.jeanbuxton
Description: A man wearing a long light tunic and turban posing for the camera in his homestead, holding the hands of two of his children, with another older daughter standing beside them.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.jeanbuxton
Description: A three-quarter length portrait of a Mandari youth wearing Tshirt and shorts, posed in front of a pink-flowering bush.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.jeanbuxton
Description: A full length portrait of a soldier of the Anglo-Egyptian Condominium authority (1899-1955) holding a rifle and wearing a tunic uniform and hat with regimental plume, with a woman in an Arab-style body cloth standing next to him holding a baby, with a small child between them. Perhaps this is his wife and children?
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.jeanbuxton
Description: A group portrait of a man, woman and three children standing in front of a hut.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.jeanbuxton
Description: A portrait of a man seated on a deckchair, identified as Kok (also known as Ajayich) who was an Atuot by birth, but who had lived since childhood with maternal kin in Mandari. As a doctor of powers he practicised locally, divining in the case of possession and advising in matters spiritual. He is wearing a thick ivory arm ornament, which at that time was a prestigious object worn by wealthy people.
Country location: South Sudan
Collection: pittriversmuseum.jeanbuxton
Description: A full length group portrait of two men in uniforms of the Anglo-Egyptian Condominium authority (1899-1955) wearing a belted tunic and a hat with regimental plume, two women in floral European-style dresses standing beside them. Both men have their heads turned half away from the camera, perhaps a military style.
Country location: South Sudan
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