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Azande chief and wives, Jemhura, Nile-Congo Divide, 1916, 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/150

Scope and Contents

100 x 75 mm. A view showing the Azande chief Sultani Doruma seated in his compound with a large group of wives on either side of him. A photograph taken in south-western Bahr el Ghazal [possibly Bahr al Ghazal in Sudan]. Christy stayed in the roundhouse seen in the background.


  • 1916


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Existence and Location of Copies

A duplicate of this photograph is at Y304A/149.


This appears as Figure 6 in: Christy, Cuthbert (1924). Big game and Pygmies: experiences of a naturalist in Central African forests in quest of the Okapi, London: Macmillan, facing page 4.




Christy, Cuthbert, 1863-1932

Finding aid date

2004-01-15 09:55:28+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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