Young girl from Afghanistan carrying a small child from the Indian plains

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Young girl from Afghanistan carrying a small child from the Indian plains
Fürer-Haimendorf, Christoph von, 1909-1995 ( Photographer )
Furer-Haimendorf, Christoph von, 1909-1995 ( contributor )
Haimendorf, Christoph Von Fürer- (1909-1995); anthropologist ( contributor )
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Photographic film: 35mm B&W negative, Agfa ( medium )


Subjects / Keywords:
Afternoon teas ( lcsh )
Tea plantations ( lcsh )
Children ( lcsh )
Nose rings ( lcsh )
दोपहर की चाय
चाय बागानों
नाक के छल्ले
Afghanis ( LCSH )
Assamese (South Asian people) ( LCSH )
एशिया -- भारत -- नगालैंड -- मोन जिला
Afghani ( ethnicity )
افغان ( ethnicity )
Assamese ( ethnicity )
অসমীয়া ( ethnicity )
Spatial Coverage:
Asia -- India -- Nagaland -- Mon District -- Borjan
26.817962 x 94.81375


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Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf (1909-1995) was born and educated in Vienna, gaining a PhD in anthropology from the University of Vienna in 1931. A grant from the Rockefeller Foundation enabled him to study at the London School of Economics, under the anthropologist Bronislaw Malinowski. In 1936, he went to the Naga Hills in northeast India for his first fieldwork; over the next four decades, he worked extensively in south & central India, northeast India and Nepal. In 1950 he was appointed Professor of Anthropology at SOAS, where he established the Department of Anthropology. During his career, he published seventeen books, most of them ethnographies of tribal cultures. He was President of the Royal Anthropological Institute (1975-77) and a pioneer in the field of visual anthropology.
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Girl wears a headscarf and a nose pin : a coloured tika patch on the child's forehead indicates its religious Hindu background : the child wears a necklace with a metal box fixed to it : the photograph was taken during a tea party, the manager of the Borjan colliery, Mr : G : Castles gave for the children of his workers.
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This scene was photographed on or approximate to 19370512
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Other designation of photograph: 096/22
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Original Container: BW Negatives Box I
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Haimendorf's reference: 096_22
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BW Negatives Box I
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Funded in the United Kingdom by JISC
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SOAS name authority for "Haimendorf, Christoph Von Fürer- (1909-1995); anthropologist" is GB/NNAF/P146323.
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VIAF (name authority) : Fürer-Haimendorf, Christoph von, 1909-1995 : record number 109123273
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For descriptive reference, see: PP MS 10, Diary5 : 145ff

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SOAS, University of London
Holding Location:
Archives and Special Collections
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© 1937, The Estate of Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf. The Estate is currently (2015) represented by Nicholas Haimendorf, son of Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf. ----- Creative Commons (by-nc-nd). -- This image may be used in accord with Creative Commons license Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs.
Resource Identifier:
PP MS 19/6/NAGA/2862 ( SOAS manuscript number )
096_22 ( Haimendorf reference )