Photographer's Note

I had finished a consulting assignment in Port Moresby, and needed to travel to Glasgow in Scotland. Illogically, I decided to fly by way of Johannesburg, taking a brief holiday in Swaziland. This young man offered to model his role as a traditional Swazi warrior. He wears a loin-cloth and skin about the waist, along with a number of bead ornaments. In the right hand, he holds a knobkieri, carved from a single piece of wood, starting with the head. This can be both a defensive as well as offensive instrument. The weather cooperated that day. This is a scan from a print image.

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Photo Information
  • Copyright: Ken Boulter (Sardonik) Silver Note Writer [C: 2 W: 0 N: 957] (1979)
  • Genre: Gens
  • Medium: Couleur
  • Date Taken: 1997-09-04
  • Categories: Cérémonies
  • Versions: version originale
  • Date Submitted: 2019-02-17 4:30
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