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Photography of Homer L. Shantz

Natives

Contributor: 
The University of Arizona Herbarium
Creator: 
Homer Leroy Shantz
Description: 
Shows the everyday dress of these Meru natives [side view]. They are fine boys, dressed just as they go about. Each dressed with beads on arms, brass and copper rings on neck and ears - monkey skins and brass around the ankles. [Shantz travel journal, May 23, 1920]
Format: 
image/jpeg
Language: 
English
Title: 
azu_shantz_19200523_38428_m
Created: 
1920-05-23
City: 
Meru
City Then: 
Meru
Continent: 
Africa
Country: 
Kenya
Country Then: 
Kenya
Is this item in the public domain?: 
No
Temporal: 
place name given in typed neg. list as Embu; changed on basis of variant 38429