The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

black & white photographs taken by Ursula Graham Bower between 1937 and 1946

caption: Young Eastern Angami Nagas on Japvo summit
medium: photographs
ethnicgroup: Angami <Eastern
location: Japvo Mt. Jessami
form: 35mm negatives
person: Graham Bower/ Ursula
date: [1.1938-3.1938]
note: information based on catalogue compiled by photographer unless in square brackets
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
refnum: BT NO 491,493
Caption:This photograph was greatly admired when I visited Jessami in 1939. All the girls of the village wished to see it and I was told by one of the men that it was the costume as well as his good looks which created admiration; the Jessami people said his dress was almost perfect.