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: Tangkhul Naga woman with child, Mariem village. The cloth is of the type favoured in the Northern Tangkhul area. Note the blue tattoo marks on the woman's chin and throat. Note custom of wrapping the hair up in a dark blue cloth
medium: photographs
location: Mariem
form: 35mm negatives
person: Graham Bower/ Ursula
date: 16.2.1939
note: information based on catalogue compiled by photographer unless in square brackets
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
refnum: BT NO 963