These face decorations denote the junior Moran is taking part in circumcision ceremonies, the markings are of chalk and milk mixture. His stuffed-bird headdress is not yet complete, he will have to wear it for three months during which time his hair has grown and his wounds healed (caption on the reverse).
Vintage Gelatin silver print
Image dimensions 18 x 24,5 cm (18 x 24,5 inch)
Double weight paper, semi-matte surface
Photographer's agency copyright stamp, story stamp, typographic agency text and several handwritten notations on the reverse
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