R6089/2 Photograph ‘Untitled’

Black and white photograph of two men seated outside in front of a cloth backdrop, one wears a white rob and hat, the other wears a checked robe and black hat.

Untitled by Hamidou Maiga (Museum Accession Number R6089/2) ©Hamidou Maiga. Image courtesy of Jack Bell Gallery, London.

Photograph of two young men wearing voluminous gowns, and kufi caps, seated outside in front of a cloth backdrop. Photographer Hamidou Maiga documented Malian society and youth culture in his portraits, setting up his own studio in 1973. Black and white gelatin silver print, collected as part of the Fashioning Africa project.

Creator: Hamidou Maiga

Title: Untitled

Place: Mali, West Africa, Africa

Date: 1962