Man Reciting the Koran, Kano, Nigeria

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2009.24.16.478

Description: BW print; beaded man with a home-made long cane walking beside a field of corn; he holds his sandals in one hand and wears a loose tunic and head wrap; stamped on back "British Empire Society for the Blind"; captioned "A blind beggar called Turaiki who lives in Dala, the blind quarter of Kano, in Northern Nigeria. He is reciting the Koran. He went blind early in life."

Medium: Photographic Paper

Date: ca. 1955

Credit Line: AFB Migel Memorial Library Collection, 2009.24

Subjects: Africa Beggars Blind persons Nigeria