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Woman in Yellow Gomesi

This elderly woman was in attendance at the Ituba Village healthcare fair, orchestrated by the Ugandan Village Project. She is seen here dressed in a Gomesi, a colorful floor-length dress, which is the most commonly used costume for women from Buganda and Busoga, two subnational kingdoms within Uganda.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2018
Date Uploaded: 08.2018
Photo Location: Namungalwe, Uganda
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Ben Blankenship