An illustration of an elderly Chuka woman past childbearing age. The ornament on her forehead and her coat are symbols of old age.


  • Title: Chuka Elderly Woman
  • Creator: Joy Adamson
  • Location Created: Kathitu, Kenya
  • Provenance: Preserved at the National Museums of Kenya Archives
  • Type: Painting
  • Rights: National Museums of Kenya
  • Medium: Watercolour on paper
  • Art Form: Painting
  • Depicted Person: Ciambutu wa Kigagu
  • Depicted Topic: Attire
  • Subtitle: Snapshots of Kenyan Communities
  • Community: Chuka
  • Collection: Joy Adamson's Collection

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