Philip L. Ravenhill photographs,
1989
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Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.1989-006
Creators:
Ravenhill, Philip L.
Dates:
1989
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
2 Volumes
slides
color
1 box
dupe slides
color
Repository:
Photographs taken during a research trip to Mali in 1989 to study the art and architecture of the Dogon and Bamana peoples. Accompanying Dr. Ravenhill was Stanley Staniski from Media Resources. Their work resulted in the video production entitled,
Togu na and Cheko: Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali,
for the National Museum of African Art.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Philip L. Ravenhill, 1945-1997, anthropologist, chief curator of the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1987-1997. Received a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Nyack College in Nyack, N.Y., in 1968, and a master's degree in 1970 and a doctorate in 1976 in anthropology from the New School for Social Research in Manhattan, New York. Prior to joining the Smithsonian, Dr. Ravenhill was a senior research fellow at the International African Institute (IAI) in London and project director of the West African Museums Project (WAMP) in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. Dr. Ravenhill's publications include,
Dreams and Reverie: Baule Images of Other-World Mates in the Twentieth Century,
and
The Art of the Personal Object.

Container
1

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Conditions Governing Access note
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Africa Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bamana (African people) Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dogon (African people) Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mali Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Niger Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
National Museum of African Art
P.O. Box 37012
MRC 708
Washington, DC 20013-7012
elisofonarchives@si.edu
http://africa.si.edu/collection/eliot-elisofon-photographic-archives/