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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts woman wearing traditional barkcloth 'negbe'. "The main item of women's clothing was a rectangular barkcloth garment called 'nogetwe'. Worn like a short skirt or sometimes like an apron, it was left open to reveal the 'negbe', or back apron. Women generally wore barkcloth when they were not at work and when strangers were pres...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts woman wearing traditional barkcloth 'negbe'. "The main item of women's clothing was a rectangular barkcloth garment called 'nogetwe'. Worn like a short skirt or sometimes like an apron, it was left open to reveal the 'negbe', or back apron. Women generally wore barkcloth when they were not at work and when strangers were pres...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"In many cases carvers were also blacksmiths. Lang wrote in his field notes that the 'famous stools (nobarra),' carved from a single piece of wood, used by the Mangbetu women were made by special artists who enjoy a wide reputation. These stools accompany their owners (women only), on their visits and voyages and wherever they go. Important chiefs'...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"In many cases carvers were also blacksmiths. Lang wrote in his field notes that the 'famous stools (nobarra),' carved from a single piece of wood, used by the Mangbetu women were made by special artists who enjoy a wide reputation. These stools accompany their owners (women only), on their visits and voyages and wherever they go. Important chiefs'...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Among the Mangbetu, plantains replaced eleusine as a staple. In any newly cleared field, rapid growth plants such as maize and peanuts are planted in the first year among more slowly maturing plants such as plantain and manioc. In the second year the plantain and manioc generally occupy the field alone. Men do the heaviest work of clearing fields ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts woman wearing traditional barkcloth 'negbe'. "The main item of women's clothing was a rectangular barkcloth garment called 'nogetwe'. Worn like a short skirt or sometimes like an apron, it was left open to reveal the 'negbe', or back apron. Women generally wore barkcloth when they were not at work and when strangers were pres...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from September 1959 to December 1960.

Original title reads, "John Holt Company store at Afikpo Number Two Village. Bags of palm kernels, others lying loose drying. Petrol and kerosene drums in foreground. A major British trading company of quite some age in Nigeria. They have a shipping point at Amozera Beach, Afikpo." [Ottenberg field research notes, September 1959-December 1960, Part...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Among the Mangbetu, plantains replaced eleusine as a staple. In any newly cleared field, rapid growth plants such as maize and peanuts are planted in the first year among more slowly maturing plants such as plantain and manioc. In the second year the plantain and manioc generally occupy the field alone. Men do the heaviest work of clearing fields ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts woman wearing traditional barkcloth 'negbe'. "The main item of women's clothing was a rectangular barkcloth garment called 'nogetwe'. Worn like a short skirt or sometimes like an apron, it was left open to reveal the 'negbe', or back apron. Women generally wore barkcloth when they were not at work and when strangers were pres...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Original caption reads, "Photos in the Abakaliki District at Iboko and elsewhere in the surrounding area and at Abakaliki Town, the District's administrative center some 30 miles north of Afikpo Village-Group, in northeastern Igbo country. Wet rice growing fields near Iboko. At this time rice growing, introduced by the British in during World War I...

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