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Ottenberg, Simon
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1978-1980
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, while on an Art Historical and Anthropological Field Research from October of 1978 through July of 1980.

Original title reads, "At Bafodea Town. "Washed" girls returning from a stream at the end of their initiation. Elaborately dress and undress, they dance and bow in deference to female elders. In a row, they appear very much controlled, in contrast to the individualistic and wilde body movements of the dances that they do at the pre-initiation rite....

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1978-1980
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, while on an Art Historical and Anthropological Field Research from October of 1978 through July of 1980.

Original title reads, "Mainly carvings purchased in Freetown, Sierra Leone from the Sierra Leonean art dealer, Jeremiah Cole. Attributions of where they came from in Sierra Lleone is unreliable so that I do not list that here. Most of the figures are probably either Temne or Limba, though some are possible Mende." [Ottenberg field research notes, L...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1978-1980
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, while on an Art Historical and Anthropological Field Research from October of 1978 through July of 1980.

Original title reads, "At Kamagbamgbe Farm Village of Bafodea Town. Second funeral (memorial) for Alymamy Sayo, son of the Speaker of Bafodea Chiefdom. Men sitting on benches in front of the Speaker's home." [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, October 1978-July 1980].

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1978-1980
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, while on an Art Historical and Anthropological Field Research from October of 1978 through July of 1980.

Original title reads, "At Kadanso Village, most boys' pre-initiation activities. Nusung drummers in the dancing competition before the home of the chief of Kadanson Village. This is the final part of the pre-initiation dance, when the boys individually come out and compete to be the best. There is no vote or official scoring. The decisions is made ...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1978-1980
Level:
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, while on an Art Historical and Anthropological Field Research from October of 1978 through July of 1980.

Original title reads, "At Kapongpon Village. Wall decorations of an unusual kind, possibly some kind of charm saraka. Note several saraka over front of doorway to protect against witches. Another outer wall decoration of a similar kind." [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, October 1978-July 1980].

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1978-1980
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, while on an Art Historical and Anthropological Field Research from October of 1978 through July of 1980.

Original title reads, "At Bafodea Town. Carving of a gun made by Mokaru Mansaray of Kasengbe farm village." [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, October 1978-July 1980].

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1978-1980
Level:
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, while on an Art Historical and Anthropological Field Research from October of 1978 through July of 1980.

Original title reads, "Mainly carvings purchased in Freetown, Sierra Leone from the Sierra Leonean art dealer, Jeremiah Cole. Attributions of where they came from in Sierra Lleone is unreliable so that I do not list that here. Most of the figures are probably either Temne or Limba, though some are possible Mende." [Ottenberg field research notes, L...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1978-1980
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, while on an Art Historical and Anthropological Field Research from October of 1978 through July of 1980.

Original title reads, "At Kamagbamgbe Farm Village of Bafodea Town. Second funeral (memorial) for Alymamy Sayo, son of the Speaker of Bafodea Chiefdom. Mayoi musical group, with the addition of Soda and Binti." [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, October 1978-July 1980].

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1978-1980
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, while on an Art Historical and Anthropological Field Research from October of 1978 through July of 1980.

Original title reads, "Mainly carvings purchased in Freetown, Sierra Leone from the Sierra Leonean art dealer, Jeremiah Cole. Attributions of where they came from in Sierra Lleone is unreliable so that I do not list that here. Most of the figures are probably either Temne or Limba, though some are possible Mende." [Ottenberg field research notes, L...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1978-1980
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, while on an Art Historical and Anthropological Field Research from October of 1978 through July of 1980.

Original title reads, "Mainly carvings purchased in Freetown, Sierra Leone from the Sierra Leonean art dealer, Jeremiah Cole. Attributions of where they came from in Sierra Lleone is unreliable so that I do not list that here. Most of the figures are probably either Temne or Limba, though some are possible Mende." [Ottenberg field research notes, L...

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