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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 Kambia Village, a Mandingo Village in the old Kamuke Chiefdom of Bafodea. Unfinished decorated initiation stick for girls." [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, from February, 16, 1988 through March 04, 1988.

Original title reads, "The Wara Wara Chiefdom's Paramount Chief, Pa Salifu Manaray, on the porch of his chief's house at Bafodea Town. By 1988 he was a very old man who had been chief for many years, including when I was first at Bafodea in 19798-1980. He was believed to have great spiritual powers to live so long and to be skillful in using charms...

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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, from February, 16, 1988 through March 04, 1988.

Original title reads, "Pa Sorie Mansaray's traditional fringe on a scarf with European cloth. I had never seen this combination. The ones I saw and photographed in 1978-1980 were all using traditionally woven cloth. Another sign of cotton thread shortage?" [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, February 1988-March 1988].

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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, from February, 16, 1988 through March 04, 1988.

Original title reads, "The Wara Wara Chiefdom's Paramount Chief, Pa Salifu Manaray, on the porch of his chief's house at Bafodea Town. By 1988 he was a very old man who had been chief for many years, including when I was first at Bafodea in 19798-1980. He was believed to have great spiritual powers to live so long and to be skillful in using charms...

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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, from February, 16, 1988 through March 04, 1988.

Original title reads, "Pa Sorie Mansaray's traditional fringe on a scarf with European cloth. I had never seen this combination. The ones I saw and photographed in 1978-1980 were all using traditionally woven cloth. Another sign of cotton thread shortage?" [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, February 1988-March 1988].

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Creators:
Apeda Studio (New York, N.Y.)
Camuzzi, M.
Harris & Ewing
Sommariva, Emilio, Photographer, 1883-1956
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Dates:
circa 1850-1997
Size:
25.54 Linear feet (46 boxes; 3 cabinet drawers)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-016
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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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 Kadankan village. Precircumcision rite for boys. Family of each boy to be initiated provides a gourd of wine. They won't have the incision until they are in the initiating bush. Before that they do much dancing." [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 Kamaka Village. Salifu Kamara and the houseposts that he carved. Such carvings on houseposts were rare at Bafodea Chiefdom, but the houseposts themselves are usual." [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, "Trip to Guinea in which I, and my two field assistants, Paul Hamidu Mansaray, and Fatimata Mansaray, drove due north, and eventually met up with Professor Labelle Prussin at Labe in Guinea, who was carrying out art history/artchitectural history research there. At Koin, Guinea. Posts at wood fence at the Koin masque." [Ottenb...

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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, "Objects obtained elsewhere at different times. Boy's initiation Gbangbani gong, displayed when they appear from the bush. With incised designs. 24" x 4" x4"." [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, October 1978-July 1980].

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