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Ottenberg, Simon
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1978-1980
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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, "Curing house for tobacco, Kagangton section of Bafodea Town. In 1988 there were several of these in Bafodea Town. A Sierra Leone subsidiary of a British tobacco company had urged people in the chiefdom to grow tobacco as a cash crop and it was planted about the town. Those involved there felt that it was money in their pocket...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
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, "In the country of the Yalunka people, a non-Limba group northeast of Bafodea Town. Yalunka beater, boat and pulley for weaving. At Falaba Town." [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, October 1978-July 1980].

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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 Kamarana Village. Village scenes. Note the traditional style round homes with thatch roof dropping down low so that you have to bend down to get in or out of the house. But keeps it cool. Thatch looks newly renewed and poles are to tie it down horizontally toward the bottom of the thatch." [Ottenberg field research notes, ...

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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 Seredugu Village. Rice threshing at a farm outside of Seredugu Village. Sarakas (charms) at base of the stick shrine." [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, "At Bafodea Town. Pay Layi with tuntola shirt of European and native threads. This form of native shirt is sleeveless or virtually so." [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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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. Knitted wool hats with rim folded as usually worn made by Pa Hamidu Mansary. Generally made for second-hand wool sweaters, part of the business of second-hand clothing imported into Sierra Leone, often from the U.S. through charities, who sell it to wholesalers in Sierra Leone." [Ottenberg field research note...

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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 Bafodea Town. Rainbow Chance, Christmas Day, 1979, Bafodea Town. This is a kind of dance which originated in Freetown, and many of the dancers had picked it up there or at Makeni, Kabala or other towns. See John Nunley's book on Freetown festivals. Women in ashobi dress with a young man leading the singing." [Ottenberg fie...

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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 Bafodea Town. Rainbow Chance, Christmas Day, 1979, Bafodea Town. This is a kind of dance which originated in Freetown, and many of the dancers had picked it up there or at Makeni, Kabala or other towns. See John Nunley's book on Freetown festivals. Lawrence Kamara, the Rainbow leader, and young men singing. He has Mohamed ...

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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 Bafodea Town. Girls, in front of the Bafodea Paramount Chief's house, coming out of "wash hands' ceremonial bush at Bafodea Town. Bondo society women with boxes on their heads carrying cloths and other materials associated with girls while in the bush. Girls behavior very deferentially, bowing to older females, all attract...

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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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