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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. 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
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1 Slide (b&w.)
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. Hatumere, two pages of Arabic writing in a school book, by Hamidu Mansaray, an old Limba man of Bafodea Town." [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, "Objects obtained elsewhere at different times. Gbangbani Horn Men's Secret Society Horn, different views. Limba?" [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. Knitted wool hats with bottom rim unfolded 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 notes, Limb...

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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 Kayago (Lago) Village, mostly girls second ("washing") initiation. Women leading girls coming from the Kayago Village bush, towards end of their "washing." or second part of their initiation." [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, "Fanning threshed rice, Pa Salifu Manine Mansaray's farm, the head of my section of Bafodea Town." [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. Saraka to prevent fire in Bafodea town at start of road to Kakonso. Fires occur from lightening and sometimes during the start of the farming season in Limba country when fields are burned and the fire spreads to the village." [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, October 1978-July 19...

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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 Bumbun, Biriwa Chiefdom of the Limba, south of Bafodea Chiefdom. Poro drum at Bumban, wider than those at Bafodea." [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, "Kamanda (Mandia) Village in the Old Kamuke Chiefdom of Bafodea. Daba Kamara making pots. Pot making used to be very common in Bafodea and Kamuke chiefdoms, as sherds at old village sites attest, but it is now almost extinct. This was the only time in two years I ever encountered it. Building up the sides of a larger pot." [Ot...

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