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

The photograph depicts Chief Mogendo's court orchestra and dancers. "The musicians and dancers of the Mangbetu court orchestra are an integral part of the court. As elsewhere in Africa, there is no word for music alone. Each dance can be immediately recognized by its characteristic rhythm. The many song subjects and the dancers' steps provide varie...

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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 Chief Mogendo's court orchestra and dancers. "The musicians and dancers of the Mangbetu court orchestra are an integral part of the court. As elsewhere in Africa, there is no word for music alone. Each dance can be immediately recognized by its characteristic rhythm. The many song subjects and the dancers' steps provide varie...

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Creators:
Buechner, Helmut K. (Helmut Karl)
Dates:
1939-1975
Size:
32.72 cu. ft. (31 record storage boxes) (4 12x17 boxes) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7279
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

For the most part, these papers document Buechner's primary research interest, the ecology of terrestrial vertebrates, with emphasis on relationships to vegetation and social behavior. Included are Buechner's research on the pronghorn antelope, which contains field notes, journals, photographs, and reports to the Texas Cooperative Wildlife ...

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Creators:
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964
Defender (film manufacturer)
Dates:
1934
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.01
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Chief Mogendo's court orchestra. "The Mangbetu continue the tradition of the court orchestra with the same kinds of instruments played early in the century. Here the orchestra, including conical skin drums (nabita), large flat slit drum (nemandru), slit drums standing on legs or pads (nekpokpo, also called talking drums), and...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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item
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1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Chief Mogendo's court orchestra. "The Mangbetu continue the tradition of the court orchestra with the same kinds of instruments played early in the century. Here the orchestra, including conical skin drums, large flat slit drum (nemandru), slit drums standing on legs or pads (also called talking drums), and a double iron bell...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1951-1953
Level:
item
Size:
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 December 1951 to March 1953.

Original title reads, "Isi ikoro (head-drum), in the men's rest house for Agbogo ward, Mgbom Village. Technically it is a gong but it is called a drum at Afikpo. The rest house, called obiogo (obu ogo), is found for each ward in Mgbom and other villages as a rule. It is where, at the date of this research, masks of the men's society and other parap...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
Level:
item
Size:
1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Chief Mogendo's court orchestra. "The Mangbetu continue the tradition of the court orchestra with the same kinds of instruments played early in the century. Here the orchestra, including conical skin drums, large flat slit drum (nemandru), slit drums standing on legs or pads (also called talking drums), and a double iron bell...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
Level:
item
Size:
1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts musical instruments of Chief Mogendo's court orchestra. "The Mangbetu continue the tradition of the court orchestra with the same kinds of instruments played early in the century. Here the orchestra, including conical skin drums, large flat slit drum (nemandru), slit drums standing on legs or pads (also called talking drums),...

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