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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:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1951-1953
Level:
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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:
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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:
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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:
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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 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
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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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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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 traditional hairstyle on Mbombio, Chief Mogendo's principal wife. "The funnel-shaped coiffure which ended in an outward halo, originally symbolic of high social status, was considered exceptionally attractive, and took a lot of time to create. Of the ornaments that embellished the hairstyles of the Mangbetu, and related ethni...

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Dates:
1902-1903
Level:
item
Size:
59 Pages (7 1/2 x 12 inches.)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-016
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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