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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1942-1972
Size:
5,000 Photographic prints ((10 boxes), b&w, 14 x 11 in. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Eliot Elisofon in Africa and in European and American museums and collections during his extensive travels from 1942 through 1972. African kingdoms and peoples represented include Afo, Anyi, Asante, Atie, Baga, Bamana, Baule, Bembe, Benin, Bobo, Boki, Bozo, Chamba, Chokwe, Dan, Dinka, Dogon, Ebrie, Efik, Ejagham, Hausa, Ibibio, Idoma, Ife, Igbo-Ukwu, Ijo, Jenne, Jukun, Kamba, Kissi, Kom, Kongo, Kono, kota, Kpelle, Kuba, Kuyu, Kwele, Lega, Lobi, Loma, Lozi, Luba, Lulua, Lunda, Mambila, Mende, Mossi, Nalu, Ndebele, Ngbaka, Ngoni, Nok, Nupe, Nyamwezi, Pende, Suku, Susu, Tabwa, Teke, Temne, Tetela, Tiv, Tuareg, Urhobo, Vai, Woyo, Yaka, Yoruba, and Zande.

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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

During his trip to Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo), Elisofon visited Gungu and its surroundings in Pende people's region. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.

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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

During his trip to Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo), Elisofon visited Gungu and its surroundings in Pende people's region. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.

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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

During his trip to Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo), Elisofon visited Gungu and its surroundings in Pende people's region. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.

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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

Original title reads, "Special fetish dance meant to frighten other people fighting them. These sticks are shoved thru one cheek but after dance no wound or scar can be seen, no explanation for this." [Elisofon field notes, March 1970-July 1970]

This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.

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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

Original title reads, "Special fetish dance meant to frighten other people fighting them. These sticks are shoved thru one cheek but after dance no wound or scar can be seen, no explanation for this." [Elisofon field notes, March 1970-July 1970]

This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.

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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

Original title reads, "Special fetish dance meant to frighten other people fighting them. These sticks are shoved thru one cheek but after dance no wound or scar can be seen, no explanation for this." [Elisofon field notes, March 1970-July 1970]

This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.

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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

Original title reads, "Special fetish dance meant to frighten other people fighting them. These sticks are shoved thru one cheek but after dance no wound or scar can be seen, no explanation for this." [Elisofon field notes, March 1970-July 1970]

This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1971
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Original title reads, "Special fetish dance meant to frighten other people fighting them. These sticks are shoved thru one cheek but after dance no wound or scar can be seen, no explanation for this." [Elisofon field notes, March 1970-July 1970]

This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Westinghouse Film and traveled to Africa from October 26, 1970 to end of March 1971.

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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

Original title reads, "Special fetish dance meant to frighten other people fighting them. These sticks are shoved thru one cheek but after dance no wound or scar can be seen, no explanation for this." [Elisofon field notes, March 1970-July 1970]

This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.