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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Net making was probably adopted from Bantu farmers; nets are made from the tough skin of a forest vine called 'Sowdi' or 'Nkusa'. The nets are about 3ft high and 30-100 meters long. By linking nets together the trap can be upto 1km in length." [Wilkie, D. S., 1988: Hunters and Farmers of the African Forest. University of California Press, Berkeley...

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Creators:
Tamamura, Kozaburo, 1856-19??
Rosin, Henry D., Dr.
Rosin, Nancy
Dates:
[1860 - ca. 1900]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Photographic print : on mount 21.2 x 26.7 cm, hand coloring, image 19.9 x 25.6 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.35
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

View of several workers planting rice in wet paddies.

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Net making was probably adopted from Bantu farmers; nets are made from the tough skin of a forest vine called 'Sowdi' or 'Nkusa'. The nets are about 3ft high and 30-100 meters long. By linking nets together the trap can be upto 1km in length." [Wilkie, D. S., 1988: Hunters and Farmers of the African Forest. University of California Press, Berkeley...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1947
Level:
item
Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Once perennial irrigation was introduced, floods became a serious problem because precious crops could be destroyed by excessively high floods. This in fact occured in 1927, 1946, and 1964. farmers lived in constant fears." [Kamil Jill, 1993: Aswan and Abu Simbel, History and Guide. The American University in Cairo Press]. During his trip to Egypt...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Net making was probably adopted from Bantu farmers; nets are made from the tough skin of a forest vine called 'Sowdi' or 'Nkusa'. The nets are about 3ft high and 30-100 meters long. By linking nets together the trap can be upto 1km in length." [Wilkie, D. S., 1988: Hunters and Farmers of the African Forest. University of California Press, Berkeley...

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Creators:
Underwood & Underwood
H.A.S.
American Stereoscopic Co.
Dates:
1905
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (5" x 8")
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0143
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Underwood & Underwood
H.A.S.
American Stereoscopic Co.
Dates:
1905
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (5" x 8".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0143
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History