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Creators:
Lankton, James W.
Dates:
1989
Size:
225 slides (photographs) (1 volume, color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1990-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by art gallery owner James W. Lankton in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to document Kuba art and culture. Images are primarily from Mushenge, the Kuba capital. Activities documented include house building, wood carving, coffee drying, embroidering, hat making, drum playing, hair styling and basket weaving. Images of objects include a loom, a mask, musical instruments, royal costumes, road signs and textiles. Architecture includes an art school; village houses; king's palace and reception area; a mission church including altar, doors and interior; market shops; and a weaver's house. Portraits include the Kuba king, the king's retainers, his sons and a weaver.

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Turner, Lorenzo Dow, 1890-1972
Dates:
1951
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item
Size:
1 Item (photographic negative , b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-017
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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Turner, Lorenzo Dow, 1890-1972
Dates:
1951
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1 Item (photographic negative , b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-017
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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Creators:
Turner, Lorenzo Dow, 1890-1972
Dates:
1951
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item
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1 Item (photographic negative , b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-017
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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Creators:
Turner, Lorenzo Dow, 1890-1972
Dates:
1951
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item
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1 Item (photographic negative , b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-017
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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Creators:
Turner, Lorenzo Dow, 1890-1972
Dates:
1951
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item
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1 Item (photographic negative , b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-017
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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Creators:
Turner, Lorenzo Dow, 1890-1972
Dates:
1951
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item
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1 Item (photographic negative , b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-017
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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Creators:
Turner, Lorenzo Dow, 1890-1972
Dates:
1951
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item
Size:
1 Item (photographic negative , b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-017
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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Creators:
Turner, Lorenzo Dow, 1890-1972
Dates:
1951
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item
Size:
1 Item (photographic negative , b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-017
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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Creators:
Turner, Lorenzo Dow, 1890-1972
Dates:
1951
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (photographic negative , b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-017
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives