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

The photograph depicts elaborate gold-leafed wooden tops of Ebrie (now Kyaman) linguist staff. "The range of proverbial themes depicted by linguist staffs is very great. Each of these was intended to convey some moral message to the beholder. During the colonial period the French sought to consolidate their authority over the peoples of the south-e...

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
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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 gold watch worn on the right wrist of Baule dignitary N'Goran Koffi. The watch was created in early 1960s by Asante Jeweler, Assanji Kouadio. "During the colonial period the French sought to consolidate their authority over the peoples of the south-eastern region by creating district and cantonal chiefs. Though untraditional,...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
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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 elaborate gold-leafed wooden tops of Ebrie (now Kyaman) linguist staff. "The range of proverbial themes depicted by linguist staffs is very great. Each of these was intended to convey some moral message to the beholder. During the colonial period the French sought to consolidate their authority over the peoples of the south-e...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
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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 Baule dignitary N'Goran Koffi with his linguist and elders. "During the colonial period the French sought to consolidate their authority over the peoples of the south-eastern region by creating district and cantonal chiefs. Though untraditional, these offices have survived, and their occupants have increasingly sought to gain...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1951-1953
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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, "Hill at Achara Village from the valley below." [Ottenberg field research notes, O Series, December 1951-March 1953].

"Mgbom is composed of three main wards, and three subvillages, each composed of a single ward. The three subvillages are in a nrth-south line along the edge of a small ridge about a mile from Agbogo, the nearest ward of the main village. Achara has its own secret society initiation bush, and owns the ancient leaders' masks for the secret society ok...

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Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
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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 September 1959 to December 1960.

Original caption reads, "Cross River, looking south from Anohia Village. Ehoma Ikpom pond in background, on the east side of the river, where Nkumeru, a non-Igbo Cross River people, live." [Ottenberg field research notes, September 1959-December 1960, Part I].

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Ottenberg, Simon
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1959-1960
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Original title reads, "Visit of the Eze (roughly meaning 'chief') of the Igbo communities of Arochukwu, a ways south of Afikpo to Afikpo. There are important Afikpo of Arochukwu descent, some of whose ancestors were involved in the slave trade in former times. And there are shrines at Afikpo associated with the Arochukwu (often called Aro) peoples....

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
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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 Baule dignitary N'Goran Koffi with his linguist and elders. "During the colonial period the French sought to consolidate their authority over the peoples of the south-eastern region by creating district and cantonal chiefs. Though untraditional, these offices have survived, and their occupants have increasingly sought to gain...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
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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 Ebrie (now Kyaman) dignitaries wearing prestige clothes and regalias. From left to right, seated: Alphonse Akre, sub-chief, Anna village. Blaise Ake Djoble, Anna village notable and party member. Jean-Baptiste Mobio, Adiopodoume village notable and party member. Standing: Maxime Ake Akossi, Anna village notable. Michel Afram,...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
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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 Ebrie (now Kyaman) dignitaries wearing prestige clothes and regalias. From left to right, seated: Marc Akouman, party delegate, Akouedo village. Alphonse Akre, sub-chief, Anna village. Blaise Ake Djoble, Anna village notable and party member. Jean-Baptiste Mobio, Adiopodoume village notable and party member. "During the colon...

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