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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 ornate bracelet, gold nuggets and gold finger-rings worn on the left wrist of Baule dignitary N'Goran Koffi. "From ancient times gold nuggets have been pierced and worn as ornaments. They were regarded as possessing a spirit that could confer magical protection on the wearer. Such nuggets can still be seen on the bracelets an...

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Creators:
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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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
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item
Size:
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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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 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:
Turner, Lorenzo Dow, 1890-1972
Dates:
October 1951
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item
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1 Item (Field Notebook (20 p. ), 12.75 in.)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-017
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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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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item
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
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts ornate bracelet, gold nuggets and gold finger-rings worn on the left wrist of Baule dignitary N'Goran Koffi. "From ancient times gold nuggets have been pierced and worn as ornaments. They were regarded as possessing a spirit that could confer magical protection on the wearer. Such nuggets can still be seen on the bracelets an...

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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

The photograph depicts ornate bracelet, gold nuggets and gold finger-rings worn on the left wrist of Baule dignitary N'Goran Koffi. "From ancient times gold nuggets have been pierced and worn as ornaments. They were regarded as possessing a spirit that could confer magical protection on the wearer. Such nuggets can still be seen on the bracelets an...

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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

"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 status by adopting Akan-style regalia (as have the few traditional paramount chief...

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