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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1978-1980
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, while on an Art Historical and Anthropological Field Research from October of 1978 through July of 1980.

Original title reads, "At Kamagbembe Village. Fula women cooking for a farm work group near Kamagbembe. Fula women are cooking since the Limba group is working for a Fula man." [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, October 1978-July 1980].

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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

This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon travelled 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

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

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
Level:
item
Size:
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, "Rice growing swamp, Akaeze Village-Group, west of Afikpo, along the Afikpo-Afikpo Road motor road. Afikpo Road is a small settlement at the north-south railway some 30 miles west of Afikpo. Flower and plant called okpoto iyi. Not for food. Women sing, " Flower cannot dive inside the water, it will flow in the water." [Otten...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
Level:
item
Size:
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, "Rice growing swamp, Akaeze Village-Group, west of Afikpo, along the Afikpo-Afikpo Road motor road. Afikpo Road is a small settlement at the north-south railway some 30 miles west of Afikpo. Flower and plant called okpoto iyi. Not for food. Women sing, " Flower cannot dive inside the water, it will flow in the water." [Otten...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
Level:
item
Size:
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, "Rice growing swamp, Akaeze Village-Group, west of Afikpo, along the Afikpo-Afikpo Road motor road. Afikpo Road is a small settlement at the north-south railway some 30 miles west of Afikpo. Flower and plant called okpoto iyi. Not for food. Women sing, " Flower cannot dive inside the water, it will flow in the water." [Otten...

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Creators:
Edicão Elmar
Dates:
[1972]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 15 x 10.5 cm)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Image of a woman picking coffee beans. Printed text on verso reads: "Angola; Cafeeiro." Handwritten message on verso, includes date: "3-1-72."

Additional printed text on verso reads: "Edicão Elmar - Luanda."

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Creators:
White Sisters
Thill, Ernest (Brussels)
Nells (Brussels)
Dates:
ca. 1915
Level:
item
Size:
1 Postcard (b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Translated postcard caption reads, "Catechistic women preparing food for the sick."

Printed text on verso reads: "Postulat des Sœurs Missionnaires de N.-D. d'Afrique / (Sœurs Blanches) HERENT (Br.) - THIELT (Fl. Oc.). / Postulaat der Zusters Missionarissen van O.L.V. Van Afrika. / (Witte Zusters) HERENT (Br.) - THIELT (W. Vl.)." Additional printed text on verso reads: "Ern. Thill, Bruxelles." Publisher's logo on verso reads: "Nels...

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Creators:
Ascani, Maurice
Dates:
[ca. 1980]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Postcard (col., 10.5 x 15 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Printed caption on verso reads: "République de Côte d'Ivoire; 25 - Village de Goloutoulo; Pilage et vannage du riz par les femmes."

Translated caption reads: "Republic of Côte d'Ivoire; 25. Goloutoulo village; Women Pounding and Winnowing Rice."

Photographer's signature printed on recto image: "Maurice Ascani."

Additional printed text on verso reads: "Edicart. 01 - BP 1570 - Abidjan01 / © photo Maurice Ascani."

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1951-1953
Level:
item
Size:
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, "Women soaking cassava to get the prussic acid out, rainy season, just off the main Mgbom Village farm path, near the Uru palm grove." [Ottenberg field research notes, O Series, December 1951-March 1953].

"For each village there are six land sections, one farmed each year, usually in rotation, successively going out from the settlement in one direction from it. The farmland nearest the village, called ebo, is outside of this six-block system and can be used at will. Both ebo and this distant land are also controlled by matrilineal and patrilineal de...