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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 word ginu stands for the house and the compound surrounding it. Walled in with a low stone fence that marks the limit but allows the neighbors and the passersby to look in, a Dogon house lies open to the rest of the world. A typical family compound has a hut for the man, a hut for each of his wives, and a fair number of granaries. An altar, tu...

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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 word ginu stands for the house and the compound surrounding it. Walled in with a low stone fence that marks the limit but allows the neighbors and the passersby to look in, a Dogon house lies open to the rest of the world. A typical family compound has a hut for the man, a hut for each of his wives, and a fair number of granaries. An altar, tu...

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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 word ginu stands for the house and the compound surrounding it. Walled in with a low stone fence that marks the limit but allows the neighbors and the passersby to look in, a Dogon house lies open to the rest of the world. A typical family compound has a hut for the man, a hut for each of his wives, and a fair number of granaries. An altar, tu...

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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 word ginu stands for the house and the compound surrounding it. Walled in with a low stone fence that marks the limit but allows the neighbors and the passersby to look in, a Dogon house lies open to the rest of the world. A typical family compound has a hut for the man, a hut for each of his wives, and a fair number of granaries. An altar, tu...

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Dates:
circa 1890s-circa 1920s
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series
Size:
31 Folders (Box 1)
Collection ID:
AAA.carlemil
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Included here are photographs of Emil Carlsen and his wife, Luella May Carlsen, and son, Dines Carlsen, though the bulk of the series contains photographs of Luella May and Dines, together and individually. Several photographs capture Emil with Dines as a baby; posed in his studio; painting on a rocky seaside using a travel easel/painting kit; and ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
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item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Villages in Dogon country along the escarpment are composed in clear-cut social units. A village generally consists of several wards. Each ward includes a few clans, called gina [ginna (gin'na)], meaning literally "big house." Some special buildings mark the wards and clans. Each ward has its dancing square, tei; overlooking the tei is the major t...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Villages in Dogon country along the escarpment are composed in clear-cut social units. A village generally consists of several wards. Each ward includes a few clans, called gina [ginna (gin'na)], meaning literally "big house." Some special buildings mark the wards and clans. Each ward has its dancing square, tei; overlooking the tei is the major t...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The word ginu stands for the house and the compound surrounding it. Walled in with a low stone fence that marks the limit but allows the neighbors and the passersby to look in, a Dogon house lies open to the rest of the world. A typical family compound has a hut for the man, a hut for each of his wives, and a fair number of granaries. An altar, tu...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The word ginu stands for the house and the compound surrounding it. Walled in with a low stone fence that marks the limit but allows the neighbors and the passersby to look in, a Dogon house lies open to the rest of the world. A typical family compound has a hut for the man, a hut for each of his wives, and a fair number of granaries. An altar, tu...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The word ginu stands for the house and the compound surrounding it. Walled in with a low stone fence that marks the limit but allows the neighbors and the passersby to look in, a Dogon house lies open to the rest of the world. A typical family compound has a hut for the man, a hut for each of his wives, and a fair number of granaries. An altar, tu...