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Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1978-1980
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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 Bafodea Town. Kakutunkiki Falls, on the Mantia River, north of Bafodea Town." [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, October 1978-July 1980].

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Bracher, Maya
Dates:
1970
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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

"Several major geographic regions may be defined in terms of terrain and patterns of natural vegetation, namely the central Congo Basin, the uplands north and south of the basin, and the eastern highlands. The country's core region is the central Congo Basin. North and south of the basin lie higher plains and, occasionally, hills covered with varyi...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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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

"Below Matadi (83 mi/134 km inland) the Congo is navigable by oceangoing vessels and, despite such hazards as the whirlpools of the Devil's Cauldron, shifting sandbars, and sharp bends in the river, forms one of the largest natural harbors in Africa. The river is tidal to Boma, c.60 mi (100 km) upstream. The Congo River enters the Atlantic Ocean be...

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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

"Below Matadi (83 mi/134 km inland) the Congo is navigable by oceangoing vessels and, despite such hazards as the whirlpools of the Devil's Cauldron, shifting sandbars, and sharp bends in the river, forms one of the largest natural harbors in Africa. The river is tidal to Boma, c.60 mi (100 km) upstream. The Congo River enters the Atlantic Ocean be...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1947
Level:
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

"Several major geographic regions may be defined in terms of terrain and patterns of natural vegetation, namely the central Congo Basin, the uplands north and south of the basin, and the eastern highlands. The country's core region is the central Congo Basin. North and south of the basin lie higher plains and, occasionally, hills covered with varyi...

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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 Yagala Village old site in the hills above the present village in the valley. In the Wara Wara Yagala Chiefdom, west of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, but apparently having a somewhat similar culture. Visit with Chris DeCorse, who was in the Peace Corps and Mike and Kim Chris's helper, also Peace Corps. Chris had a B.A. in ar...

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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 Bafodea Town. Photos of the old Bafodea Town site in the valley." [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

"Below Matadi (83 mi/134 km inland) the Congo is navigable by oceangoing vessels and, despite such hazards as the whirlpools of the Devil's Cauldron, shifting sandbars, and sharp bends in the river, forms one of the largest natural harbors in Africa. The river is tidal to Boma, c.60 mi (100 km) upstream. The Congo River enters the Atlantic Ocean be...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1951-1953
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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, "Ohoma pond, first fishing day for the year, in the dry season, when fishing again permitted and both men and women fish. The fish being held by the man is apopa, the fishing basket is ututu. In the dry season the pond is low enough easily to walk into it to fish." [Ottenberg field research notes, O Series,December 1951-March ...

"Two ponds, ahoma and iyi eke, controlled by the descent groups, are open to all Afikpo for fishing part of the year, commencing about January. These public fishing periods, while they do not provide large enough catches for any real commercial rewards, are popular, especially the first day of the new season. The fishing regulations, which forbid t...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
Level:
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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, "Secretary's house, Government Station. Looking east from Secretary's house, Government Station, Cross River in background." [Ottenberg field research notes, September 1959-December 1960, Part I].

"The twenty-two villages which are collectively known as Afikpo Village-Group lie in the eastermost portion of Igbo territory, on the west bank of the Cross River. It is a hilly region, with sandstone ridges which run in various directions. The altitude is not high, being about five hundred feet above sea level. It is a transitional area between op...

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