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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 Kundelungu section is a plateau and foothills characteristic of the Shaba (Katanga) Region. The western limit is formed by 400m cliffs which fall perpendicularly to the other main section, the Lufira River valley. The falls on the Lofoi River (tributary of the Lufira) are reputed to be the highest in Africa at 384m with a single fall of 347m."...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The park includes: part of Lake Edward (Lake Rutangize), the Semliki River valley, parts of the Rwindi, Ishasha and Rutshuru valleys south of the lake, the Virunga area within former Zaïre, and part of the Rwenzori (Ruwenzori) range. Lake Edward belongs to the Nile river system and Lake Kivu to the Congo Basin river system. Some of the largest wild...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1966
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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

During his trip to Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo), Elisofon visited the Lega people at Shabunda and its surroundings in the Maniema region. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for American Broadcasting Company and traveled to Africa from early December 1966 to early February 1967.

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Elisofon, Eliot
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

The photograph depicts Joseph, age 8, and his father walking along Lake Albert, called Lake Mobutu by Congolese cartographers during the 1970s and 1980s. During his trip to Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo), Elisofon visited Bunia and its surroundings, near Lake Albert. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from Ma...

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1967
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Malebo Pool (formerly Stanley Pool), lakelike expansion of the lower Congo River above Livingstone Falls, between the Republic of the Congo (Brazzaville) to the west and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa) to the east. It covers an area of 174 square miles (450 square km) and is divided into deep navigable channels by Bamu Island in its...

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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

Islam expansion throughout West African societies since the 19th century was known to be highly adaptive to the problem associated with culture contact and change. Attesting to its impact all along the savanna belt are the adobe mosques found in great number in cities and larger villages. These mosques, in turn, reflect the influence of local build...

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Entertainment is, in fact, an activity, a form of work and also a form of ritual that is as important as the basic activities of hunting and gathering. The daily singing and dancing provide the order and cohesion that enables the Mbuti to live in peace with each other and with their neighbors and enables them to enjoy the fruits of their other lab...

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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item
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The Mbuti maintain nomadic habits and renounce all material wealth. They are unique in that they hunt using round wooden bows and feathered arrows without metal tips, (they occasionaly obtain these from their neighbours). They alone use poison for their arrows. The Mbuti described by Schebesta lead an extremely archaic way of life, based on huntin...

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"These hunters are so fond of forest life that we say: 'Igbe ni gboro ode'. The forest is the hunter's town centre. Hunters exploit the occasion of disputes as to who actually makes a kill of a game animal to educate themselves on moral and ethical issues which go a long way to strengthen the individual's moral instinct which he uses to influence t...

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
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item
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1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 11.2 cm. x 16.9 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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