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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

"The Wagenia derive their fame as fisherman from the way in which they have turned the opportunities offered them by their natural environment to account. At the point where they live, the river narrows considerably and drops in a series of rapids and cataracts over a several metres high, hard rocky ledge which appears above the surface here. A spe...

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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

"The Wagenia derive their fame as fisherman from the way in which they have turned the opportunities offered them by their natural environment to account. At the point where they live, the river narrows considerably and drops in a series of rapids and cataracts over a several metres high, hard rocky ledge which appears above the surface here. A spe...

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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 Wagenia derive their fame as fisherman from the way in which they have turned the opportunities offered them by their natural environment to account. At the point where they live, the river narrows considerably and drops in a series of rapids and cataracts over a several metres high, hard rocky ledge which appears above the surface here. A spe...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1971
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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 village of Niongono, situated on the top of a horse-shoe shaped rock, is defended by a series of natural ramparts formed by the rocky terracing and the structural layout of the buildings. In contrast with the general kind of Dogon dwelling unit which is divided into family units, at Niongono a 15-foot wall completely surrounds each of the dist...

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Creators:
Bracher, Maya
Dates:
1971
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item
Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The village of Niongono, situated on the top of a horse-shoe shaped rock, is defended by a series of natural ramparts formed by the rocky terracing and the structural layout of the buildings. In contrast with the general kind of Dogon dwelling unit which is divided into family units, at Niongono a 15-foot wall completely surrounds each of the dist...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1988
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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 at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from January 30, 1988 to February 5, 1988.

Original caption reads, "Amachi Village first-son isiji initition concrete structure in Amachi commons. There are paintings on it by Oko Abagha. All of these concrete structures are new since the 1950s.. Those made before with poles and fiber were not permanent. The decline in age grade activity in building the initiation bush may have encouraged t...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1992
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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 he was invited to receive a chieftaincy title at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from October 11, 1992 to October 20, 1992.

Original caption reads, "First-son isiji initiating boys at Owutu Village market, Edda Village group, a related group to the Afikpo just west of the latter, with many similar cultural features. They are at the elders special sitting place at the market." [Ottenberg field research notes, October 1992].

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Greene, Isabelle Clara, 1934-
Greene, Isabelle Clara, 1934-
Smith, George Washington
Neumann, Andy
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Dates:
05/30/1991
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
AAG.GRE
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
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Creators:
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, "Trip to Kamabonsi Village in the north, in the former Kamuke Chiefdom, now part of Wara Wara Bafodea. Terrace below Town Chief's home. He is sitting in a reddish brown ronko shirt." [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, October 1978-July 1980].

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1951-1953
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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, "Pile of stones to be used in building the men's compound ancestral shrine building (obu) in Ezi Akputa compound, Mgbom Village." [Ottenberg field research notes, O Series,December 1951-March 1953].

"A short distance inside the compound entrance is the ancestral shrine of the lineage founder, Mma obu (ancestor-rest house), which also serves as a rest house and meeting place for the lineage elders, and near which is a small cleared area used for meetings and feasts. The founder's house is believed to have been located where the shrine stands an...

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