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Creators:
Ellis, William, 1794-1872
Wisbech and Fenland Museum
Lamba Sarl Silk Textiles (Antananarivo)
Dates:
ca. 1995
Level:
item
Size:
1 Postcard (halftone., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Original caption printed on verso reads: "Rasoa, William Ellis's landlady, with weavers, Madagascar, c. 1864."

Original hand-written text on verso, "18-7-95. Dear Chris. Thanks for your fax. It seems a shame not to have them both but as you know I am happy to keep the other." Sad to see "Long John" go but at least he has gone to a good home. We are just getting ready for a proper two week seaside holiday with the girls. I hope they get used to the heat - we...

Additional printed text on verso reads: "Wiliam Ellis, English, 1794-1872 / Albumen silver print from glass negative / Wisbech and Fenland Museum Collection / © Lamba Sarl Silk Textiles / B. P. 5188, Antananarivo / Madagascar."

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Creators:
Hambidge, Jay, 1867-1924
Hambidge, Mary, 1885-1973
Dates:
1841-1973
Size:
1 Linear foot (ca. 7,000 items (on 6 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.hambjay
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers mainly relating to Hambidge's theory of Dynamic Symmetry, and to Mary Crovatt Hambidge and her efforts to found and support a weaving workshop based on her husband's work.

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Creators:
Albers, Anni
Dates:
1924-1969
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.albeanni
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of artist and weaver Anni Albers measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1924-1969. They consist primarily of printed materials about Alber's exhibitions, Bauhaus training, and Black Mountain weaving classes.

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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. A cloth of European and native thread, work by the weaver Pa Modi." [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, October 1978-July 1980].

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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. Group of cloths Mabo the weaver has made for me, all European thread. They all use the same weft (iyese) thread but different warp thread (hale)." [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, October 1978-July 1980].

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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. Group of cloths Mabo the weaver has made for me, all European thread. They all use the same weft (iyese) thread but different warp thread (hale)." [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, October 1978-July 1980].

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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. Group of cloths Mabo the weaver has made for me, all European thread. They all use the same weft (iyese) thread but different warp thread (hale)." [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, October 1978-July 1980].

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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. Group of cloths Mabo the weaver has made for me, all European thread. They all use the same weft (iyese) thread but different warp thread (hale)." [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, October 1978-July 1980].

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1992
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 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, "Ngozi Patrick weaving Akwete cloth style with a vertical loom. Akwete weaving was traditionally restricted to the southern Igbo in the Akwete area, but has spread among Igbo, now to Afikpo. It is done by women." [Ottenberg field research notes, October 1992].

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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. Pa Modi, the weaver's, cloth band with Shetland wool weft of Labelle Prussin." [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, October 1978-July 1980].