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Bow And 6 Arrows

Donor Name:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Culture:
Bira  Search this
(Not certain)  Search this
Object Type:
Bow/Arrow
Place:
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa
Accession Date:
1931-Mar-20
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
113605
USNM Number:
E361741-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8408729

Bell, Wooden

Donor Name:
American Museum of Natural History  Search this
Culture:
Bira  Search this
Bambuti  Search this
Object Type:
Bell
Place:
Ituri Forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa
Accession Date:
1962-Oct-26
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
245190
USNM Number:
E400889-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8429804
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Knife

Donor Name:
American Museum of Natural History  Search this
Culture:
Bira  Search this
Bambuti  Search this
Object Type:
Knife
Place:
Ituri Forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa
Accession Date:
1962-Oct-26
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
245190
USNM Number:
E400895-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8429811
Additional Online Media:

Knife

Donor Name:
American Museum of Natural History  Search this
Culture:
Bira  Search this
Bambuti  Search this
Object Type:
Knife
Place:
Ituri Forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa
Accession Date:
1962-Oct-26
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
245190
USNM Number:
E400896-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8429812
Additional Online Media:

Mortar And Pestle

Donor Name:
American Museum of Natural History  Search this
Culture:
Bira  Search this
Bambuti  Search this
Object Type:
Mortar/Pestle
Place:
Ituri Forest, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa
Accession Date:
1962-Oct-26
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
245190
USNM Number:
E400894-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8429810
Additional Online Media:

[Elderly Bira woman with lip plate]

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1 CG
Culture:
Bira (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca. 1910
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-05-68
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Body arts  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 1999-140016
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2472

Mubira de Bunia

Creator:
Lammeretz  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1 CG
Culture:
Bira (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Democratic Republic of the Congo, -- Orientale Province, -- Bunia
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Stamped text on verso reads, "Mubira de Bunia." Additional stamped text on verso reads: "Droits Réservés / Lammeretz." Image number stamped on verso: "026."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-05-64
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Body arts  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Body marking -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-0654
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2591

Babira (Ituri)

Creator:
Lammeretz  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1 CG
Culture:
Bira (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Democratic Republic of the Congo -- Orientale Province -- Ituri
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Stamped text on verso reads, "Babira. (Ituri)." Additional stamped text on verso reads: "Droits Réservés / Lammeretz." Image number stamped on verso: "031."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-05-70
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Body arts  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Body marking -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-0657
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2594

Race Babira Congo Belge

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1 CG
Culture:
Bira (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Translated postcard caption reads, "Babira race. Belgian Congo."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-05-65
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Body arts  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-0655
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2592

Bira woman with nzudu ornament, near Bunia, Congo (Democratic Republic)

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Bira (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
A14

D 3 ZAI 47.1 EEE 70
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 3287
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref19650

Bira woman with nzudu ornament, near Bunia, Congo (Democratic Republic)

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Bira (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
A14

D 3 ZAI 48 EEE 70
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 3290
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref19653

Bira woman with nzudu ornament, near Bunia, Congo (Democratic Republic)

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Bira (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
A14

D 3 ZAI 49 EEE 70
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 3293
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref19657

Bira elderly woman with nzudu ornament, near Bunia, Congo (Democratic Republic)

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Bira (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-I-15, 35A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 08986
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref36064

Bira elderly woman with nzudu ornament, near Bunia, Congo (Democratic Republic)

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Bira (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-I-15, 36A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 08987
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref36065

Bira elderly woman with nzudu ornament, near Bunia, Congo (Democratic Republic)

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Bira (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-I-16, 2.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 08988
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref36066

Bira elderly woman with nzudu ornament, near Bunia, Congo (Democratic Republic)

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Bira (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-I-16, 3.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 08989
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref36067

Bira elderly woman with nzudu ornament, near Bunia, Congo (Democratic Republic)

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Bira (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-I-16, 4.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 08990
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref36068

Bira elderly woman with nzudu ornament, near Bunia, Congo (Democratic Republic)

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Bira (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-I-16, 5.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 08991
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref36069

Bira elderly woman with nzudu ornament, near Bunia, Congo (Democratic Republic)

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Bira (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-I-16, 6.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 08992
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref36070

Babira / Jan Czekanowski

Author:
Czekanowski, Jan 1882-1965  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Province Orientale
Date:
1924
Topic:
Bira (African people)--Material culture  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Call number:
GN654 .C98 1911
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1100606

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