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Walking-Iron

Donor Name:
Mr. Nigel O. Wolff  Search this
Culture:
Grebo  Search this
Object Type:
Walking-Iron
Place:
Yayaken Village, Grand Gedeh County, Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
27 Aug 1970
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
290527
USNM Number:
E412775-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/31d929505-9b69-46ca-b3e9-cfbbe0396f3d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8443600

Baby-Carrier "Kanjee"

Collector:
Mrs. Ross Wilson  Search this
Donor Name:
Mrs. Ross Wilson  Search this
Culture:
Grebo  Search this
Object Type:
Cradle
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
18 Jan 1941
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
158685
USNM Number:
E381386-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/317d55d17-d64d-4106-a9fb-13ab17ee22e0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8417031
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Baby-Carrier

Collector:
Mrs. Ross Wilson  Search this
Donor Name:
Mrs. Ross Wilson  Search this
Culture:
Grebo  Search this
Object Type:
Cradle
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
18 Jan 1941
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
158685
USNM Number:
E381387-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3665dc518-4ddb-47fe-9da3-b1b199515bcb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8417032
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Wooden Stool

Donor Name:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Culture:
Grebo  Search this
Object Type:
Stool
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
13 Feb 1970
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
288100
USNM Number:
E411334-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3843eeff0-4cc2-4fd9-84a2-781cc23b457e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8441970

Chair

Donor Name:
No Information  Search this
Height - Object:
46 cm
Culture:
Grebo  Search this
Object Type:
Chair
Place:
Liberia (not certain), Africa
Accession Date:
1991
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
999999
USNM Number:
ET320-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3d7fab53e-bee8-4019-ba86-14c3b0f7a3c9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8498466
Online Media:

Walking-Iron

Donor Name:
Mamadi Kaba  Search this
Culture:
Grebo  Search this
Object Type:
Walking-Iron
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
27 Aug 1970
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
290530
USNM Number:
E412767-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3221cbc73-fbbf-4d24-bdbe-b70bcc102965
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8443591

Comb

Donor Name:
Mr. Nigel O. Wolff  Search this
Culture:
Kran  Search this
Grebo  Search this
Object Type:
Comb
Place:
Southeast, Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
27 Aug 1970
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
290527
USNM Number:
E412773-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3d62aa9c4-a73e-4c97-b90e-346411b2859a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8443598

Snuff Mortar And Pestle

Donor Name:
Mr. Nigel O. Wolff  Search this
Culture:
Kran  Search this
Grebo  Search this
Object Type:
Mortar/Pestle
Place:
Southeast, Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
27 Aug 1970
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
290527
USNM Number:
E412774-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30e6c43c7-3f66-4681-b974-2b009be28a6c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8443599

Walking-Iron

Donor Name:
Nigel O. Wolff  Search this
Culture:
Grebo  Search this
Object Type:
Walking-Iron
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
29 Mar 1971
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
293427
USNM Number:
E413224-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39410db80-be00-4b40-98ab-d63c4c4cfe91
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8444139

Walking-Iron

Donor Name:
Nigel O. Wolff  Search this
Culture:
Grebo  Search this
Object Type:
Walking-Iron
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
29 Mar 1971
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
293427
USNM Number:
E413225-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/36205ca6e-9e1e-48aa-b617-53e413376aac
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8444140

Divining Set

Donor Name:
Nigel O. Wolff  Search this
Culture:
Grebo  Search this
Object Type:
Divination Set
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
29 Mar 1971
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
293427
USNM Number:
E413226-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/31785ad46-f39e-47b6-8fc7-463c65ca8da5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8444141
Online Media:

Mask

Donor Name:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Culture:
Grebo  Search this
Object Type:
Mask
Place:
Liberia (not certain), Africa (not certain)
Accession Date:
20 Mar 1931
Collection Date:
1919
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
113605
USNM Number:
E360979-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3df4cdbe8-1e81-4ca9-b906-2a18c897e116
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8407866
Online Media:

Basketry Tray

Donor Name:
George W. Ellis Jr.  Search this
Culture:
Grebo  Search this
Object Type:
Tray
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
9 Feb 1911
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
051814
USNM Number:
E261628A-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/372c4b5a2-688e-4665-bbb8-4e8a0b7f464e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8378034
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Trepow Canoe, Model

Collector:
Heli Chatelain  Search this
Donor Name:
Heli Chatelain  Search this
Culture:
Grebo  Search this
Object Type:
Canoe Model
Place:
Côte d'Ivoire, Africa
Accession Date:
14 Mar 1893
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
026802
USNM Number:
E166111-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3cfe8a7e1-7ba7-4b7c-9155-d84cebd77c22
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8346665
Online Media:

Grege Bush, or the Country devils Monrovia

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Grebo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Liberia
Liberia, -- Montserrado County, -- Monrovia
Date:
circa 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Grege Bush or the Country devils, Monrovia."
Manuscript caption on recto; manuscript message on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA LB-17-01
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
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:
Masquerades  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture 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 LB 2010-001-0198
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 24: Liberia (LB)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5443

Philip M. Abram photographs

Photographer:
Abrams, Philip M.  Search this
Extent:
358 slides (photographs) (+22 postcards, color)
10 photographic prints ((dupe prints), color, 8 x 10 in. or smaller)
Container:
Volume 1
Volume 2
Culture:
Dogon (African people)  Search this
Vai (African people)  Search this
Grebo (African people)  Search this
Bassa (Liberian and Sierra Leone people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Color slides
Photographic prints
Postcards
Place:
Liberia
Mali
Guinea
Côte d'Ivoire
Cameroon
Burkina Faso
Africa
Date:
1957-1973
bulk 1970-1973
Summary:
Photographs taken and postcards gathered by Philip M. Abrams during his travels through Liberia, Mali, Guinea, Cote d'Ivoire, Cameroon and Burkina Faso, 1970-1973. Activities documented in the images include a Bundu sande women's society performance with Sowei (female guardian spirit) masks in Liberia; a Dogon dama (festival) masquerade staged for tourists in Sangha, Mali; a Grebo war dance in Krutown, Monrovia, Liberia; young Vai boys during initiation into the poro male secret society; and masked Vai dancers performing on Providence Island, Monrovia.
Arrangement note:
Slides:organized in one volume;.arranged numerically by image number.

Dupe prints:organized in one volume;arranged numerically by image number.
Biographical/Historical note:
U.S. Foreign Service Official.
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Photographic prints
Postcards
Identifier:
EEPA.1986-002
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Philip M. Abram photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1986-002

Les monstres du Cavally : en marge des légendes du lamantin

Author:
Holas, B (Bohumil) 1909-1979  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1949
Topic:
Manatees in African art  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Decoration and ornament, Kru  Search this
Decoration and ornament, Grebo  Search this
Decoration and ornament--Animal forms  Search this
Call number:
DT1 .N911
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_750218

The Fante Confederation and the Grebo reunited confederation : a political history of West African confederations in the nineteenth century

Author:
Gershoni, Yekutiel 1943-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2004
Topic:
Politics and government  Search this
Call number:
DT621 .L695
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_775848

Grebo marriage customs

Physical description:
8 leaves
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
1976
1976]
Topic:
Marriage customs and rites  Search this
Women, Grebo  Search this
Call number:
VF-- Liberia
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_667904

The origin of the Grebo

Physical description:
5 p
Type:
Manuscripts
Date:
1976
Topic:
Origin  Search this
Call number:
VF-- Liberia
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_670990

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