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MS 1999-23 Herbert Ward drawings from the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition

Creator:
Ward, Herbert, 1863-1919  Search this
Names:
Emin Pasha Relief Expedition (1887-1889)  Search this
Extent:
51 Drawings (ink and pencil)
Container:
Box 1-6
Culture:
Kongo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Graphic Materials
Drawings
Works of art
Place:
Africa, Central
Date:
circa 1886-1889
Scope and Contents:
This collection is composed of fifty-one (51) drawings by Herbert Ward, made when he was a member of the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition. Most of the drawings depict men and women of the upper Congo River, but several others depict tools and implements.

Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its contents may be at odds with contemporary views and terminology and considered offensive today. The information within this collection does not reflect the views of the Smithsonian Institution or National Anthropological Archives, but is available in its original form to facilitate research.
Historical Note:
The Emin Pasha Relief Expedition (1886-1889) was a British expedition through the interior of Africa led by Henry Morton Stanley. The professed goal of the expedition was to provide aid to Emin Pasha, the governor of Equatoria, which was threatened by Mahdist forces of Muhammad Ahmad bin Abd Allah.
Biographical Note:
Herbert Ward (1863-1919) moved to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (then called Zaire) in 1884. He joined the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition (1886-1889) as an aide to Stanley. After the expedition, Ward returned to Europe, where he lectured and wrote about his experiences in the Congo. In 1893, he began formal art training, including the study of sculpture, and became a Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society. He spent most of his later life crafting bronzes of Africans and African life; his sculptures and his collection of African artifacts were exhibited by the United States National Museum in 1922.
Conservation Note:
The drawings were arranged in 6 montages by the Ward/Barclay family. The drawings were removed from their original mats and placed in individual conservation mats. Photographs of the drawings in the original mats are available.
Related Materials:
Ward's collection of bronzes and artifacts held in the Department of Anthropology collections in accession 067312.

The National Anthropological Archives holds the Harry C. Ellis photographs of Herbert Ward's studio in Paris (Photo Lot 75-52). Additional Ellis photographs of Ward's studio can be found in the National Anthropological Archives in Photo Lot 4 (under H.C. Ellis).

A pamphlet on the Herbert Ward African Collection can be found in the National Anthropological Archives reference files.

The Royal Geographical Society holds papers relating to Herbert Ward.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Works of art
Drawings
Citation:
MS 1999-23 Herbert Ward drawings from the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.MS1999-23
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw35e536018-082c-4e83-bcc8-37b2a13709ec
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1999-23

Aga Khan Master Musicians, Hosted by Wu Man, pipa

Creator:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2020-11-15T00:30:09.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, Asian  Search this
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FreerSackler
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
YouTube Channel:
FreerSackler
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_UTgSm5fuIAA

Inka Engineering Symposium 6: Road Construction Technologies

Creator:
National Museum of the American Indian  Search this
Type:
Symposia
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2013-11-20T15:52:29.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Native Americans;American Indians  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianNMAI
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianNMAI
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_DwvIuuVepyU

The Hands of the Potter: Tombo Monyanga, Congo, Central Africa, November 1985.

Creator:
National Museum of African Art  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2015-03-25T15:47:49.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianAfricanAr
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAfricanAr
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_nMnzRyIj3w4

Bobgunnia madagascarensis (Desv.) J.H. Kirkbr. & Wiersema

Biogeographical Region:
26 - South Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Leonard John Brass  Search this
Max. Elevation:
480  Search this
Min. Elevation:
480  Search this
Place:
Chia area, koto kota dist., Nkhotakota, Central, Malawi, Africa
Collection Date:
1 Sep 1946
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Papilionoideae
Published Name:
Bobgunnia madagascarensis (Desv.) J.H. Kirkbr. & Wiersema
Barcode:
00459125
USNM Number:
2071718
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3ef8d8567-60b5-4f4a-b2f2-e6ff5dcce4ba
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2451736

UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music of the World records

Creator:
UNESCO  Search this
Extent:
27 Boxes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business records
Audiotapes
Compact discs
Date:
circa 1961-2006
Summary:
This collection, which dates from circa 1961-2006, contains audiorecordings from the UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music of the World, as well as related business records. Includes recordings of tradition and sacred music from Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Malawi, Niger, Sudan, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Peru, Afghanistan, Australia, Cambodia, China, Korea, the Solomon Islands, India, Bali, Java, Japan, Laos, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Thailand, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Morocco, Oman, Syria, and Turkey.
Biographical/Historical note:
The UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music of the World included more than a hundred pioneering audio recordings of the world's traditional music published from 1961 to 2003 on a number of different recording labels. The series was launched in 1961 in collaboration with ethnomusicologist Alain Daniélou (1907-1994) and the International Music Council (created by UNESCO in 1949). The recordings in the Collection are mostly field recordings made in situ, in their original context. Each recording is accompanied by scholarly annotations and photographs. Together, these discs are a reflection of the immense variety of music making and of the position music holds within cultures around the globe.
Shared Stewardship of Collections:
The Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage acknowledges and respects the right of artists, performers, Folklife Festival participants, community-based scholars, and knowledge-keepers to collaboratively steward representations of themselves and their intangible cultural heritage in media produced, curated, and distributed by the Center. Making this collection accessible to the public is an ongoing process grounded in the Center's commitment to connecting living people and cultures to the materials this collection represents. To view the Center's full shared stewardship policy, which defines our protocols for addressing collections-related inquiries and concerns, please visit https://folklife.si.edu/archives#shared-stewardship.
Restrictions:
Access to the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections is by appointment only. Visit our website for more information on scheduling a visit or making a digitization request. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies.
Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Sacred music  Search this
Folk music -- Europe  Search this
Folk music -- Caribbean Area  Search this
Folk music -- South America  Search this
Folk music -- Middle East  Search this
Folk music -- Asia, Central  Search this
Folk music -- Africa  Search this
Folk music -- Australia  Search this
Folk music -- Asia, Southeastern  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business records
Audiotapes
Compact discs
Citation:
UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music of the World records, Ralph Rinzler Folklikfe Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.UNES
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UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music of the World records
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk567c3c14a-5422-48dc-bf32-27eb4e6b311b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-cfch-unes

Typhlops punctatus congestus

Preparation:
Ethanol
Place:
Metet, Central Region, Cameroon, Africa
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Reptilia, Squamata, Ophidia, Typhlopidae
Published Name:
Typhlops punctatus congestus
Afrotyphlops congestus
Typhlops punctatus
Accession Number:
062805
Other Numbers:
Field Number : No Field Number
USNM Number:
61177
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Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/357a6b4ef-6b63-4ae6-9e89-53a57623a2b0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6037206

Typhlops punctatus congestus

Preparation:
Ethanol
Place:
Metet, Central Region, Cameroon, Africa
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Reptilia, Squamata, Ophidia, Typhlopidae
Published Name:
Typhlops punctatus congestus
Afrotyphlops congestus
Typhlops punctatus
Accession Number:
062805
Other Numbers:
Field Number : No Field Number
USNM Number:
61178
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Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3bab0403d-b08f-4673-9dfb-a5f10960ba07
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6037207

Hymenochirus boettgeri

Preparation:
Ethanol
Place:
Stanley Pool, within 20 mi of Leopoldville (= Kinshasa), Zaire-Central, Congo, Democratic Republic of [Zaire], Africa
Collection Date:
1960
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Amphibia, Anura, Pipidae
Published Name:
Hymenochirus boettgeri
Accession Number:
232615
Other Numbers:
Field Number : No Field Number
USNM Number:
142559
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Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a8371459-6039-45c4-917e-df554c8ee0a9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6287314

Philothamnus angolensis

Preparation:
Ethanol
Place:
Stanley Pool, within 20 mi of Leopoldville (= Kinshasa), Zaire-Central, Congo, Democratic Republic of [Zaire], Africa
Collection Date:
1960
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Reptilia, Squamata, Ophidia, Colubrinae
Published Name:
Philothamnus angolensis
Accession Number:
232615
Other Numbers:
Field Number : No Field Number
USNM Number:
142560
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Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/328b2aabf-d78c-4b93-8ae8-8bda56dacb9f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6287315

Philothamnus angolensis

Preparation:
Ethanol
Place:
Stanley Pool, within 20 mi of Leopoldville (= Kinshasa), Zaire-Central, Congo, Democratic Republic of [Zaire], Africa
Collection Date:
1960
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Reptilia, Squamata, Ophidia, Colubrinae
Published Name:
Philothamnus angolensis
Accession Number:
232615
Other Numbers:
Field Number : No Field Number
USNM Number:
142561
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Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3d03144ed-51bb-4900-bc72-7954503ece3f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6287316

Natriciteres olivacea

Preparation:
Ethanol
Place:
Stanley Pool, within 20 mi of Leopoldville (= Kinshasa), Zaire-Central, Congo, Democratic Republic of [Zaire], Africa
Collection Date:
1960
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Reptilia, Squamata, Ophidia, Natricinae
Published Name:
Natriciteres olivacea
Accession Number:
232615
Other Numbers:
Field Number : No Field Number
USNM Number:
142562
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Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c353eb05-3d2f-4adf-b8a0-bdd17cf71381
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6287317

Philothamnus heterolepidotus

Preparation:
Ethanol
Place:
Stanley Pool, within 20 mi of Leopoldville (= Kinshasa), Zaire-Central, Congo, Democratic Republic of [Zaire], Africa
Collection Date:
1960
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Reptilia, Squamata, Ophidia, Colubrinae
Published Name:
Philothamnus heterolepidotus
Accession Number:
232615
Other Numbers:
Field Number : No Field Number
USNM Number:
142563
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Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e8ef1d4d-e3ce-424c-be2f-2ac6cc4ca88a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6287318

Natriciteres olivacea

Preparation:
Ethanol
Place:
Stanley Pool, within 20 mi of Leopoldville (= Kinshasa), Zaire-Central, Congo, Democratic Republic of [Zaire], Africa
Collection Date:
1960
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Reptilia, Squamata, Ophidia, Natricinae
Published Name:
Natriciteres olivacea
Accession Number:
232615
Other Numbers:
Field Number : No Field Number
USNM Number:
142564
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/330599628-c68c-4107-be8b-8e5b95de8806
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6287319

Natriciteres olivacea

Preparation:
Ethanol
Place:
Stanley Pool, within 20 mi of Leopoldville (= Kinshasa), Zaire-Central, Congo, Democratic Republic of [Zaire], Africa
Collection Date:
1960
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Reptilia, Squamata, Ophidia, Natricinae
Published Name:
Natriciteres olivacea
Accession Number:
232615
Other Numbers:
Field Number : No Field Number
USNM Number:
142565
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/377074c11-d642-4c8a-b30e-fc05bb304817
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6287320

Natriciteres olivacea

Preparation:
Ethanol
Place:
Stanley Pool, within 20 mi of Leopoldville (= Kinshasa), Zaire-Central, Congo, Democratic Republic of [Zaire], Africa
Collection Date:
1960
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Reptilia, Squamata, Ophidia, Natricinae
Published Name:
Natriciteres olivacea
Accession Number:
232615
Other Numbers:
Field Number : No Field Number
USNM Number:
142566
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Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/35d6be205-ec61-47a9-b9f5-cce8aa7da4df
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6287321

Natriciteres olivacea

Preparation:
Ethanol
Place:
Stanley Pool, within 20 mi of Leopoldville (= Kinshasa), Zaire-Central, Congo, Democratic Republic of [Zaire], Africa
Collection Date:
1960
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Reptilia, Squamata, Ophidia, Natricinae
Published Name:
Natriciteres olivacea
Accession Number:
232615
Other Numbers:
Field Number : No Field Number
USNM Number:
142567
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/38c24b565-12cf-40e1-aeb7-bd149f26daaa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6287322

Natriciteres olivacea

Preparation:
Ethanol
Place:
Stanley Pool, within 20 mi of Leopoldville (= Kinshasa), Zaire-Central, Congo, Democratic Republic of [Zaire], Africa
Collection Date:
1960
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Reptilia, Squamata, Ophidia, Natricinae
Published Name:
Natriciteres olivacea
Accession Number:
232615
Other Numbers:
Field Number : No Field Number
USNM Number:
142568
See more items in:
Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a3ee7a0b-4d07-4bd9-a531-deac1daf34ba
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6287323

Dromophis lineatus

Preparation:
Ethanol
Place:
Stanley Pool, within 20 mi of Leopoldville (= Kinshasa), Zaire-Central, Congo, Democratic Republic of [Zaire], Africa
Collection Date:
1960
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Reptilia, Squamata, Ophidia, Lamprophiinae
Published Name:
Dromophis lineatus
Accession Number:
232615
Other Numbers:
Field Number : No Field Number
USNM Number:
142569
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Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e1fd5296-23af-4a23-8547-a5d33a0bd533
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6287324

Philothamnus angolensis

Preparation:
Ethanol
Place:
Stanley Pool, within 20 mi of Leopoldville (= Kinshasa), Zaire-Central, Congo, Democratic Republic of [Zaire], Africa
Collection Date:
1960
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Reptilia, Squamata, Ophidia, Colubrinae
Published Name:
Philothamnus angolensis
Accession Number:
232615
Other Numbers:
Field Number : No Field Number
USNM Number:
142570
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Vertebrate Zoology
Amphibians & Reptiles
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Herpetology Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a20cbf3d-428e-4ceb-919d-03d91e95ed05
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_6287325

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