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Turkana [men] : Lomunyo, Kenya

Creator:
Cole, Herbert M  Search this
Collection Creator:
Cole, Herbert M  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Turkana (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
1973
Scope and Contents:
Photograph by Herbert Cole of Turkana men, Lomunyo, Kenya, 1973.
General:
Title source: Professor Herbert Cole, Department of Art History, University of California at Santa Barbara.
Citation source: Professor Herbert Cole, Department of Art History, University of California at Santa Barbara.
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
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Animals in art -- Feathers, furs and skins  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Beadwork  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.2000-008, Item EEPA 2000-080174
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Herbert M. Cole photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7333c0b90-b103-4bcc-9e61-cff992efb134
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2000-008-ref681

Cheko performance - masqueraded puppet of large animal, Inland Delta region, Mali

Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Bamana (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
Cheko performance - masqueraded puppet of large animal, Inland Delta region, Mali. The date on the slide is June 1989.
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:
Puppet theater  Search this
Masquerades  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Music  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1989-006, Item EEPA 1989-061011
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Philip L. Ravenhill photographs
Philip L. Ravenhill photographs / Bamana, Niger
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo730f8e2a7-d545-4cb8-acee-f121a6f48d2c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1989-006-ref1519

Pende [Door-panel at Kashungu sur Lubwe]

Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Pende (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
[ca. 1957]
Scope and Contents:
Translated original Léon de Sousberghe caption reads, " Pende. Kashungu on the Lubwe river."
De Sousberghe photographed door-panels at Kashungu (Central Pende). Architectural figures flanking the door of the chief's ritual house (kibulu) represent the chief's personal guard, and serve as spirit sentinels concerned with the chief alone while the rooftop sculpture, resting on the ritual pole, functions primarily to protect the village. These door-panels are called kenene among the Eastern Pende and pego among the Central Pende.
Local Numbers:
LS 157
General:
Title source: Archives staff.
Note 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:
Works of art in situ  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Animals in art -- Crocodiles  Search this
Animals in art -- Lizards  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1999-010, Item EEPA 1999-100156
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Leon de Sousberghe photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7b160ba92-157b-4fc5-86e7-2d17bbee3e58
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1999-010-ref662

Pende [Masquerade at Ngashi]

Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Pende (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1956
Scope and Contents:
Original accompanying Léon de Sousberghe caption reads, "Ngashi. Les Nioka = hommes-serpents." Translated original accompanying caption reads, " Ngashi. The Nioka = snake-men."
In the 1910-30s, a series of older men among the Central Pende of the Democratic Republic of Congo invented and sold concessions to a revolutionary category of masks: "Mbuya jia Mafuzo". In serious decline by the 1950s, the "Mafuzo" masks have all but disappeared since independence in 1960. The largest subset of the "Mbuya jia Mafuzo" depict dangerous animals of the bush: the Cape buffalo, the leopard, the lion, the crocodile, the snake, the elephant. De Sousberghe photographed a performance of Nyoga at Ngashi (Central Pende) in 1956. Dancers usually appear as a pair, performing upright a synchronized, wriggling dance. The dancers do not wear headpieces or face masks. They rely on face-paint and distance to prevent identification.
Local Numbers:
LS 166
General:
Title source: Archives staff.
Note 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:
Masquerades  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Animals in art -- Snakes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1999-010, Item EEPA 1999-100069
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Leon de Sousberghe photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo781992d63-50a0-413a-849a-910786cd1613
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1999-010-ref575

Pende [Masquerade at Ngashi]

Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Pende (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1956
Scope and Contents:
Original accompanying Léon de Sousberghe caption reads, " Ngashi. Les Nioka = hommes-serpents." Translated original accompanying caption reads, " Ngashi. The Nioka = snake-men."
In the 1910-30s, a series of older men among the Central Pende of the Democratic Republic of Congo invented and sold concessions to a revolutionary category of masks: "Mbuya jia Mafuzo". In serious decline by the 1950s, the "Mafuzo" masks have all but disappeared since independence in 1960. The largest subset of the "Mbuya jia Mafuzo" depict dangerous animals of the bush: the Cape buffalo, the leopard, the lion, the crocodile, the snake, the elephant. De Sousberghe photographed a performance of Nyoga at Ngashi (Central Pende) in 1956. Dancers usually appear as a pair, performing upright a synchronized, wriggling dance. The dancers do not wear headpieces or face masks. They rely on face-paint and distance to prevent identification.
Local Numbers:
LS 154
General:
Title source: Archives staff.
Note 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:
Masquerades  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Animals in art -- Snakes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1999-010, Item EEPA 1999-100070
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Leon de Sousberghe photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7f43bd259-bbb9-4180-9f3a-b0f71f2f5ce9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1999-010-ref576

Pende [Chief's ritual house at Akwa Mushinga]

Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Pende (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1953
Scope and Contents:
Original accompanying Léon de Sousberghe caption reads, " Akwa Mushinga. Case cheffale neuve du chef Yongo." Translated original accompanying caption reads, " Akwa Mushinga. The new ritual house of chief Yongo."
In 1953, de Sousberghe photographed the rooftop sculpture of chief Yongo's ritual house of the Mushinga chiefdom (Kwilu Pende). Among the Kwilu Pende, the majority of the rooftop sculptures depicted a bird (Khumbi) on top of a human figure. While the rooftop sculpture, resting on the center pole, functions primarily to protect the village, it is also associated in popular folklore with the chief's initiation in sorcery.
Local Numbers:
LS 016
General:
Title source: Archives staff.
Note 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:
Works of art in situ  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Animals in art -- Birds  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1999-010, Item EEPA 1999-100081
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Leon de Sousberghe photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7af20b366-7683-4aa0-8810-7d32ad871684
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1999-010-ref587

Pende [Chief's ritual house at Akwa Mushinga]

Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Pende (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1953
Scope and Contents:
Original accompanying Léon de Sousberghe caption reads, " Akwa Mushinga. Case cheffale neuve du chef Yongo." Translated original accompanying caption reads, " Akwa Mushinga. The new ritual house of chief Yongo."
In 1953, de Sousberghe photographed the rooftop sculpture of chief Yongo's ritual house of the Mushinga chiefdom (Kwilu Pende). Among the Kwilu Pende, the majority of the rooftop sculptures depicted a bird (Khumbi) on top of a human figure. While the rooftop sculpture, resting on the center pole, functions primarily to protect the village, it is also associated in popular folklore with the chief's initiation in sorcery.
Local Numbers:
LS 017
General:
Title source: Archives staff.
Note 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:
Works of art in situ  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Animals in art -- Birds  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1999-010, Item EEPA 1999-100082
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Leon de Sousberghe photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7d9d3f823-c197-4900-a8b8-918fc811679f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1999-010-ref588

Pende [Chief's ritual house at Akwa Mushinga]

Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Pende (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1953
Scope and Contents:
Original accompanying Léon de Sousberghe caption reads, " Akwa Mushinga. Case neuve du chef Yongo ( à l'avant-plan)." Translated original accompanying caption reads, " Akwa Mushinga. The new ritual house of chief Yongo ( in the foreground)."
In 1953, de Sousberghe photographed the rooftop sculpture of chief Yongo's ritual house of the Mushinga chiefdom (Kwilu Pende). Among the Kwilu Pende, the majority of the rooftop sculptures depicted a bird (Khumbi) on top of a human figure. While the rooftop sculpture, resting on the center pole, functions primarily to protect the village, it is also associated in popular folklore with the chief's initiation in sorcery.
Local Numbers:
LS 018
General:
Title source: Archives staff.
Note 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:
Works of art in situ  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Animals in art -- Birds  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1999-010, Item EEPA 1999-100083
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Leon de Sousberghe photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7d6b36a4b-35d4-485b-8d0f-e8bdded02d9d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1999-010-ref589

Pende [Chief's ritual house at Akwa Mushinga]

Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Pende (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1953
Scope and Contents:
Original accompanying Léon de Sousberghe caption reads, " Akwa Mushinga. Case cheffale neuve du chef Yongo." Translated original accompanying caption reads, " Akwa Mushinga. The new ritual house of chief Yongo."
In 1953, de Sousberghe photographed the rooftop sculpture of chief Yongo's ritual house of the Mushinga chiefdom (Kwilu Pende). Among the Kwilu Pende, the majority of the rooftop sculptures depicted a bird (Khumbi) on top of a human figure. While the rooftop sculpture, resting on the center pole, functions primarily to protect the village, it is also associated in popular folklore with the chief's initiation in sorcery.
Local Numbers:
LS 020
General:
Title source: Archives staff.
Note 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:
Works of art in situ  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Animals in art -- Birds  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1999-010, Item EEPA 1999-100084
See more items in:
Leon de Sousberghe photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo782f894e2-686d-4598-a50e-4a9aabfe4fa2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1999-010-ref590

Pende [Chief's ritual house at Akwa Mushinga]

Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Pende (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1953
Scope and Contents:
Original accompanying Léon de Sousberghe caption reads, " Akwa Mushinga. Faîte de case cheffale neuve construite en un jour." Translated original accompanying caption reads, " Akwa Mushinga. Rooftop of a new chief's ritual house built in one day."
In 1953, de Sousberghe photographed the rooftop sculpture of chief Yongo's ritual house of the Mushinga chiefdom (Kwilu Pende). Among the Kwilu Pende, the majority of the rooftop sculptures depicted a bird (Khumbi) on top of a human figure. While the rooftop sculpture, resting on the center pole, functions primarily to protect the village, it is also associated in popular folklore with the chief's initiation in sorcery.
Local Numbers:
LS 050
General:
Title source: Archives staff.
Note 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:
Works of art in situ  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Animals in art -- Birds  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1999-010, Item EEPA 1999-100085
See more items in:
Leon de Sousberghe photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7c44e5480-1cca-4438-80b7-515dfd79eeff
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1999-010-ref591

Pende [Chief's ritual house at Nyangi]

Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Pende (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
[ca. 1957]
Scope and Contents:
Original accompanying Léon de Sousberghe caption reads, " Case cheffale." Translated original accompanying caption reads, " Chief's ritual house."
De Sousberghe photographed the rooftop sculpture of chief Nyange's ritual house. This very rare rooftop sculpture was depicting a hyena (tshimbungu) covered with paint in check pattern. Among the Central and Eastern Pende, lower ranking chiefs would have a rooftop sculpture depicting an animal, resting directly on the ritual center pole.
Local Numbers:
LS 129
General:
Title source: Archives staff.
Note 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:
Works of art in situ  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Animals in art -- Hyenas  Search this
Households  Search this
Calabashes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1999-010, Item EEPA 1999-100130
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Leon de Sousberghe photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo726446288-5f9d-4987-9f1e-ae58aa92ff4c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1999-010-ref636

Pende [Chief's ritual house at Nyangi]

Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Pende (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
[ca. 1957]
Scope and Contents:
Original accompanying Léon de Sousberghe caption reads, " Case cheffale." Translated original accompanying caption reads, " Chief's ritual house."
De Sousberghe photographed the rooftop sculpture of chief Nyange's ritual house. This very rare rooftop sculpture was depicting a hyena (tshimbungu) covered with paint in check pattern. Among the Central and Eastern Pende, lower ranking chiefs would have a rooftop sculpture depicting an animal, resting directly on the ritual center pole.
Local Numbers:
LS 117
General:
Title source: Archives staff.
Note 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:
Works of art in situ  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Animals in art -- Hyenas  Search this
Households  Search this
Calabashes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1999-010, Item EEPA 1999-100131
See more items in:
Leon de Sousberghe photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7a3f7baa4-5282-4bda-9578-40c81c7051cd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1999-010-ref637

Pende [Chief's ritual house at Nyangi]

Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Pende (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
[ca. 1957]
Scope and Contents:
Original accompanying Léon de Sousberghe caption reads, " Village Nyangi-Kimbun. Case cheffale." Translated original accompanying caption reads, " Village of Nyangi-Kimbun. Chief's ritual house."
De Sousberghe photographed the rooftop sculpture of chief Nyange's ritual house. This very rare rooftop sculpture was depicting a hyena (tshimbungu) covered with paint in check pattern. Among the Central and Eastern Pende, lower ranking chiefs would have a rooftop sculpture depicting an animal, resting directly on the ritual center pole.
Local Numbers:
LS 032
General:
Title source: Archives staff.
Note 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:
Works of art in situ  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Animals in art -- Hyenas  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1999-010, Item EEPA 1999-100132
See more items in:
Leon de Sousberghe photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo711158b88-dbf2-4dc2-8815-206d9c9ca9a0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1999-010-ref638

Pende [Chief's ritual house at Kombo]

Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Pende (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
[ca. 1957]
Scope and Contents:
Original accompanying Léon de Sousberghe caption reads, " Village Kombo. Pièce faîtière." Translated original accompanying caption reads, " Village of Kombo. Rooftop sculpture."
De Sousberghe photographed a rooftop sculpture at Kombo (Eastern Pende). High chiefs would further distinguish their houses from those of subordinates through the addition of a rooftop sculpture. Only the highest order of chiefs, one of those who have the right to launch an initiation to the fraternity, has the right to have a rooftop statue depicting a human figure. Among the Central and Eastern Pende, lower ranking chiefs would have a rooftop sculpture depicting an animal, resting directly on the ritual center pole.
Local Numbers:
LS 115
General:
Title source: Archives staff.
Note 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:
Works of art in situ  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Animals in art -- Birds  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1999-010, Item EEPA 1999-100133
See more items in:
Leon de Sousberghe photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo75a21e7f3-7d5b-460a-a8e7-56f89b3823f2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1999-010-ref639

Pende [Chief's ritual house at Kombo]

Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Pende (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
[ca. 1957]
Scope and Contents:
De Sousberghe photographed a rooftop sculpture at Kombo (Eastern Pende). High chiefs would further distinguish their houses from those of subordinates through the addition of a rooftop sculpture. Only the highest order of chiefs, one of those who have the right to launch an initiation to the fraternity, has the right to have a rooftop statue depicting a human figure. Among the Central and Eastern Pende, lower ranking chiefs would have a rooftop sculpture depicting an animal, resting directly on the ritual center pole.
Local Numbers:
LS 173
General:
Title source: Archives staff.
Note 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:
Works of art in situ  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Animals in art -- Birds  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1999-010, Item EEPA 1999-100134
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Leon de Sousberghe photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7eb1cf422-0ea9-4a87-b447-95a6a5ce691d
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ead_component:sova-eepa-1999-010-ref640

Pende [Chief's ritual house at Kombo]

Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Pende (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
[ca. 1957]
Scope and Contents:
Original accompanying Léon de Sousberghe caption reads, " Kombo. Pièce faîtière." Translated original accompanying caption reads, " Kombo. Rooftop sculpture."
De Sousberghe photographed a rooftop sculpture at Kombo (Eastern Pende). High chiefs would further distinguish their houses from those of subordinates through the addition of a rooftop sculpture. Only the highest order of chiefs, one of those who have the right to launch an initiation to the fraternity, has the right to have a rooftop statue depicting a human figure. Among the Central and Eastern Pende, lower ranking chiefs would have a rooftop sculpture depicting an animal, resting directly on the ritual center pole.
Local Numbers:
LS 172
General:
Title source: Archives staff.
Note 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:
Works of art in situ  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Animals in art -- Birds  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1999-010, Item EEPA 1999-100135
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Leon de Sousberghe photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo70f1df28a-9c5b-4d41-888f-c1474fbe14eb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1999-010-ref641

Pende [Chief's ritual house Kwilu Pende]

Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Pende (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
[ca. 1957]
Scope and Contents:
Original accompanying Léon de Sousberghe caption reads, " Rive gauche du Kwilu. Toit en gradin." Translated original accompanying caption reads, " Left bank of the Kwilu river. Tier upon tier roof."
High chiefs would further distinguish their houses from those of subordinates through the addition of a rooftop sculpture. Only the highest order of chiefs, one of those who have the right to launch an initiation to the fraternity, has the right to have a rooftop statue depicting a human figure. Among the Central and Eastern Pende, lower ranking chiefs would have a rooftop sculpture depicting an animal, resting directly on the ritual center pole.
Local Numbers:
LS 181
General:
Title source: Archives staff.
Note 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:
Works of art in situ  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Animals in art -- Birds  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1999-010, Item EEPA 1999-100136
See more items in:
Leon de Sousberghe photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo736d0c9e4-c1a6-4a4c-b63a-ad659fc22991
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1999-010-ref642

Pende [Chief's ritual house near Totshi]

Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (b&w)
Culture:
Pende (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
[ca. 1957]
Scope and Contents:
De Sousberghe photographed rooftop sculptures of chief's ritual houses across the Shimuna chiefdom (Kwilu Pende). Among the Kwilu Pende, the majority of the rooftop sculptures depicted a bird (khumbi) on top of a human figure. The rooftop of the chief's ritual house at the village of Gisupa was the work of Mwata Muhungu of the Mukulu chiefdom. While the rooftop sculpture, resting on the center pole, functions primarily to protect the village, it is also associated in popular folklore with the chief's initiation in sorcery.
Local Numbers:
LS 009
General:
Title source: Archives staff.
Note 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:
Works of art in situ  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Animals in art -- Birds  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1999-010, Item EEPA 1999-100137
See more items in:
Leon de Sousberghe photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo71c6fbd65-473d-4f36-b36e-5260112d641c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1999-010-ref643

Pende [Chief's ritual house near Totshi]

Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (b&w)
Culture:
Pende (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
[ca. 1957]
Scope and Contents:
De Sousberghe photographed rooftop sculptures of chief's ritual houses across the Shimuna chiefdom (Kwilu Pende). Among the Kwilu Pende, the majority of the rooftop sculptures depicted a bird (khumbi) on top of a human figure. The rooftop of the chief's ritual house at the village of Gisupa was the work of Mwata Muhungu of the Mukulu chiefdom. While the rooftop sculpture, resting on the center pole, functions primarily to protect the village, it is also associated in popular folklore with the chief's initiation in sorcery.
Local Numbers:
LS 163
General:
Title source: Archives staff.
Note 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:
Works of art in situ  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Animals in art -- Birds  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1999-010, Item EEPA 1999-100138
See more items in:
Leon de Sousberghe photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo72cabfd44-fe39-4051-815d-2d77e32a9fb5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1999-010-ref644

Pende [Chief's ritual house at Totshi]

Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (b&w)
Culture:
Pende (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
[ca. 1957]
Scope and Contents:
Original accompanying Léon de Sousberghe caption reads, " Totshi. Pièce faîtière." Translated original accompanying caption reads, " Totshi. Rooftop sculpture."
De Sousberghe photographed rooftop sculptures of chief's ritual houses across the Shimuna chiefdom (Kwilu Pende). Among the Kwilu Pende, the majority of the rooftop sculpture depicted a bird (khumbi) on top of a human figure. The rooftop of the chief's ritual house at the village of Gisupa was the work of Mwata Muhungu of the Mukulu chiefdom. While the rooftop sculpture, resting on the center pole, functions primarly to protect the village, it is also associated in popular folklore with the chief's initiation in sorcery.
Local Numbers:
LS 010
General:
Title source: Archives staff.
Note 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:
Works of art in situ  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Animals in art -- Birds  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1999-010, Item EEPA 1999-100144
See more items in:
Leon de Sousberghe photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo715eec6a0-a9be-4c4e-ac32-3847a73ef718
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1999-010-ref650

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