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Masques Africains Masque et costume Bamiléké

Photographer:
Huet, Michel, 1917-  Search this
Creator:
Hoa-Qui (Firm)  Search this
Mexichrome  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 15 x 10.5 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Bamileke (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Cameroon
Date:
ca. 1970
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on verso reads: "Masques Africains / Masque et costume Bamiléké. / African Masks / Bamiléké and costume."
Items EEPA CM-17-06, CM-17-07, CM-17-08, and CM-17-09 are bear duplicate recto images.
Additional printed text on verso reads: "4377 / Mexichrome / Editions HOA-QUI."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CM-17-06
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labeled with former accession number format: A1996-2-3.
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:
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Masquerades  Search this
Masks  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 CM 1996-002-0003
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 7: Cameroon (CM)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref3572

Masques Africains Masque et costume Bamiléké

Photographer:
Huet, Michel, 1917-  Search this
Creator:
Hoa-Qui (Firm)  Search this
Mexichrome  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 15 x 10.5 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Bamileke (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Cameroon
Date:
ca. 1974
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on verso reads: "Masques Africains / Masque et costume Bamiléké. / African Masks / Bamiléké and costume."
Items EEPA CM-17-06, CM-17-07, CM-17-08, and CM-17-09 are bear duplicate recto images.
Additional printed text on verso reads: "4377 / Mexichrome / Printed in France / Photo HOA-QUI / IRIS / 102, Av. Denfert-Rochereau - Paris XIV." Manuscript message and address on verso, date reads: "8-5-74." Postmarked postage stamp on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CM-17-09
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:
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Masquerades  Search this
Masks  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 CM 2010-001-0160
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 7: Cameroon (CM)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref3594

Couleurs du Cameroun 3059 - Costume Bamiléké

Photographer:
Huet, Michel, 1917-  Search this
Creator:
Hoa-Qui (Firm)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 15 x 10.5 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Bamileke (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Cameroon
Date:
ca. 1990
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on verso reads: "Couleurs du Cameroun / 3059 - Costume bamiléké / Photo M. Huet."
Items EEPA CM-17-06, CM-17-07, CM-17-08, and CM-17-09 are bear duplicate recto images.
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Editions HOA-QUI Paris - Printed in France." Manuscript message and address on verso, date reads: "16.5.90." Postmarked postage stamp on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CM-17-07
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:
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Masquerades  Search this
Masks  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 CM 2011-001-0368
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 7: Cameroon (CM)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref3630

Masques Africains Masque et costume Bamiléké

Photographer:
Huet, Michel, 1917-  Search this
Creator:
Hoa-Qui (Firm)  Search this
Mexichrome  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 15 x 10.5 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Bamileke (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Cameroon
Date:
ca. 1970
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on verso reads: "Masques Africains / Masque et costume Bamiléké. / African Masks / Bamiléké and costume."
Items EEPA CM-17-06, CM-17-07, CM-17-08, and CM-17-09 are bear duplicate recto images.
Additional printed text on verso reads: "4377 / Mexichrome / Printed in France / Photo HOA-QUI / IRIS / 102, Av. Denfert-Rochereau - Paris XIV." Manuscript on verso reads: "Mileke, Cameroon / Abrams."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CM-17-08
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:
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Masquerades  Search this
Masks  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 CM 2011-001-0369
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 7: Cameroon (CM)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref3631

Les institutions politiques et sociales des populations dites Bamileke / R. Delarozière

Author:
Delarozière, R  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Cameroon
Cameroon Grassfields
Date:
1949
Topic:
Politics and government  Search this
Kings and rulers  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Customary law  Search this
Chiefdoms  Search this
Call number:
DT561 .S678
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1058682

Marilyn Heldman photographs

Photographer:
Heldman, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
193 Slides (1 Binder, color, 35 mm)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Hausa (African people)  Search this
Fulani  Search this
Bamileke (African people)  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Oyo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides
Slides
Place:
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
Ife (Nigeria)
Kano (Nigeria)
Sudan
Ibadan (Nigeria)
Cameroon
Eritrea
Lagos (Nigeria)
Tanzania
Benin
Somalia
Egypt
Date:
1960s-1970s
Summary:
The collection includes 193 slides taken by Marilyn Heldman in Ethiopia in the 1960s and 1970s. Subjects include architecture, art objects, marketplaces, pottery, reliefs and cultures including the Bamileke, Fulani, Hausa, Oyo and Yoruba peoples.
Scope and Contents:
The collection includes 193 slides taken by Marilyn Heldman in the 1960s and 1970s. Many of the photos were taken during fieldwork in Northern Ethiopia, supported by a National Endowment for the Humanities post-doctorate fellowship (1973-1974), or while working as a Curatorial Associate at the Museum of the Institute of Ethiopian Studies at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia (1966-1967). Subjects include architecture, art objects, marketplaces, pottery, reliefs and cultures including the Bamileke, Fulani, Hausa, Oyo and Yoruba peoples.
Biographical / Historical:
Marilyn Heldman is an Adjunct Professor of Art History at American University (Washington, D.C.). Published in such journals as the Journal of Religion in Africa, African Arts and Northeast African Studies, Heldman has also written numerous books, notably African Zion: The Sacred Art of Ethiopia (1993) (cowritten with Stuart C. Munro-Hay). Heldman received a post-doctorate fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts to complete field work in Northern Ethiopia (1973-1974). She has also held positions as Visiting Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Missouri at St. Louis and Curatorial Associate at the Museum of the Institute of Ethiopian Studies at the Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia (1966-1967).
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.
Topic:
Ere ibeji  Search this
Art objects  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Marketplaces  Search this
Africa -- Ethnology  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Citation:
Marilyn Heldman Photographs, EEPA 2016-005, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2016-005
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2016-005

Bryce P. Holcombe photographs

Photographer:
Holcombe, Bryce P.  Search this
Extent:
67 slides (photographs) (color, 35 mm.)
Container:
Item 1
Culture:
Kom (African people)  Search this
Bamileke (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Photographs
Place:
Africa
Date:
1984
Summary:
Photographs taken by Bruce P. Holcombe in Cameroon in 1984. The images are from the Kingdoms of Kom, Bamum and Bandjoun. Prominent among the images are the Kom and Bamileke peoples.
Arrangement note:
Images indexed by negative number.
Biographical / Historical:
Bryce Holcomb (1942-1984) earned a B.A. from Berkely and an M.A. in Art History from UCLA circa 1972. He was an instructor of Art History at the University of Southern California, Davis.
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:
Photographs
Identifier:
EEPA.1998-005
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1998-005

Frank Christol photographs

Photographer:
Christol, Frank  Search this
Extent:
215 Photographic prints (dupe prints (2 v.), black & white, 8 x 10 in. )
215 negatives (photographic) (dupe negs, black & white, 4 x 5 in. )
215 Photographic prints (silver gelatin (2 v.), black & white, 8 x 10 in. or smaller)
Container:
Volume 1
Volume 2
Culture:
Bamileke (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Cameroon
Africa
Date:
1920s
Summary:
Photographs taken by French Missionary Frank Christol during his stay in the Cameroon Grassfields, during the 1920s.

The photographs document the peoples of the Cameroon Grassfields, particularly the Bamileke. Activities depicted include dancing and playing musical instruments. Objects include figures, masks, textiles and vessels. There are images of chiefs' palaces and architectural details such as carved doors and house posts. Portraits, often with people in groups with objects, document dress, hairstyles, jewelry and scarification. People portrayed include carvers with their work and chiefs in their palaces.
Arrangement note:
Images indexed by negative number.
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:
Black-and-white photographs
Photographic prints
Identifier:
EEPA.1989-004
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1989-004

Elite associations and the politics of belonging in Cameroon / Francis Nyamnjoh and Michael Rowlands

Author:
Nyamnjoh, Francis B. 1961-  Search this
Rowlands, M. J  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Books
Place:
Cameroon
Date:
1998
Topic:
Elite (Social sciences)  Search this
Political parties  Search this
Social networks  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Call number:
DT1.A1 A258
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_666507

Grasslands / Bettina von Lintig, Hughes Dubois

Author:
Lintig, Bettina von 1958-  Search this
Dubois, Hughes  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Cameroon
Cameroon Grassfields
Date:
2011
Topic:
Sculpture  Search this
Cameroon Grassfields beaded sculpture  Search this
Bamileke stools  Search this
Oku assemblages  Search this
Sculpture, Oku  Search this
Call number:
NB1091.65 .L57 2011
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1034745

Brass Pipe

Donor Name:
Charles C. Roberts  Search this
Length - Object:
63.5 cm
Width - Object:
15 cm
Height - Object:
6.5 cm
Culture:
Bamileke  Search this
Object Type:
Pipe
Place:
Cameroon, Africa
Accession Date:
22 Dec 1936
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
141728
USNM Number:
E378277-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39147e970-4ea7-40a2-b625-a9442f8a98b0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8414611

Brass Pipe

Donor Name:
Charles C. Roberts  Search this
Culture:
Bamileke  Search this
Object Type:
Pipe
Place:
Cameroon, Africa
Accession Date:
22 Dec 1936
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
141728
USNM Number:
E378278-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c56f3092-e599-450a-80fb-36588ec61240
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8414612
Online Media:

Hat

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height - Object:
27 cm
Width - Object:
16.5 cm
Culture:
Bamileke  Search this
Object Type:
Hat
Place:
Bafoussam, Cameroon, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
1980 to 1981
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ11297-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/385689ed7-19a6-4734-9763-594ed0ddfd1e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8492003

Hat

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height - Object:
13.5 cm
Width - Object:
18 cm
Culture:
Bamileke  Search this
Object Type:
Hat
Place:
Bafoussam, Cameroon, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
1980 to 1981
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ11298-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32dfabe63-ba58-4c0b-84c9-eeec25fbec1e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8492004

Hat

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height - Object:
12 cm
Width - Object:
18 cm
Culture:
Bamileke  Search this
Object Type:
Hat
Place:
Bandjoun, Cameroon, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
1980 to 1981
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ11304-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3d9c53eb3-e64c-4fc2-8242-899fa4a2d896
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8492010

Hat

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height - Object:
24 cm
Width - Object:
25 cm
Culture:
Bamileke  Search this
Object Type:
Hat
Place:
Bandjoun, Cameroon, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
1980 to 1981
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ11305-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3bcd984b2-6b9e-45c3-b27e-4a91fe488bd5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8492011

Hat

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height - Object:
26.5 cm
Width - Object:
16 cm
Culture:
Bamileke  Search this
Object Type:
Hat
Place:
Bamenda, Cameroon, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
1980 to 1981
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ11309-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32cb6ddfb-6219-4371-906b-ce653680425d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8492018

Hat

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height - Object:
21 cm
Width - Object:
16 cm
Culture:
Bamileke  Search this
Object Type:
Hat
Place:
Mbouda, Cameroon, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
1980 to 1981
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ11312-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3be139a24-c417-4c84-9730-1423dc4b81c1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8492021

Hat

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Unknown - Cap:
23 cm
Unknown - Flaps:
103.5 cm
Culture:
Bamileke  Search this
Object Type:
Hat
Place:
Bandjoun, Cameroon, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
1980 to 1981
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ11396-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c51fdd2d-8185-417c-8460-a67a311a6128
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8492105

Tunic

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height - Object:
72 cm
Width - Object:
77 cm
Culture:
Bamileke  Search this
Object Type:
Tunic
Place:
Bafang, Cameroon, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
1980 to 1981
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ11307-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a9fca42f-f62b-46c7-9e32-5c37f6f0ddb6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8492013

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