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Conakry (Guinée Française) Homme Kissienne

Creator:
Congrégation de Saint Joseph de Cluny (Paris)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Kissi (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Guinea
Guinea, -- Capitale d'État-Zone Spéciale de Conakry, -- Conakry
Date:
circa 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Conakry (Guinée Française). - Homme Kissien."
Translated caption reads: "Conakry (French Guinea). - Kissi man."
Additional printed text on recto: "Congrégation de Saint-Joseph de Cluny, 21, Rue Méchain, Paris."
Local Numbers:
EEPA GV-05-01
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:
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Hairstyles -- 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 GV 2013-001-0349
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 21: Guinea (GV)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4890

Conakry (Guinée Française) Femme Kissienne

Creator:
Congrégation de Saint Joseph de Cluny (Paris)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Kissi (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Guinea
Guinea, -- Capitale d'État-Zone Spéciale de Conakry, -- Conakry
Date:
circa 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Conakry (Guinée Française). - Femme Kissienne."
Translated caption reads: "Conakry (French Guinea). - Kissi woman."
Additional printed text on recto: "Congrégation de Saint-Joseph de Cluny, 21, Rue Méchain, Paris."
Local Numbers:
EEPA GV-20-43
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:
Portrait photography -- 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 GV 2013-001-0354
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 21: Guinea (GV)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4895

Stone Figurine (Pombio)

Donor Name:
Dr. Warren L. D'Azevedo  Search this
Culture:
Kissi  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Liberia / Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
11 Aug 1972
Collection Date:
1967
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
272776
USNM Number:
E415243-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3269f4bd4-ae0f-4d26-aa94-16ca8007acf3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8446484

Stone Figurine (Pombio)

Donor Name:
Dr. Warren L. D'Azevedo  Search this
Culture:
Kissi  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Liberia / Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
11 Aug 1972
Collection Date:
1967
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
272776
USNM Number:
E415244-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/376ff7418-3cd6-4f0f-9625-7f594e5140b4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8446485

Stone Figurine (Pombio)

Donor Name:
Dr. Warren L. D'Azevedo  Search this
Culture:
Kissi  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Liberia / Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
11 Aug 1972
Collection Date:
1967
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
272776
USNM Number:
E415245-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/359f382e7-62ab-4f93-b900-8c2ac8b2dc2a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8446486

Stone Figurine (Pombio)

Donor Name:
Dr. Warren L. D'Azevedo  Search this
Culture:
Kissi  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Liberia / Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
11 Aug 1972
Collection Date:
1967
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
272776
USNM Number:
E415246-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/38f971735-cf64-4166-84e5-ad25a5247c98
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8446487

Vera Viditiz-Ward photographs

Photographer:
Viditz-Ward, Vera  Search this
Extent:
48 photographic prints (black and white , 11 x 14 inches.)
Culture:
Vai (African people)  Search this
Mende (African people)  Search this
Limba (African people)  Search this
Kissi (African people)  Search this
Kono (Sierra Leonean people)  Search this
Temne (African people)  Search this
Kuranko (African people)  Search this
Yalunka (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Black-and-white photographs
Photographic prints
Place:
Africa
Sierra Leone
Date:
circa 1990
Summary:
The collection contains 48 matted black and white photographs, measuring 11 x 14 inches, taken by photographer and art professor Vera Viditz-Ward. These prints comprised the exhibition Paramount Chiefs of Sierra Leone, which was on display at the National Museum of African Art from November 1990 through September 1991. The images consist of portraits of paramount chiefs in Sierra Leone and include ceremonial clothes and headcovers, jewelry, handheld objects, drums, staffs and ivory trumpets. Culture groups depicted include the Yalunka, Limba, Koranko, Kono, Kissi, Mende, Krim, Vai, Lokko and Temne peoples.
Biographical/Historical note:
Vera Viditz-Ward is a photographer and professor in the Art and Art History Department at Bloomsburg College. She received her BFA from the Hartford Art School of the University of Hartford, CT and her MFA in Photography from Indiana University, Bloomington. Her photographic work explores the lives and experiences of West Africans both in their own countries and their experiences as immigrants in the United States. Her photographs have been published and exhibited in numerous solo shows both nationally and internationally. Professor Viditz-Ward has also conducted research in the history of photography. She has published several articles, written a chapter in a book and frequently presents lectures on the history of Black African photography. She is the recipient of several honors and awards including two Fulbright-Hayes Research Grants and a National Education Association Research Grant. Her photographs are in numerous collections, including the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of African Art; the United States Department of State Art in Embassies permanent collection; and the National Museum of Sierra Leone.
General note:
Title provided by EEPA staff.
Related Archival Materials note:
The Warren Robbins Library at the National Museum of African Art holds a copy of Paramount Chiefs of Sierra Leone, an catalog from Viditz-Ward's exhibition of the same name, which ran at the National Museum of African Art from November 1990 to September 1991.
Separated Materials note:
The Warren Robbins Library at the National Museum of African Art holds a copy of Paramount Chiefs of Sierra Leone, an catalog from Viditz-Ward's exhibition of the same name, which ran at the National Museum of African Art from November 1990 to September 1991.
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:
Drums  Search this
Trumpets  Search this
Staffs (Sticks, canes, etc.)  Search this
Hairdressing  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
headgear  Search this
Costume  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white photographs
Photographic prints
Citation:
Vera Viditz-Ward Photographs, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-021
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1992-021

Les Kissi et leurs statuettes de pierre dans le cadre de l'histoire ouest-africaine

Author:
Person, Yves  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Guinea
Sierra Leone
Date:
1961
Topic:
Nomoli  Search this
Kissi stone sculpture  Search this
Sherbro stone sculpture  Search this
Stone carving  Search this
Ethnohistory  Search this
Sculpture, Kissi  Search this
Call number:
QH3 .B936b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_495338

Cap

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height - Object:
18 cm
Culture:
Kissi  Search this
Object Type:
Cap
Place:
Bwedu, Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
1982
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ10335-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a480b7ed-aad8-4a9c-94b3-0744059026ce
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8490948

Hat

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height - Object:
17.5 cm
Width - Object:
16 cm
Culture:
Kissi  Search this
Object Type:
Hat
Place:
Bwedu, Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
1982
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ10337-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3647eef7b-bde8-4210-a41c-8fa106b1a507
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8490950

Cap

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height - Object:
15 cm
Width - Object:
15 cm
Culture:
Kissi  Search this
Object Type:
Cap
Place:
Bwedu, Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
1982
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ10341-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3f439c2da-d189-4eac-be31-fff9bc860e6e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8490954

Hat

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Width - Object:
15 cm
Culture:
Kissi  Search this
Object Type:
Hat
Place:
Bwedu, Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
Not Given
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ10342-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39c2e1b5f-b387-40ea-ae69-dbb00d30899c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8490955

Stone Figure

Donor Name:
Susan Frisius  Search this
Culture:
Kissi  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Guinea, Africa
Accession Date:
21 Apr 1967
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
271734
USNM Number:
E407165-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/315aa67f0-77ae-437e-89ff-7e8853c1d07d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8437099

Currency / "Kissi Pennies"

Collector:
Miss Janet Stone  Search this
Donor Name:
Miss Janet Stone  Search this
Length - Object:
31.5 cm
Width - Object:
22 cm
Height - Object:
2.5 cm
Culture:
Kissi  Search this
Object Type:
Money
Place:
Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
15 Jun 1989
Collection Date:
1960s - Early 1970s
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361235
USNM Number:
E423540-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/395d3ac46-b507-4933-9155-52662bae20b2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8456582
Online Media:

Robe

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height - Object:
111 cm
Width - Object:
146 cm
Culture:
Kissi  Search this
Object Type:
Robe
Place:
Bwedu, Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
1982
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ10327-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/38c494171-f788-4d30-abc5-409f0efef8de
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8490937

Robe

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height - Object:
128 cm
Width - Object:
89.5 cm
Culture:
Kissi  Search this
Object Type:
Robe
Place:
Bwedu, Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
1982
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ10328-1
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3693ee384-f43c-4db0-ad05-36ce25575d95
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8490938

Robe

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height - Object:
91 cm
Width - Object:
76.5 cm
Culture:
Kissi  Search this
Object Type:
Robe
Place:
Bwedu, Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
1982
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ10329-1
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/33dce041f-6ce0-48bb-b278-d09b8f56f5f6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8490940

Robe

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height - Object:
87 cm
Width - Object:
147 cm
Culture:
Kissi  Search this
Object Type:
Robe
Place:
Bwedu, Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
1982
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ10330-1
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/34c0e687e-b009-4f46-8157-a8e7fd5166dc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8490942

Tunic

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height - Object:
136 cm
Width - Object:
62 cm
Culture:
Kissi  Search this
Object Type:
Tunic
Place:
Bwedu, Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
1982
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ10331-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/357ee50c8-8b54-4981-9923-db450dca459b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8490944

Robe

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Width - Object:
92.5 cm
Culture:
Kissi  Search this
Object Type:
Robe
Place:
Koindu, Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
1982
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ10347-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3048cb29b-a56e-41c8-8fd4-08cb3e111394
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8490960

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