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Portrait of Young Pesseh Woman from Near Monrovia with Body Paint and in Costume (Back View)

Names:
Chicago World's Fair, 1893  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (004 in x 006 in mounted on 004 in x 007 in)
Culture:
Kpelle (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
1893
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.06014500
Local Note:
Published: Liberian Art Publishing Co
Black and white photoprint on standard card
Place:
Liberia? -- Illinois? -- Monrovia (Near)?/Chicago?
Illinois? -- Monrovia (Near)?/Chicago?
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 97 DOE Africa:Liberia: Kru 06014500, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Division of Ethnology photograph collection 1
Division of Ethnology photograph collection 1 / Africa / Liberia / Kru
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw38268f9d6-c357-4d02-a5d5-efc846c42ec8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-97-ref14060
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Masques Africains African Masks; Nzérékoré

Creator:
Hoa-Qui (Firm)  Search this
Mexichrome  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 15 x 10.5 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Kpelle (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Guinea
Guinea -- Nzérékoré Region -- Nzérékoré
Date:
[ca. 1960]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Masques Africains; African Masks; Nzérékoré."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "IRIS / 102, Av. Denfert-Rochereau - PARIS XIVe / Mexichrome / Printed in France / PHOTO HOA-QUI / 4375."
Manuscript on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA GV-17-03
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:
Masks  Search this
Masquerades  Search this
Genre/Form:
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 1985-145033
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 19: Gabon (GO)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7ac7a8440-847c-4411-a8d6-b18fa5602ca3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4761

A.O.F.; Guinée Guerzé

Creator:
Lerat, Gabriel, photographer.  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Kpelle (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Guinea
Date:
circa 1920
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "6 - A.O.F. [Afrique Occidentale Francaise]; Guinée; Guerzé."
Translated caption reads: "6. - French West Africa; Guinea; Guerze."
Additional printed text on verso reads:"Collection G, Lerat, Reproduction Interdite."
Local Numbers:
EEPA GV-20-24
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
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 GV 2012-001-0754
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 21: Guinea (GV)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7b6c3e474-a186-4f92-aef5-d3c0a15800bf
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4843

Kpelle tribal chief on the road. Liberia, near Zorzor

Photographer:
Weir, Tom  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Weir, Thomas  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kpelle (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Liberia
Date:
1960-66
Local Numbers:
Negative number TW 259.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
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
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Leaders  Search this
Genre/Form:
Negatives
Identifier:
EEPA.1987-001, Item EEPA 1987-0001-[TW259]
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Thomas Weir photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7a2621d2a-26f4-456c-ab97-88a5cada9d08
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1987-001-ref520

Kpelle tribal chief on the road. Liberia, near Zorzor

Photographer:
Weir, Tom  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Weir, Thomas  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kpelle (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Liberia
Date:
1960-66
Local Numbers:
Negative number TW 269.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
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
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Leaders  Search this
Genre/Form:
Negatives
Identifier:
EEPA.1987-001, Item EEPA 1987-0001-[TW269]
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Thomas Weir photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo73c781a08-4237-4850-9b84-e7740037bf3e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1987-001-ref525

Kpelle girl. Liberia, near Belefuanai

Photographer:
Weir, Tom  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Weir, Thomas  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kpelle (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Liberia
Date:
1962
Local Numbers:
Negative number TW 274.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
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
Body marking -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Negatives
Identifier:
EEPA.1987-001, Item EEPA 1987-0001-[TW274]
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Thomas Weir photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7b9c289a7-5154-4c7d-8508-1d70a25e6b4c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1987-001-ref528

Country Bag

Collector:
Prof Orator F. Cook Jr.  Search this
Donor Name:
Prof Orator F. Cook Jr.  Search this
Culture:
Kpelle  Search this
Object Type:
Bag
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
28 Oct 1893
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
027475
USNM Number:
E168082-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39e3a5451-0817-4f11-a0fd-e2ced15b1ba3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8348263
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Loom

Collector:
Prof Orator F. Cook Jr.  Search this
Donor Name:
Prof Orator F. Cook Jr.  Search this
Culture:
Kpelle  Search this
Object Type:
Loom / Cloth
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
28 Oct 1893
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
027475
USNM Number:
E167982-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3f255b31a-793e-44a9-b016-28aead61c9d1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8348151
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Banjo

Collector:
Prof Orator F. Cook Jr.  Search this
Donor Name:
Prof Orator F. Cook Jr.  Search this
Culture:
Kpelle  Search this
Object Type:
Sansa
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
28 Oct 1893
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
027475
USNM Number:
E167983-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3ab9b2a6f-1284-4de3-869f-03cdb3c261e9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8348156
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Hairpin

Collector:
Prof Orator F. Cook Jr.  Search this
Donor Name:
Prof Orator F. Cook Jr.  Search this
Culture:
Kpelle  Search this
Object Type:
Hairpin
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
28 Oct 1893
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
027475
USNM Number:
E167988-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c1528efd-2a2f-4fd3-b342-aebc5277e715
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8348162
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Necklace

Collector:
Prof Orator F. Cook Jr.  Search this
Donor Name:
Prof Orator F. Cook Jr.  Search this
Culture:
Kpelle  Search this
Object Type:
Necklace
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
28 Oct 1893
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
027475
USNM Number:
E167989-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3d621374e-6e5a-4bd0-b7e2-4d253e2ed397
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8348163
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Country Whip

Collector:
Prof Orator F. Cook Jr.  Search this
Donor Name:
Prof Orator F. Cook Jr.  Search this
Culture:
Kpelle  Search this
Object Type:
Whip
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
28 Oct 1893
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
027475
USNM Number:
E167990-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a94e54b1-90d1-4919-9911-e7c763338ecd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8348164
Online Media:

Country Whip

Collector:
Prof Orator F. Cook Jr.  Search this
Donor Name:
Prof Orator F. Cook Jr.  Search this
Culture:
Kpelle  Search this
Object Type:
Whip
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
28 Oct 1893
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
027475
USNM Number:
E167990-1
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/335d382e7-9272-475a-8cf6-c27573e7b8d8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8348165
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Bags 7

Collector:
Prof Orator F. Cook Jr.  Search this
Donor Name:
Prof Orator F. Cook Jr.  Search this
Culture:
Kpelle  Search this
Object Type:
Bag
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
28 Oct 1893
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
027475
USNM Number:
E167991-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/334b268b3-3135-41d0-a97e-89b9c416f7dd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8348166
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1 Quiver & 3 Arrows

Collector:
Prof Orator F. Cook Jr.  Search this
Donor Name:
Prof Orator F. Cook Jr.  Search this
Culture:
Kpelle  Search this
Object Type:
Quiver/Arrow
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
28 Oct 1893
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
027475
USNM Number:
E168005-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/302ceec1c-071e-4a95-a187-56c9833b5fb0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8348182
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1 Quiver & 20 Arrows

Collector:
Prof Orator F. Cook Jr.  Search this
Donor Name:
Prof Orator F. Cook Jr.  Search this
Culture:
Kpelle  Search this
Object Type:
Quiver/Arrow
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
28 Oct 1893
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
027475
USNM Number:
E168005-1
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/359bc5720-2c0b-4391-a0de-f4c5d3b64a7b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8348183
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Bracelets (2)

Collector:
Prof Orator F. Cook Jr.  Search this
Donor Name:
Prof Orator F. Cook Jr.  Search this
Culture:
Kpelle  Search this
Object Type:
Bracelet
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
28 Oct 1893
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
027475
USNM Number:
E168013-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39e837f59-2fad-4966-80db-2f2932f32cf0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8348193
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Charm Horn

Collector:
Prof Orator F. Cook Jr.  Search this
Donor Name:
Prof Orator F. Cook Jr.  Search this
Culture:
Kpelle  Search this
Object Type:
Horn
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
28 Oct 1893
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
027475
USNM Number:
E168016-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30ccc4392-7e54-4397-ac2f-76eb1ff7c939
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8348196
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Bow

Collector:
Prof Orator F. Cook Jr.  Search this
Donor Name:
Prof Orator F. Cook Jr.  Search this
Culture:
Kpelle  Search this
Object Type:
Bow
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
28 Oct 1893
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
027475
USNM Number:
E168019-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/38018f393-7ef3-4c39-bfd2-5afb799f11ca
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8348199
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Bow

Collector:
Prof Orator F. Cook Jr.  Search this
Donor Name:
Prof Orator F. Cook Jr.  Search this
Culture:
Kpelle  Search this
Object Type:
Bow
Place:
Liberia, Africa
Accession Date:
28 Oct 1893
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
027475
USNM Number:
E168026-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3f15be08c-d9bd-440a-80f7-605daa3f6497
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8348206
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