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Fiber Cap With Metal Pin

Donor Name:
Rev. William T. Mulcay  Search this
Culture:
Kuba  Search this
Object Type:
Hat / Pin
Place:
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa
Accession Date:
29 Jul 1948
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
179819
USNM Number:
E386681-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/35aba4d06-e8b8-4a7f-b053-fe2db43c703c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8420709

Beaded Cap

Collector:
Charles W. Boise  Search this
Donor Name:
Mrs. Richard Cifelli  Search this
Culture:
Kuba  Search this
Object Type:
Hat
Place:
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa
Accession Date:
1 Jul 1966
Collection Date:
1910 to 1914
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
267819
USNM Number:
E404711-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/383ab0a78-b29e-4676-b0a5-f195f67006ba
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8434323
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Beaded Cap

Collector:
Charles W. Boise  Search this
Donor Name:
Mrs. Richard Cifelli  Search this
Culture:
Kuba  Search this
Object Type:
Hat
Place:
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa
Accession Date:
1 Jul 1966
Collection Date:
1910 to 1914
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
267819
USNM Number:
E404712-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3f575095f-7bfc-4070-bbcc-202b0ceffebc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8434324

Woven Cap

Donor Name:
Lt. U S N Emory H. Taunt  Search this
Culture:
Kuba  Search this
(Ba Kuba)  Search this
Object Type:
Hat
Place:
Kasai River, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Not Certain) / Angola (Not Certain), Africa
Accession Date:
30 Jun 1888
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
020681
USNM Number:
E129943-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/319c0f131-5243-4144-8a85-e4a4d7e12e0b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8336373

Cap

Donor Name:
Rev. D W. Snyder  Search this
Culture:
Kuba  Search this
(Ba Kuba)  Search this
Object Type:
Hat
Place:
Kasai River, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Not Certain) / Angola (Not Certain), Africa
Accession Date:
10 Oct 1896
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
031155
USNM Number:
E175905-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3490863e2-9883-4e7e-84ad-0e9fb12489cb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8351234

Cap

Collector:
Rev. Samuel P. Verner  Search this
Donor Name:
Rev. Samuel P. Verner  Search this
Culture:
Bantu  Search this
Bakuba  Search this
Object Type:
Hat
Place:
Kasai River (upper), Democratic Republic of the Congo (not certain) / Angola (not certain), Africa
Accession Date:
20 Nov 1899
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
035839
USNM Number:
E204422-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3b22dbacd-e79d-48ca-9421-6db581c2c790
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8356541

Cap Of Feathers

Collector:
Rev. Samuel P. Verner  Search this
Donor Name:
Rev. Samuel P. Verner  Search this
Height:
ca. 9.5 cm
Diameter:
ca. 12 cm
Culture:
Kuba  Search this
Object Type:
Hat
Place:
Kasai River (upper), Democratic Republic of the Congo (not certain) / Angola (not certain), Africa
Accession Date:
20 Nov 1899
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
035839
USNM Number:
E204463-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c7bf4d9b-e8f5-40d8-ab3f-6129e26a2945
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8356586

Cap

Collector:
Rev. Samuel P. Verner  Search this
Donor Name:
Rev. Samuel P. Verner  Search this
Culture:
Bantu  Search this
Bakuba  Search this
Object Type:
Hat
Place:
Kasai River (upper), Democratic Republic of the Congo (not certain) / Angola (not certain), Africa
Accession Date:
20 Nov 1899
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
035839
USNM Number:
E204464-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/36782c7ee-eb3d-4f84-b5c7-ce69b5f017ae
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8356587

Beaded Cap

Collector:
Rev. Samuel P. Verner  Search this
Donor Name:
Rev. Samuel P. Verner  Search this
Culture:
Kuba  Search this
Object Type:
Hat
Place:
Kasai River (upper), Democratic Republic of the Congo (not certain) / Angola (not certain), Africa
Accession Date:
20 Nov 1899
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
035839
USNM Number:
E204473-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3d48b76a4-4193-431d-bdfb-397854b4a018
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8356597

African creation myths as political strategy

Author:
Blier, Suzanne Preston  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Oduduwa (Yoruba deity)  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Africa
Date:
2004
Topic:
Origin  Search this
Chi wara  Search this
Creation--Mythology  Search this
Call number:
N1 .A258
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_778078

In the Kuba of Isambo countryside Judge Gorlia's wife and friend

Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Extent:
1 Glass negative (b&w, 8 x 10.5 cm.)
Culture:
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
circa February 1915-March 1917
Scope and Contents:
Judge E. Gorlia's second journey in the Belgian Congo from February 1915 to March 1917.
Emile Gorlia's wife and friend conversing with Kuba of Isambo people.
General:
Title source: Archives staff; title not provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection digitized and available online. 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:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass negatives
Collection Citation:
Emile Gorlia Photographs, EEPA 1977-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1977-001, Item EEPA 1977-0001-370
See more items in:
Emile Gorlia photographs
Emile Gorlia photographs / Second Trip to Congo
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7c6167935-e6db-4d66-818b-51bb29e944fb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1977-001-ref1215

In the Kuba of Isambo countryside A Kuba Iyol

Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Extent:
1 Glass negative (b&w, 10.5 x 8 cm.)
Culture:
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
circa December 1909-January 1912
Scope and Contents:
Judge E. Gorlia's second journey in the Belgian Congo from February 1915 to March 1917.
A kuba Iyol or Kuba warrior standing among seated Kuba elders.
General:
Title source: Archives staff; title not provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection digitized and available online. 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
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Weapons  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass negatives
Collection Citation:
Emile Gorlia Photographs, EEPA 1977-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1977-001, Item EEPA 1977-0001-375
See more items in:
Emile Gorlia photographs
Emile Gorlia photographs / First Trip to Congo
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7a53d90bb-e3b8-41fc-b1c2-0de76ac9589a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1977-001-ref1220

In the Kuba of Isambo countryside Women's weaving

Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Extent:
1 Glass negative (b&w, 8 x 10.5 cm.)
Culture:
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
[ca. 1915]
Scope and Contents:
Judge E. Gorlia's second journey in the Belgian Congo from February 1915 to March 1917.
Kuba women decorating textiles probably during the morning period for a widow.
General:
Title source: Archives staff; title not provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection digitized and available online. 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
Textile crafts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass negatives
Collection Citation:
Emile Gorlia Photographs, EEPA 1977-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1977-001, Item EEPA 1977-0001-380
See more items in:
Emile Gorlia photographs
Emile Gorlia photographs / Second Trip to Congo
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7b2720eba-d486-4a90-82a5-f7668e9a6dc1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1977-001-ref1225

In the Kuba of Isambo countryside Native dwelling-house

Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Extent:
1 Glass negative (b&w, 8 x 10.5 cm.)
Culture:
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
[ca. 1915]
Scope and Contents:
Judge E. Gorlia's second journey in the Belgian Congo from February 1915 to March 1917.
General:
Title source: Archives staff; title not provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection digitized and available online. 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.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass negatives
Collection Citation:
Emile Gorlia Photographs, EEPA 1977-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1977-001, Item EEPA 1977-0001-381
See more items in:
Emile Gorlia photographs
Emile Gorlia photographs / Second Trip to Congo
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo748697759-98d0-447e-ae7f-d96c445d835b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1977-001-ref1226

In the Kuba countryside Native chief with his wifes

Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Extent:
1 Glass negative (b&w, 8 x 10.5 cm.)
Culture:
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
[ca. 1917]
Scope and Contents:
Judge E. Gorlia's third journey in the Belgian Congo from December 1917 to April 1920.
General:
Title source: Archives staff; title not provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection digitized and available online. 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
Leaders  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Regalia  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass negatives
Collection Citation:
Emile Gorlia Photographs, EEPA 1977-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1977-001, Item EEPA 1977-0001-473
See more items in:
Emile Gorlia photographs
Emile Gorlia photographs / Third Trip to Congo
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7308fbbe3-8ff0-46d4-9e47-6908bb4e8845
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1977-001-ref1319

In the Kuba countryside Native chief

Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Extent:
1 Glass negative (b&w, 8 x 10.5 cm.)
Culture:
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
[ca. 1917]
Scope and Contents:
Judge E. Gorlia's third journey in the Belgian Congo from December 1917 to April 1920.
General:
Title source: Archives staff; title not provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection digitized and available online. 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:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Leaders  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass negatives
Collection Citation:
Emile Gorlia Photographs, EEPA 1977-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1977-001, Item EEPA 1977-0001-474
See more items in:
Emile Gorlia photographs
Emile Gorlia photographs / Third Trip to Congo
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo70669edab-c89b-4c1a-bdeb-d2b7519a69b7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1977-001-ref1320

In the Kuba countryside Native hunters

Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Extent:
1 Glass negative (b&w, 8 x 10.5 cm.)
Culture:
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
[ca. 1917]
Scope and Contents:
Judge E. Gorlia's third journey in the Belgian Congo from December 1917 to April 1920.
The Kuba territory is mostly covered with forest with savanna-like patches. Among the animals hunted, the leopard is certainly the most dangerous one. While killed its skin must be offered to the king since the leopard is among the royal emblems. Also the hunter has to be purified in a specific ceremony.
General:
Title source: Archives staff; title not provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection digitized and available online. 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:
Weapons  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Animals -- Africa  Search this
Mammals  Search this
Hunting  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass negatives
Collection Citation:
Emile Gorlia Photographs, EEPA 1977-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1977-001, Item EEPA 1977-0001-475
See more items in:
Emile Gorlia photographs
Emile Gorlia photographs / Third Trip to Congo
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7475daf41-884d-4d4b-8e03-e3391d1388dd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1977-001-ref1321

In the Kuba countryside Men's gathering

Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Extent:
1 Glass negative (b&w, 8 x 10.5 cm.)
Culture:
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
[ca. 1915]
Scope and Contents:
Judge E. Gorlia's second journey in the Belgian Congo from December 1909 to January 1912.
General:
Title source: Archives staff; title not provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection digitized and available online. 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
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass negatives
Collection Citation:
Emile Gorlia Photographs, EEPA 1977-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1977-001, Item EEPA 1977-0001-763
See more items in:
Emile Gorlia photographs
Emile Gorlia photographs / Second Trip to Congo
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo78ef3ecbb-f261-4f23-aafa-2af3fa0f1a27
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1977-001-ref1612

In the Kuba countryside Native chief

Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Extent:
1 Glass negative (b&w, 8 x 10.5 cm.)
Culture:
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Glass negatives
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
[ca. 1915]
Scope and Contents:
Judge E. Gorlia's second journey in the Belgian Congo from February 1915 to March 1917.
General:
Title source: Archives staff; title not provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection digitized and available online. 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
Leaders  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Regalia  Search this
Genre/Form:
Glass negatives
Collection Citation:
Emile Gorlia Photographs, EEPA 1977-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1977-001, Item EEPA 1977-0001-808
See more items in:
Emile Gorlia photographs
Emile Gorlia photographs / Second Trip to Congo
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo74bce810f-5de3-4bdf-bc1a-d0bc4cde9d7d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1977-001-ref1658

Natural landscapes

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
Forest near Mweka, Zaire (now DRC). The date on the slide is APR 72.
Local Numbers:
U 3 KBA 1 EE 72
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
0027
Frame value is 34.
Slide No. U 3 KBA 1 EE 72
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:
Landscape -- Photographs  Search this
Natural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 18813
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Congo (Democratic Republic) / EECL / Mweka, Congo (Democratic Republic)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo70c012c0b-6b84-457f-a5f7-bdb6aa4fe9f5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref10370

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