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Robe

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height - Object:
232 cm
Width - Object:
142 cm
Culture:
Limba  Search this
Object Type:
Robe
Place:
Bafodia, Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
1980
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ10373-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/375b4f53c-7c8b-4ab3-bd26-2095904e4f22
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8490987

Tunic

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height - Object:
142 cm
Width - Object:
61 cm
Culture:
Limba  Search this
Object Type:
Tunic
Place:
Bafodia, Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
1980
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ10374-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/357323f90-acbd-4d33-bf2f-fd71e2292330
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8490988

Hat

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height - Object:
37 cm
Width - Object:
22.5 cm
Culture:
Limba  Search this
Object Type:
Hat
Place:
Bafodia, Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
Not Given
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ10378-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3bf3fcf1a-5831-4cef-8e93-434ce6fec9ae
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8490992

Hat

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height - Object:
9 cm
Width - Object:
19 cm
Culture:
Limba  Search this
Object Type:
Hat
Place:
Kabala, Koinadugu District, Northern Province, Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
1980
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ10379-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/36d449a83-77d6-4ce1-a19b-478d5fae5757
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8490993

Hat

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height - Object:
9 cm
Width - Object:
16 cm
Culture:
Limba  Search this
Object Type:
Hat
Place:
Kabala, Koinadugu District, Northern Province, Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
1982
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ10381-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/331fc11a2-6030-4f14-9fc5-1cdaccbf1159
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8490995

Wrapper

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height - Object:
150 cm
Width - Object:
105.5 cm
Culture:
Limba  Search this
Object Type:
Wrapper
Place:
Mandia, Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
1980
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ10382-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30b06d04e-c20a-4119-93e2-56af9de0f802
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8490996

Wrapper

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height - Object:
159 cm
Width - Object:
104 cm
Culture:
Limba  Search this
Object Type:
Wrapper
Place:
Bafodia, Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
1980
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ10375-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3cb2d7a6a-8533-41e8-8da3-dc0023a7bb93
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8490989

Hat

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height - Object:
40 cm
Width - Object:
48 cm
Culture:
Limba  Search this
Object Type:
Hat
Place:
Bafodia, Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
1980
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ10372-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e7b06e42-2efe-4d13-886d-68664fe54fa1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8490986

Hat

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height - Object:
33 cm
Width - Object:
19 cm
Culture:
Limba  Search this
Object Type:
Hat
Place:
Bafodia, Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
1980
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ10376-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/359d9dc91-24fa-46e4-8bed-1ed8c66da037
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8490990

Robe

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height - Object:
80 cm
Width - Object:
110 cm
Culture:
Limba  Search this
Object Type:
Robe
Place:
Bafodia, Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
Not Given
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ10377-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e62c64cc-071f-4ea6-9978-e2e9145affe2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8490991

Tunic

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height - Object:
126 cm
Width - Object:
67 cm
Culture:
Limba  Search this
Object Type:
Tunic
Place:
Mandia, Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
1980
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ10383-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30a55d8e5-82b9-46f4-9e99-f5f8d93cb571
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8490997

Partial Loom

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Culture:
Limba  Search this
Object Type:
Loom
Place:
Mandia, Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
1980
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ10388-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3bb4d38c7-5c27-42fd-b38c-93cd51742a03
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8491008

Hat

Collector:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Donor Name:
Venice Lamb  Search this
Height - Object:
35 cm
Width - Object:
24.5 cm
Culture:
Limba  Search this
Object Type:
Hat
Place:
Kabala, Koinadugu District, Northern Province, Sierra Leone, Africa
Accession Date:
6 Dec 1990
Collection Date:
Not Given
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
361597
USNM Number:
EJ10464-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/34ca33c3d-11db-4511-9355-b75cc0fbeef4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8491086

Limba man wearing Muslim dress called tuntola, Kamabonsi Village, Sierra Leone

Photographer:
Ottenberg, Simon  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ottenberg, Simon  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Limba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Sierra Leone
Date:
1978-1980
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, while on an Art Historical and Anthropological Field Research from October of 1978 through July of 1980.
Original title reads, "Trip to Kamabonsi Village in the north, in the former Kamuke Chiefdom, now part of Wara Wara Bafodea. Seven-band tuntola (not spelled tantola) shirt with gara dyed native thread stripes." [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, October 1978-July 1980].
Local Numbers:
870/1978-1980
General:
Title source: Dr. Simon Ottenberg, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
Other Archival Materials:
Simon Ottenberg Papers are located at the National Anthropological Archives, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.
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.

Photographs by Pa Huff, Hamaidu Mansaray, and Labelle Prussin are restricted. In these cases, the photographer's permission is required for access and publication of images.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-001, Item EEPA 2005-0001-0850
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Simon Ottenberg photographs of Limba and Afikpo Peoples
Simon Ottenberg photographs of Limba and Afikpo Peoples / Series 1: Limba Peoples, Sierra Leone and Guinea / 1.1: Field Research, Year One / Kamabonsi Village, Sierra Leone
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-001-ref2714

Special ceremony for a twin boy who is to be initiated, Kamabonsi Village, Sierra Leone

Photographer:
Ottenberg, Simon  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ottenberg, Simon  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Limba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Sierra Leone
Date:
1978-1980
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, while on an Art Historical and Anthropological Field Research from October of 1978 through July of 1980.
Original title reads, "Trip to Kamabonsi Village in the north, in the former Kamuke Chiefdom, now part of Wara Wara Bafodea. Special ceremony for a twin boy who is to be initiated. This is considered necessary for a twin to protect him." [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, October 1978-July 1980].
Local Numbers:
880/1978-1980
General:
Title source: Dr. Simon Ottenberg, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
Other Archival Materials:
Simon Ottenberg Papers are located at the National Anthropological Archives, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.
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.

Photographs by Pa Huff, Hamaidu Mansaray, and Labelle Prussin are restricted. In these cases, the photographer's permission is required for access and publication of images.
Topic:
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-001, Item EEPA 2005-0001-0860
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Simon Ottenberg photographs of Limba and Afikpo Peoples
Simon Ottenberg photographs of Limba and Afikpo Peoples / Series 1: Limba Peoples, Sierra Leone and Guinea / 1.1: Field Research, Year One / Kamabonsi Village, Sierra Leone
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-001-ref2724

Three gara design stamps used by Ali Kamara, Bafodea Town, Sierra Leone

Photographer:
Ottenberg, Simon  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ottenberg, Simon  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Limba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Sierra Leone
Date:
1978-1980
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, while on an Art Historical and Anthropological Field Research from October of 1978 through July of 1980.
Original title reads, "At Bafodea Town. Ali Kamara's three gara design stamps." [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, October 1978-July 1980].
Local Numbers:
896/1978-1980
General:
Title source: Dr. Simon Ottenberg, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
Other Archival Materials:
Simon Ottenberg Papers are located at the National Anthropological Archives, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.
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.

Photographs by Pa Huff, Hamaidu Mansaray, and Labelle Prussin are restricted. In these cases, the photographer's permission is required for access and publication of images.
Topic:
Tools  Search this
Artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-001, Item EEPA 2005-0001-0876
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Simon Ottenberg photographs of Limba and Afikpo Peoples
Simon Ottenberg photographs of Limba and Afikpo Peoples / Series 1: Limba Peoples, Sierra Leone and Guinea / 1.1: Field Research, Year One / Bafodea Town, Sierra Leone / Bafodea Town, Sierra Leone
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-001-ref2740

Woman holding decorated gourd spoon, Kadanso Village, Sierra Leone

Photographer:
Ottenberg, Simon  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ottenberg, Simon  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Limba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Sierra Leone
Date:
1978-1980
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, while on an Art Historical and Anthropological Field Research from October of 1978 through July of 1980.
Original title reads, "At Kadanso Village, most boys' pre-initiation activities. Woman holding decorated gourd and wearing beaded head band of the hanging type, at boys pre-initiation event. Probably a mother of a boy to be initiated." [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, October 1978-July 1980].
Local Numbers:
902/1978-1980
General:
Title source: Dr. Simon Ottenberg, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
Other Archival Materials:
Simon Ottenberg Papers are located at the National Anthropological Archives, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.
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.

Photographs by Pa Huff, Hamaidu Mansaray, and Labelle Prussin are restricted. In these cases, the photographer's permission is required for access and publication of images.
Topic:
Households  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-001, Item EEPA 2005-0001-0882
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Simon Ottenberg photographs of Limba and Afikpo Peoples
Simon Ottenberg photographs of Limba and Afikpo Peoples / Series 1: Limba Peoples, Sierra Leone and Guinea / 1.1: Field Research, Year One / Kadanso Village, Sierra Leone
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-001-ref2746

Village main street scene, Kasapena Village, Sierra Leone

Photographer:
Ottenberg, Simon  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ottenberg, Simon  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Limba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Sierra Leone
Date:
1978-1980
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, while on an Art Historical and Anthropological Field Research from October of 1978 through July of 1980.
Original title reads, "At Kasapena Village, mostly pre-initiation boys activities. Kasapena Village main street scene, looing towards Santia Village." [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, October 1978-July 1980].
Local Numbers:
954/1978-1980
General:
Title source: Dr. Simon Ottenberg, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
Other Archival Materials:
Simon Ottenberg Papers are located at the National Anthropological Archives, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.
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.

Photographs by Pa Huff, Hamaidu Mansaray, and Labelle Prussin are restricted. In these cases, the photographer's permission is required for access and publication of images.
Topic:
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-001, Item EEPA 2005-0001-0934
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Simon Ottenberg photographs of Limba and Afikpo Peoples
Simon Ottenberg photographs of Limba and Afikpo Peoples / Series 1: Limba Peoples, Sierra Leone and Guinea / 1.1: Field Research, Year One / Kasapena Village, Sierra Leone
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-001-ref2798

Sword belonging to the late Bafodea Town Chief, Mamadu Mansaray, Bafodea Town, Sierra Leone

Photographer:
Ottenberg, Simon  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ottenberg, Simon  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Limba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Sierra Leone
Date:
1978-1980
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, while on an Art Historical and Anthropological Field Research from October of 1978 through July of 1980.
Original title reads, "At Bafodea Town. Sword belonging to the former Bafodea Town Chief, Mamadu Mansaray." [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, October 1978-July 1980].
Local Numbers:
1365/1978-1980
General:
Title source: Dr. Simon Ottenberg, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
Other Archival Materials:
Simon Ottenberg Papers are located at the National Anthropological Archives, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.
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.

Photographs by Pa Huff, Hamaidu Mansaray, and Labelle Prussin are restricted. In these cases, the photographer's permission is required for access and publication of images.
Topic:
Weapons  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-001, Item EEPA 2005-0001-1340
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Simon Ottenberg photographs of Limba and Afikpo Peoples
Simon Ottenberg photographs of Limba and Afikpo Peoples / Series 1: Limba Peoples, Sierra Leone and Guinea / 1.2: Field Research, Year Two / Bafodea Town, Sierra Leone
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-001-ref3204

Roll of European and native thread, Bafodea Town, Sierra Leone

Photographer:
Ottenberg, Simon  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ottenberg, Simon  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Limba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Sierra Leone
Date:
1978-1980
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, while on an Art Historical and Anthropological Field Research from October of 1978 through July of 1980.
Original title reads, "At Bafodea Town. European black and red warp thread, native white warp and weft thread, being woven by Yaya. Red is very unusual." [Ottenberg field research notes, Limba Slides and Photographs, October 1978-July 1980].
Local Numbers:
1398/1978-1980
General:
Title source: Dr. Simon Ottenberg, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
Other Archival Materials:
Simon Ottenberg Papers are located at the National Anthropological Archives, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.
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.

Photographs by Pa Huff, Hamaidu Mansaray, and Labelle Prussin are restricted. In these cases, the photographer's permission is required for access and publication of images.
Topic:
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-001, Item EEPA 2005-0001-1374
See more items in:
Simon Ottenberg photographs of Limba and Afikpo Peoples
Simon Ottenberg photographs of Limba and Afikpo Peoples / Series 1: Limba Peoples, Sierra Leone and Guinea / 1.2: Field Research, Year Two / Bafodea Town, Sierra Leone
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-001-ref3238

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