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Gameboard

Object Name:
bao
Maker:
Swahili artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6.4 x 89.8 x 37.8 cm (2 1/2 x 35 3/8 x 14 7/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Zanzibar, Tanzania
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program
Object number:
97-10-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7811c1514-f9bf-4dc2-865d-c4f9b816e39f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_97-10-1

Female figure

Object Name:
edjo
Maker:
Urhobo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment, kaolin
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 106.5 x 32 x 27.7 cm (41 15/16 x 12 5/8 x 10 7/8 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
97-17-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys741a72605-b40f-4015-9338-3db443c29c9d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_97-17-1

Male figure

Object Name:
alusi
Maker:
Igbo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 161 x 34 x 25 cm (63 3/8 x 13 3/8 x 9 13/16 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Nri / Awka region, Nigeria
Date:
1925-1950s
Topic:
Shrine/Altar  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
97-17-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys70d3cbfb5-4279-4ef9-bd2f-9de6e48ce20e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_97-17-2

Chair

Object Name:
asipim
Maker:
Asante artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, copper alloy, iron, leather, fur, paint
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 76.5 x 42.4 x 48.9 cm (30 1/8 x 16 11/16 x 19 1/4 in.)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Geography:
Ghana
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Status  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Tom and Rita Bakos
Object number:
2000-19-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys72050c81f-a947-47fa-af26-37afb9e7ed1d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2000-19-1

Reliquary guardian figure

Object Name:
eyema bieri
Maker:
Fang artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, oil
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 58.7 x 17.8 x 15.9 cm (23 1/8 x 7 x 6 1/4 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Gabon
Equatorial Guinea
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Ancestral  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation
Object number:
72-41-3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Overlook Gallery (1136)
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys750fd26d0-12e6-4fba-b27d-ef8913024b3a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_72-41-3

Female figure with child

Object Name:
niongi
Maker:
Kongo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment, mirror glass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 54.0 x 27.9 x 26.4 cm (21 1/4 x 11 x 10 3/8 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Congo
Cabinda Province, Angola
Mayombe region, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
mother and child  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation
Object number:
72-41-4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7c91d675d-cb2d-4e2c-8640-8df6d4b00078
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_72-41-4

Helmet mask

Object Name:
bolo
Maker:
Bobo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 56.6 x 24.1 x 56.7 cm (22 5/16 x 9 1/2 x 22 5/16 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Burkina Faso
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
bird  Search this
chameleon  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-81
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7ef363f54-3173-4a18-9cb1-831bbd90ee05
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-81

Roslyn A. Walker material relating to Allan R. Crite

Creator:
Walker, Roslyn A.  Search this
Names:
Crite, Allan Rohan, 1910-2007  Search this
Extent:
6 Items
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1938-1972
Scope and Contents:
This collection contains letters and printed material relating to African American artist Allan R. Crite. Included are an illustrated letter from Crite to Roslyn Walker, February 27, 1972; an illustrated New Year's greeting, 1972; three pamphlets by Crite, "Towards a Rediscovery of the Cultural Heritage of the United States" (1968), "The Nativity of Jesus Christ La Natividad de Jesucristo," illustrated and hand-colored (1969), and "Is it Nothing to You?" (1948) illustrated and signed by Crite 1980. There is also a copy of an article by Crite, "Why I Illustrate the Spirituals," World Horizons magazine, May 1938.
Biographical / Historical:
Roslyn A. Walker was director of the National Museum of African American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Walker collected material relating to painter and printmaker Allan R. Crite (1910- 2007).

Allan Rohan Crite (1910-2007) was an African American painter and printmaker in Boston, Massachusetts. Crite is best known for his religious illustrations, but also chronicled African American life in Boston in the 1930s-1940s. During the Depression, Crite developed a series of "neighborhood paintings" insprired by Boston's African American community.
Provenance:
Donated 2016 by Roslyn A. Walker.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Museum directors -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Printmakers -- Massachusetts  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts  Search this
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.walkros
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-walkros

Roslyn A. Walker material relating to Allan R. Crite, 1938-1972

Creator:
Walker, Roslyn A., 1944-  Search this
Subject:
Crite, Allan Rohan  Search this
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17382
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)381926
AAA_collcode_walkros
Theme:
African American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_381926

Walker, Roslyn A.

Collection Creator::
National Museum of African Art. Associate Director for Collections and Research  Search this
Container:
Box 2 of 5
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 94-027, National Museum of African Art. Associate Director for Collections and Research, Records
See more items in:
Records
Records / Box 2
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa94-027-refidd1e1870

Walker, Roslyn A.: General, 1997-2002

Collection Creator::
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-010, National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director, Exhibition Records
See more items in:
Exhibition Records
Exhibition Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa04-010-refidd1e219

Walker, Roslyn A.: Curriculum Vitae

Collection Creator::
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-010, National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director, Exhibition Records
See more items in:
Exhibition Records
Exhibition Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa04-010-refidd1e231

Walker, Roslyn A.: Photographs, 1997-2002

Collection Creator::
National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 04-010, National Museum of African Art. Office of the Director, Exhibition Records
See more items in:
Exhibition Records
Exhibition Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa04-010-refidd1e243

Anonymous Has a Name: Olowe of Ise

Author:
Drewal, Henry J.  Search this
Abiodun, Rowland  Search this
Pemberton, John,III  Search this
Walker, Roslyn A.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1994
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_119289

Ancestral African Women Sculptors

Author:
Shuttlesworth, Carolyn  Search this
Walker, Roslyn A.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1996
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_119297

Howardena Pindell

Author:
Riggs, Thomas  Search this
Walker, Roslyn A.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
1997
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_119298

Correspondence, 1963-2017

Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.) Office of the Director  Search this
Subject:
Williams, Sylvia H  Search this
Walker, Roslyn A  Search this
Robbins, Warren M  Search this
Patton, Sharon F  Search this
Cole, Johnnetta B  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
14.0 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Manuscripts
Clippings
Brochures
Newsletters
Picture postcards
Color photographs
Color negatives
Color transparencies
Digital versatile discs
Electronic records
Electronic mail
Place:
Africa
Date:
1963
1963-2017
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Art museum directors  Search this
Museums--Administration  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS01140
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
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Correspondence 1963-2017 [National Museum of African Art (U.S.) Office of the Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_246629

Exhibition Records, 1978-2017

Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.) Office of the Director  Search this
Subject:
Williams, Sylvia H  Search this
Walker, Roslyn A  Search this
Robbins, Warren M  Search this
Reinhardt, John E  Search this
Patton, Sharon F  Search this
Cole, Johnnetta B  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
5.0 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white photographs
Drawings
Date:
1978
1978-2017
Topic:
Museum exhibits  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Art museum directors  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Museums--Administration  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS01141
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Exhibition Records 1978-2017 [National Museum of African Art (U.S.) Office of the Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_246630

Director's Records, 1982-1998, 2001-2017

Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.) Office of the Director  Search this
Subject:
Williams, Sylvia H  Search this
Fiske, Patricia L  Search this
Walker, Roslyn A  Search this
Patton, Sharon F  Search this
Cole, Johnnetta B  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.) Board  Search this
Physical description:
3.0 cu. ft. unprocessed holdings
Type:
Clippings
Manuscripts
Pamphlets
Black-and-white photographs
Color photographs
Brochures
Place:
Africa
Date:
1982
1982-2017
1982-1998, 2001-2017
Topic:
Lectures and lecturing  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
Meetings  Search this
Art museum directors  Search this
Budget  Search this
Museums--Administration  Search this
Museums--Public relations  Search this
Local number:
SIA RS01235
Restrictions & Rights:
Materials less than 15 years old Restricted. Contact reference staff for details
See more items in:
Director's Records 1982-1998, 2001-2017 [National Museum of African Art (U.S.) Office of the Director]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_251252

Agency history, 1979-

Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Subject:
Walker, Roslyn A  Search this
Williams, Sylvia H  Search this
Robbins, Warren M  Search this
Reinhardt, John E  Search this
Patton, Sharon F  Search this
Kreamer, Christine Mullen  Search this
Cole, Johnnetta B  Search this
Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1979
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Local number:
SIA AH00019
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_217832

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