The photograph depicts a Bozo woman carrying a child while seating in a dugout canoe. During his trip to Mali, Elisofon visited the Mopti region which constitutes most of the Niger River inland delta; inhabited by the Dogon, Fulani, Bambara, Bwa & Bozo peoples. The town of Mopti is situated at the junction of the Bani & Niger rivers, and comprises three islands. [The J. P. Getty Fund: Art and Architecture Thesaurus]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon travelled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
A 1 BZO 2 EE 70
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Frame value is 36.
Slide No. A 1 BZO 2 EE 70
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