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Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Sousberghe, Léon de  Search this
Extent:
1 slide (col.)
Culture:
Pende (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1953
Scope and Contents:
Original accompanying caption reads, " A droite du Loange. Près de Kitombe sur la route Kilembe vers Tshikapa." Translated original accompanying caption reads, " Chief Pulu. On the right bank of the Loange river. Near Kitombe on the road from Kilembe to Tshikapa.."
In 1953, de Sousberghe photographed the Eastern Pende chief Pulu at the village of Mahumbu (right bank of the Loange river), belonging to the Kitombe chiefdom. Chief Pulu wore the ancient headdress "gipu gia mbudi".
Local Numbers:
LS 159
General:
Title source: Léon de Sousberghe.
Note source: Archives staff.
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:
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Leaders  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1999-010, Item EEPA 1999-100208
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Leon de Sousberghe photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1999-010-ref714