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Cheko performance - masqueraded puppet of large animal, Inland Delta region, Mali

Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Bamana (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
Cheko performance - masqueraded puppet of large animal, Inland Delta region, Mali. The date on the slide is June 1989.
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:
Puppet theater  Search this
Masquerades  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Music  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1989-006, Item EEPA 1989-061011
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Philip L. Ravenhill photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1989-006-ref1519

Body arts

Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Bamana (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Niger
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
Girl in modern French T-shirt, Inland Delta region, Niger. The date on the slide is June 1989.
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:
People  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1989-006, Item EEPA 1989-061015
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Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1989-006-ref1523

Ferry, Niger River, Inland Delta region, Niger

Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Bamana (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Niger
Date:
June 1989
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
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1989-006, Item EEPA 1989-061107
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Philip L. Ravenhill photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1989-006-ref1615

A Bamana hunter-griot (bard) performing a dance, Narena village, Mali

Photographer:
Pelletier, Sujatha  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Pelletier, Sujatha  Search this
Extent:
1 slide (col., 35 mm.)
Culture:
Bamana (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1995
Scope and Contents:
A Bamana hunter-griot (bard) performing a dance in Narena, Mali. February of 1995.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Copyright: Sujatha Pelletier, 1995.
Topic:
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Music  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Dance  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Amulets  Search this
Beadwork  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Griots  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
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Sujatha Pelletier photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1998-003-ref564

Philip L. Ravenhill photographs

Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Extent:
2 Volumes (slides , color)
1 Boxe (dupe slides, color)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Bamana (African people)  Search this
Dogon (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Volumes
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Mali
Niger
Date:
1989
Summary:
Photographs taken during a research trip to Mali in 1989 to study the art and architecture of the Dogon and Bamana peoples. Accompanying Dr. Ravenhill was Stanley Staniski from Media Resources. Their work resulted in the video production entitled, Togu na and Cheko: Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali, for the National Museum of African Art.
Biographical/Historical note:
Philip L. Ravenhill, 1945-1997, anthropologist, chief curator of the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1987-1997. Received a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Nyack College in Nyack, N.Y., in 1968, and a master's degree in 1970 and a doctorate in 1976 in anthropology from the New School for Social Research in Manhattan, New York. Prior to joining the Smithsonian, Dr. Ravenhill was a senior research fellow at the International African Institute (IAI) in London and project director of the West African Museums Project (WAMP) in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. Dr. Ravenhill's publications include, Dreams and Reverie: Baule Images of Other-World Mates in the Twentieth Century, and The Art of the Personal Object.
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1989-006
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Philip L. Ravenhill photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1989-006
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"Togu na and Cheko Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali" video

Creator:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 video recording ((28:00 min.) , sound, color)
Container:
Video 6
Culture:
Dogon (African people)  Search this
Bamana (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Place:
Africa
Date:
1989
Summary:
The videorecording "Togu na and Check: Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali", which documents two forms of art of the Dogon and Bamana peoples in Mali, West Africa, in 1989.
Scope and Contents:
The videorecording "Togu na and Check: Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali", which documents two forms of art of the Dogon and Bamana peoples in Mali, West Africa, in 1989. Accompanying text describes that the film "explores two forms of art in present-day Mali, West Africa. For the Dogon peoples, the meeting house, or toguna, is the centerpiece of each village. Men gather to discuss matters involving the entire community. Its massive millet-stalk roof is supported by columns masterfully sculpted with figures in high relief. The Bamana peoples have developed a unique form of communal theater, called cheko. The principal actors in cheko performances are colorful, animated puppets. Some of these puppets are small enough to be manipulated by hand. Others tower above the rooftops of the village and require two or more people to move them. These fascinating Dogon and Bamana works of art depict both traditional and contemporary themes. They vividly show how art continues to evolve in Africa today."
Restrictions:
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Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Identifier:
EEPA.1989-030
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"Togu na and Cheko Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali" video
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1989-030

mother and child Inland Delta region, Niger

Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Bamana (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Niger
Date:
1989
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.
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1989-006, Item EEPA 1989-060831
See more items in:
Philip L. Ravenhill photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1989-006-ref1339

Dogon Cliff Houses

Photographer:
Pelletier, Sujatha  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Pelletier, Sujatha  Search this
Extent:
1 slide (col., 35 mm.)
Culture:
Bamana (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1994
Scope and Contents:
Dogon cliff houses, including a place of sacrifice, built of stone and mud, foreground, at the base of a cliff, background, April of 1994. Photographed by Sujatha Pelletier.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Copyright: Sujatha Pelletier, 1994.
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Sujatha Pelletier photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1998-003-ref561

Kangaba Mali

Photographer:
Pelletier, Sujatha  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Pelletier, Sujatha  Search this
Extent:
1 slide (col., 35 mm.)
Culture:
Bamana (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1995
Scope and Contents:
A sacred site of the Bamana peoples, "Case Sacre," and silk-cotton trees in Kangaba, Mali, February of 1995. Photographed by Sujatha Pelletier.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Copyright: Sujatha Pelletier, 1995.
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Sujatha Pelletier photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1998-003-ref562

Teacher Mali

Photographer:
Pelletier, Sujatha  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Pelletier, Sujatha  Search this
Extent:
1 slide (col., 35 mm.)
Culture:
Bamana (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1995
Scope and Contents:
El Hadj Baudiougou Keita, in Kangaba, Mali, explaining Kangabas pivotal role in Mali's history and the legend of Soundiata Keita, February of 1995. Photographed by Sujatha Pelletier.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Copyright: Sujatha Pelletier, 1995.
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Sujatha Pelletier photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1998-003-ref563

Bamana Huntsmen and Bards

Photographer:
Pelletier, Sujatha  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Pelletier, Sujatha  Search this
Extent:
1 slide (col., 35 mm.)
Culture:
Bamana (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1995
Scope and Contents:
Bamana huntsmen and their griots (bards) in Narena, Mali. February of 1995.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Copyright: Sujatha Pelletier, 1995.
See more items in:
Sujatha Pelletier photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1998-003-ref565

Cheko performance - gazelle Inland Delta region, Niger

Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Bamana (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Niger
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
Cheko performance - gazelle, Inland Delta region, Niger. The date on the slide is June 1989.
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:
Puppet theater  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1989-006, Item EEPA 1989-060720
See more items in:
Philip L. Ravenhill photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1989-006-ref1228

Cheko performance - gazelle Inland Delta region, Niger

Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Bamana (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Niger
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
Cheko performance - gazelle, Inland Delta region, Niger. The date on the slide is June 1989.
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:
Puppet theater  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1989-006, Item EEPA 1989-060721
See more items in:
Philip L. Ravenhill photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1989-006-ref1229

Cheko performance - gazelle Inland Delta region, Niger

Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Bamana (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Niger
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
Cheko performance - gazelle, Inland Delta region, Niger. The date on the slide is June 1989.
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:
Puppet theater  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1989-006, Item EEPA 1989-060722
See more items in:
Philip L. Ravenhill photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1989-006-ref1230

Cheko performance - gazelle Inland Delta region, Niger

Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Bamana (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Niger
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
Cheko performance - gazelle, Inland Delta region, Niger. The date on the slide is June 1989.
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:
Puppet theater  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1989-006, Item EEPA 1989-060723
See more items in:
Philip L. Ravenhill photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1989-006-ref1231

Cheko performance - gazelle Inland Delta region, Niger

Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Bamana (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Niger
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
Cheko performance - gazelle, Inland Delta region, Niger. The date on the slide is June 1989.
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:
Puppet theater  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1989-006, Item EEPA 1989-060724
See more items in:
Philip L. Ravenhill photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1989-006-ref1232

Cheko performance - gazelle Inland Delta region, Niger

Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Bamana (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Niger
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
Cheko performance - gazelle, Inland Delta region, Niger. The date on the slide is June 1989.
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:
Puppet theater  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1989-006, Item EEPA 1989-060725
See more items in:
Philip L. Ravenhill photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1989-006-ref1233

people gathered at Cheko performance Inland Delta region, Niger

Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Bamana (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Niger
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
people gathered at Cheko performance, Inland Delta region, Niger. The date on the slide is June 1989.
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:
Puppet theater  Search this
People  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1989-006, Item EEPA 1989-060726
See more items in:
Philip L. Ravenhill photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1989-006-ref1234

People, Inland Delta region, Niger

Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Bamana (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Niger
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
people, Inland Delta region, Niger. The date on the slide is June 1989.
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:
People  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1989-006, Item EEPA 1989-060727
See more items in:
Philip L. Ravenhill photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1989-006-ref1235

people Inland Delta region, Niger

Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Ravenhill, Philip L.  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Bamana (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Niger
Date:
1989
Scope and Contents:
people, Inland Delta region, Niger. The date on the slide is June 1989.
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:
People  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1989-006, Item EEPA 1989-060728
See more items in:
Philip L. Ravenhill photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1989-006-ref1236

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