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African Lion / Base LL "Jas. L. Clark. Sc c25"

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey No. 396
Scope and Contents

Lion laying down with head upright and front legs extended in front of head.

Dates: 1925

African Lions / LR "John W. Hope"

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Identifier: Art Survey No. 606

[African Mammal Hall background study of a plain with small trees] [art original] / [A.A. Jansson]

 Item — Frame: 1
Identifier: Art Survey No. 357
Scope and Contents

Painting by Jansson during the Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy Expedition to British East Africa, 1926-1927. Landscape with small trees or brushes in foreground, a plain in the middle ground and low mountains in the background. Jansson painted many scenes for the proposed Akeley Hall of African Mammals. This was not used for any of the dioramas for the hall. In wooden frame painted gray, 45 x 68 cm. Painting unsigned. On back of painting: "P 505" and "#11."

Dates: 1926

African Peoples Hall photographic slide collection, undated.

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 9
Abstract

American Museum of Natural History Hall of African Peoples.

Dates: undated

African Pied Wagtail / "Paul LeLoup"

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Identifier: Art Survey No. 1296

African Reflections: Art from Northeastern Zaire exhibition photographic slides

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Identifier: PSC 103G
Scope and Contents

Views of the temporary exhibition African Reflections: Art from Northeastern Zaire, held at the American Museum of Natural History, 1990-1991. Includes artifacts in display cases and wall graphics.

Dates: circa 1990

African Reflections book photographic slides

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Identifier: PSC 19
Scope and Contents

Photographic slides (archive and artifact) from the book "African Reflections" by Enid Schildkrout.

Dates: 1984-1985

African safari

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 100
Scope and Contents Harold E. Anthony, chairman and curator of the museum's Department of Mammals, and Charles Collingwood, narrator, take television viewers on a safari to Africa in this broadcast. Anthony, a noted animal collector, stresses the importance of safari techniques that bring back live animals for scientific study. Dioramas in the Akeley Hall of African Mammals at the museum are presented during the discussion. Several film excerpts are shown, including the lion spearing episode from Simba, King of...
Dates: 1955

African villages and music

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Identifier: Film Collection no. 140
Scope and Contents This segment, hosted by Charles Collingwood, discusses the use of music in African villages, especially music samples of the Babembe (i.e. Bembe) found in the Middle Congo of French Equatorial Africa (now Congo). Typical Babemic instruments, such as an earth bow, two-man bow, mouth harp, drums, sanza, calabash, ocarina, ngonfi, and nasambi (a lute-like instrument) are shown in films produced by Jurgen Beach of Denmark and Herbert Pepper, chairman of the Musicology Department of the...
Dates: 1956

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Root, Nina J. 6
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