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Guardians of a Circumcision Ceremony, Bapende People, Belgian Congo

A work made of gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.

Date:

1951

Artist:

Eliot Elisofon
American, 1911–1973

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Eliot Elisofon

Title

Guardians of a Circumcision Ceremony, Bapende People, Belgian Congo

Place

United States (Artist's nationality:)

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Made 1951

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Dimensions

Image/paper/mount: 39.6 × 49.3 cm (15 5/8 × 19 7/16 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Eliot Elisofon

Reference Number

1953.181

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