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Images from Bamum

German colonial photography at the court of King Njoya, Cameroon, West Africa, 1902-1915

by Christraud M. Geary

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Published by Published for the National Museum of African Art by the Smithsonian Institute Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cameroon,
  • Bamoun (Cameroon)
    • Subjects:
    • Njoya, Sultan of Bamoun, 1876?-1933 -- Pictorial works.,
    • Cameroon -- History -- Pictorial works.,
    • Cameroon -- Court and courtiers -- Pictorial works.,
    • Bamoun (Cameroon) -- Court and courtiers -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementChristraud M. Geary.
      ContributionsNational Museum of African Art (U.S.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT574 .G43 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination151 p. :
      Number of Pages151
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2147997M
      ISBN 100874744555
      LC Control Number88600496

        When you are citing an image reproduced in a book, it is usually sufficient to refer to it in your text and create a works-cited-list entry for the book as whole. In the example below, the image, printed in a book on a page with no page number, is described in prose, and the figure number is given parenthetically: One political cartoonist working during the Paris peace talks depicted. Take, for instance, the cover illustration of Anna Rein-Wuhrmann's book Mein Bamumvolk im Grasland von Kamerun, published by the Basel Mission. This is an account, in words and pictures, of her work as a missionary teacher in the girls' school she directed in the Cameroonian savanna kingdom of Bamum.

      Directions: The Beholder Share. Karen L. Field, Artists in Liberia and the United States: A Comparative View. Christraud M. Geary, Images from Bamum: German Colonial Photography in Cameroon. Suzanne Preston Blier, Melville J. Herskovits and the Art of Ancient Dahomey. Richard L. Anderson, Art that Really Matters. (source: Nielsen Book. Bamum language (Shüpamom, pronounced [ʃypaˑmɔm], "language Bamum"; in the French tradition spelled Bamoun) is one of the Benue–Congo languages of Cameroon, with approximately , language is particularly well known for its original phonetic script, developed by Sultan Njoya and his palace circle around The development of the script spanned ideographic to .

      Christraud M. Geary is the author of Delivering Views ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), Material Journeys ( avg rating, 3 rati /5. The Camera at Court Images from Bamum: German Colonial Photography at the Court of King Njoya, Camer November The Journal of African History W. G. Clarence-SmithAuthor: Joseph Nevadomsky.


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At the Bamum Palace Archives – a small dusty room inside the walls of the palace – are held over documents, many of which pre-date the arrival of the first Europeans in These documents are written in African languages and transcribed in an indigenous African writing system – the Bamum.

As a result of this project, for the first time in years people are reading and writing the Bamum script which is written in important books and inscribed on important cultural markers throughout the Bamum Kingdom which for decades have not been read or understood’.

Footnotes. Christraud M Geary, Visions of Africa: Bamum (), p. [] View images from this file () As with many works organized into “books”, the pages numbered in Bamum script numerals and later added Arabic (western) numerals do not match.

Comments: Jim Ross, (6/22/): This image appears in fig 57 on p93 of Christraud M. Geary's book "Images From Bamum" with the following caption: "King Njoya and his servants in Buea, seat of German governor.

Njoya officially presented his father's throne to the governor as a gift for Emperor Wilhelm II. (Unknown photographer, January ).". Freiburg. pumpkinpie. Follow. 14 years ago | views.

Pictures of Freiburg, Germany. Report. Browse more videos. Playing next. Ebook Best Deals The Photo Book of Germany. Images of German architecture, culture, nature and. Lagufog. Download Germans at Arras (Images of War) E-Book Free Images from Bamum: German Colonial. The Bamum scripts looks like a cute pictogram.

It is interesting to think what the mean of the Bamum scripts. With this application, you can observe every kinds of Bamum scripts one by one carefully. Post your favorite Bamum to Twitter. Since it is designed to be able to post with large images, you can see even models that can not display real ry: EDUCATION.

This image, slightly cropped on all four sides, appears in Christraud M. Geary's book "Images From Bamum" (fig 73 p) with the following caption: "Dancers performing during the patambuo masquerade. (Photograph by Rudolf Oldenburg, c. )." She further describes the scene on p Objects not mentioned in text.

Book in 6th Bamum Script. Ceremonial Bamoum. Ceremonial Bamoun. Sudoku in Bamum devised by the British Library's Heritage Made Digital team. Between & King Njoya's script evolved from a pictographic system to a partially alphabetic syllabic script, designed to represent all the sounds in the Bamum language of the Shü-mom people.

This. The Bamum scripts are an evolutionary series of six scripts created for the Bamum language by King Njoya of Cameroon at the turn of the 19th century.

They are notable for evolving from a pictographic system to a partially alphabetic syllabic script in the space of 14 years, from to Bamum type was cast inbut the script fell into disuse around Child systems: Bagam. Comments: Jim Ross, (6/22/): Christraud M. Geary in "her book "Images from Bamum" tells us (p52, figure 24) that this is a photograph by Marie-Pauline Thorbecke, January of King Njoya in front of the palace.

Jim Ross, (2/8/): This illustration appears on p18 in an article entitled "König Njoja" by Wilhelm Hajek on pp of the Wien periodical Völkerkunde - Beiträge Zur. - Shü-mom characters from the Bamum script developed in Cameroon at the turn of the 20th Century by King Njoya.

Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. Organized by Christraud Geary, and based on her several years of research, ''Images From Bamum'' could well serve as a model of how photographic archives can be.

Bamum, also spelled Bamoun, also called Mum, a West African people speaking a language that is often used as a lingua franca and belongs to the Benue-Congo branch of the Niger-Congo family. Their kingdom, with its capital at Foumban (q.v.) in the high western grasslands of Cameroon, is ruled over by a king (mfon) whose position is hereditary within one of the exogamous patrilineal lineages.A page of Bamum script, credited to Ibrahim Njoya The initial form of Bamum script, called Lewa ("book"), was developed in – It consisted of pictograms ( according to some sources) and 10 characters for the digits 1– The writing direction could be top-to.

The graphic skills and techniques honed in the development of the alphabet and the creation of books like Nwet Kwete, were soon applied to representational drawing, establishing a relationship between text and image from the outset.

24 The development of Bamum script thus facilitated the growth of drawing as a distinct art form, which was still.