Adjusting the main pillars to the necessary length

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Adjusting the main pillars to the necessary length
Fürer-Haimendorf, Christoph von, 1909-1995 ( Photographer )
Furer-Haimendorf, Christoph von, 1909-1995 ( contributor )
Haimendorf, Christoph Von Fürer- (1909-1995); anthropologist ( contributor )
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Photographic film: 35mm B&W negative, Zeiss Ikon film ( medium )


Subjects / Keywords:
Roofs -- Design and construction ( lcsh )
Columns ( lcsh )
Naga (South Asian people) ( LCSH )
एशिया -- भारत -- नगालैंड -- मोकोकचुआंग जिला -- तुली तहसील
Asia -- India -- Nagaland -- Mokokchung District -- Tuli Tehsil -- Tamlu
Phom Naga ( ethnicity )
नागा ( ethnicity )
Konyak Naga ( ethnicity )
Konyak (Indic people) ( LCSH )
कोन्याक नागा ( ethnicity )
Naga ( ethnicity )
Spatial Coverage:
Asia -- India -- Nagaland -- Mokokchung District -- Tamlu
26.70624 x 94.59759


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Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf (1909-1995) was born and educated in Vienna, gaining a PhD in anthropology from the University of Vienna in 1931. A grant from the Rockefeller Foundation enabled him to study at the London School of Economics, under the anthropologist Bronislaw Malinowski. In 1936, he went to the Naga Hills in northeast India for his first fieldwork; over the next four decades, he worked extensively in south & central India, northeast India and Nepal. In 1950 he was appointed Professor of Anthropology at SOAS, where he established the Department of Anthropology. During his career, he published seventeen books, most of them ethnographies of tribal cultures. He was President of the Royal Anthropological Institute (1975-77) and a pioneer in the field of visual anthropology.
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Framework of the roof is built by tying bamboo poles together : Before setting it up, the height is measured and the length of the main poles is reduced to the actual necessary dimensions : a few meters behind the Menhambang morung of Tamlu, a new grain storage house is being built.
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This scene was photographed on or approximate to 19360721
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Other designation of photograph: 020/36
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Original Container: BW Negatives Box I
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Haimendorf's reference: 020_36
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BW Negatives Box I
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Funded in the United Kingdom by JISC
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SOAS name authority for "Haimendorf, Christoph Von Fürer- (1909-1995); anthropologist" is GB/NNAF/P146323.
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VIAF (name authority) : Fürer-Haimendorf, Christoph von, 1909-1995 : record number 109123273
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For descriptive reference, see: PP MS 19, Diary1 : 122ff

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SOAS, University of London
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Archives and Special Collections
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© 1936, The Estate of Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf. The Estate is currently (2015) represented by Nicholas Haimendorf, son of Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf. ----- Creative Commons (by-nc-nd). -- This image may be used in accord with Creative Commons license Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs.
Resource Identifier:
PP MS 19/6/NAGA/0458 ( SOAS manuscript number )
020_36 ( Haimendorf reference )