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à la naissance de l’ethnologie française

Les missions ethnographiques en Afrique subsaharienne (1928-1939)

à la naissance de l’ethnologie française

Les missions ethnographiques en Afrique subsaharienne (1928-1939)

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Vivants objets (Living Objects)

An international project, bringing together researchers, artists and museums, aims to revive objects collected in West Africa between 1920 and 1950.

Lebaudy-Griaule collection

The most beautiful objects collected during the Lebaudy-Griaule mission of 1938-1939 have a unique history, which is recounted here.

Exhibitions

The objects, photographs and field notes brought back from Africa by French ethnographic missions in the 1930s were the subject of several exhibitions, listed in chronological order here.