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Extent:
108 negatives (photographic) (dupe negs., black & white, 4 x 5 in.)
2 photographic prints (albumen (1 box), black & white, 16 x 21.5 cm.)
8 photographic prints (silver gelatin, black & white, 25 x 30 cm. or smaller )
38 photographic prints (albumen (1 v.), black & white, 14 x 20 cm. or smaller )
70 photographic prints (albumen (1 box), black & white, 14 x 22 cm. or smaller )
Container:
Item 108
Box 1
Box 2
Culture:
Fanti (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographic prints
Place:
Ghana
Africa
Elmina (Ghana)
Cape Coast (Ghana)
Date:
[between 1885-1910]
Summary:
The majority of the photographs were taken in Cape Coast. Some the images were taken in Elmina. Several images depict chiefs, including a chief of Elmina, in their regalia and with their entourages. Other images depict Fante peoples in studio settings. Their attire and coiffures are of great relevance for art historical study. Also included in the album are images of the architecture of Cape Coast and Elmina.
Arrangement note:
Images indexed by negative number.
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Identifier:
EEPA.1995-018
See more items in:
Ghana photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1995-018