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Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Bira (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Manuscript address and message on verso, message reads, "Chère Bobonne, En ce moment nous sommes en voyage de noce. Nous avons eu un mariage très sympathique et très original. Ici il fait très bon et je ne souffre pas du tout de la chaleur. j'ai déjà grossi. J'aime bien la colonie. Nous t'embrassons bien fort." Translated message reads, "Dear Bobonne, at this moment we are on our honeymoon. We have had a very nice and very original wedding. It is very pleasant here and I do not suffer from the heat. I've grown. I like the colony. We embrace you very hard."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-05-67
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Body arts  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 1999-140021
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2478