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Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Benin
Date:
[ca. 1900]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of a bride and groom in European wedding costume with other men and women in formal European clothing on the steps of a building. Printed text on recto reads: "Dahomey; Sortie d'une messe de mariage à Porto-Novo." Additional printed text on recto reads: "Colonies Françaises." Publisher's logo on recto.
Printed text on verso reads: "Carte Postale; Ce cote exclusivement reserve a l'adresse."
Local Numbers:
EEPA DM-23-03
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
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:
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Weddings -- 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 DM 1985-144036
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref3911