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Joel S. Fogel photographs and film

Creator:
Fogel, William  Search this
Photographer:
Fogel, Joel S.  Search this
Extent:
1 film reel (+ audio-cassette tape, color, 16 mm. )
8 film reels (color, 16 mm.)
400 slides (photographs) (+descriptive index (2 v.), color)
Container:
Item F54
Item F54
Item F55
Item F56
Item F57
Item F58
Item F59
Item F60
Item F61
Item F62
Item F63
Volume 1
Volume 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Moving Images
Color slides
Place:
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
Ethiopia
Africa
Date:
1973
Summary:
Still and motion pictures taken by Joel S. Fogel in 1973 documenting his 500 mile trip, mainly by raft, along the Omo River in Ethiopia.

The photographs primarily show Fogel and his traveling companions, including images of them fishing, hunting and rafting. There are a few portraits of Africans, primarily the Karo and Mursi, showing costumes and adornments. Events documented include the Maskal festival and a military parade in Addis Ababa. Karo objects depicted include bow and arrows, bracelets, gourds, sandals, a shield, a stool, walking sticks and a wooden headrest. Mursi art work shown include arm rings, body decoration, ear plugs, fishing poles, lip ornaments and a tobacco pouch. Wildlife shown include fish, hawks, crocodiles, gazelles, tree snakes, water buffalo and white herons.
Arrangement note:
Images indexed by negative number.
Biographical/Historical note:
President, Film Explorations, Inc.
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.
Topic:
Omo River  Search this
Mursi (Ethiopia)  Search this
Karo (Ethiopia)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Identifier:
EEPA.1986-003
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1986-003

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