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Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Bororo (African people)  Search this
Wodaabe (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Niger
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
"In central Niger, between the great Sahara Desert and the Grasslands, lies an immense steppe in which the Wodaabe, commonly called Bororo, are virtually the only Fulbe group that has preserved the ancient nomadic tradition." [Beckwith/Van Offelen, 1983: Nomads of Niger. Harry N. Abrams]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-IV-4, 37.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "U 1 Brr. Bororo. Niger, Zinder-Tanout, Abouza. Sunset. 6/1970. EE. neg.no. IV-4, 37." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
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:
Animals -- Africa  Search this
Domestic animals  Search this
Natural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 07507
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Niger
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref34587