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Larrabee, Constance Stuart  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart  Search this
1 Negative ((silver gelatin)., b&w, 6 x 6 cm.)
1 Photographic print ((contact print)., b&w, 6 x 6 cm.)
1 Photographic print ((dupe print)., b&w, 8 x 10 in.)
Archival materials
Photographic prints
South Africa
Scope and Contents:
Transkei Men, 1947. One man is sitting on a rock next to a base structure for a homestead. His back is facing the camera. Another man is standing wearing a cap and a large blanket. There are also a couple men that can be partially seen behind the homestead structure sitting in the grass. This takes place after the Sunday morning beer drinking. The men sit separately from the women. Photograph by Constance Stuart Larrabee, 1947.
In 1947, Constance Staurt Larrabee visited the Transkei. She was there researching the housing problems in Southern Africa.
There are no prints of this negative in the Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection. EEPA produced an 8x10 study print for reference purposes.
Local Note:
Original Constance Stuart Larrabee Number: 6-261
Contact Sheet Number: 306405-37
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.
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Photographic prints
Collection Citation:
Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection, EEPA 1998-006, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
EEPA.1998-006, Item EEPA 1998-061310
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Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection
Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection / Series 1: Photographs / Photographs / Xhosa Peoples, Transkei, South Africa
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art