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Album 3: Burundi

Collection Creator:
White Fathers  Search this
Collection Collector:
White Fathers Mission  Search this
Container:
Box 3
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Burundi
Date:
circa 1924-1925
Scope and Contents:
Series 3 is comprised of 1 album containing 80 silver gelatin prints, taken in Burundi. Many of these photographs consist of individual and group portraits of the family of Mwezi Gisabo and Ririkumutima, including his brothers and their wives, his sons, and his grandsons. Also included are portraits of servants, young children, dancers, and several Tutsi and Batwa women. Many of these individuals have shaved hairstyles and are wearing clothes constructed of ficus tree fiber, necklaces made of bone, pearls, or beads, and rosaries. Many individuals are also depicted holding bows and lances. There are also images of woven baskets, combs, spears, and shields. Specific sites include the Mugera cathedral, built by the White Fathers in 1922 near the Ruvyironza river, a sawmill in the Kibira forest, and a festival in Gitega.
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:
Tutsi (African people)  Search this
Collection Citation:
Pères Blancs (White Fathers) photographic albums, EEPA 1987-010, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonia Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1987-010, Series 3
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Pères Blancs (White Fathers) Photographic Albums
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1987-010-ref539

Pères Blancs (White Fathers) Photographic Albums

Creator:
White Fathers  Search this
Collector:
White Fathers Mission  Search this
White Fathers Mission  Search this
Names:
White Fathers Mission -- Missionaries  Search this
Lavigerie, Charles Martial Allemand, Cardinal, 1825-1892  Search this
Extent:
217 Photographic prints (black and white)
217 copy prints (black and white)
217 copy negatives (black and white, 4 x 5 in.)
Container:
Box 1
Box 2
Box 3
Culture:
Tutsi (African people)  Search this
Tura (African people)  Search this
Hutu (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographic prints
Copy prints
Copy negatives
Place:
Uganda
Burundi
Africa
Rwanda
Date:
circa 1903-1925
Summary:
The Pères Blancs (White Fathers) Society Photographic Album documents the group's missions and the Africans living near them in the East African kingdoms of Rwanda and Burundi (now the state of Rwanda-Burundi). Subjects include individual and group portraits of Africans, including members of the Tutsi royal family and the Tutsi elite, Christian families of Hutu origin, missionaries and Western visitors, and Twa people on an elephant hunt. There are also photos of landscapes, African villages and mission buildings, activities, including dancing and farming.
Scope and Contents:
The photographs document the Africans living near the Pères Blancs (White Fathers) Mission stations at Rwanda and Burundi. Most of the photographs are individual and group portraits of Africans, especially members of the Tutsi royal family and Tutsi elite of Rwanda and Burundi. Other portraits include Christian families of Hutu origin, the missionaries and Western visitors, and Twa people on an elephant hunt. Activities documented include attending a mission class, building grass and brick structures, carrying royalty on palanquins, carrying visitors, dancing, farming, drawing water, and weaving baskets. Objects depicted include baskets, combs, garments, jewelry, lances and shields. There are images of African villages and mission buildings, as well as landscapes of mountains and volcanoes.
Arrangement note:
Maintained original order (in order of original albums).
Biographical / Historical:
Cardinal Charles M. Lavigerie, the Catholic Archbishop of Algiers, founded the Society of Missionaries of Africa which became known as Pères Blancs in 1869. Beginning a plan of expansion in 1878, Lavigerie sent a group of missionaries across the Sahara to establish a mission in Timbuktu, but the efforts failed when the accompanying Africans revolted. Over 23 missionaries died before the mission was completed in the 1890s.

The Pères Blancs also established themselves in Uganda, Tanganyika (now Tanzania) and the Upper Congo by the 1880s. Despite resistance from local chiefs and governments, the society continued to expand in the first part of the 20th century, setting up hospitals; elementary, normal and technical schools; and seminaries in Africa, as well as training schools in several European countries. After World War II the society's influence declined, although it still operates today.
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.
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Citation:
Pères Blancs (White Fathers) photographic albums, EEPA 1987-010, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonia Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1987-010
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Pères Blancs (White Fathers) Photographic Albums
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1987-010
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L. Gabriel photographs

Photographer:
Gabriel, Léopold  Search this
Extent:
370 postcards (silver gelatin (2 v.), black & white, 9 x 14 cm. or smaller )
Container:
Volume 1
Volume 2
Culture:
Luba (African people)  Search this
Tutsi (African people)  Search this
Songye (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Postcards
Place:
Panda (Congo)
Kansenia (Congo)
Mozambique
Zambia
Congo (Brazzaville)
Lubumbashi (Congo)
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Africa
Date:
between 1920-1940
Summary:
Photographs taken by L. Gabriel in Central Africa and Mozambique between 1914-1920.
Scope and Contents:
The photographs document African peoples, mainly in the French and Belgian Congo, during the first half of the 20th century. The images also depict many views of the countryside and cities. Cities documented include Elisabethville (now Lubumbashi), Kansenia, Likasi and Panda in the Congo. Peoples depicted include Luba, Ngale, Songye and Tutsi. Activities documented include men weaving baskets; prisoners in chains carrying wood and working in fields; soldiers performing military exercises and playing in a band; women making pots; and workers building a railroad. There are also portraits of the Mwami (king) of Rwanda and his wife in Western dress, as well as people with different clothing, hair styles and scarification. Objects depicted include baskets, gourds and pots. Buildings shown include a church, a hospital, houses in villages, a prison and a school. There are several images of a copper mine at Likasi, showing the buildings, pits and workers' quarters.
Arrangement note:
Arranged by subject.
Biographical/Historical note:
L. Gabriel, commercial photographer, worked in the Belgian Congo (now the Democratic Republic of the Congo), the French Congo (now the Congo), Mozambique and Zambia, from the 1910s to 1940.
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.
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Identifier:
EEPA.1989-001
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L. Gabriel photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1989-001

Colonel Alexis B. McMullen photograph and postcard collection of West Africa

Creator:
McMullen, Alexis B. (collector and photographer)  Search this
Photographer:
Zagourski, Casimir  Search this
Extent:
70 postcards (70 photographic postcards, silver gelatin)
86 prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Mputu (African people)  Search this
Komo (Congolese (Democratic Republic) people)  Search this
West Africans  Search this
Mangbetu (African people)  Search this
Tutsi (African people)  Search this
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Hausa (African people)  Search this
Ashanti (African people)  Search this
Bangala (African people)  Search this
Ghanaians  Search this
Banziri (African people)  Search this
Ngbaka (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
postcards
prints
Photographs
Postcards
Place:
Rwanda
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Kenya
Ghana
Africa, West
Date:
circa 1943-1944
Scope and Contents note:
Photoraphs made and collected by Alexis B. McMullen documenting peoples and culture in West Africa. The images created by McMullen and Captain D. B. McCloskey depict ceremonies at Kibib honoring Ofori Atta, a chief in the Central Province of the Gold Coast; a dance to the god of the sea at Teshi; and fishing boats and equipment. Additionally, the collection contains photographic postcards collected by McMullen and made by Casimir Zagourski, Leopoldville, and Methodist Book Depots, Cape Coast. These show African "types," a Bwake female circumcision ceremony, scarification (cicatrization), African animals (including giraffes, elephants, and a hippopotamus), agriculture, dances, and musical instruments. Depicted West African peoples include the Ashanti, Bangala, Banziri, Hausa, Kuba, Kumu, Mangbetu, Mputu and Tutsi.
Biographical/Historical note:
Colonel Alexis B. McMullen participated in American aviation activities for about 50 years. During World War II, he was the commanding officer of a United States Air Corps Air Transport Command (ATC) base in Accra, Ghana (then the Gold Coast).
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 90-14
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Air and Space Museum Archives Division holds the Colonel Alexis B. McMullen Collection, 1915-1983, documenting McMullen's aviation career and interests.
Additional Zagourski photographs can be found in the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives in EEPA 1987-0024 and the EEPA Postcard Collection.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Some items were copyrighted. Researchers will have to determine current status of copyright and demonstrate expiration to the archives before copies of thost items can be reproduced.
Topic:
Musical instruments  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Cacao  Search this
Cooking  Search this
Fishing  Search this
female circumcision  Search this
Dance  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Postcards
Citation:
Photo Lot 90-14, Colonel Alexis B. McMullen photograph and postcard collection of West Africa, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.90-14
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-90-14

George H. Stathes photographs of Africa

Creator:
Stathes, George H.  Search this
Extent:
1,300 color slides (circa)
Culture:
Tutsi (African people)  Search this
Mangbetu (African people)  Search this
Rwandans  Search this
Burundians  Search this
Babinga (African people)  Search this
Bashi (African people)  Search this
Bangala (African people)  Search this
Lokele (African people)  Search this
Topoke (African people)  Search this
Mbuti (African people)  Search this
Batwa (African people)  Search this
Nigerians  Search this
Ghanaians  Search this
Congolese (Democratic Republic)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
color slides
Place:
Burundi
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Ghana
Nigeria
Rwanda
Date:
circa 1963-1967
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by George H. Stathes in northern Nigeria, Ghana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi, and Rwanda during the mid 1960s. Stathes' photographs depict people, agriculture, markets, fishing and fisheries, roads, a cemetery, ceremonies and dances, art, and Rwenzori Mountains.
Biographical/Historical note:
George H. Stathes (1925-1996) worked for the Ford Foundation and Texaco Oil, mostly in Nigeria.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 99-10
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Abuja pottery collected by Stathes held in the Department of Anthropology collections in accession 2010265.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Cooking  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Painting  Search this
Dance  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Fishing  Search this
Markets  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Citation:
Photo Lot 99-10, George H. Stathes photographs of Africa, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.99-10
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-99-10

Headdress - Monkey Fur

Donor Name:
David W. Doyle  Search this
Culture:
Hutu  Search this
Tutsi  Search this
Object Type:
Headdress
Place:
Burundi, Africa
Accession Date:
1963-Apr-01
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
242869
USNM Number:
E400983-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8429906
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Trough- Zither

Donor Name:
David W. Doyle  Search this
Culture:
Hutu  Search this
Tutsi  Search this
Object Type:
Zither
Place:
Burundi, Africa
Accession Date:
1963-Apr-01
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
242869
USNM Number:
E400981-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8429904
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Sword And Sheath

Donor Name:
David W. Doyle  Search this
Culture:
Hutu  Search this
Tutsi  Search this
Object Type:
Sword/Sheath
Place:
Burundi, Africa
Accession Date:
1963-Apr-01
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
242869
USNM Number:
E400980-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8429903
Additional Online Media:

Headdress

Donor Name:
David W. Doyle  Search this
Culture:
Tutsi  Search this
Object Type:
Headdress
Place:
Burundi, Africa
Accession Date:
1963-Apr-01
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
242869
USNM Number:
E401011-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8429941
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Bow Harp

Donor Name:
Dr. Gordon D. Gibson  Search this
Culture:
Tutsi  Search this
Object Type:
Harp
Place:
Rwanda, Africa
Accession Date:
1962-Nov-26
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
245445
USNM Number:
E400777-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8429671

Stool

Donor Name:
David W. Doyle  Search this
Culture:
Hutu  Search this
Tutsi  Search this
Object Type:
Stool
Place:
Burundi, Africa
Accession Date:
1963-Apr-01
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
242869
USNM Number:
E400982-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8429905
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One of the members of the Royal Dancers of the Kingdom of Burundi

Creator:
New York World's Fair (1964-1965)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Tutsi (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Burundi
Date:
1964
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "One of the members of the Royal Dancers of the Kingdom of Burundi (Watutsi) entertainers at the Africa Pavilion. Lion mane headdress and leopard skin are traditional with these formerly fierce, towering hunters." Additional text reads, "(20) Prepared exclusively for - Africa Pavilion, New York World's Fair."
Local Numbers:
EEPA BD-08-01
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:
Dance  Search this
Dancers  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture 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 BD 2011-001-0347
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 6: Burundi (BD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1889

Un groupe d'Intores de l'Urundi Intore groep (Urundi)

Photographer:
Rosmant  Search this
Creator:
Nells (Brussels)  Search this
Journées Coloniales de Belgique  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Tutsi (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Burundi
Date:
[ca 1930]
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "Un groupe d'Intores de l'Urundi / «Intore» groep (Urundi)." Additional printed text on verso reads: "(Ph. Rosmant.) / Journées Coloniales de Belgique, 189, rue du Cornet, Bruxelles / Koloniala Dagen Van België, 189, Hoornstraat, Brussel C/2." Publishers logo reads: "Nels."
Translated caption reads, "A group of Urundi Ntore [dancers]."
Local Numbers:
EEPA BD-08-02
General:
Title source: Postcard
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:
Portrait photography  Search this
Dance  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture 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 BD 2011-001-0349
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 6: Burundi (BD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1891

2288. L'Afrique en Couleurs - Congo Belge Tambours Watusi

Creator:
Hoa-Qui (Firm)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., handcolored, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 2 CG
Culture:
Tutsi (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca. 1950
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on verso reads: "2288 - L'Afrique en Couleurs - Congo Belge - Tambours Watusi." Translated postcard caption reads: "Africa in colors. Belgian Congo. Watusi drummers."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Editions HOA-QUI - Paris / Reproduction Interdite." Stamp box reads: "Photo Veritable." Publisher's logo on verso: "Hoa-Qui."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-19-09
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:
Music  Search this
Musicians -- Africa  Search this
Musical instruments  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 2011-001-0930
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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-ref2864

East African Types Watutsi Dancers

Creator:
S. Skulina, Pegas Studio (Nairobi)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Tutsi (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Burundi
Date:
c. 1950
Scope and Contents:
Text on recto reads: "East African Types. Watutsi Dancers. 169."
Additional text on verso reads: "Edition "Africa in Pictures." Copyright by S. Skulina PEGAS STUDIO - Nairobi."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-08-05
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Image indexed by catalogue number or subjects.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labeled with additional accession number: A1995-23-3.
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:
Dance  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Clothing and dress -- 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 KE 2010-001-102
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 23: Kenya (KE)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5352

Congo Belge Ruanda, Enfant Watutsi

Creator:
Photo-Home (Leopoldville)  Search this
Names:
Exposition universelle et internationale ((1958 :)  Search this
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:
Tutsi (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Rwanda
Date:
[ca. 1958]
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on verso reads: "Exposition Universelle et Internationale / Bruxelles 1958 / Congo Belge Ruanda, Enfant Watutsi." Translated caption reads: "International Exposition [World's Fair] Brussels 1958 / Belgian Congo Rwanda, Watutsi Infant."
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:
Portrait photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture 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 RW 2011-001-0353
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 36: Rwanda (RW)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref7218

Royal Dancer of the Kingdom of Burundi

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (col., 14 x 9 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Burundi
Date:
[19--]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of a man wearing traditional attire. Text on verso reads: "One of the members of the Royal Dancers of the Kingdom of Burundi (Watutsi) entertainers at the Africa Pavilion. Lion mane headdress and leopard skin are traditional with these formerly fierce, towering hunters." and "(20) Prepared exclusively for AFRICA pavilion, New York World's Fair."
General:
Image indexed by negative number.
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:
Weapons  Search this
Tutsi (African people)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 6: Burundi (BD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref731

Ruanda, Watutsi Child

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Burundi
Date:
[1958]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of a baby. Text on verso reads: "Exposition Universelle et Internationale; Bruxelles 1958" and "Congo Belge; Ruanda, Enfant Watutsi."
General:
Image indexed by negative number.
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:
Children  Search this
Tutsi (African people)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 6: Burundi (BD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref735

Ntore dancer, Goma, Congo (Democratic Republic)

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Tutsi (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts Ntore dancer performing traditional Tutsi dance, on shore of Lake Kivu. Originally, the Ntore dancers were the pages of the Mwami court; they were all sons of chiefs or notables. The choreography consisted principally of warlike dances called the Ikumu (the lance), the Umuheto (the bow) and the Ingabo (the shield), in which the dancers carried real arms. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Westinghouse Film and traveled to Africa from October 26, 1970 to end of March 1971.
Local Numbers:
F 4 TTS 1 EE 70
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
3
Frame value is 4.
Slide No. F 4 TTS 1 EE 70
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:
Dance  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Beadwork  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
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 EECL 6062
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref22728

Ntore dancer, Goma, Congo (Democratic Republic)

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Tutsi (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts Ntore dancer performing traditional Tutsi dance, on shore of Lake Kivu. Originally, the Ntore dancers were the pages of the Mwami court; they were all sons of chiefs or notables. The choreography consisted principally of warlike dances called the Ikumu (the lance), the Umuheto (the bow) and the Ingabo (the shield), in which the dancers carried real arms. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Westinghouse Film and traveled to Africa from October 26, 1970 to end of March 1971.
Local Numbers:
F 4 TTS 2 EE 70
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
3
Frame value is 5.
Slide No. F 4 TTS 2 EE 70
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:
Dance  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Beadwork  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
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 EECL 6063
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref22730

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