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African Postcard Collection

Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
61 Volumes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Postcards
Place:
Algeria
Angola
Benin
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chad
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Côte d'Ivoire
Mozambique
Morocco
Mali
Namibia
Rwanda
Niger
Nigeria
Somalia
South Africa
Sierra Leone
Sudan
Tanzania
Togo
Tunisia
Zimbabwe
Zambia
Uganda
Senegal
Kenya
Liberia
Ghana
Guinea
Mauritania
Madagascar
Malawi
Djibouti
Ethiopia
Gabon
Egypt
Eritrea
Africa
Date:
1898-[ongoing]
Summary:
This collection includes postcards from 45 African countries. Subjects include agriculture; animals; artists; body arts; cityscapes; cultural landscapes; dance; education; expeditions; flora; industry; leaders; marketplaces; medicine; military; missionaries; music; portraits; recreation; rites and ceremonies; and transportation, among many other topics.
Arrangement note:
Arranged by country and topic
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
Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014
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African Postcard Collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1985-014
Online Media:

Street scene in Djeńne: Mali

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
[ca. 1905]
Scope and Contents:
Street in Djeńne ́from TImbuctu, Mali.
Postcard image of a street scene in Djeńne,́ Mali. Original caption reads, "415. Afrique occidentale - SOUDAN - DJENNE ́- Une Rue. Collection geńeŕale, Dakar."
Local Numbers:
Fortier 0415
General:
Citation source: Postcard caption.
Title source: Archives staff; not provided by photographer.
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:
Cultural landscapes  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 F0415
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 49: Fortier postcard collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4432

Young Arab women from TImbuctu

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
[ca. 1905]
Scope and Contents:
Young Arab women from TImbuctu, Mali.
Postcard image of Bamana Chiwara masquerade, Mali. Photograph by Edmond Fortier, ca. 1906. Fortier Postcard collection. Original caption reads, "1058. Afrique Occidentale - SOUDAN - Danseurs "Miniankas". Fetiches des Cultures."
Local Numbers:
Fortier 1014
General:
Citation source: Postcard caption.
Title source: Archives staff; not provided by photographer.
Image indexed by negative number.
Exhibitions Note:
You Look Beautiful Like That: The Portrait Photographs fo Seydou Keita and Malik Sidibe (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Art Museums, 2001.
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.
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 F1014
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 49: Fortier postcard collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4433

Afrique Occidentale Danseurs "Miniankas

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Burundi
Mali
Date:
[ca. 1906]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of Bamana Chiwara masquerade, Mali. Photograph by Edmond Fortier, ca. 1906. Fortier Postcard collection. Original caption reads, "1058. Afrique Occidentale - SOUDAN - Danseurs "Miniankas". Fetiches des Cultures."
Local Numbers:
Fortier 1058
Exhibitions Note:
"Changing Place: Spatial Effects of African Art," held by the Fogg Art Museum, 2001.
General:
Citation source: Postcard caption.
Title source: Archives staff; not provided by photographer.
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:
Vernacular architecture  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 F1058
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 49: Fortier postcard collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4434

A.O.F.; Soudan Mosquée

Creator:
Lerat, Gabriel, photographer.  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., col., 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
circa 1920
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "83 - A.O.F. [Afrique Occidentale Francaise]; Soudan; Mosquée."
Translated caption reads: "83 - French West Africa; Sudan; Mosque."
Additional printed text on verso reads:"Collection G, Lerat, Reproduction Interdite." Stamped text on verso reads: "--Nov. 19[?]1." and "00313."
Local Numbers:
EEPA ML-22-07
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labeled with former accession number format: A1994-05-02
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:
Religious buildings  Search this
Mosques  Search this
Vernacular architecture -- Africa  Search this
Architecture -- 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 ML 1994-005-0002
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 28: Mali (ML)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5939

Soudan; Bamako La Rue Mage

Creator:
Lauroy  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., monochrome, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Mali
Mali, -- Bamako
Date:
circa 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "1683. - Soudan. - Bamako. - La Rue Mage."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Lauroy, éditeur - Reproduction interdite."
Manuscript message and address on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA ML-07-01
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labeled with former accession number format: A1994-05-03
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:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Street scenes  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 ML 1994-005-0003
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 28: Mali (ML)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5940

Mosquée de Sidi Yahia à Tombouctou (Soudan Français)

Creator:
Lévy & Neurdein Réunis  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype, monochrome, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Mali
Mali, -- Tombouctou Region, -- Timbuktu, -- Sidi Yahiya Mosque
Date:
circa 1920
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Mosquée de Sidi Yahia à Tombouctou (Soudan Français)."
Translated caption reads: "Mosque of Sidi Yahia at Timbuktu (French Sudan)."
Additional printed text on verso reads:"Levy et Neurdein Reunis, 44, Rue Letellier, Paris."
Local Numbers:
EEPA ML-22-08
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labeled with former accession number format: A1994-05-05
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:
Religious buildings  Search this
Mosques  Search this
Vernacular architecture -- Africa  Search this
Architecture -- Africa  Search this
Historic sites  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 ML 1994-005-0005
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 28: Mali (ML)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5941

Panorama de Tombouctou (Soudan Française)

Creator:
Lévy & Neurdein Réunis  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., monochrome, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Mali
Mali, -- Tombouctou Region, -- Timbuktu
Date:
circa 1920
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Panorama de Tombouctou (Sudan Française)."
Printed text on verso reads: "Lévy Et Neurdein Réunis, 44, Rue Letellier, Paris."
Local Numbers:
EEPA ML-07-02
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labeled with former accession number format: A1994-05-06
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:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Cityscape photography  Search this
Architecture -- 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 ML 1994-005-0006
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 28: Mali (ML)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5942

Place Bagunde à Tombouctou (Soudan Française)

Creator:
Lévy & Neurdein Réunis  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., monochrome, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Mali
Mali, -- Tombouctou Region, -- Timbuktu
Date:
circa 1920
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Place Bagunde à Tombouctou (Sudan Française)."
Printed text on verso reads: "Lévy Et Neurdein Réunis, 44, Rue Letellier, Paris."
Local Numbers:
EEPA ML-07-03
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labeled with former accession number format: A1994-05-07
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:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Cityscape photography  Search this
Architecture -- 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 ML 1994-005-0007
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 28: Mali (ML)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5943

Tour historique de Médine (Soudan)

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
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Mali
Mali, -- Kayes Region, -- Médine
Date:
circa 1900
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Tour historique de Médine (Soudan)."
Translated caption reads: "Historic tower of Médine (French Sudan)."
Local Numbers:
EEPA ML-07-04
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labeled with former accession number format: A1994-05-08
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:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Historic sites  Search this
Architecture -- 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 ML 1994-005-0008
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 28: Mali (ML)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5944

Petit Kayes (Soudan)

Creator:
Albaret (Kayes)  Search this
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
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Mali
Mali, -- Kayes Region, -- Kayes
Date:
circa 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "41. Petit Kayes (Soudan)."
Translated caption reads: "41. Little Kayes (Sudan)."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Collection Albaret, Kayes."
Postmark recto.
Local Numbers:
EEPA ML-24-01
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labeled with former accession number format: A1994-05-10
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:
Transportation -- Africa  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Cultural landscapes  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 ML 1994-005-0010
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 28: Mali (ML)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5945

Colonies Françaises; Sénégal-Soudan Marché de Djenné

Creator:
Danel, H.  Search this
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
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Mali
Mali, -- Mopti Region, -- Djénné
Date:
circa 1905
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Colonies Françaises; Sénégal-Soudan - Marché de Djenné."
Translated caption reads: "French Colonies; Senegal-Sudan - Djénné market."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "H. Danel, à Kayes."
Postmarked postage stamp on recto; manuscript address and postmark on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA ML-16-05
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labeled with former accession number format: A1994-05-45
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:
Marketplaces  Search this
Cultural landscapes  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 ML 1994-005-0045
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 28: Mali (ML)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5946

Sénégal et Soudan Marché de Koulikoro

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
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Mali
Mali, -- Koulikoro Region, -- Koulikoro
Date:
circa 1905
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Sénégal et Soudan - Marché de Koulikoro."
Translated caption reads: "Senegal and Sudan - Koulikoro market."
Local Numbers:
EEPA ML-16-06
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labeled with former accession number format: A1994-05-62
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:
Marketplaces  Search this
Cultural landscapes  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 ML 1994-005-0062
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 28: Mali (ML)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5947

Soudan Française Un convoi dans la brousse

Creator:
A. Bergeret & Cie. (Nancy)  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
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
circa 1905
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Soudan Française. - Un convoi dans la brousse."
Translated caption reads: "French Sudan. - A convoy in the bush."
Logo on recto reads: "Phot. A.B.& Cie Nancy."
Local Numbers:
EEPA ML-47-01
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labeled with former accession number format: A1994-05-64
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:
Transportation -- Africa  Search this
Military -- 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 ML 1994-005-0064
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 28: Mali (ML)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5948

Sénégal et Soudan Marché de Bamako

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
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Mali
Mali, -- Bamako
Date:
circa 1906
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Sénégal et Soudan - Marché de Bamako."
Translated caption reads: "Senegal and Sudan - Bamako market."
Postmarked postage stamp on recto; manuscript on recto.
Local Numbers:
EEPA ML-16-07
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labeled with former accession number format: A1994-05-65
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:
Marketplaces  Search this
Cultural landscapes  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 ML 1994-005-0065
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 28: Mali (ML)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5949

Soudan Française Une Rue de Djenné

Creator:
A. Bergeret & Cie. (Nancy)  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
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Mali
Mali, -- Mopti Region, -- Djénné
Date:
circa 1906
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Soudan Française. - Une Rue de Djenné."
Translated caption reads: "French Sudan. - A street in Djenné."
Logo on recto reads: "Phot. A.B.&Cie Nancy."
Dated manuscript message on recto; address and postmarks on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA ML-07-05
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labeled with former accession number format: A1994-05-66
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:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Architecture -- Africa  Search this
Vernacular architecture -- 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 ML 1994-005-0066
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 28: Mali (ML)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5950

Bamako (Soudan) Bords du Niger

Creator:
André  Search this
Maurel et Prom  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., monochrome, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Mali
Niger River
Mali, -- Bamako
Date:
circa 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "15. - Bamako (Soudan). - Bords du Niger."
Translated caption reads: "15. - Bamako (Sudan). - The bank of the Niger [River]."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Ed. Maurel et Prom - Cl. André."
Manuscript on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA ML-24-02
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labeled with former accession number format: A1995-13-26
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:
Transportation -- Africa  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Cultural landscapes  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 ML 1995-013-0026
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 28: Mali (ML)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5951

Bamako (Soudan) Les Bords du Niger

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
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Mali
Niger River
Mali, -- Bamako
Date:
circa 1900
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "1. - Bamako (Soudan). - Les Bords du Niger."
Translated caption: "1. - Bamako (French Sudan). - The Banks of the Niger."
Local Numbers:
EEPA ML-12-03
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labeled with former accession number format: A1995-13-27
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:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Households -- Africa  Search this
Vernacular architecture -- Africa  Search this
Boats and boating  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 ML 1995-013-0027
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 28: Mali (ML)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5952

Bamako, Mali; Grand Poste du Mali Boutique des carts à la Grande Poste

Creator:
Moussa, Sacko  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 15 x 10.5 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Mali
Mali, -- Bamako
Date:
circa 1993
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Bamako - Mali; Grand Poste du Mali; Boutique des carts à la Grande Poste."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Sacko Moussa - B.P. 2756 - Bamako - Grande Post / Iris Export; Printed in France."
Dated manuscript message, address, and postmarked postage stamps on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA ML-07-11
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:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Architecture -- Africa  Search this
Marketplaces  Search this
Street scenes  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 ML 1995-038-0007
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 28: Mali (ML)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5953

Street in Goundam, Mali with mosque in left background

Creator:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 10 x 15 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Mali
Mali, -- Tombouctou Region, -- Goundam
Date:
circa 1993
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Street in Goundam, Mali with mosque in left background."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Photograph by Elio Elisofon, 1959; National Museum of African Art; © 1993 Smithsonian Institution / 1899798."
Items EEPA ML-07-09 and EEPA ML-07-10 are duplicate postcards.
Local Numbers:
EEPA ML-07-09
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:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Architecture -- Africa  Search this
Street scenes  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 ML 1995-038-0041
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 28: Mali (ML)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5954

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