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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
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1985-014
Online Media:

Tatouage d'un Beau Gars du Tchad

Creator:
Marichelle (Loango)  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
Place:
Africa
Chad
Date:
ca. 1905
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "Tatouage d'un Beau Gars du Tchad."
Translated caption reads: "Tattoos of a handsome fellow from Chad."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Loango, Cliché Marichelle."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CD-20-05
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
Body arts  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Men  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 CD 1985-140205
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 10: Chad (CD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1898

Les Femmes a Plateaux. Un beau Plateau

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
Place:
Africa
Chad
Date:
ca. 1905
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "Les Femmes a Plateaux / Un beau Plateau."
Translated caption reads: "[Lip] Plated Women / A beautiful [lip] plate."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "La Vulgarisation Ethnographique."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CD-20-06
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
Body arts  Search this
Labrets  Search this
Women  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 CD 1985-140206
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 10: Chad (CD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1899

54. L'Afrique Noire Négresse à plateaux

Creator:
Hoa-Qui (Firm)  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
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Chad
Date:
ca. 1905
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on verso reads: "54 - L'Afrique Noire - Négresse à plateaux."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Editions Hoa-Qui - Paris / Reproduction Interdit / Photo Veritable."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CD-20-07
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:
Body arts  Search this
Portrait photography  Search this
Labrets  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 CD 1985-140207
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 10: Chad (CD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1900

[Portrait of two women]

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Chad
Date:
ca. 1914
Scope and Contents:
Postmarked and stamped on recto, postmark reads: February 4, 1914. Manuscript message and address on verso. Postmarks on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CD-20-12
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
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Women  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 CD 1985-140212
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 10: Chad (CD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1904

The "Negresses a Plateaux," French Equatorial Africa

Creator:
Touly (Paris)  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
Place:
Africa
Chad
Date:
ca. 1905
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "The 'Negresses a Plateaux' / French Equatorial Africa."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Photo Touly - Paris."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CD-20-04
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
Body arts  Search this
Labrets  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 CD 1985-140214
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 10: Chad (CD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1906

18. Tchad Types de Femmes

Photographer:
Moreau, René  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
Place:
Africa
Chad
Date:
ca. 1905
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on verso reads: "Afrique Equatoriale Français / 18. - Tchad. Types de Femmes."
Translated caption reads: "French Equatorial Africa / 18. - Chad. - Types of Women."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Photographie René Moreau / Edition R. Bègue, 9, Rue Cauchois - Paris."
Manuscript message on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CD-20-03
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
Women  Search this
Hairstyles -- 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 CD 1985-140215
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 10: Chad (CD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1907

34. Tchad Bororos en Costume de Fête

Photographer:
Moreau, René  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
Culture:
Bororo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Chad
Date:
ca. 1905
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on verso reads: "Afrique Equatoriale Français / 34. - Tchad. Bororos en costume de fête."
Translated caption reads: "French Equatorial Africa / 34. - Chad. - Bororos in festive clothing."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Photographie René Moreau / Edition R. Bègue, 9, Rue Cauchois - Paris."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CD-20-02
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
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Rites and ceremonies -- 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 CD 1985-140216
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 10: Chad (CD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1908

9. Tchad Femme de Goulfä. Région du Lac Tchad

Photographer:
Moreau, René  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
Place:
Africa
Chad
Chad -- Lac -- Lake Chad
Date:
ca. 1905
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on verso reads: "Afrique Equatoriale Français / 9. Tchad. - Femme de Goulfä / Région du Lac Tchad."
Translated caption reads: "French Equatorial Africa / 9. - Chad. - Goulfa Woman / Lake Chad region."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Photographie René Moreau / Edition R. Bègue, 9, Rue Cauchois - Paris."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CD-20-01
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:
Portrait photography  Search this
Women  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- 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 CD 1985-140217
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 10: Chad (CD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1909

206. Tchad (A.E.F.) Femme Sara à la Corvée d'Eau

Creator:
Pauleau, R.  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:
Sara (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Chad
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on verso reads: "206. Tchad (A.E.F.) / Femme Sara à la Corvée d'Eau."
Translated caption reads: "206. Chad [French Equatorial Africa] / Sara Woman Collecting Water."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Photo R. Pauleau - Doula (Cameroun)." Stamp box reads: "Photographie Véritable."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CD-12-02
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:
Households  Search this
Women  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 CD 1985-140225
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 10: Chad (CD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1912

Potash Boat on Lake Chad. Africa

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Chad
Chad -- Lac -- Lake Chad
Date:
ca. 1940
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "Potash Boat on Lake Chad. Africa."
Printed text on verso reads: "Post Card / British Made."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CD-24-01
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:
Transportation -- Africa  Search this
Men  Search this
Boats  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 CD 1985-140226
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 10: Chad (CD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1913

1. Une pirogue sur le Logone entre Moundou et Laï

Creator:
Braun & Compagnie (France)  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
Place:
Africa
Chad
Chad -- Logone Occidental -- Logone River
Date:
ca. 1905
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "1. Une pirogue sur le Logone entre Moundou et Laï."
Translated caption reads: "1. A pirogue on the Logone between Moundou and Lai."
Printed text on verso reads: "Braun & Cie, Imp., Editeurs-Concessionnaires / Paris - France."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Exigez 'Jean Bart' / Cirage Imperméable / Pour le Gros: / Produits d'entretien 'Jean-Bart' / 65, Bd de la République, Roubaix / Cires, Cirages, Encaustiques, Produits pour Métaux." Translation reads: "Demand ' Jean Bart ' / Waterproof Shoe polish / By the Gros: / 'Jean-Bart' cleaning products / 65, Boulevard of the Republic, Roubaix / Wax, Shoe polishes, Furniture polishes, Produced for Metals." Stamp box reads: "Tarif maximum cartes postales."
Braun & Cie, Imp., Editeurs-Concessionnaires / Paris - France
Local Numbers:
EEPA CD-24-02
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:
Transportation -- Africa  Search this
Men  Search this
Boats  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 CD 1985-140227
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 10: Chad (CD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1914

8. Au Logone Dans la Région de Bongor Deux Coups de Fusil

Creator:
Braun & Compagnie (France)  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
Place:
Africa
Chad
Chad -- Mayo-Kebbi Ouest -- Bongor
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "8. Au Logone Dans la Région de Bongor - Deux Coups de Fusil."
Translated caption reads: "8. On the Logone, Bongor Region - two shots were fired."
Printed text on verso reads: "Braun & Cie, Imp., Editeurs-Concessionnaires / Paris - France."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CD-13-01
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:
Hunting  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 CD 1985-140228
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 10: Chad (CD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1915

32. Pont de lianes, sur la Mambéré. Con Congo Français, de la Sangha au Tchad

Creator:
Maggi AG  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
Place:
Africa
Chad
Chad -- Logone Occidental -- Mbéré River
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "32. - Pont de lianes, sur la Mambéré / Con Congo français, de la Sangha au Tchad."
Translated original caption reads, "32. Vine bridge, on the Mbéré. French Congo From Sangha to Tchad."
Manuscript address on verso. Postmarked postage stamp on verso, date reads February 21, 1910.
Printed logo on recto reads: "Maggi." Printed text on verso includes an advertisement for Maggi product, printed to resemble manuscript as though written by postcard sender.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CD-24-03
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:
Transportation -- Africa  Search this
Bridges  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 CD 1985-140229
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 10: Chad (CD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1916

36. Poste de Léré Con Congo Français, de la Sangha au Tchad

Creator:
Maggi AG  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
Place:
Africa
Chad
Chad -- Mayo-Kebbi Ouest -- Léré
Date:
ca. 1905
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "Poste de Léré. / Con Congo français, de la Sangha au Tchad."
Translated original caption reads, "Lere Post. French Congo From Sangha to Tchad."
Manuscript message and address on verso, addressed to "Monsieur Dargent. 171 rue Vm Heugo Schaerleek." Postage stamp removed.
Printed logo on recto reads: "Maggi." Printed text on verso includes an advertisement for Maggi product, printed to resemble manuscript as though written by postcard sender.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CD-12-01
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:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Vernacular architecture -- Africa  Search this
Ostriches  Search this
Villages  Search this
Houses  Search this
Women  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 CD 1985-140230
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 10: Chad (CD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1917

A. E. F. - Chari-Tchad 16. Chasse au Singe Cynocéphale

Photographer:
Lefebvre, Th.  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
Place:
Africa
Chad
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "A. E. F. - Chari-Tchad. - 16. Chasse au Singe Cynocéphale."
Translated caption reads: "[French Equatorial Africa] - Chari-Chad. - 16. Baboon Hunting."
Addritional printed text on recto reads: "Photo Th. Lefebvre." Printed text on verso reads: "'Phototypie l'Abeille' - Paris."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CD-13-02
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:
Hunting  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 CD 1985-140231
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 10: Chad (CD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1918

3. A.E.F. Femme Sara

Creator:
Lefevre, photographer  Search this
La Carte Africaine (Paris)  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:
Sara (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Chad
Date:
[ca. 1950]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "3. A.E.F.[: Afrique Équatoriale Française] - Femme Sara."
Translated caption reads: "3. French Equatorial Africa - Sara woman."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Photo Lefevre; «La Carte Africaine», 228, Bd Raspail, Paris 14e / Fabrique en France - Phot. INF. A.E.F. / Reproduction retouchée interdite." Stamp box reads: "Photographie Véritable." Publisher's logo on recto: "L.C.A."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CD-20-15
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 -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Body arts  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 CD 2013-001-0406
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 10: Chad (CD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1919

15. A.E.F. Femme Sara

Creator:
Carmet, Robert, photographer  Search this
La Carte Africaine (Paris)  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:
Sara (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Chad
Date:
[ca. 1950]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "15. A.E.F.[: Afrique Équatoriale Française] - Femme Sara."
Translated caption reads: "15. French Equatorial Africa - Sara woman."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Photo Robert Carmet; «La Carte Africaine», 228, Bd Raspail, Paris 14e / Fabrique en France - Phot. INF. A.E.F. / Reproduction retouchée interdite." Stamp box reads: "Photographie Véritable." Publisher's logo on recto: " L.C.A."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CD-20-14
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 -- Africa  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Body arts  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 CD 2013-001-0407
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 10: Chad (CD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1920

124. Tchad Danseur Yakoma

Creator:
Hoa-Qui (Firm)  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:
Yakoma (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Chad
Date:
[ca. 1950]
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on verso reads: "124 - Tchad - Danseur Yakoma."
Translated caption reads: "124 - Chad - Yakoma Dancer."
Publisher's logo on recto: "Hoa-Qui."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Libraire «Au Messager» -B.P. 236 - Brazzaville A.E.F. / Reproduction Interdit / Photo Veritable."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CD-20-13
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
Portrait photography -- Africa  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 CD 2013-001-0459
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 10: Chad (CD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1921

108. Tchad Passeur sur le Chari

Creator:
Hoa-Qui (Firm)  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
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Chad
Date:
[ca. 1950]
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on verso reads: "108 - Tchad - Passeur sur le Chari."
Translated caption reads: "108 - Chad - Ferryman on the Chari."
Publisher's logo on recto: "Hoa-Qui."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Libraire «Au Messager» -B.P. 236 - Brazzaville A.E.F. / Reproduction Interdit / Photo Veritable."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CD-24-04
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:
Transportation -- Africa  Search this
Portrait photography -- 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 CD 2013-001-0460
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 10: Chad (CD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1922

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