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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:

Africa Oriental Portuguêsa Donzéla Macúa

Creator:
Santos Rufino ((Lourenço Marques)  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
Mozambique
Date:
circa 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Africa Oriental Portuguêsa - Donzéla Macúa. P.E.A.[: Portuguese East Africa] - Native Tribes, Habits and Customs."
Printed text on verso reads: "2/G 5; Ediçao - Santos Rufino - L. Marques." Stamp box reads: "406858."
Local Numbers:
EEPA MZ-20-46
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
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 MZ 2013-001-0158
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 31: Mozambique (MZ)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6826

Jeune fille Bororo

Photographer:
Ascani, Maurice  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 17 x 12 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Bororo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Niger
Date:
[ca. 1980]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "51 - Jeune fille Bororo."
Translated caption reads: "51 - Bororo girl."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Copyright By Maurice Ascanii; Photo Maurice Ascani; BP 12012 - Niamey - Niger - Reproduction interdite; Imprimé en France par T.T. G. à Menton."
Photographer's signature printed on recto image: "Maurice Ascani."
Local Numbers:
EEPA NG-20-07
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Former accession number format on verso: A1995-26-31.
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
Hairstyles -- 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 NG 1995-026-0031
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 33: Niger (NG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6854

Idoma hairdresser Oturkpo, Northern Nigeria

Creator:
John Hinde Limited (Ireland)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 10.5 x 15 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Idoma (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Nigeria -- Benue -- Oturkpo
Date:
[ca. 1980]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Idoma Hairdresser, Oturkpo, Northern Nigeria."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Colour Photo by John Hinde, F.R.P.S."
Printed caption on verso describes the culture, climate, and landscape of Northern Nigeria.
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Printed and Published by John Hinde Limited, Cabinteely, Co. Dublin, Republic of Ireland; Published by the Ministry of Information, Kaduna, Northern Nigeria." Item number on verso: "2 NN 23." Publisher's logo on verso: "John Hinde Original."
Manuscript message on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA NR-05-01
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:
Body arts  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Women -- 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 NR 2012-001-1668
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 34: Nigeria (NR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6981

Yoruba hair dressing

Creator:
C.M.S. Bookshop, Lagos  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:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "84. Yoruba Hair Dressing."
Printed text on verso reads: "Copyright. C.M.S. Bookshop, Lagos."
Local Numbers:
EEPA NR-05-02
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:
Body arts  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Women -- 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 NR 2012-001-1669
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 34: Nigeria (NR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6982

DAKAR Femme Saracolé

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 13.5 x 9 cm.)
Culture:
Soninke (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Senegal
Date:
c. 1912
Scope and Contents:
Text on front reads: "21 - DAKAR - Femme Saracolé. Edition Maison Bouchut."
Translated postcard caption reads, "21 - DAKAR - Sarakole woman."
Local Numbers:
A1995-13-175
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Caption source: Archives staff.
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:
Portraits  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Jewelry  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 SG-20-07
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 38: Senegal (SG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref7895

Sénégal Femme Peuhl

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Culture:
Fulbe (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Senegal
Date:
[19--]
Scope and Contents:
Text on front reads: "Femmes Peuhl - Sénégal. Hostalier, St-Louis (Sénégal)."
Translated postcard caption reads, "Peuhl woman - Senegal."
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:
Portraits  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Jewelry  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 SG-20-22
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 38: Senegal (SG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref7910

Femme Sénégalaise

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
Senegal
Date:
[19--]
Scope and Contents:
Text on front reads: "58. Femme Sénégalaise. Edition F. L."
Translated postcard caption reads, "58. Senegalese Woman."
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:
Portraits  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Body marking -- Africa  Search this
Jewelry  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 SG-20-34
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 38: Senegal (SG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref7923

Femme Sénégalaise

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
Senegal
Date:
[19--]
Scope and Contents:
Text on front reads: "58. Femme Sénégalaise. Edition F. L."
Translated postcard caption reads, "58. Senegalese Woman."
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:
Portraits  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Body marking -- Africa  Search this
Jewelry  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 SG-20-34
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 38: Senegal (SG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref7924

Afrique Occidentale Jeune Sénégalaise

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
Senegal
Date:
[19--]
Scope and Contents:
Text on front reads: "Afrique Occidentale. Jeune Sénégalaise."
Translated postcard caption reads, "West Africa. Young senegalese woman."
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:
Portraits  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Jewelry  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 SG-20-36
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 38: Senegal (SG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref7926

Sénégal Femmes Cérères

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
Senegal
Date:
[19--]
Scope and Contents:
Text on front reads: "780. Sénégal. Femmes Cérères."
Translated postcard caption reads, "780. Senegal. Cerere women."
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:
Portraits  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Jewelry  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 SG-20-40
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 38: Senegal (SG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref7930

[Sénégal] [young woman with body scarifications]

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 13 x 9 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Senegal
Date:
[19--]
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:
Portraits  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Body marking  Search this
Beadwork  Search this
Jewelry  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 SG-20-43
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 38: Senegal (SG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref7933

Hair Plating Sierra Leone

Creator:
Lisk-Carew Brothers (Freetown, Sierra Leone)  Search this
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
Sierra Leone
Date:
ca. 1925
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "Hair Plating, Sierra Leone."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1996-05-030
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Image indexed by negative number.
Exhibitions Note:
"The Field's Edge: Agency, Body and African Lens," held by the Contemporary Art Museum at the University of South Florida, 2002-2003.
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
Body arts  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 SL-12-03
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 39: Sierra Leone (SL)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref8023

Zanzibar Suaheli girl

Creator:
Coutinho Bros., Photographers, Zanzibar  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 14 x 8.9 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Zanzibar
Date:
c. 1900
Scope and Contents:
Text on recto reads: "Zanzibar, .......190 . Suaheli girl. Coutinho Bros., Photographers, Zanzibar. 21."
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Image indexed by catalogue number or subject.
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:
Portraits  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Jewelry  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 TZ 1996-005-010
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 43: Tanzania and Zanzibar (TZ)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref8043

Zanzibar Native Dance

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 8.9 x 14 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Zanzibar
Date:
c. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Text on recto reads: "Native Dance, Zanzibar."
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Image indexed by catalogue number or subject.
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
Music  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Body arts  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 TZ 1996-005-109
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 43: Tanzania and Zanzibar (TZ)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref8074

Zanzibar Cannibal Dance

Photographer:
Coutinho, J. B.  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 8.9 x 14 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Zanzibar
Date:
c. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Text on recto reads: "Cannibal Dance, Zanzibar."
Additional text on verso reads: "J. B. Coutinho, Photographer, Zanzibar."
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Image indexed by catalogue number or subject.
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
Music  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Body arts  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 TZ 1996-005-136
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 43: Tanzania and Zanzibar (TZ)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref8086

Daressalam Native woman

Photographer:
Fernandes, C. ((Dar es Salaam))  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 14 x 8.9 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Tanzania
Date:
c. 1900
Scope and Contents:
Text on recto reads: "Daressalam (Tanganyika Territory) - Native woman."
Additional Text on verso reads: "C. Fernandes, Daressalam. 4A."
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Image indexed by catalogue number or subject.
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:
Portraits  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Jewelry  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 TZ 1996-006-036
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 43: Tanzania and Zanzibar (TZ)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref8092

Dar-es-Salaam Swahili Woman

Creator:
A. C. Gomes & Son, Photographers, Zanzibar  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 14 x 8.9 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Tanzania
Date:
c. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Additional Text on verso reads: "A. C. Gomes & Son, Art Photographers, Dar-es-salaam. (copyright)."
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Image indexed by catalogue number or subject.
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:
Portraits  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Jewelry  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 TZ 1996-006-037
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 43: Tanzania and Zanzibar (TZ)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref8093

Tanzania

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 14 x 8.9 cm.)
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Tanzania
Kenya
Date:
c. 1920
Scope and Contents:
Additional Text on verso reads: "Photo by Mr. Martin Johnson. Copyright A. M. of N. H. Sole producers A. H. Wardle & Co., Ld., Mombasa, Nairobi, Eldoret, Kampala and Dar-es-Salaam."
Ms. on verso.
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Image indexed by catalogue number or subject.
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:
Portraits  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Body marking -- 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 TZ 2009-010-121
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 43: Tanzania and Zanzibar (TZ)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref8106

Tanzania

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 14 x 8.9 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Tanzania
Date:
c. 1920
Scope and Contents:
Ms. on verso.
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Image indexed by catalogue number or subject.
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:
Portraits  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Jewelry  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 TZ 2009-010-130
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 43: Tanzania and Zanzibar (TZ)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref8112

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