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Daressalam Native woman

Creator:
Fernandes, C. ((Dar es Salaam))  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 13.8 x 8.7 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Tanzania
Tanzania, -- Dar es Salaam Region, -- Dar es Salaam
Date:
[ca. 1910]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Daressalam - Native woman; (Tanganyika Territory)."
Printed text on verso reads: "C. Fernandes, Daressalam; 4A."
Local Numbers:
EEPA TZ-20-37
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:
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Body arts  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 TZ 2012-008-0001
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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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo70b246198-2bac-4048-bde4-def924cbe544
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref8166

Fantee Woman

Photographer:
Johnston, W.S.  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Fanti (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1907]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of a Fanti woman carrying a child on her back. Postmarked 14 June 1907 and postmarked arrived Bruselles 30 June 1907.
Printed caption on recto reads: "Fantee Woman." Additional printed text on recto reads: "Photo W. S. Johnston."
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-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 -- Africa  Search this
Women -- Africa  Search this
Children -- 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 GH 1985-140301
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo75851309f-4ead-4f56-b490-8359ee9986a0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4550

Amauna, la Négresse blanch avec sa Sœur de la Côte-d'Or (Afrique)

Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1900]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of a two young women. Original caption reads: "Amauna; Negresse blanche, avec sa Soeur; de la Côte-d'Or (Afrique). " Translated caption reads, "Amauna: The white Negress, with her Sister; of the Gold Coast (Africa)."
Items EEPA GH-20-02 and EEPA GH-20-03 are duplicate postcards.
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-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 -- Africa  Search this
Women -- 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 GH 1985-140302-01
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7f2b78eae-130d-4e3c-80e8-b46d02a971bf
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4551

Amauna, la Négresse blanch avec sa Sœur de la Côte-d'Or (Afrique)

Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1900]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of a two young women. Original caption reads: "Amauna; Negresse blanche, avec sa Soeur; de la Côte-d'Or (Afrique). " Translated caption reads, "Amauna: The white Negress, with her Sister; of the Gold Coast (Africa)."
Items EEPA GH-20-02 and EEPA GH-20-03 are duplicate postcards.
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-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 -- Africa  Search this
Women -- 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 GH 1985-140302-02
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7144b73f5-7476-4e84-9ffc-448de7eb654d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4552

Traditional "Kente" Attire

Creator:
C. B. C. (Accra)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 15.5 x 11 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1980]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of a young woman dressed in Kente cloth, Accra, Ghana, circa 1980.
Caption on verso reads: "Traditional 'Kente' Attire."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "C.B.C. Box 3285, Accra - Ghana."
Stamp box reads: "A. C. P. 008."
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-20-07

EEPA GH 1985-140304
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labelled with former accession number format: A1992-18. Additional accession number on verso: EEPA 1985-140304.
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
Textile fabrics  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 GH 1992-018
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7be8d69d5-7df3-4bd1-9398-e4d38a3ff1b2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4553

Group of Fantis

Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Fanti (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1900]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of a group of men and boys, ca. 1900. Original caption reads, "6. Group of Fantis. Natives of Gold Coast, West Africa."
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-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 -- 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 GH 1985-140306
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7ab3f1b96-3763-484d-ab4c-1fcd08174479
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4554

An Ashanti Priest Gold Coast

Creator:
Raphael Tuck & Sons  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Paintings
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Artwork depiction of an Ashanti priest. Text on frontside reads: "An Ashanti Priest, Gold Coast." Caption on verso reads: "An Ashanti Priest, Gold Coast. A fetish priest with the regalia of his office, including the 'doso' or kilt of palm leaf fibre."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "'Printed in England. Copyright Gold Coast Government; Raphael Tuck& Sons, Ltd., London; Series VI." Publisher's logo on recto: "Oilette; 8." Artist's signature on recto, text not legible.
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-23-02
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:
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Leaders  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Paintings -- Reproductions
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 GH 1985-140317
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo70efdcae2-30cd-4caa-86b0-6595c7bbf07d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4557

Sekondi Beating Foo-Foo

Creator:
Pickering & Berthoud Ltd. (Accra)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype, b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Ghana, -- Western Region, -- Sekondi
Date:
[ca. 1900]
Scope and Contents:
Three women using a large mortar and pestles; a young child is also present. Text on frontside reads: "Sekondi. Beating Foo-Foo." and "Pickering & Berthoud. No.8." Text on verso reads: "Post Card. Carte postale. Union postale universelle."
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-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:
Households -- Africa  Search this
Domestic scenes  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Textile fabrics  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 GH 1985-140324
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7944c1195-ced7-413c-822f-06eaab7e78c0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4559

Gold Coast Lt. Chief Andor of Elmina

Photographer:
Johnston, W.S.  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Fanti (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1906]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of Lt. Chief Andor of Elmina, photograph by W.S. Johnston, ca. 1906.
Postmarked, "Bruxelles Arrivee 1906/11/30." Manuscript on recto; address on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-15-04
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:
Leaders  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 GH 1985-140345
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo70a5f080e-2ddb-4bac-bf11-f00fcd2a5d1c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4561

Scene A chief dancing during the Mayemi Festival Krobo Odumase

Creator:
Rovictor Industrial Photos (Accra)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1980]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of a chief dancing during the Mayemi Festival, "Krobo Odumase."
Printed caption on verso reads: "Szene: Ein Häuptling tanzt auf dem Mayemi Festival Krobo Odumase; Scène: Un chef de tribu dansant pendant le Festival Mayemi Krobo Odumase; Scene: A chief dancing during the Mayemi Festival Krobo Odumase.
Additional printed text on verso reads: "(21) Photo by Rovictor Industrial Photos P. O. Box 6004 Tel. 2 24 65 - Accra."
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-15-02

EEPA GH 1992-018
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labelled with former accession number format: A1992-18. Additional accession number on verso: EEPA 1985-140309.
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:
Leaders  Search this
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 GH 1985-140309
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7f37f06b8-28fe-4d9a-8d08-34cf7569946c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4562

A Soul of a Chief Ghana

Creator:
Matthew Photos  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&w, 16.5 x 12 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1940]
Scope and Contents:
A portrait of a chief, Ghana. Printed caption on verso reads: "A Soul of a Chief." Additional printed text on verso reads: "Matthew Photos."
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-15-01
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labelled with former accession number format: 1993-23-14. Additional accession number on verso: EEPA 1985-140308.
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:
Leaders  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 GH 1993-023-0014
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo793abbfc4-251a-49b3-a926-be9412a6d285
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4567

Ghanian Girls

Creator:
Matthew Photos  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&w, 12 x 16.5 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1940]
Scope and Contents:
Four young women, clapping. Text on verso reads: "Ghanian Girls, Ghana." and "Matthew Photos."
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-08-01
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labelled with former accession number format: 1993-23-20. Additional accession number on verso: EEPA 1985-140315.
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
Textile fabrics  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 GH 1993-023-0020
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7042d651b-9ec1-4467-a7e7-fa3943890f95
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4568

Ghanian Girl

Photographer:
Matthew Photos  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&w, 16.5 x 12 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1940]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Ghanaian Girl, Ghana." Additional printed text on verso reads: "Matthew Photos."
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-20-06
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labelled with former accession number format: 1993-23-21. Additional accession number on verso: EEPA 1985-140303.
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
Textile fabrics  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 GH 1993-023-0021
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7a3550874-efa8-4496-a47e-c50b2258d5b9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4569

Sword Bearers Ashanti

Creator:
Methodist Book Depot Ltd. (Ghana)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., monochrome, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Ashanti (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of a group of four Ashanti men bearing swords on the West Coast of Africa. Printed in Great Britain. Original caption reads, "Sword Bearers, Ashinti." Original Text on reverse reads: "This is the time for everyone to stand together, and hold firm! - The Prime Minister."
Item number on recto: "N⁰ 59."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Copyright of Methodist Book Depots, Cape Coase, Gold Coast; This is a real photograph; Printed in Great Britain."
Stamp box reads: "1d. Stamp if with only sender's name and address and 5 words conventional greeting; G."
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-20-05
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labelled with former accession number format: A1995-1-44. Additional accession number on verso: EEPA 1985-140307.
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
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 GH 1995-001-0044
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo71bb67f76-4aa2-43f3-b035-4de74d39fceb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4570

Girl in traditional attire Krobo, Ghana

Creator:
C. B. C. (Accra)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 15 x 10.5 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1980]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of a young woman dressed in traditional attire, Ghana, circa 1980.
Caption on verso reads: "Girl in traditional attire. Krobo - Ghana."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "C.B.C. Box 3285, Accra - Ghana, Tel. 226651."
Manuscript message, address, and postmarke postage stamp on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-20-08
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labelled with former accession number format: A1995-38-30. Additional accession number on verso: EEPA 1985-140305.
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
Textile fabrics  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 GH 1995-038-0030
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7d5a7d900-d415-4246-809c-b34f280caadc
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4580

Playing Warri

Creator:
Methodist Book Depot Ltd. (Ghana)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Two men playing a game. Text on frontside reads: "Playing Warri." and "No.66." Handwritten address and message on verso. Text on verso reads: "Post Card; For Correspondence; 'We shall continue steadfast in faith and duty till our task is done.' - The Prime Minister; Copyright of Methodist Book Depots, Cape Coast, Gold Coast; This is a real photograph; For Address Only; Printed in Gt. Britain."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "'We shall continue steadfast in faith and duty till our task is done.' - The Prime Minister."
Stamp box reads: "1d. Stamp if with only sender's name and address and 5 words conventional greeting; G."
Manuscript message and address on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-12-02

EEPA GH 1996-005-0118
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labelled with former accession number format: 1996-5-118. Additional accession number on verso: EEPA 1985-140326.
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 -- Africa  Search this
Recreation -- Africa  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Textile fabrics  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 Methodist Book Depots: No.66.
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7622f7528-65f8-49f8-9371-4d52a35a0bac
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4581

Street Scene, West Africa

Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1900]
Scope and Contents:
An exterior scene of men, women, and children. Text on frontside reads: "32. Street Scene, West Africa."
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-07-02
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labelled with former accession number format: 1996-6-047. Additional accession number on verso: EEPA 1985-140325.
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
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 GH 1996-006-0047
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo796a7ef48-0110-48bd-902d-8b88bbad20b3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4582

Prempeh, son of the late king of Ashanti

Creator:
Raphael Tuck & Sons  Search this
Prempeh, I, King of Ashanti, 1870-1931  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (rotogravure., monochrome, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Prempeh, son of the late king of Ashanti."
Printed text on verso reads: "Printed in England. Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd., London. Photo-Graphic Photo Union."
Items EEPA GH-15-05, EEPA GH-15-06, and EEPA GH-15-08 are duplicate postcards.
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-15-05
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:
Leaders  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Ashanti (Kingdom)  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 GH 2005-013-0001
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7b3c18886-2239-4648-90e7-22c7f0971465
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4585

A group of Sekondi Native Belles

Creator:
Duverney's Refreshment Bar (Sekondi)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., col., 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Ghana
Ghana, -- Western Region, -- Sekondi
Date:
[ca. 1905]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "A group of Sekondi Native Belles."
Printed text on verso reads: "Duverney's Refreshment Bar, Sekondi."
Manuscript message on recto; address and postmarks on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-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 -- 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 GH 2005-013-0003
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo78cf07348-ab5a-4bad-958a-b63db3a0267d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4587

Ashanti Mourns Prempeh II Spokesman (Okyeame) and Staff of office

Creator:
Prempeh, II, King of Ashanti, 1892-1970  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 11 x 16 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1970]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Ashanti Mourns Prempeh II; Spokesman (Okyeame) and Staff of office."
Manuscript message, address, and postmarked postage stamp on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-23-05
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:
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Leaders  Search this
Funeral rites and ceremonies  Search this
Works of art in situ  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 GH 2005-013-0005
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7fcf16954-dfe2-4b79-8317-21b47be435dd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4588

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