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Exposition Universelle et Internationale, Bruxelles, 1958 Congo Belge. Province Orientale. Chez les Mangbetu

Creator:
Photo-Home (Leopoldville)  Search this
Names:
Exposition universelle et internationale (1958 : Brussels, Belgium)  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 2 CG
Culture:
Mangbetu (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca. 1958
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Exposition Universelle et Internationale / Bruxelles 1958 / Congo Belge Province Orientale / Chez les Mangbetu."
Translated postcard caption reads, "World's Fair / Brussels 1958 / Belgian Congo. Eastern Province. Among the Mangbetu."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "174 / Copyright Photo-Home / Leopoldville / Fabrication Suisse / 58."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-19-02
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Music  Search this
Musicians -- Africa  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-0849
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2783

Musicians Angola

Creator:
Osorio & Seabra  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 2 AO
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Angola
Date:
[ca. 1904]
Scope and Contents:
Image of two musicians. Printed caption on recto reads: "274. Angola; Tocadores."
Manuscript on recto, signed and dated, date reads: "11-10-904." Address on verso. Stamp and postmarks on verso. Postmarks read: "13 Nov 04" and, "17.Out.1904."
Local Numbers:
EEPA AO-19-01
General:
Image indexed by catalogue number or series; arranged by country and 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:
Music -- Africa  Search this
Musicians -- Africa  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA AO 1985-142086
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 3: Angola (AO)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1358

Musical Instruments Marimbas

Creator:
Casa 31 de Janeiro  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 2 AO
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Angola
Date:
[19--]
Scope and Contents:
Image of two musicians. Text on front reads: "Instrumentos musicos (Marimbas); Musical Instruments (Marimbas)."
Printed text on verso reads: "Casa 31 de Janeiro, Loanda."
Local Numbers:
EEPA AO-19-02
General:
Image indexed by catalogue number or series; arranged by country and 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:
Music -- Africa  Search this
Musicians -- Africa  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA AO 1985-142087
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 3: Angola (AO)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1359

25. Elisabethville. La musique de l'école professionnelle

Creator:
Salesian Missions, Inc.  Search this
Società Editrice Internazionale (Torino)  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
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Democratic Republic of the Congo -- Katanga Province -- Lubumbashi -- (Elisabethville)
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Translated postcard caption reads: "Elisabethville. The professional school band."
Printed text on recto reads: "Missions Salésiennes du Congo Belge - Troisième Série / Salesiaansche Zendingen in Belgisch Congo - Derde Reeks / 25. Elisabethville. La musique de l'Ecole professionnelle. / Elizabethstad - Het muziekkorps der beroepschool."
Printed text on verso reads: "Grâce a votre charité nous avons pu fonder des Missions jusque'aux extrémites de la terr. / -Le Vénérable Don Bosco." Text is repeated in Dutch. Publisher's logo on verso: "SEIT." Additional printed text on verso reads: "Società Editrice Internazionale - Torino."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-09-01
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Education  Search this
Music  Search this
Musicians -- Africa  Search this
Portrait photography -- 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 CG 1985-140630
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2311

Belgian Congo Xylofone

Photographer:
Zagourski, Casimir  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&w, 8.5 x 14 cm)
Container:
Volume 2 CG
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
[ca. 1948]
Scope and Contents:
Image of two Congo musicians playing a xylophone and a drum. Image is a duplicate of that used for item EEPA 1987-241134, No. 134. Xylophone, of the Casimir Zagourski collection, L'Afrique Qui Disparat! Series 1.
Manuscript on recto. Dated manuscript message and address on verso. Stamps and postmark on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-19-36
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:
Music  Search this
Musicians -- Africa  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 1985-142088
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2354

Upoto, 1902 Gongs et Tam-tams

Creator:
De Valkeneer, Dr.  Search this
Ligue Nationale Pour la Protection de L'Enfance Noire  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 2 CG
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Democratic Republic of the Congo -- Équateur Province -- Upoto -- (Upoto mission, outside Lisala)
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Upoto, 1902. Gongs et Tam-tams / à gauche: Gongs de guerre / à droite: Tam-tams servant à la danse." Translated caption reads: "Upoto, 1902. Gongs and Tam-tams / left: gongs of war / right: Tam-tams used for dance."
Printed text on recto reads: "Reproduction Interdite / Cl. Dr De Valkeneer." Additional printed text on verso reads: "Ligue Nationale Pour la Protection de L'Enfance Noire / Au Congo Belge / Envoyez votre adhésion à la Tresorière, Mme M. Lescart / 52, rue Américaine, Bruxelles / Cotisation annuele: 1 fr.; 5 fr.; 10 fr."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-19-10
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Music  Search this
Musicians -- Africa  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
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 CG 1999-140006
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
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Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
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ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2463

Dans bij een opperhoofd

Creator:
Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary  Search this
De Beurs (Antwerp)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., monochrome, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca. 1938
Scope and Contents:
Translated postcard caption reads: "Dance for a chief."
Manuscript message and address on verso. Postmarked postage stamp on verso.
Printed text on recto reads: "Missiën van Scheut: Kong. Dans bij een opperhoofd." Printed text on verso reads: "Drukkerij 'De Beurs' Antwerpen / Missiën van Scheut - Postcheck. 1269.90"
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-08-24
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Dance  Search this
Music -- Africa  Search this
Musicians -- Africa  Search this
Drummers (Musicians) -- 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 CG 2009-010-0020
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2504

9. Missions des Pères Capucins: Ubanghi (Congo) En grand gala

Creator:
Capuchins  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
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "9 Missions des Pères Capucins: / Missiën der Paters Capucijen: / Ubanghi (Congo) En grand gala! / In prachttooi!" Translated postcard caption reads, "9. Capuchin Fathers Missions: Ubanghi (Congo). In grand gala."
Publisher's logo on recto and verso: "Nels." Printed text on verso reads: "Aidez les Missions - Help de Missiën! / Anvers 'Postcheck N⁰ 9.: Proc. Miss. Cap., Antwerpen. / Courte Rue de la Boutique, 1. -- 1, Korte Winkelstraat."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-08-32
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Musicians -- Africa  Search this
Dance  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-0743
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2677

25. Stanleyville Indigène joue le Tam Tam

Creator:
A. Melo, Magasins Réunis  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 2 CG
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Democratic Republic of the Congo -- Orientale Province -- Kisangani -- (Stanleyville)
Date:
ca. 1940
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "25. Stanleyville. Indigène joue le Tam Tam." Translated postcard caption reads, "25. Stanleyville. Native playing the Tam Tam."
Manuscript message and address on verso, message reads: "Bien arrivés à Stan et nous vous adressons notre meilleure souvenir." Translated message reads, "Well arrived at Stan and we send you our best wishes." Postmarks on verso.
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Editions A. MELO - Stanleyville / Fabrication Franc̜aise - Reproduction intderdite."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-19-01
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Music  Search this
Musicians -- Africa  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-0842
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2776

Congo Symphonie de village

Creator:
Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary  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 2 CG
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "Missions de Scheut: Congo. Symphonie de village." Translated postcard caption reads, "Congo. Village symphony."
Printed text on verso reads: "Missions de Scheut - Cte Ch. Post. 1269.90 / Imprimerie de la Bourse, Anvers."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-19-06
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Music  Search this
Musicians -- Africa  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-0923
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2857

Joueurs de Madimba (scylophone congolais)

Creator:
Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary  Search this
Nells (Brussels)  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 2 CG
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Joueurs de Madimba (scylophone congolais)." Translated postcard caption reads, "Madimba players (Congolese xylophone)."
Publisher's logo on recto and verso: "Nels." Additional printed text on verso reads: "'Congo - Propriété de Scheut.'."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-19-07
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Music  Search this
Musicians -- Africa  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-0924
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2858

Watsa Orchestre d'ouvriers indigènes

Creator:
Mission Dominicaine du Congo Belge  Search this
Nells (Brussels)  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 2 CG
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Democratic Republic of the Congo -- Orientale Province -- Watsa
Date:
ca. 1925
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Watsa. Orchestre d'ouvriers indigènes." Translated postcard caption reads, "Watsa. Native workers orchestra."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Mission Dominicaine du Congo Belge. " Publisher's logo on recto and verso: "Nels."
Manuscript message and address on verso, message reads, "Pour le moment je me trouve en fonction à la maternité j'ai 4 petits bébés. J'ai vu un accouchement. Pauvre femme, quelle souffrance. Mille bons baisers. Irma. Cher Oncle et chère Tante, nous avons été bien triste de recevoir de vos nouvelles. Nous avons quand même fait la fête vu que tout était commandé. On ne c'est pas trop amuser. Joséphine était également malade, enfin tout est passer espérons qu'à la prochaine occasion cela ira mieux. Comment va tu Tante j'espère que tu est rétablie, moi cela va tant bien que mal. Je fais quand même mon service. Ah quelle sale grippe et l'on est bien pincer. Je voudrai bien avoir une petite réponse me disant comment vous vous porter." Translated message reads: " For the time I am stationed in the maternity ward, I have 4 small infants. I have seen a childbirth. Poor woman, what suffering. Thousand kisses, Irma. Dear Uncle and Aunt, We were quite sad to get your news. We still proceeded with the festivities since everything had been ordered. We did not have much fun. Josephine too was ill. Well it is all over now let us hope that on the next occasion all will be better. How are you Auntie? I hope that you have recovered as for me I feel so so, I am nevertheless attending to my job. Oh, what a nasty flu, it really gets you. I would like very much a short answer letting me know how you are."
Postmarked postage stamp on verso, date reads: "27 II 1925."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-19-04
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Music  Search this
Musicians -- Africa  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-0926
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2860

Congo Groupe de musiciens Bakua

Creator:
Nells (Brussels)  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 2 CG
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca. 1903
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Congo / Groupe de musiciens Bakua." Translated postcard caption reads, "Congo. Group of Bakua musicians."
Manuscript on recto, text reads: "Une fanfare au Kasaï." Translated manuscript reads, "A band of the Kasaï." Address and postmarked postage stamps on verso, date reads: "30 DECE 1903."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Nels, Bruxelles Serie 14 No. 66."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-19-05
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Music  Search this
Musicians -- Africa  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-0927
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2861

19. Tam-Tam au Kivu

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 2 CG
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "19. Tam-Tam au Kivu." Translated postcard caption reads, " Tam-Tam at Kivu."
Manuscript message and address on verso, message reads: "Chers grandpere oncle et tante, nous vous envoyons nos meilleurs baisers a tous, esperons que la sante est parfaite, ce que nous pouvons dire de nous. Dans 8 jours nous arrivons a destination nous vous ecrirons plus longuement. Vivement de vos nouvelles et recevez tous nos meilleurs baisers. Lieutenant Blecker route Lake Massisi Kivu Congo Belge via Dar es Salam." Translated message reads: "Dear grandfather, uncle and aunt, we send you our best kisses to all, hoping that your health is perfect, which is what we can say about ourselves. In 8 days we will arrive at our destination we will write you at greater length. Give us your good news and receive all our best kisses."
Postmarked postage stamps on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-19-08
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Music  Search this
Musicians -- Africa  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-0929
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2863

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

Creator:
Hoa-Qui (Firm)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., handcolored, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 2 CG
Culture:
Tutsi (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca. 1950
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on verso reads: "2288 - L'Afrique en Couleurs - Congo Belge - Tambours Watusi." Translated postcard caption reads: "Africa in colors. Belgian Congo. Watusi drummers."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Editions HOA-QUI - Paris / Reproduction Interdite." Stamp box reads: "Photo Veritable." Publisher's logo on verso: "Hoa-Qui."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-19-09
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Music  Search this
Musicians -- Africa  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-0930
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2864

Mission de Coquilhatville (Congo Belge) Musicien Nkundo

Creator:
Missionaries of the Sacred Heart  Search this
Thill, Ernest (Brussels)  Search this
Nells (Brussels)  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 2 CG
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Democratic Republic of the Congo -- Équateur Province -- Mbandaka -- (Coquilhatville)
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Translated postcard caption reads, "Coquilhatville Mission (Belgian congo) / Nkundo musician."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Missionnaires du S. Cœur, Borgerhout-Anvers." Publisher's logo on recto and verso: "Nels." Printed text on verso reads: "Ern. Thill, Bruxelles."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-19-11
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Music  Search this
Musicians -- Africa  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-0931
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2865

Congo Musiciens de Léopoldville

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w., 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 2 CG
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca. 1907
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption reads: "Congo Musiciens de Léopoldville." Translated postcard caption reads, "Congo. Musicians of Léopoldville."
Printed text on verso reads: "Ed. Nels, Bruxelles, Série 14, No 109." Publisher's logo on recto and verso: "Nels."
Items EEPA CG-19-18, CG-19-19, and CG-19-20 bear duplicate recto images with slight variations in postcard format.
Manuscript message and address on verso, message reads: "Merci Jules d'être venu. Vous êtes arrivé juste à temps pour consoler un peu Maman. J'espère que cousine est remise de son indisposition. Mille bonnes choses à toute la famille." Translated message reads: "Thanks Jules for having come. You arrived just in time to console mother some. I hope dear cousin recovered from her indisposition."
Postmarked postage stamp on verso, date reads: "10-OCTO 07."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-19-19
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Music  Search this
Musicians -- Africa  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Portrait photography -- 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 CG 2011-001-0939
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2873

Lukumvu Tambour télégraphique

Creator:
Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary  Search this
Nells (Brussels)  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 2 CG
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption reads: "Lukumvu: Tambour télégraphique." Translated postcard caption reads, "Lukumvu. Telegraphic tambour."
Printed text on verso reads: "'Congo - Propriété de Scheut'." Publisher's logo on recto and verso: "Nels."
Items EEPA CG-19-21 and CG-19-22 are duplicate postcards with variations in printed caption language.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-19-21
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Music  Search this
Musicians -- Africa  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-0941
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2875

Lukumvu Een signaal-trommel

Creator:
Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary  Search this
Nells (Brussels)  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 2 CG
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption reads: "Lukumvu: Een signaal-trommel." Translated postcard caption reads, "Lukumvu. Telegraphic tambour."
Printed text on verso reads: "Kongo - Missiehuis, Scheut bij-Brussel.Propriété de Scheut'." Publisher's logo on recto and verso: "Nels."
Items EEPA CG-19-21 and CG-19-22 are duplicate postcards with variations in printed caption language.
Manuscript message on verso, message reads, "Chère Tante et Oncle, Je vous remercie des jolies cartes. Je n'ai pas encore pu vous écrire à cause des concours maintenant ils sont presque finis il ne reste plus que ceux de déclamation et de lecture flamande. Les vacances seront probablement le mois prochain mais je ne sais pas encore la date. En attendant de vos nouvelles recevez bien les amitiés de nous tous et des gros baisers ainsi que pour tante Germaine. Charles." Translated message reads, " Dear Aunt and Uncle, I thank you for the pretty postcards. I have not been able to write you sooner because of the exams. They are now almost finished all those remaining are flemish declamation and reading. Holidays will likely be next month but I do not know the date yet. While we wait for news from you, I send you the greetings from all of us and big kisses for Aunt Germaine as well."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG 2011-001-0942
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Music  Search this
Musicians -- Africa  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG-19-22
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2876

Léopoldville Le Tam-Tam

Creator:
Thill, Ernest (Brussels)  Search this
Nells (Brussels)  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 2 CG
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Democratic Republic of the Congo -- Kinshasa Province -- Kinshasa -- (Léopoldville)
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Translated postcard caption reads, "Léopoldville. The Tam-Tam."
Printed text on verso reads: "Ern. Thill, Bruxelles." Publisher's logo on recto and verso: "Nels."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-19-25
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Music  Search this
Musicians -- Africa  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-0945
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2879

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