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Cote D'Ivoire 4. Parure de femme Bobo

Creator:
Labitte, G., photographer  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:
Bobo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
[ca. 1940]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Cote D'Ivoire. / 4. Parure de femme Bobo."
Translated caption reads: "Ivory Coast / 4. Attire of a Bobo Woman."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Collection G. Labitte / 35, rue Jules Ferry, Dakar / Reproduction interdite."
Local Numbers:
EEPA IV-05-01
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
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Costume  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 IV 1985-1450007
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 13: Cote d'Ivoire (IV)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4919

17. Femme Yacouba

Creator:
Reynès  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:
Dan (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "17. Femme Yacouba"
Translated caption reads: "17. Yacouba woman."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "S.F.A.D.E.C.O. Abidjan - Cliché Reynès; Albi / Reproduction Interdite / Photo Veritable."
Local Numbers:
EEPA IV-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
Body arts  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  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 IV 1985-145006
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 13: Cote d'Ivoire (IV)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4925

Cote D'Ivoire 3. Parure de femme Bobo

Creator:
Labitte, G., photographer  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:
Bobo (African people)  Search this
Mossi (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
ca. 1940
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Cote D'Ivoire. / 3. Parure de femme Bobo."
Translated caption reads: "Ivory Coast / 3. Attire of a Bobo Woman."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Collection G. Labitte / 35, rue Jules Ferry, Dakar / Reproduction interdite."
Local Numbers:
EEPA IV-05-02
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Body arts  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Costume  Search this
Women  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 IV 2012-001-0012
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 13: Cote d'Ivoire (IV)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5138

Tatouage d'un Beau Gars du Tchad

Creator:
Marichelle (Loango)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Chad
Date:
ca. 1905
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "Tatouage d'un Beau Gars du Tchad."
Translated caption reads: "Tattoos of a handsome fellow from Chad."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Loango, Cliché Marichelle."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CD-20-05
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portrait photography  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Men  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CD 1985-140205
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 10: Chad (CD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1898

209. Tchad (A.E.F.) Femme Sara M'Baï

Creator:
Pauleau, R.  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Sara (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Chad
Date:
ca. 1951
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on verso reads: "209 - Tchad (A.E.F.) / Femme Sara M'Baï."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Photo R. Pauleau - Doula (Cameroun)."
Manuscript message and address on verso, date reads: "5/8/51." Postmarked postage stamp on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CD-20-10
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portrait photography  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Women  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CD 1985-140210
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 10: Chad (CD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1903

[Portrait of two women]

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Chad
Date:
ca. 1940
Scope and Contents:
Stamp box logo reads: "EKC."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CD-20-11
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portrait photography  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Women  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CD 1985-140213
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 10: Chad (CD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1905

Tatouages du Mayumbe

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., monochrome, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Yombe (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "Tatouages du Mayumbe." Translated caption reads: "Mayumbe tattoos."
Manuscript on verso reads: "#283." Items EEPA CG-05-36 and EEPA CG-05-37 bear recto image portraits of the same subject.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-05-36
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:
Body arts  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  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 2011-001-0634
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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-ref2571

Mayumbe Jeune femme

Creator:
W. K.  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., monochrome, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Yombe (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "Mayumbe. ~ Jeune Femme." Translated caption reads: "Mayumbe. Young woman."
Manuscript on verso. Items EEPA CG-05-36 and EEPA CG-05-37 bear recto image portraits of the same subject. Additional printed text on recto reads: "Cliché W.K."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-05-37
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:
Body arts  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  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 2011-001-0635
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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-ref2572

Jeune femme ( Bas Congo )

Creator:
W. K.  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Translated postcard caption reads, "Young woman ( Lower Congo )." Additional printed text on recto reads: "Cliché W.K."
Items EEPA CG-05-38 and CG-05-39 are duplicate postcards.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-05-38
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:
Body arts  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  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 CG 2011-001-0636
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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-ref2573

Jeune femme ( Bas Congo )

Creator:
W. K.  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Translated postcard caption reads, "Young woman ( Lower Congo )." Additional printed text on recto reads: "Cliché W.K."
Items EEPA CG-05-38 and CG-05-39 are duplicate postcards.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-05-39
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:
Body arts  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  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 CG 2011-001-0637
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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-ref2574

Two natives of Kamaroon, Congo and Masamba, who are distinguished by their facial and body scars

Creator:
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone, b&w, 8.5 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Cameroon
Date:
ca. 1933
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "Two natives of Kamaroon, Congo and Masamba, who are distinguished by their facial and body scars."
Printed text on verso reads: "© 1933 'Darkest Africa' A Century of Progress Chicago."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CM-05-03
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labeled with additional accession number: A1994-06-037.
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
Scarification (Body marking)  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 CM 1985-143001
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 7: Cameroon (CM)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref3540

Two natives of Kamaroon, Congo and Masamba, who are distinguished by their facial and body scars

Creator:
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., b&w, 8.5 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Cameroon
Date:
ca. 1933
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "Two natives of Kamaroon, Congo and Masamba, who are distinguished by their facial and body scars."
Printed text on verso reads: "© 1933 'Darkest Africa' A Century of Progress Chicago."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CM-05-04
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labeled with additional accession number: A1995-6-24.
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
Scarification (Body marking)  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 CM 1985-143002
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 7: Cameroon (CM)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref3541

Afrique Equatoriale Française 26. Cameroun. - Dos tatoués en relief; Femmes Grasfield

Photographer:
Moreau, René  Search this
Creator:
Bègue, R.  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9.5 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Cameroon
Date:
ca. 1930
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on verso reads: "Afrique Equatoriale Française / 26. Cameroun. - Dos tatoués en relief / Femmes Grasfield."
Translated caption reads: "French Equatorial Africa / 26. Cameroon. - Backs tattooed in relief / Grasfield Women."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Photographie René Moreau / Edition R Bègue, 9, Rue Cauchois - Paris / Reproduction interdite."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CM-05-05
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:
Body arts  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  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 CM 1985-143003
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 7: Cameroon (CM)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref3542

Bamum-Frau Lydia aus Fumban, Kamerun Lydia, femme bamoum, Cameroun

Photographer:
Rein-Wuhrmann, Anna, 1881-1971  Search this
Creator:
Museum für Völkerkunde und Schweizerisches Museum für Volkskunde Basel  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., monochrome, 15 x 10.5 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Bamun (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Cameroon
Cameroon -- West -- Noun -- Foumban
Date:
ca. 1994
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "Bamum-Frau Lydia aus Fumban, Kamerun / Lydia, femme bamoum, Cameroun."
Translated caption reads: "Lydia, Bamun woman of Fumban, Cameroon."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Foto: Anna Wuhrmann, um 1913 (III 494) / © Museum für Völkerkunde Basel / 94/2 Best. Nr. 2591."
Duplicate recto image on items EEPA CM-05-01 and CM-05-07.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CM-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
Scarification (Body marking)  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 CM 1995-037-0001
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 7: Cameroon (CM)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref3567

Cameroun Chrétienne de Foumban

Photographer:
Rein-Wuhrmann, Anna, 1881-1971  Search this
Creator:
Société des Missions Évangéliques (Paris, France)  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
Cameroon
Cameroon -- West -- Noun -- Foumban
Date:
ca. 1920
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "Cameroun / Chrétienne de Foumban."
Translated caption reads: "Cameroon / A Christian of Foumban."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Edit. des Missions Évangéliques, 102 Bd Arago, Paris." Manuscript on verso reads: "163."
Duplicate recto image on items EEPA CM-05-01 and CM-05-07.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CM-05-07
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Body arts  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  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 CM 2010-025-0012
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 7: Cameroon (CM)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref3609

11. Pouss (Cameroun) Type Mousgoum

Photographer:
Pauleau, R.  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:
Musgu (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Cameroon
Cameroon -- Far North -- Pouss
Date:
ca. 1951
Scope and Contents:
Translated caption reads: "11. Pouss (Cameroon) / Musgu people."
Stamped text on verso reads: "'Photo R Pauleau / Douala (Cameroun) / Reproduction Interdite."
Manuscript message and address on verso, date reads: "5/8/51." Postmarks and postage stamp on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CM-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
Body arts  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  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 CM 2011-001-0371
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 7: Cameroon (CM)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref3633

[Femme] de la Koumi, tenue de parade

Creator:
Martin, L.  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
Central African Republic
Date:
ca. 1913
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "[Femme] de la Koumi, tenue de parade."
Translated caption reads: "Koumi woman, regalia."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Collection L. Martin."
Postmarked postage stamps on recto, date reads: "8 Sept 13." Printed text on recto partially obscured by postage stamps.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CX-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
Body arts  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  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 CX 2011-001-0464
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 9: Central African Republic (CX)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref3768

Colonel Alexis B. McMullen photograph and postcard collection relating to West Africa

Creator:
McMullen, Alexis B. (collector and photographer)  Search this
Photographer:
Zagourski, Casimir  Search this
Extent:
70 Postcards (70 photographic postcards, silver gelatin)
86 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Mputu (African people)  Search this
Komo (Congolese (Democratic Republic) people)  Search this
West Africans  Search this
Mangbetu (African people)  Search this
Tutsi (African people)  Search this
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Hausa (African people)  Search this
Ashanti (African people)  Search this
Bangala (African people)  Search this
Ghanaians  Search this
Banziri (African people)  Search this
Ngbaka (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Postcards
Prints
Photographs
Place:
Rwanda
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Kenya
Ghana
Africa, West
Date:
circa 1943-1944
Scope and Contents note:
Photoraphs made and collected by Alexis B. McMullen documenting peoples and culture in West Africa. The images created by McMullen and Captain D. B. McCloskey depict ceremonies at Kibib honoring Ofori Atta, a chief in the Central Province of the Gold Coast; a dance to the god of the sea at Teshi; and fishing boats and equipment. Additionally, the collection contains photographic postcards collected by McMullen and made by Casimir Zagourski, Leopoldville, and Methodist Book Depots, Cape Coast. These show African "types," a Bwake female circumcision ceremony, scarification (cicatrization), African animals (including giraffes, elephants, and a hippopotamus), agriculture, dances, and musical instruments. Depicted West African peoples include the Ashanti, Bangala, Banziri, Hausa, Kuba, Kumu, Mangbetu, Mputu and Tutsi.
Biographical/Historical note:
Colonel Alexis B. McMullen participated in American aviation activities for about 50 years. During World War II, he was the commanding officer of a United States Air Corps Air Transport Command (ATC) base in Accra, Ghana (then the Gold Coast).
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 90-14
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Air and Space Museum Archives Division holds the Colonel Alexis B. McMullen Collection, 1915-1983, documenting McMullen's aviation career and interests.
Additional Zagourski photographs can be found in the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives in EEPA 1987-0024 and the EEPA Postcard Collection.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Musical instruments  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Cacao  Search this
Cooking  Search this
Fishing  Search this
female circumcision  Search this
Dance  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Postcards
Citation:
Photo Lot 90-14, Colonel Alexis B. McMullen photograph and postcard collection relating to West Africa, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.90-14
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-90-14

Richard N. Stuempges photographs of the Loma people in Wozi, Liberia

Creator:
Stuempges, Richard N. (Richard Norman)  Search this
Names:
Sande Society  Search this
Photographer:
Miller, Margaret D.  Search this
Extent:
2 CD-Rs
105 Color slides
Culture:
Loma (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Cd-rs
Color slides
Photographs
Place:
Lofa County (Liberia)
Date:
circa 1966-1968
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting the women's Sande Society, school, ceremonies, dances and other scenes in Wozi, Liberia.
Biographical/Historical note:
Photographs taken by Richard N. Stuempges, a Peace Corps volunteer (1967-1968), and Margaret D. Miller, a missionary, based in Liberia.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 2009-05
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Anthropological Archives also holds the Richard N. Stuempges sound recordings and photographs of Loma people in Wozi, Liberia and other material, 1967-1968 (MS 1998-76).
Restrictions:
Access to CDs is restricted due to preservation concerns.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Initiation rites  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 2009-05, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.2009-05
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-2009-05

Festival Recordings: Maroon Narrative: Palenque de San Basilio; Oral Traditions: Innovation; Personal Style in Dress

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Maroon Program 1992 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Howard, Timothea, 1953-2017 (recorder)  Search this
Tran, Tuan (recorder)  Search this
Artist:
Valdez, Cristobalina Estrada  Search this
Caceres, Delores Salinas de  Search this
Valdez, Graciela Salgado  Search this
Pansa, Akoemajajo  Search this
Ngwete, Alisetie  Search this
Performer:
Valdez, Cristobalina Estrada  Search this
Caceres, Delores Salinas de  Search this
Valdez, Graciela Salgado  Search this
Pansa, Akoemajajo  Search this
Ngwete, Alisetie  Search this
Main, Patricia  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Colombians  Search this
Surinamese  Search this
Maroons  Search this
Saramacca (Surinamese people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Colombia
Suriname
South Africa
Date:
1992 July 5
Track Information:
101 Palenque de San Basilio: Oral Traditions / Cristobalina Estrada Valdez, Delores Salinas de Caceres, Graciela Salgado Valdez.

102 Innovations: Personal Style in Dress / Akoemajajo Pansa, Alisetie Ngwete, Patricia Main.
Local Numbers:
FP-1992-CT-0203
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, July 5, 1992.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Wakes  Search this
Games  Search this
Funeral rites and ceremonies  Search this
Religion  Search this
Catholicism  Search this
Maroons  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
language  Search this
Rain forests  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1992 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1992, Item FP-1992-CT-0203
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1992 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1992 Festival of American Folklife / Series 3: Creativity and Resistance: Maroon Culture in the Americas / 3.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1992-ref752

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