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A. O. I., Dancalia Giovane Dancalo

Creator:
Ballerini & Fratini (Firenze)  Search this
LUCE  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&w, 15 x 10.5 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Afar (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ethiopia
Date:
ca. 1940
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "A.O.I. [=Africa Orientale Italiana] - Dancalia - Giovane Dancalo."
Logo on recto reads: "Luce."
Printed text on verso reads: "Casa Editr. Ballerini & Fratini - Firenze (125) / Proprità riservata / 0277." Stamp box reads: "A. XV."
Local Numbers:
EEPA ET-20-89
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA EA 2011-014-0144
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 18: Ethiopia (ET)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4080

A horseman in lion-mane cape pounds after a foe in the traditional warrior's game of guks

Creator:
Blair, James P., photographer  Search this
Ethiopian Tourism Commission (Addis Ababa)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 10.5 x 14.5 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Afar (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ethiopia
Date:
circa 1970
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "115. A horseman in lion-mane cape pounds after a foe in the traditional warrior's game of guks."
Series title on verso reads: "13 Months of Sunshine."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Photo: James P. Blair. © National Geogrraphic Society / Produced by Ethiopian Tourist Organization, P.O. Box 2183, Addis Ababa."
Items EEPA ET-21-01 and EEPA ET-21-02 are duplicate postcards excepting slight verso variation.
Local Numbers:
EEPA ET-21-02
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:
Recreation  Search this
Animals -- Africa  Search this
Horses  Search this
Costume  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 ET 2006-002-0015
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 18: Ethiopia (ET)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4181

Men of the Danakil Ethiopia

Creator:
Eto, photographer  Search this
Ethiopian Tourism Commission (Addis Ababa)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 10.5 x 14.5 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Afar (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ethiopia
Date:
circa 1970
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "807. Men of the Danakil, Ethiopia."
Series title on verso reads: "13 Months of Sunshine."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Photo: Eto / Produced by Ethiopian Tourist Organization, P.O. Box 2183, Addis Ababa."
Local Numbers:
EEPA ET-20-27
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portrait photography  Search this
Costume  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 ET 2006-002-0047
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 18: Ethiopia (ET)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4191

Turbaned holy man, his Coptic cross respectfully wrapped in cloth

Creator:
Blair, James P., photographer  Search this
Ethiopian Tourism Commission (Addis Ababa)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 14.5 x 10.5 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Afar (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ethiopia
Date:
ca. 1970
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "118. Turbaned holy man, his Coptic cross respectfully wrapped in cloth."
Series title on verso reads: "13 Months of Sunshine."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Photograph: James P. Blair. © 1965 National Geogrraphic Society / Produced by Ethiopian Tourist Organization, P.O. Box 2183, Addis Ababa."
Local Numbers:
EEPA ET-20-40
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portrait photography  Search this
Costume  Search this
Works of art in situ  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 ET 2010-008-3838
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 18: Ethiopia (ET)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4198

Ethiopian priest

Creator:
Eto, photographer  Search this
Ethiopian Tourism Commission (Addis Ababa)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 14 x 10 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Afar (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ethiopia
Date:
circa 1970
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "814. Ethiopian Priest."
Series title on verso reads: "13 Months of Sunshine."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Photo: Eto / Produced by Ethiopian Tourist Organization, P.O. Box 2183, Addis Ababa."
Local Numbers:
EEPA ET-20-41
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portrait photography  Search this
Costume  Search this
Works of art in situ  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 ET 2010-008-3839
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 18: Ethiopia (ET)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4199

Djibouti Fille Dankali en tenue de fête

Creator:
Arabiantz, K., editor  Search this
A. Bergeret & Cie. (Nancy)  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
Culture:
Afar (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Djibouti
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Djibouti. - Fille Dankali en tenue de fête."
Translated caption reads: "Djibouti. - Afar girl dressed for celebration."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "K. Arabiantz, éditeur. - Reproduction réservée." Publisher's logo on recto: "Phot. A.B.& Cie Nancy."
Items EEPA FT-20-15 and EEPA FT-20-16 are duplicate postcards excepting slight text format variation.
Local Numbers:
EEPA FT-20-16
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labeled with former accession number format: A1995-1-24.
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:
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Costume  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 FT 1995-001-0024
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 14: Djibouti (FT)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4485

Djibouti Fille Dankali en tenue de fête

Creator:
Arabiantz, K., editor  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
Culture:
Afar (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Djibouti
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Djibouti. - Fille Dankali en tenue de fête."
Translated caption reads: "Djibouti. - Afar girl dressed for celebration."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "K. Arabiantz, éditeur. - Reproduction réservée."
Postmark on recto. Manuscript message and address on verso, postmarks on verso.
Items EEPA FT-20-15 and EEPA FT-20-16 are duplicate postcards excepting slight text format variation.
Local Numbers:
EEPA FT-20-15
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Costume  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 FT 2010-025-0073
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 14: Djibouti (FT)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4493

Djibouti Femme Dankalis en Costume de Brousse

Creator:
Arabiantz, K., editor  Search this
Impriméries Réunies de Nancy  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
Culture:
Afar (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Djibouti
Date:
ca. 1908
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Djibouti. - Femme Dankalis en Costume de Brousse."
Translated caption reads: "Djibouti. - Afar woman in Bush Costume."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "K. Arabiantz, éditeur. - Reproduction réservée." Publisher's logo on recto: "Impr. Réunies de Nancy."
Postmarked postage stamps on recto. Manuscript message and address on verso, postmark on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA FT-20-06
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portrait photography -- Africa  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 FT 2012-001-0020
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 14: Djibouti (FT)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4501

Ethiopia Photograph Album

Extent:
269 Photographic prints (1 box, 1 album; black & white, 12 x 16 cm. )
Container:
Box 1
Culture:
Afar (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Place:
Africa
Ethiopia
Date:
1936-1941
Summary:
This collection includes one photographic album containing 269 silver gelatin black and white prints (12 x 16 cm.) and dates from 1936-1941. The photographs were taken in northern Ethiopia, and possibly Somalia. The images highlight peoples including the Danakil and Afar, dress, adornments, coiffures, churches, and historical residence, among other subjects.
Scope and Contents:
This collection includes one photographic album containing 269 silver gelatin black and white prints (12 x 16 cm.) and dates from 1936-1941. The photographs were taken in northern Ethiopia (Afar region) and possibly Somalia, and may have been produced by Italian military members during the occupation and war with Ethiopia. The images largely depict groups and portraits of African peoples, including the Danakil and Afar, scenic views, soldiers, vernacular architecture, churches, and towns. Many photographs depict animals, including lions, camels, warthogs, wildebeest, porcupines, hyenas, baboons, cheetahs, snakes, and ostriches. Of particular note are photos of an Ethiopian priest with a cross, an Ethiopian horseman with a shield, and clergy in full ceremonial attire.
Arrangement note:
Original album order maintained.
Historical note:
Unknown photographer. The album was likely compiled by Italian military officers around the beginning of World War II. At the time, Italy had colonies in Libya and Italian East Africa (now Libya). The cover of the album reads: "FONDAZIONE DELL IX IMPERO ANNO XIV MAGGIO", which translates to "Foundation of the Ninth Empire year 14 May"
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Animals -- Africa  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Religious processions -- Ethiopia  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white negatives
Citation:
Ethiopia Photograph Album, EEPA 1995-019, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1995-019
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1995-019
Online Media:

Afar photographs

Extent:
7 photographic prints ((dupe prints), black & white, 8 x 10 inches)
7 photographic prints ((collotypes), black & white, 23 x 29 cm.)
1 box
7 negatives (photographic) (black & white, 4 x 5 inches)
Container:
Item 7
Box 1
Culture:
Afar (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
Africa
Somalia
Date:
circa 1890
Summary:
Photographs of Afar people in Somalia or Northern Ethiopia, circa 1890.
Arrangement note:
Images indexed by negative number.
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Identifier:
EEPA.1993-027
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1993-027

Les appuis-nuque = The headrests Pascal Joannes

Title:
Headrests
Author:
Joannes, Pascal  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Ethiopia
Date:
2018
Topic:
Headrests  Search this
Gurage headrests  Search this
Sidamo headrests  Search this
Kafa headrests  Search this
Oromo headrests  Search this
Arusi headrests  Search this
Afar headrests  Search this
Boni headrests  Search this
Call number:
NK1085.7.A1 J64 2018
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1117172

Appuis-nuque de la Corne de l'Afrique = Headrests from the Horn of Africa / Odilon Audouin

Title:
Headrests from the Horn of Africa
Author:
Audouin, Odilon  Search this
Author:
Audouin, Odilon Appuis-nuque de la Corne de l'Afrique  Search this
Audouin, Odilon Appuis-nuque de la Corne de l'Afrique English  Search this
Physical description:
249 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Horn of Africa
Ethiopia
Somalia
Africa
Date:
2016
Topic:
Headrests  Search this
Gurage headrests  Search this
Oromo headrests  Search this
Afar headrests  Search this
Somali headrests  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1091127

The dynamics of household production and consumption in the nomadic context : studies of stylistic variation and change in the sedentarization process

Author:
Prussin, Labelle  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Physical description:
52 pages
Type:
Manuscripts
Place:
Sudan (Region)
Date:
1988
Topic:
Architecture, Nomadic  Search this
Nomads  Search this
Orientation (Architecture)  Search this
Dwellings  Search this
Tuaregs--Dwellings  Search this
Tents  Search this
Camps (Temporary settlements)  Search this
Camels  Search this
Nomads--Sedentarization  Search this
Saddles  Search this
Call number:
VF-- Architecture
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_751871

World Library of Folk and Primitive Music: French Africa [sound recording]

Creator:
Lomax, Alan 1915-2002  Search this
Performer:
Babinga (African people)  Search this
Tuareg women  Search this
Orfela Tribe woman  Search this
Afar (African people)  Search this
Sonray Tribe  Search this
Dogon (African people)  Search this
Jerma Tribe  Search this
Mandingo (African people)  Search this
Gwin Tribe  Search this
Wara (African people)  Search this
Sakalava (Malagasy people)  Search this
Vezo (Malagasy people)  Search this
Ambilube Tribe  Search this
Kabre (African people)  Search this
Bawanji Tribe  Search this
Okande Tribe  Search this
Badouma Tribe  Search this
Noguundi Tribe  Search this
Bongili Tribe  Search this
Koukouya (African people)  Search this
Kouyou Tribe  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Local number:
RA-RAMS-LP-0097
Columbia 205
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Frederic Ramsey audiorecordings collection, circa 1950s 287448
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_334031

The tribes of Ethiopia / Eduardo López Moreno

Author:
Moreno, Eduardo López  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Ethiopia
Date:
2015
Topic:
Headrests  Search this
Afar headrests  Search this
Dasenech headrests  Search this
Mekan headrests  Search this
Gurage headrests  Search this
Konso headrests  Search this
Call number:
NK9788.8 .W66 2015
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1085902

Without walls / by Phoebe Hoban

Author:
Hoban, Phoebe  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Biggs, Janet 1959-  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Danakil (Region)
Date:
2017
Topic:
Afar (African people) in art  Search this
Video art  Search this
Call number:
N1 .A782
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1085329

Cruelest place on earth : Africa's Danakil Desert / by Virginia Morell ; photographs by Carsten Peter

Author:
Morell, Virginia  Search this
Peter, Carsten  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Ethiopia
Danakil (Region)
Date:
2005
Topic:
Salt industry and trade  Search this
Call number:
G1 .N27
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_804771

Sandale Dankalie (Somalie) / Marcel Chailley

Author:
Chailley, Marcel 1910-1962  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1956
Topic:
Clothing  Search this
Afar sandals  Search this
Call number:
DT1 .N911
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_750069

Conflict over land use : pastoralism, commercial and state agriculture : the case of Afar

Author:
Ayalew Gebre  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Ethiopia
Date:
1997
Topic:
Pastoral systems  Search this
Government relations  Search this
Land tenure  Search this
Call number:
DT371.2 .I57 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_752749

Pastoralists in town : a case study of the Afar in the Middle Awash, north eastern Ethiopia

Author:
Gétatchèw Kassa  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1997
Topic:
Economic conditions  Search this
Call number:
DT371.2 .I57 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_752752

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