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"Animals and Birds of Africa"

Extent:
1 Engraving (14 1/2 x 9 1/4 in. (36.8 x 23.5 cm.))
Container:
Map-case 1, Folder 20
Type:
Archival materials
Engravings
Date:
undated
General note:
Publisher/Engraver: Page Sculp

Citation: Engraved for Middleton's Complete System of Geography
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.
Collection Citation:
Historic Engravings Collection, EEPA 2010-003, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2010-003, File EEPA.2010.003.0098
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Historic Engravings collection
Historic Engravings collection / Series 3: Expedition Leaders, Bankes to Smith / Middleton, Charles Theodore
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7ccbee6c3-9f4c-4acf-ac9e-8c93998542c0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2010-003-ref301

Fragts. Of Mummied Animals

Donor Name:
George R. Gliddon  Search this
Culture:
Ancient Egyptian  Search this
Object Type:
Animal Mummy
Place:
Egypt, Africa
Accession Date:
1866
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
66A00078
USNM Number:
A1564-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/324f88e60-dcef-47ad-af07-4c18b163259b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8028154
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Fragts. Of Mummied Animals

Donor Name:
George R. Gliddon  Search this
Culture:
Ancient Egyptian  Search this
Object Type:
Animal Mummy
Place:
Egypt, Africa
Accession Date:
1866
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
66A00078
USNM Number:
A1566-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a5643ba7-052d-406e-be04-b4a968ac2221
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8028377
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Fragts. Of Mummied Animals

Donor Name:
George R. Gliddon  Search this
Culture:
Ancient Egyptian  Search this
Object Type:
Animal Mummy
Place:
Egypt, Africa
Accession Date:
1866
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
66A00078
USNM Number:
A1565-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3fed5a54b-8d00-4d59-9b89-ee1d9142b42c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8028272
Online Media:

Africa

Publisher:
Boydell, John  Search this
Engraver:
Browne, John  Search this
Delineator:
Farington, Joseph  Search this
Artist attribution:
Bril, Paul  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 31.9 cm x 40.9 cm; 12 9/16 in x 16 3/32 in
plate: 28.9 cm x 37.8 cm; 11 3/8 in x 14 7/8 in
Object Name:
print
line engraving
Object Type:
Engraving
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1775
Subject:
Landscape  Search this
Animals  Search this
Credit Line:
Marsh Collection
ID Number:
1978.0534.02.42
Accession number:
1978.0534
Catalog number:
1978.0534.02.42
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Communications
Marsh Collection
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-f41c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1452672

Akan Gold Weight, West Africa

Associated Name:
Stack's  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
cast (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 5.28 cm x 1.73 cm x 1.66 cm; 2 3/32 in x 11/16 in x 21/32 in
Object Name:
Amulet
alternative currency
Other Terms:
Amulet?; Africa; West, Ashanti (Benin and Bamoun)
Place used:
Ghana
Associated place:
Ghana
Date made:
n.d.
Credit Line:
Benjamin Stack, Harvey G. Stack, and Norman Stack
ID Number:
NU.77.38.010
Catalog number:
77.38.010
Accession number:
1977.1211
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-6e5d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_910818

Boy bringing food to animals, Cape Town (South Africa)

Photographer:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart  Search this
Extent:
1 Color transparency (120mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Color transparencies
Place:
Cape Town (South Africa)
South Africa
Date:
1940s
General:
Strip number: 6762; Larrabee's description on negative sleeve: Cape Color (no numbers)
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.
Collection Citation:
Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection, EEPA 1998-006, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1998-006, Item EEPA 1998-066762
See more items in:
Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection
Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection / Series 1: Photographs / Photographs / Schoolhouse, Cape Town, South Africa
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo71e717153-70fe-42d8-aaee-8d1cd45d8bd6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1998-006-ref5016

Waterhole, Africa

Artist:
Anna Hyatt Huntington, born Cambridge, MA 1876-died Redding Ridge, CT 1973  Search this
Founder:
Medallic Art Company  Search this
Commissioner:
Society of Medallic Arts  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
1/8 x 2 7/8 in. (0.3 x 7.3 cm) diam.
Type:
Sculpture-Medal
Date:
1943
Topic:
Animal\cattle  Search this
Animal\elephant  Search this
Animal\zebra  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the heirs of Albert Laessle: Mrs. Albertine de Bempt Laessle, Mr. Albert M. Laessle and Mr. Paul Laessle
Object number:
1972.167.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 46A, Drawer 5
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f9bb3664-4719-45f3-937e-3883530a9ca3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1972.167.1

Akan gold weight, British West Africa, n.d.

Physical Description:
bronze (overall material)
cast (overall production method/technique)
bronze/gray (overall color)
blue corrosion (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 6.28 cm x 3 cm x 2.74 cm; 2 15/32 in x 1 3/16 in x 1 3/32 in
Object Name:
Figure
alternative currency
Other Terms:
Figure; Africa; British West Africa, Ashanti
Place used:
Ghana
Associated place:
British West Africa
Date made:
n.d.
Credit Line:
Benjamin Stack, Harvey G. Stack, and Norman Stack
ID Number:
NU.77.38.063
Accession number:
1977.1211
Catalog number:
77.38.063
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-20b0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_910807
Online Media:

Akan gold weight, British West Africa, n.d.

Physical Description:
bronze (overall material)
cast (overall production method/technique)
blue corrosion (overall color)
bronze/gray (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 6.67 cm x 3.57 cm x 3.28 cm; 2 5/8 in x 1 13/32 in x 1 9/32 in
Object Name:
Figure
alternative currency
Other Terms:
Figure; Africa; British West Africa, Ashanti
Place used:
Ghana
Associated place:
British West Africa
Date made:
n.d.
Credit Line:
Benjamin Stack, Harvey G. Stack, and Norman Stack
ID Number:
NU.77.38.060
Catalog number:
77.38.060
Accession number:
1977.1211
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-6e5a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_910802
Online Media:

Akan gold weight, British West Africa, n.d.

Physical Description:
bronze (overall material)
cast (overall production method/technique)
blue corrosion (overall color)
bronze/gray (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 6.51 cm x 3.59 cm x 2.75 cm; 2 9/16 in x 1 13/32 in x 1 3/32 in
Object Name:
Figure
alternative currency
Other Terms:
Figure; Africa; British West Africa, Ashanti
Place used:
Ghana
Associated place:
British West Africa
Date made:
n.d.
Credit Line:
Benjamin Stack, Harvey G. Stack, and Norman Stack
ID Number:
NU.77.38.061
Catalog number:
77.38.061
Accession number:
1977.1211
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-26f9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_910805
Online Media:

Akan gold weight, British West Africa, n.d.

Physical Description:
cast (overall production method/technique)
bronze/gray (overall color)
blue corrosion (overall color)
bronze (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6.61 cm x 2.86 cm x 2.55 cm; 2 19/32 in x 1 1/8 in x 1 in
Object Name:
Figure
alternative currency
Other Terms:
Figure; Africa; British West Africa, Ashanti
Place used:
Ghana
Associated place:
British West Africa
Date made:
n.d.
Credit Line:
Benjamin Stack, Harvey G. Stack, and Norman Stack
ID Number:
NU.77.38.062
Catalog number:
77.38.062
Accession number:
1977.1211
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-26fa-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_910806
Online Media:

Young shepherds herding animals, near Azbi, Ethiopia

Collection Photographer:
Heldman, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (color, 35 mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
1973-1974
General:
Original description on slide mount: Shepherds near Azbi, rural childhood
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:
Ethiopia  Search this
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Heldman photographs, EEPA 2013-013, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2013-013, Item EEPA 2013-013-0025
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Marilyn Heldman photographs
Marilyn Heldman photographs / Series 3: Ethiopia / Abzi, Ethiopia
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo75c56c2b9-83f6-4a71-bb9d-79743fad7d96
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2013-013-ref223

Young shepherds herding animals near Azbi, Ethiopia

Collection Photographer:
Heldman, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (color, 35 mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
1973-1974
General:
Original description on slide mount: Shepherds near Azbi, rural childhood
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:
Ethiopia  Search this
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Heldman photographs, EEPA 2013-013, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2013-013, Item EEPA 2013-013-0026
See more items in:
Marilyn Heldman photographs
Marilyn Heldman photographs / Series 3: Ethiopia / Abzi, Ethiopia
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo730186e48-77d5-43fd-9f9f-8079de6aff36
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2013-013-ref224

Trap for animals, Kalahari Desert, Botswana

Photographer:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (black and white, 120mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Date:
1947
General:
Strip number: 7889, 7890; Larrabee's description on negative sleeve: Bushmen of the Kalahari; Original negative number: 1/181
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:
Kalahari Desert, Botswana  Search this
San (African people)  Search this
Collection Citation:
Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection, EEPA 1998-006, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1998-006, Item EEPA 1998-067889
See more items in:
Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection
Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection / Series 1: Photographs / Photographs / San Peoples, Kalahari Desert, Botswana
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo72a8d0048-99e2-4f6a-be88-025492ecaaa6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1998-006-ref10605

Global Africa: Alfredo Jaar

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2010-09-24T21:31:32.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianVideos
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianVideos
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_G89kO0DQpt0

Les animaux (Animals)

Maker:
Djilatendo, 1890 - ca. 1957-1959, born Democratic Republic of the Congo  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 32.3 x 50.4 cm (12 11/16 x 19 13/16 in.)
Type:
Painting
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
ca. 1930
Topic:
Animal  Search this
leopard  Search this
foreigner  Search this
snake  Search this
weapon  Search this
Plant  Search this
pith helmet  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
92-15-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7e468048a-73d6-4b8b-842e-4803008179ca
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_92-15-2

Guinea Pigs

Artist:
William Zorach, born Eurburg, Lithuania 1889-died Bath, ME 1966  Search this
Medium:
plaster and burlap
Dimensions:
9 1/2 x 10 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. (24.2 x 27.3 x 19.7 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1930
Topic:
Animal\guinea pig  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Zorach family
Object number:
1987.18.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7c77c221a-cdf7-4cea-967f-a9de306b6927
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1987.18.4

Guinea Hen

Artist:
Bessie Stough Callender, born Wichita, KS 1889-died New York City 1951  Search this
Medium:
limestone
Dimensions:
17 x 8 7/8 x 11 1/4 in. (43.2 x 22.5 x 28.5 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
ca. 1929
Topic:
Animal\bird\guinea fowl  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Harold Callender
Object number:
1960.8.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, W330
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk718f0ab89-6376-4ea4-9dd6-cc4dfca57ac0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1960.8.4

East Africa Kenya Elgeyo Warriors

Creator:
S. Skulina, Pegas Studio (Nairobi)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Elgeyo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
c. 1950
Scope and Contents:
Text on recto reads: "East Africa Kenya - Elgeyo Warriors. 961."
Additional text on verso reads: "Edition "Africa in Pictures." Copyright by S. Skulina PEGAS STUDIO - Nairobi."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-20-39
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Image indexed by catalogue number or subjects.
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
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Animals in art -- Feathers, furs and skins  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Beadwork  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 KE 1996-005-018
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 23: Kenya (KE)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo74a870d48-3712-44ed-a272-061c815e6fbc
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5221

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