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Field Work in Ife, Western Region (Nigeria): Stone Sculpture Depicting Human figure

Creator:
Turner, Lorenzo Dow, 1890-1972  Search this
Names:
Turner, Lorenzo Dow, 1890-1972  Search this
Collection Creator:
Turner, Lorenzo Dow, 1890-1972  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (photographic negative , b&w, 35mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Nigeria, Western
Ife (Nigeria)
Nigeria -- Osun State -- Ife
Date:
1951
File Restrictions:
Fragile: Physical access restricted.
Topic:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Genre/Form:
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Lorenzo Dow Turner papers,Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Lois Turner Williams.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-017, Item ACMA LDT-N-R43-1415
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Lorenzo Dow Turner Papers
Lorenzo Dow Turner Papers / Series 5: Photographs, circa 1890–1974 / 5.4.1: Research: Africa / 35mm negatives / Nigeria, Western
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-017-ref2863

Field Work in Ife, Western Region (Nigeria): Stone Sculpture Depicting Human figure

Creator:
Turner, Lorenzo Dow, 1890-1972  Search this
Names:
Turner, Lorenzo Dow, 1890-1972  Search this
Collection Creator:
Turner, Lorenzo Dow, 1890-1972  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (photographic negative , b&w, 35mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Nigeria, Western
Ife (Nigeria)
Nigeria -- Osun State -- Ife
Date:
1951
File Restrictions:
Fragile: Physical access restricted.
Topic:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Genre/Form:
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Lorenzo Dow Turner papers,Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Lois Turner Williams.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-017, Item ACMA LDT-N-R43-1416
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Lorenzo Dow Turner Papers
Lorenzo Dow Turner Papers / Series 5: Photographs, circa 1890–1974 / 5.4.1: Research: Africa / 35mm negatives / Nigeria, Western
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-017-ref2864

Eliot Elisofon Field collection

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
14000 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm)
30000 Slides (photographs) (color)
80,000 Photographic prints (b&w, 25 x 20 cm. or smaller.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Slides (photographs)
Photographic prints
Negatives
Color slides
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Mali
Ghana
Côte d'Ivoire
Benin
Burkina Faso
Egypt
Kenya
Liberia
Niger
Rwanda
Senegal
Sudan
Tanzania
Togo
Uganda
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Central African Republic
Date:
circa 1935-1978
Summary:
This collection is comprised of photographic and manuscript materials, primarily created by Eliot Elisofon to document his travels and work. The images portray many aspects of African life and culture including agriculture, wildlife, archaeology, architecture, art and artisans, children, cityscapes and landscapes, leaders, markets, medicine, recreation, ritual and celebration, and transportation. The manuscript materials include correspondence, essays, clippings, puobligations, notes, research, and itineraries.
Scope and Contents:
This collection is comprised of circa 14,000 negatives, 30, 0000 slides, 8,000 photographic prints, and 14 boxes of manuscript materials that date from circa 1945-1978.

The photographs document Eliot Elisofon's travels and work in Africa. The images portray many aspects of African life and culture including agriculture, wildlife, archaeology, architecture, art and artisans, children, cityscapes and landscapes, leaders, markets, medicine, recreation, ritual and celebration, and transportation. Artisans shown include an Asante weaver making kente cloth in Ghana; a Dogon carver in Mali making a kanaga mask; an Ebrie goldsmith in Cote d'Ivoire; Hausa dyers in Kano, Nigeria; and Nupe beadmakers in Nigeria; as well as artists at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Kinshasa, Congo. Portraits of leaders include the Asante court at Kumase in Ghana; Ebrie chiefs and notables in Cote d'Ivoire; the timi (king) of Ede, a Yourba town, Nigeria; the emir of Katsina, Nigeria; and the Kuba king and his court in the Congo. There are informal portraits showing children of the Kuba royal court dancing, Fulbe women with gold earrings in Mali, Mangbetu women in the Congo, and Maasai elders in Kenya. Masked dances documented include a Dogon dama festival celebration in Mali, an Igbo festival in Nigeria, and Kuba and Pende masked dancers in the Congo. There are also images of Yoruba gelede (men's association) masks in Nigeria. Non-masked dancers shown include Dan professional acrobatic dancers in Cote d'Ivoire, Irigwe dancers in Nigeria, Mangbetu dancers in the Congo, Mbuti dancers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Wodaabe men dancing in Nigeria. Events shown include Hausa riders in chain mail during the Independence Day celebration in Katsina, Nigeria. Images of art in situ include ancestral altars in the King of Benin's palace in Nigeria; Dogon rock paintings in Mali; and Yoruba Shango shrine sculptures in the palace courtyard of timi (king) of Ede in Nigeria. Landscapes include views of mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Animals shown include birds, buffalos, elephants and giraffes. Traditional architecture shown includes Asante shrine houses with raised wall decorations in Ghana, Dogon villages in Mali and mosques in Mopti.

The manuscript materials include correspondence, essays, clippings, puobligations, notes, research, and itineraries.
Biographical/Historical note:
A photographer best known for his work in Life magazine. Elisofon worked as a free-lance magazine photographer from 1933 to 1937, as a staff photographer for Life from 1933 to 1937 and on photographic assignments for various magazines, including the Smithsonian magazine, from 1942 to 1945. Elisofon traveled extensively in Africa, Asia, Europe and South America documenting the peoples of these lands as well as their arts and environments. A founding member and curatorial associate of the private Museum of African Art, which in 1981 became the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA), Elisofon bequeathed his collection of African photographs to the museum when he died in 1973. To honor Elisofon's contribution to the understanding of African art and culture, NMAfA named its archives after him.
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:
Body arts  Search this
Nigeria  Search this
South Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Negatives
Photographic prints
Color slides
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1973-001
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Barbara Jarocki collection

Curator of an exhibition:
Barbara Jarocki  Search this
Extent:
65 Photographs (color, 4 x 6 inches)
1 Postcard (color)
2 Photographs (color, 5 x 7 inches)
Container:
Binder 1
Culture:
Africa  Search this
Dan (African people)  Search this
Senufo (African people)  Search this
Baule (African people)  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Postcards
Place:
Ivory Coast
Nigeria
New York (State)
Date:
1983
Summary:
The collection consists of one postcard and 67 photographs documenting the installation for and art objects in the exhibition "African Art from Nigeria and the Ivory Coast" (April 6-25, 1983), held at the Sarah Lawrence College Art Galley, and curated by Barbara Jarocki. The postcard is an invitation to the opening reception.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of one postcard and 67 photographs documenting the installation for and art objects in the exhibition "African Art from Nigeria and the Ivory Coast" (April 6-25, 1983), held at the Sarah Lawrence College Art Galley and curated by Barbara Jarocki. The postcard is an invitation to the opening reception.

Objects were primarily created by the Yoruba, Baule, and Dan peoples and include a ladle, Ibeji, top from a Champion Cultivator Staff (Daleu), a beaded sheath for Orisha Oko staff, hoes, a divination tray, headdresses, a beaded crown, a rhythm pounder and masks, particularly a four-faced helmet mask and a double face mask (Kpelie). Object materials include wood, animal skin, metal, beads, cowrie shells, and cloth. Major contributers to the exhibition include Paul and Ruth Tishman, Drs. Noble and Jean Endicott, Richard J. Faletti, and the Michael Oliver Gallery.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into four series:

Series 1: Installation Photos, 1983 (22 photographs; Binder 1)

Series 2: Idenified Objects, 1983 (23 photographs; Binder 1)

Series 3: Unidentified Objects, 1983 (22 photographs; Binder 1)

Series 4: Printed Material, 1983 (1 item; Binder 1)
Biographical / Historical:
Barbara Jarocki curated numerous exhibits, including "African Art from Nigeria and the Ivory Coast" (April 6-25, 1983; Sarah Lawrence College) and "Cameroon: Art and Life Interwoven" (April-July, 1988; May Weber Museum of Cultural Arts, Chicago). A geneous donor, Jarocki and her husband, Robert Fudim, gave the artwork "Playing Card", circa 1770, to the Smithsonian Cooper Hewitt Museum.
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:
Ere ibeji  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Clothing -- Headdresses  Search this
Wood-carving -- Africa -- Exhibitions  Search this
Masks, African  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Photographs
Citation:
Barbara Jarocki Collection, EEPA 2016-003, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2016-003
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Barbara Jarocki collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2016-003

[Elder and young man in home]

Creator:
Papeterie Au Carto-Sport, Max H. Rudmann (Cairo)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (col., 14 x 9 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Picture postcard depicts an elder man and a young man sitting in a living room setting. They look solem and they are surrounded by ornate furniture, carpets, and art. Postcard image is a color Offset Lithograph print.
General:
Title Source: Archives Staff, no caption is published on postcard.
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
Recreation  Search this
Households  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Identifier:
EEPA.2001-001, Item EEPA 2001-012188
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Stephen Grant postcards
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2001-001-ref1107

Wedding procession

Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Picture postcard depicts two camels in decorative dress carrying a traditional decorative seating car. There are two women in the car. Includes a white side margin for the title caption. Original caption on recto reads, "Wedding procession." Back instructions in trademark border read, "L'addresse seule doit être écrite de ce côté."
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:
Animals  Search this
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Identifier:
EEPA.2001-001, Item EEPA 2001-012043
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Stephen Grant postcards
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2001-001-ref966

EGYPTIAN TYPES AND SCENES Native Wedding "Waiting for the Bride"

Extent:
1 Postcard (col., 14 x 9 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Picture postcard depicts a group of indegenius people and camels in decorative dress. There is a man riding each of the three camels. The image appears to be handpainted coloring on a black and white photograph. Original caption on recto reads, "60 EGYPTIAN TYPES AND SCENES. ~ Native Wedding "Waiting for the Bride." ~ LL." Original caption on verso reads, "60 SCÈNES AND TYPES D'ÉGYPTE. Noce arabe "En attendant la fiancée." - LL." Original hand-written date reads, "1909/8."
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:
Architecture -- Egypt  Search this
Architecture -- 1900-1910  Search this
Animals  Search this
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Identifier:
EEPA.2001-001, Item EEPA 2001-012044
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Stephen Grant postcards
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2001-001-ref967

Mariage arabe

Creator:
Ed. M. Hondras, Port Said (Egypt)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Picture postcard depicts two camels in decorative dress carrying a traditional decorative seating car. There are two women in the car and two men guiding the camels. Includes a white margin on the right and bottom sections. Original caption on recto reads, "Mariage arabe." Back instructions in trademark border read, "L'addresse seule doit être écrite de ce côté."
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:
Animals  Search this
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Identifier:
EEPA.2001-001, Item EEPA 2001-012045
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Stephen Grant postcards
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2001-001-ref968

EGYPT Portative pavillion for marriage procession

Extent:
1 Postcard (col., 14 x 9 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Picture postcard depicts two camels in decorative dress carrying a traditional decorative sedan chair. There are two women in the car and two men guiding the camels. The printing process is Letterpress Halftone. Original caption on recto reads, "EGYPT - Portative pavillion for marriage procession." Original caption on verso reads, "557 EGYPTE - Pavillion portatif pour cortège de mariage."
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:
Animals  Search this
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Identifier:
EEPA.2001-001, Item EEPA 2001-012046
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Stephen Grant postcards
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2001-001-ref969

SUEZ Mariage arabe

Extent:
1 Postcard (col., 14 x 9 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Egypt
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Picture postcard depicts three camels in decorative dress guided by men and with men and pairs of drums seated on each camel, except one camel does not have drums. The printing process is a Lithograph. Original caption on recto reads, "SUEZ. Mariage arabe." Trademark symbol on recto with initials "X, X," also includes a catalogue #10. Original hand-written address on verso reads, "Madame J. Theirry, Rue Des J'assès à Montarian Seine-et-Marm. France."
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:
Animals  Search this
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Identifier:
EEPA.2001-001, Item EEPA 2001-012047
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Stephen Grant postcards
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2001-001-ref970

Gibraltar The Monument of the Duke of Wellington

Creator:
V. B. Cumbo (Gibraltar)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Gibraltar
Gibraltar, -- Gibraltar
Date:
circa 1920
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Gibraltar. The Monument of the Duke of Wellington."
Printed text on verso reads: "V. B. Cumbo, Gibraltar." Item number on verso reads: "73474."
Local Numbers:
EEPA GI-03-01
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:
Works of art in situ  Search this
Monuments  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 GI 2012-001-0799
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 51: Non-Africa / 51.1: Gibraltar (GI)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4643

Gibraltar General Eliott's Monument

Creator:
V. B. Cumbo (Gibraltar)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Gibraltar
Gibraltar, -- Gibraltar
Date:
circa 1920
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Gibraltar. General Eliott's Monument."
Printed text on verso reads: "V. B. Cumbo, Gibraltar."
Local Numbers:
EEPA GI-03-02
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:
Works of art in situ  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Monuments  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 GI 2012-001-0800
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 51: Non-Africa / 51.1: Gibraltar (GI)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4644

Gibraltar Southport and Charles V. Gateway

Creator:
Beanland, Malin & Co. (Gibraltar)  Search this
Millar & Lang, Ltd. (Glasgow)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Gibraltar
Gibraltar, -- Gibraltar
Date:
circa 1920
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Gibraltar. Southport and Charles V. Gateway."
Printed text on verso reads: "Beanland, Malin & Co., Main Street, Gibraltar. / Printed by Millar & Lang, Ltd., Glasgow."
Local Numbers:
EEPA GI-03-03
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Works of art in situ  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Monuments  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 GI 2012-001-0801
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 51: Non-Africa / 51.1: Gibraltar (GI)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4645

Gibraltar The Whale Jaw's Arch

Creator:
V. B. Cumbo (Gibraltar)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Gibraltar
Gibraltar, -- Gibraltar
Date:
circa 1920
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Gibraltar. The Whale Jaw's Arch."
Printed text on verso reads: "V. B. Cumbo, Gibraltar."
Local Numbers:
EEPA GI-03-04
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:
Works of art in situ  Search this
Architecture  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 GI 2012-001-0802
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 51: Non-Africa / 51.1: Gibraltar (GI)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4646

Tableaux d'Afrique Avec d'autres femmes Soninkés, Silla Camara décore un mur d'une concession de Djajibinni, Mauritanie

Photographer:
Courtney-Clarke, Margaret, 1949-  Search this
Painter:
Camara, Silla  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 15 x 10.5 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Soninke (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Mauritania
Mauritania, -- Gorgol Region, -- Djajibine
Date:
circa 1997
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Tableaux d'Afrique; Avec d'autres femmes Soninkés, Silla Camara décore un mur d'une concession de Djajibinni, Mauritanie."
Translated caption reads: "Pictures of Africa; Along with other Soninke women, Silla Camara adorns a wall of a concession at Djajibinni, Mauritania."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "©1992 Margaret Courtney-Clarke et Flammarion 4 - Imprimé en France."
Dated manuscript message on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA MU-03-01
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:
Works of art in situ  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA MU 2008-019-0009
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 29: Mauritania (MU)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6417

Africa Oriental Portuguêsa Arte Indígena

Creator:
Santos Rufino ((Lourenço Marques)  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
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Mozambique
Date:
circa 1935
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Africa Oriental Portuguêsa - Arte Indígena. [Portuguese East Africa] - Native Tribes, Habits and Customs."
Printed text on verso reads: "3/G 12; Ediçao - Santos Rufino - L. Marques." Stamp box reads: "406877."
Local Numbers:
EEPA MZ-03-01
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:
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 MZ 2008-0017-0007
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 31: Mozambique (MZ)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
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ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6437

Condusindo o Fructo das Palmeiras Date Carriers

Creator:
J. Fernandes Moinhos (Lourenço Marques)  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
Mozambique
Date:
circa 1917
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Condusindo o Fructo das Palmeiras- Date Carriers."
Printed text on verso reads: "[logo: 'A. B. C.'] Lourenço Marques. Ed.: J. Fernandes Moinhos."
Manuscript on recto and verso.
Items EEPA MZ-20-14 and EEPA MZ-20-15 bear variations of the same recto image.
Local Numbers:
EEPA MZ-20-14
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Women -- Africa  Search this
Children -- Africa  Search this
Households -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Domestic scenes  Search this
Pottery  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 MZ 2012-001-1290
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 31: Mozambique (MZ)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
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ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6526

Water carriers

Creator:
Wexelsen, J., photographer  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
Mozambique
Date:
circa 1915
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Water Carriers."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Photo Wexelsen."
Postcard number on verso: "53."
Items EEPA MZ-20-14 and EEPA MZ-20-15 bear variations of the same recto image.
Local Numbers:
EEPA MZ-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
Women -- Africa  Search this
Children -- Africa  Search this
Households -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Domestic scenes  Search this
Pottery  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 MZ 2012-001-1291
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 31: Mozambique (MZ)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6527

Massif du Takolokouzet Station Rupestres d'Amakon

Photographer:
Ascani, Maurice  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 10.5 x 15 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Niger
Niger -- Agadez Region -- Takolokouzet Massif
Date:
[ca. 1980]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "36 - Massif du Takolokouzet; Station Rupestres d'Amakon."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Copyright By Maurice Ascani; Photo Maurice Ascani; BP 12012 - Niamey - Niger - Reproduction Interdite; Imprimé en France par T. T. G. à Menton."
Photographer's signature printed on recto image: "Maurice Ascani."
Local Numbers:
EEPA NG-03-01
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Former accession number format on verso: A1992-02-028.
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:
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 NG 1992-002-0028
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 33: Niger (NG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6842

The Hoe dancers of Zaria

Creator:
Raphael Tuck & Sons  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 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Nigeria -- Kaduna -- Zaria
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "6. The Hoe Dancers of Zaria."
Printed caption on verso reads: "The Hoe Dance is a dance in celebration of Harvest."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Photo-Central News; Printed in England; Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd., London." Publisher's logo in stamp box.
Local Numbers:
EEPA NR-08-05
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labelled with former accession number format: A1993-20-3.
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
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Dancers  Search this
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Tools  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 NR 1993-020-0003
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 34: Nigeria (NR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6894

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