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Benin

Distributor:
African Home, Inc.  Search this
Designer:
Cheryle Dent  Search this
Kim Bressant-Kibwe  Search this
Medium:
Screen-printed on paper
Dimensions:
457 x 14 cm (179 15/16 x 5 1/2 in. )
Type:
Wallcoverings
Border
Object Name:
Border
Made in:
USA
Date:
1992–93
Credit Line:
Gift of African Home, Inc.
Accession Number:
1993-142-9
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© African Home Incorporated
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Wallcoverings Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq423a59c96-8a5a-4d65-8bd9-c6818bdad64d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1993-142-9
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Benin

Distributor:
African Home, Inc.  Search this
Designer:
Cheryle Dent  Search this
Kim Bressant-Kibwe  Search this
Medium:
Screen-printed on paper
Dimensions:
457 x 75 cm (179 15/16 x 29 1/2 in. )
Type:
Wallcoverings
Sidewall
Object Name:
Sidewall
Made in:
USA
Date:
1992–93
Credit Line:
Gift of African Home, Inc.
Accession Number:
1993-142-3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© African Home Incorporated
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Wallcoverings Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4c3ae2afe-6e95-487f-b9e5-7e11eb260a74
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1993-142-3
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Benin

Company:
African Home, Inc.  Search this
Designer:
Cheryle Dent  Search this
Kim Bressant-Kibwe  Search this
Medium:
Screen-printed paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 458 x 75cm (180 5/16 x 29 1/2in.)
Type:
Wallcoverings
Sidewall
Object Name:
Sidewall
Made in:
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Date:
1992–1993
Credit Line:
Gift of African Home, Inc.
Accession Number:
1993-142-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© African Home Incorporated
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Wallcoverings Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4ae4d2401-1b24-4655-a415-f8c31bf95ab9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1993-142-1
Online Media:

Benin

Designer:
Cheryle Dent  Search this
Kim Bressant-Kibwe  Search this
Distributor:
African Home, Inc.  Search this
Medium:
Screen-printed on paper
Dimensions:
377 x 75 cm (148 7/16 x 29 1/2 in. )
Type:
Wallcoverings
Sidewall
Object Name:
Sidewall
Made in:
USA
Date:
1992–93
Credit Line:
Gift of African Home, Inc.
Accession Number:
1993-142-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© African Home Incorporated
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Wallcoverings Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq470206cf5-8bb1-44a5-93ad-d61ef3b896c8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1993-142-2
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Benin Plaque, Benin Museum, Benin, Nigeria

Collection Photographer:
Blackmun, Barbara Winston  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
circa 1981-1994
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details. Items 1234-1256 restricted. Available to view onsite only.
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:
Art, African  Search this
Collection Citation:
Barbara Blackmun Collection, EEPA 2016-012, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2016-012, Item EEPA 2016-012-0496
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Barbara Blackmun Collection
Barbara Blackmun Collection / Series 1: Museum Objects / Plaques
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7d2bbc566-f68e-4338-80d0-340e04d7358e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2016-012-ref5462

Benin Plaque, Benin Museum, Benin, Nigeria

Collection Photographer:
Blackmun, Barbara Winston  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
circa 1981-1994
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details. Items 1234-1256 restricted. Available to view onsite only.
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:
Art, African  Search this
Collection Citation:
Barbara Blackmun Collection, EEPA 2016-012, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2016-012, Item EEPA 2016-012-0497
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Barbara Blackmun Collection
Barbara Blackmun Collection / Series 1: Museum Objects / Plaques
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo75496f2e6-a8cf-465d-9b08-e85d53953792
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2016-012-ref5463

Benin Plaque, Benin Museum, Benin, Nigeria

Collection Photographer:
Blackmun, Barbara Winston  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
circa 1981-1994
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details. Items 1234-1256 restricted. Available to view onsite only.
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:
Art, African  Search this
Collection Citation:
Barbara Blackmun Collection, EEPA 2016-012, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2016-012, Item EEPA 2016-012-0498
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Barbara Blackmun Collection
Barbara Blackmun Collection / Series 1: Museum Objects / Plaques
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7e212933e-4708-4bf6-9322-c01303654843
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2016-012-ref5464

Benin Plaque, Benin Museum, Benin, Nigeria

Collection Photographer:
Blackmun, Barbara Winston  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
circa 1981-1994
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details. Items 1234-1256 restricted. Available to view onsite only.
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:
Art, African  Search this
Collection Citation:
Barbara Blackmun Collection, EEPA 2016-012, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2016-012, Item EEPA 2016-012-0499
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Barbara Blackmun Collection
Barbara Blackmun Collection / Series 1: Museum Objects / Plaques
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7c92a91e6-362b-4d6e-8642-adb9c2517f88
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2016-012-ref5465

Benin Plaque, Benin Museum, Benin, Nigeria

Collection Photographer:
Blackmun, Barbara Winston  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
circa 1981-1994
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details. Items 1234-1256 restricted. Available to view onsite only.
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:
Art, African  Search this
Collection Citation:
Barbara Blackmun Collection, EEPA 2016-012, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2016-012, Item EEPA 2016-012-0501
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Barbara Blackmun Collection
Barbara Blackmun Collection / Series 1: Museum Objects / Plaques
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7aec043e0-ba55-4513-837d-c49c6172936a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2016-012-ref5467

Benin Plaque, Benin Museum, Benin, Nigeria

Collection Photographer:
Blackmun, Barbara Winston  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
circa 1981-1994
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details. Items 1234-1256 restricted. Available to view onsite only.
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:
Art, African  Search this
Collection Citation:
Barbara Blackmun Collection, EEPA 2016-012, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2016-012, Item EEPA 2016-012-0503
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Barbara Blackmun Collection
Barbara Blackmun Collection / Series 1: Museum Objects / Plaques
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7a9826619-bb9f-4a2f-afcf-ac48a95c278c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2016-012-ref5469

Benin Plaque, Benin Museum, Benin, Nigeria

Collection Photographer:
Blackmun, Barbara Winston  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
circa 1981-1994
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details. Items 1234-1256 restricted. Available to view onsite only.
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:
Art, African  Search this
Collection Citation:
Barbara Blackmun Collection, EEPA 2016-012, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2016-012, Item EEPA 2016-012-0504
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Barbara Blackmun Collection
Barbara Blackmun Collection / Series 1: Museum Objects / Plaques
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7b5f277ed-1185-410d-b98c-19496a5e353c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2016-012-ref5470

Benin Plaque of Esigie, Benin Museum, Benin, Nigeria

Collection Photographer:
Blackmun, Barbara Winston  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
circa 1981-1994
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details. Items 1234-1256 restricted. Available to view onsite only.
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:
Art, African  Search this
Collection Citation:
Barbara Blackmun Collection, EEPA 2016-012, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2016-012, Item EEPA 2016-012-0500
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Barbara Blackmun Collection
Barbara Blackmun Collection / Series 1: Museum Objects / Plaques
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7fd6b247a-4a39-4cd2-9c4a-979f637238cd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2016-012-ref5466

Benin Plaque Depicting Group of Foreigners, Benin Museum, Benin, Nigeria

Collection Photographer:
Blackmun, Barbara Winston  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
circa 1981-1994
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details. Items 1234-1256 restricted. Available to view onsite only.
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:
Art, African  Search this
Collection Citation:
Barbara Blackmun Collection, EEPA 2016-012, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2016-012, Item EEPA 2016-012-0502
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Barbara Blackmun Collection
Barbara Blackmun Collection / Series 1: Museum Objects / Plaques
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7aa0b5f4c-f2bb-409a-b0bd-0f16fc8bc25e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2016-012-ref5468

Benin Brocade

Designer:
Jack Lenor Larsen, (American, 1927–2020)  Search this
Producer:
Jack Lenor Larsen Incorporated, (New York, NY, USA)  Search this
Medium:
Medium: 53% wool, 18% nylon, 15% rayon, 14% silk Technique: plain weave
Dimensions:
H x W: 44.1 × 42.2 cm (17 3/8 × 16 5/8 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Sample
Object Name:
Sample
Made in:
USA
Date:
1962–1967
Credit Line:
Gift of Andrew Van Styn from the estate of Don Magner
Accession Number:
2019-28-88
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq49bdb71b8-1516-4932-99dc-e5684bff2ad5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2019-28-88

Carved Ivory Tusk, Benin Museum, Benin, Nigeria

Collection Photographer:
Blackmun, Barbara Winston  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
circa 1981-1994
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details. Items 1234-1256 restricted. Available to view onsite only.
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:
Art, African  Search this
Collection Citation:
Barbara Blackmun Collection, EEPA 2016-012, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2016-012, Item EEPA 2016-012-0660
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Barbara Blackmun Collection
Barbara Blackmun Collection / Series 1: Museum Objects / Tusks
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7784fd76e-2f6b-42fd-8714-e8d11d7ae883
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2016-012-ref5631

Carved Ivory Tusk, Benin Museum, Benin, Nigeria

Collection Photographer:
Blackmun, Barbara Winston  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
circa 1981-1994
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details. Items 1234-1256 restricted. Available to view onsite only.
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:
Art, African  Search this
Collection Citation:
Barbara Blackmun Collection, EEPA 2016-012, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2016-012, Item EEPA 2016-012-0661
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Barbara Blackmun Collection
Barbara Blackmun Collection / Series 1: Museum Objects / Tusks
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo702bb488c-eda1-4475-b2dd-58c70374f113
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2016-012-ref5632

Benin Plaques

Collection Photographer:
Blackmun, Barbara Winston  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
circa 1981-1994
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details. Items 1234-1256 restricted. Available to view onsite only.
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:
Art, African  Search this
Collection Citation:
Barbara Blackmun Collection, EEPA 2016-012, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2016-012, Item EEPA 2016-012-0549
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Barbara Blackmun Collection
Barbara Blackmun Collection / Series 1: Museum Objects / Plaques
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo775b6d4d7-2041-4194-bcfa-9909bfe630a1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2016-012-ref5515

Girl's hairstyle, Abomey, Benin

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Fon (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Benin
Date:
1971
Scope and Contents:
During his trip to Dahomey (now Benin), Elisofon visited the town of Abomey, in the Fon people region. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Westinghouse Film and traveled to Africa from October 26, 1970 to end of March 1971.
Local Numbers:
EENG-VIII-39, 20.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "D 2 Fon. Fon. Dahomey, Abomey. Girl getting her hair styled. Feb.-Mar. 1971. EE. neg.no. VIII-39, 20." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
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.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 01335
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Benin
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo77dfb2433-0231-4bc3-850e-87b0ceedda07
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref28428

Moat, Benin City, Nigeria

Collection Photographer:
Blackmun, Barbara Winston  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
circa 1969-1994
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details. Items 1234-1256 restricted. Available to view onsite only.
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:
Nigeria  Search this
Collection Citation:
Barbara Blackmun Collection, EEPA 2016-012, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2016-012, Item EEPA 2016-012-1293
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Barbara Blackmun Collection
Barbara Blackmun Collection / Series 4: Landscape and Street Scenes, Nigeria / Benin City, Nigeria
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7c0f3895e-f465-45b2-9839-c17f15e818bd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2016-012-ref5004

Benin City, Nigeria

Collection Photographer:
Blackmun, Barbara Winston  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Date:
circa 1969-1994
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details. Items 1234-1256 restricted. Available to view onsite only.
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:
Nigeria  Search this
Collection Citation:
Barbara Blackmun Collection, EEPA 2016-012, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2016-012, Item EEPA 2016-012-1294
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Barbara Blackmun Collection
Barbara Blackmun Collection / Series 4: Landscape and Street Scenes, Nigeria / Benin City, Nigeria
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo780d69400-383f-4ba1-8a08-0d6e67c771e9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2016-012-ref5005

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