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Burundi Royal Drummers and Dancers

Collection Creator:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 9, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1964-1966
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Institute of Contemporary Arts records, 1927-circa 1985, bulk 1947-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Institute of Contemporary Arts records / Series 3: ICA Program Files
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Archives of American Art
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Burundi Royal Drummers and Dancers (Oct. 19-20, 1964)

Collection Creator:
Institute of Contemporary Arts (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 9, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1964-1965
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Institute of Contemporary Arts records, 1927-circa 1985, bulk 1947-1967. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Institute of Contemporary Arts records
Institute of Contemporary Arts records / Series 3: ICA Program Files
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Archives of American Art
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Group of Intore People of Burundi

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Burundi
Date:
[19--]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of men wearing traditional attire. Text on verso reads: "Un groupe d'Intores de l'Urundi; Ā«IntoreĀ» groep (Urundi)."
Collection Restrictions:
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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:
Weapons  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 6: Burundi (BD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref730

Royal Blood Chief of Burundi

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Burundi
Date:
[ca. 1916]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of a man wearing traditional attire. Text on front reads: "23. Chef de sang royal de l'Urundi; Hoofd van koninklijk bloed uit Urundi." Text on verso reads: "Carte Postale - Postkaart." Additional handwritten text on verso. Stamp and postmark on verso.
Collection Restrictions:
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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:
Leaders  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 6: Burundi (BD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref732

Young Muhutu Woman from Burundi

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 14 x 8.5 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Burundi
Date:
[19--]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of a portrait of a young woman. A comb is placed in her hair. Text on front reads: "27. Jeune fille Muhutu de l'Urundi; Muhutusche jongedochter uit Urundi." Text on verso reads: "Carte Postale - Postkaart."Printed stamp on verso.
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Women  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 6: Burundi (BD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref733

Local Orchestra

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 9.5 x 14 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Burundi
Date:
[ca. 1933]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of a group of musicians. Text on front, top reads: "11. Missions des Peres Blancs - Afrique Centrale." Text on front bottom reads: "Orchestre Indigene." Text on verso reads: "Carte Postale." Additional handwritten text on verso. Stamps and postmarks on verso.
Collection Restrictions:
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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:
Music  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 6: Burundi (BD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref734

Barundi Peoples in Kanyinia, Urundi, Belgian Congo

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Burundi
Date:
[19--]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of men, women, and a child in a village. Text on verso reads: "Chez les Barundis a Kanyinia, Urundi, Congo Belge." and "(Mission des Dames de Marie); Uccle-Bruxelles."
Collection Restrictions:
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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:
Family -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 6: Burundi (BD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref736

Usumbura Hospital for Europeans

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Burundi
Date:
[19--]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of a "Streamline Modern"-style building. Text on front reads: "Usumbura; L'Hopital pour Europeens."Handwritten message and address on verso. Stamps and postmark on verso.
General:
Image indexed by negative number.
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:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 6: Burundi (BD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref737

Royal Dancer of the Kingdom of Burundi

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (col., 14 x 9 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Burundi
Date:
[19--]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of a man wearing traditional attire. Text on verso reads: "One of the members of the Royal Dancers of the Kingdom of Burundi (Watutsi) entertainers at the Africa Pavilion. Lion mane headdress and leopard skin are traditional with these formerly fierce, towering hunters." and "(20) Prepared exclusively for AFRICA pavilion, New York World's Fair."
General:
Image indexed by negative number.
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:
Weapons  Search this
Tutsi (African people)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 6: Burundi (BD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
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ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref731

Gogo warrior, Iringa-Longido, Tanzania

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches.)
1 Lantern slide (b&w, 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches.)
Culture:
Gogo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Lantern slides
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Tanzania
Date:
1947
Scope and Contents:
"The nomadic shepherds in the great lake's region of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, and the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo are distinguished by a tuft on the front of the head. The Maasai wear a multitude of small braids arranged in a border at the front of the head, over the temples, and in back." [Sieber R., Herreman F., 2000: Hair in African Art and Culture, Prestel]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from January 8, 1947 to end of June 1947.
Local Numbers:
Negative number 24658, R-6, 12.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "D 4 Ggo. Gogo. Tanzania, Iringa-Longido. Warrior. 3/1947. EE. neg.no. 24658, R-6, 12." 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.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Lantern slides
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 01555
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Tanzania
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref28643

Gogo warrior, Iringa-Longido, Tanzania

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches.)
Culture:
Gogo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Tanzania
Date:
1947
Scope and Contents:
"The nomadic shepherds in the great lake's region of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, and the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo are distinguished by a tuft on the front of the head. The Maasai wear a multitude of small braids arranged in a border at the front of the head, over the temples, and in back." [Sieber R., Herreman F., 2000: Hair in African Art and Culture, Prestel]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from January 8, 1947 to end of June 1947.
Local Numbers:
Negative number 24658, R-7, 1.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "D 4 Ggo. Gogo. Tanzania, Iringa-Longido. Warrior. 3/1947. EE. neg.no. 24658, R-7, 1." 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.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  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 01556
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Tanzania
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref28644

Gogo warrior, Iringa-Longido, Tanzania

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches.)
Culture:
Gogo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Tanzania
Date:
1947
Scope and Contents:
"The nomadic shepherds in the great lake's region of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, and the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo are distinguished by a tuft on the front of the head. The Maasai wear a multitude of small braids arranged in a border at the front of the head, over the temples, and in back." [Sieber R., Herreman F., 2000: Hair in African Art and Culture, Prestel]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from January 8, 1947 to end of June 1947.
Local Numbers:
Negative number 24658, R-7, 2.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "D 4 Ggo. Gogo. Tanzania, Iringa-Longido. Warrior. 3/1947. EE. neg.no. 24658, R-7, 2." 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.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  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 01557
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Tanzania
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref28645

Gogo warrior, Iringa-Longido, Tanzania

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches.)
1 Lantern slide (b&w, 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches.)
Culture:
Gogo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Lantern slides
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Tanzania
Date:
1947
Scope and Contents:
"The nomadic shepherds in the great lake's region of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, and the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo are distinguished by a tuft on the front of the head. The Maasai wear a multitude of small braids arranged in a border at the front of the head, over the temples, and in back." [Sieber R., Herreman F., 2000: Hair in African Art and Culture, Prestel]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from January 8, 1947 to end of June 1947.
Local Numbers:
Negative number 24658, R-7, 3.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "D 4 Ggo. Gogo. Tanzania, Iringa-Longido. Warrior. 3/1947. EE. neg.no. 24658, R-7, 3." 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.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Lantern slides
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 01558
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Tanzania
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref28646

Gogo warrior, Iringa-Longido, Tanzania

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches.)
Culture:
Gogo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Tanzania
Date:
1947
Scope and Contents:
"The nomadic shepherds in the great lake's region of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, and the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo are distinguished by a tuft on the front of the head. The Maasai wear a multitude of small braids arranged in a border at the front of the head, over the temples, and in back." [Sieber R., Herreman F., 2000: Hair in African Art and Culture, Prestel]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from January 8, 1947 to end of June 1947.
Local Numbers:
Negative number 24658, R-7, 4.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "D 4 Ggo. Gogo. Tanzania, Iringa-Longido. Warrior. 3/1947. EE. neg.no. 24658, R-7, 4." 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.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  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 01559
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Tanzania
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref28647

Maasai warrior, Longido, Tanzania

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches.)
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Tanzania
Date:
1947
Scope and Contents:
"The nomadic shepherds in the great lake's region of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, and the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo are distinguished by a tuft on the front of the head. The Maasai (Masai) wear a multitude of small braids arranged in a border at the front of the head, over the temples, and in back." [Sieber R., Herreman F., 2000: Hair in African Art and Culture, Prestel]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from January 8, 1947 to end of June 1947.
Local Numbers:
Negative number 24658, R-7, 5.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "D 4 Msi. Masai. Tanzania, Longido. Warrior. 3/1947. EE. neg.no. 24658, R-7, 5." 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.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  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 01560
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Tanzania
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref28648

Maasai warrior, Longido, Tanzania

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches.)
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Tanzania
Date:
19470000000000
Scope and Contents:
"The nomadic shepherds in the great lake's region of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, and the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo are distinguished by a tuft on the front of the head. The Maasai (Masai) wear a multitude of small braids arranged in a border at the front of the head, over the temples, and in back." [Sieber R., Herreman F., 2000: Hair in African Art and Culture, Prestel]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from January 8, 1947 to end of June 1947.
Local Numbers:
Negative number 24658, R-7, 6.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "D 4 Msi. Masai. Tanzania, Longido. Warrior. 3/1947. EE. neg.no. 24658, R-7, 6." 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.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  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 01561
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Tanzania
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref28649

Maasai warrior with elaborate hairstyle, Longido, Tanzania

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches.)
1 Lantern slide (b&w, 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches.)
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Lantern slides
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Tanzania
Date:
1947
Scope and Contents:
"The nomadic shepherds in the great lake's region of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, and the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo are distinguished by a tuft on the front of the head. The Maasai (Masai) wear a multitude of small braids arranged in a border at the front of the head, over the temples, and in back." [Sieber R., Herreman F., 2000: Hair in African Art and Culture, Prestel]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from January 8, 1947 to end of June 1947.
Local Numbers:
Negative number 24658, R-7, 7.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Negative is missing.
Typed index card reads, "D 4 Msi. Masai. Tanzania, Longido. Warrior. 3/1947. EE. neg.no. 24658, R-7, 7." 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.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Lantern slides
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 01562
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Tanzania
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
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Maasai warrior, Longido, Tanzania

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches.)
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Tanzania
Date:
1947
Scope and Contents:
"The nomadic shepherds in the great lake's region of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, and the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo are distinguished by a tuft on the front of the head. The Maasai (Masai) wear a multitude of small braids arranged in a border at the front of the head, over the temples, and in back." [Sieber R., Herreman F., 2000: Hair in African Art and Culture, Prestel]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from January 8, 1947 to end of June 1947.
Local Numbers:
Negative number 24658, R-7, 8.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "D 4 Msi. Masai. Tanzania, Longido. Warrior. 3/1947. EE. neg.no. 24658, R-7, 8." 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.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  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 01563
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Tanzania
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref28651

Hydroelectrical power plant, Zongo Falls, Congo (Democratic Republic)

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
"Zaire is estimated to hold 13 percent of the world's hydroelectrical potential. The largest site is the Inga hydroelectrical complex. Smaller plants provided electricity to primarly urban areas. These included complexes on the Inkisi River near Kinshasa, on the Tshopo River near Kisangani, on the Aruwimi River near Bunia, on the Ruzizi River supplying Bukavu and Burundi, and other smaller stations." [F. Scott Bobb, 1999: Historical Dictionary of Democratic Republic of Congo, The Scarecrow Press]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-I-41, 33.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
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:
Industries  Search this
Aerial photography  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 10352
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Congo (Democratic Republic) / EENG / 1970
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref37429

Hydroelectrical power plant and waterfall on Inkisi River, Zongo Falls, Congo (Democratic Republic)

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
"Zaire (Congo) is estimated to hold 13 percent of the world's hydroelectrical potential. The largest site is the Inga hydroelectrical complex. Smaller plants provided electricity to primarly urban areas. These included complexes on the Inkisi River near Kinshasa, on the Tshopo River near Kisangani, on the Aruwimi River near Bunia, on the Ruzizi River supplying Bukavu and Burundi, and other smaller stations." [F. Scott Bobb, 1999: Historical Dictionary of Democratic Republic of Congo, The Scarecrow Press]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-I-41, 34.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "U 3 Zai. Zaire. Inkisi River, Zongo Falls. Hydroelectric station which provides electricity for Kinshasa. 5/1970. EE. neg.no. I-41, 34." 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.
Topic:
Industries  Search this
Aerial photography  Search this
Natural landscapes  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 07622
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Congo (Democratic Republic) / EENG / 1970
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref34702

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