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Niger Coast Protectorate Troops

Extent:
1 photographic print (albumen., b&w, 13.6 x 20.1 cm.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
Africa
Date:
[18--]
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads: "Detachment Niger Coast Protectorate Troops (Haussa's) Sapelli, Benin. Capt. Ringer." Capt. Ringer is seated as the thirty-six members of the troop, made up of young Native men, stand at attention.
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.
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
See more items in:
W. H. Himbury photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1995-024-ref537

Chief Dore's War Canoe

Extent:
1 photographic print (albumen., b&w, 13.7 x 20.1 cm.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
Africa
Date:
[18--]
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads: "Chief Dore's war canoe and Vice Consulate Hulk Sapelli Benin, N.C.P." Chief Dore's canoe, docked at the harbor, is heavily manned by approximately over forty men.
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.
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
See more items in:
W. H. Himbury photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1995-024-ref551

Sapelli Benin N.C.P

Extent:
1 photographic print (albumen., b&w, 13.7 x 20.4 cm.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
Africa
Date:
[18--]
Scope and Contents:
View of at least three boats of varying sizes anchored in the water.
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.
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
See more items in:
W. H. Himbury photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1995-024-ref558

Crawford, MAJ

Extent:
1 photographic print (albumen., b&w, 13.6 x 20.7 cm.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Black-and-white photographs
Photographic prints
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1897
Scope and Contents:
A group of prisoners captured in Benin, Nigeria. Photograph by J.A. Green, Nigeria, 1897. Original caption reads; "The officer in white is Major Crawford, who was afterwards treacherously murdered by Natives, just after the occupation of Benin City, West Africa."
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.
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white photographs
Photographic prints
Identifier:
EEPA.1995-024, Item EEPA 1995-240001
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W. H. Himbury photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1995-024-ref566

[Gelede mask in museum]

Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Date:
1971
Local Numbers:
9.1

E 2 YRB HJD 71

EEPA 1992-028-00644
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. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00644
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Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs / No country specified / 1971
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref3449

[Gelede mask in museum]

Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Date:
1971
Local Numbers:
9.2

E 2 YRB HJD 71

EEPA 1992-028-00645
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. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00645
See more items in:
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs / No country specified / 1971
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref3450

[Gelede mask in museum]

Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Date:
1971
Local Numbers:
9.3

E 2 YRB HJD 71

EEPA 1992-028-00646
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. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00646
See more items in:
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs / No country specified / 1971
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref3451

[Gelede mask in museum]

Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Date:
1971
Local Numbers:
9.4

E 2 YRB HJD 71

EEPA 1992-028-00647
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. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00647
See more items in:
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs / No country specified / 1971
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref3452

[Gelede mask in museum]

Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Date:
1971
Local Numbers:
9.5, 16

E 2 YRB HJD 71

EEPA 1992-028-00648
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. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00648
See more items in:
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs / No country specified / 1971
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref3453

[Gelede mask in museum]

Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Date:
1982
Local Numbers:
82.102

E 2 YRB HJD 82

EEPA 1992-028-00649
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. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00649
See more items in:
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs / No country specified / 1982
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref3454

[Gelede mask in museum]

Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Date:
1971
Local Numbers:
9.6

E 2 YRB HJD 71

EEPA 1992-028-00650
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. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00650
See more items in:
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs / No country specified / 1971
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref3455

[Gelede mask in museum]

Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Date:
1971
Local Numbers:
9.7

E 2 YRB HJD 71

EEPA 1992-028-00651
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. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00651
See more items in:
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs / No country specified / 1971
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref3456

[Gelede mask in museum]

Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Date:
1971
Local Numbers:
9.11

E 2 YRB HJD 71

EEPA 1992-028-00652
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. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00652
See more items in:
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs / No country specified / 1971
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref3457

[Gelede mask in museum]

Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Date:
1971
Local Numbers:
9.12

E 2 YRB HJD 71

EEPA 1992-028-00653
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. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00653
See more items in:
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs / No country specified / 1971
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref3458

[Gelede mask in museum]

Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Date:
1971
Local Numbers:
9.13

E 2 YRB HJD 71

EEPA 1992-028-00654
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. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00654
See more items in:
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs / No country specified / 1971
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref3459

Masquerades

Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Africa
Benin
Date:
1971
Scope and Contents:
Preparation of Oro Efe. Ketu, Republic of Benin, 1971. [Oro Efe - Abudu Lasisi Ogundipe Enianibinu] The completed oro efe with attendent used to protect oro ife from destructive medicine. [index card notes p31]. The date on the slide is JUN 71.
Local Numbers:
30-31

EEPA A1992-028-00459
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. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
masquerader -- Photographs  Search this
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Masked dance -- Photographs  Search this
Republic of Benin -- Photographs  Search this
Masquerades  Search this
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA 1992-028-00459
See more items in:
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs / Benin / 1971
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref1067

Barbara Blackmun Collection

Photographer:
Blackmun, Barbara Winston  Search this
Names:
Erediauwa, King of Benin, 1923-2016  Search this
Extent:
1,469 color slides
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Color slides
Place:
Nigeria
Ife (Nigeria)
Africa
Benin
Date:
circa 1969-1994
Summary:
The collection includes 1,469 color slides (35mm) which were taken in Nigeria from circa 1964-1994, and focus on ancestral altars; artists; art objects in museums, including bronze plaques and carved ivory tusks; ceremonies and festivals, including the Igue and Ewere Festivals, and the Emobo, Otue, Olokun, title-taking, and Blackmun's initation ceremonies; and people, including Oba Erediauwa and chiefs Eribo, Ero, Esogban, Ezomo, Ohanmu and Osaigeide; and street and landscape scenes in Benin City, Ife, Lagos, Ishiago, and Mbarri, Owerri, Owo, among other locations in Nigeria.
Scope and Contents:
The collection includes 1,469 color slides (35mm) which were taken in circa 1969 to 1994, and focus on African art objects, prominent people, especially chiefs, festivals and ceremonies, and landscape and street scenes in Nigeria, including Benin City, Ife, Ishiago, Jeronimos, Lagos, Mbari, Oshagbe, Owerri, Owo, Oyo, and Udu.

Many of the images are of art objects in museums, particularly in the Jos Museum, the Owo Museum, the Benin Museum, the Lagos Museum, the Ife Palace Museum, and the University of Ife Museum. The objects include altar stands, armlets, bells, bowls, boxes, bracelets, figures, Oko (flutes), ivory gongs, Ikengobos, masks, motif drawings, pendants, plaques, regalia, salt cellars, staffs, stools, and carved ivory tusks.

People depicted include the Oba Erediauwa, and the chiefs Eribo, Ero, Esogban, Ezomo, Ohanmu and Osaigeide. The collection also documents ceremonies and festivals, including the Igue and Ewere Festivals, and the Emobo, Otue, and Olokun ceremonies as well as Ineh Isienmwenro's title-taking, and Blackmun's initation.
Arrangement:
Arranged into 4 series:

Series 1: Museum Objects (747 slides), 1979-1994

Series 2: Ceremonies (227 slides), circa 1969-1994

Series 3: People (354 slides), circa 1969-1994

Series 4: Landscape and Street Scenes (141 slides), circa 1969-1994
Biographical / Historical:
African art historian Barbara Winston Blackmun (1928-) is a specialist in Nigerian antiquities, particularly Nok terracottas, the bronzes of Ile Ife, and the bronzes and ivories of the Kingdom of Benin in Nigeria. She earned her BFA at UCLA (1949), MA at Arizona State University (1971), and Doctor of Philosophy in Art History at UCLA (1984).

Over her career, Blackmun's research has included fieldwork in Malawi (1964-1969) and research of Ife antiquities with Frank Willett (1978-79) and various collections on Benin antiquities in the U.K., U.S., Europe, and Africa (1980-present). Recipient of a Fulbright (1981-1982) and a National Endowment for the Humanities grant (1994), she conducted field work at the Oba's court in Benin City, Nigeria. Additionally, she has published numerous exhibition catalogs and articles in journals such as African Arts.

Blackmun taught art history at the Malawi Polytechnic College, Blantyre, (1965—1969), San Diego Mesa College (at which she is Professor Emeritus) (1971—2010), University of California, San Diego (1987, 2008, 2004), and UCLA (1987, 2000), among other places. She also curated and acted as a curatorial consultant of African art collections at numerous institutions, including Mesa College, the San Diego Museum of Art (2010), Chicago Field Museum (1990—1993), Chicago Art Institute (1994, 2006—2008), Detroit Institute of Art (2002—2010), Museum fuer Voelkerkunde, Vienna (2003—2008), and the Ethnologisches Museum, Berlin (2003—2008).

Her committee work includes serving as National Program Director for the African American Institute, Malawi (1968—1969), a member of the Education Council, Contemporary Arts Committee, San Diego Museum of Art (1975—1978), a board member of the San Diego Mesa College Foundation (1983-) and the African and African-American Studies Research Center, University of California, San Diego, and Chair of the African Arts Council, San Diego Museum of Art.
Provenance:
Donated by Monica Blackmun Visona, 2016.
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details. Items 1234-1256 restricted. Available to view onsite only.
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:
Altars  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Egúngún (Cult)  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Citation:
Barbara Blackmun Collection, EEPA 2016-012, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2016-012
See more items in:
Barbara Blackmun Collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2016-012
Online Media:

French Officers and Soldiers Group Portrait

Extent:
1 photographic print (albumen., b&w, 10 x 16 cm.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Black-and-white photographs
Photographic prints
Place:
Africa
Date:
ca. 1890
Scope and Contents:
Two men seated next to two cannons, foreground, and six soldiers standing, background, Grand Popo, Benin, between 1877-1895. Accompanying inscription reads, "Mr. Paettet agent of Fabre Grand Popi French Officer & soldiers." Photographer unknown.
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.
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white photographs
Photographic prints
See more items in:
West African photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1995-017-ref510

Three Men Portrait

Extent:
1 photographic print (albumen., b&w, 11 x 14 cm.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Black-and-white photographs
Photographic prints
Place:
Africa
Date:
ca. 1890
Scope and Contents:
Three European men seated around a table, Lutte Popo, Benin, between 1877-1895. Accompanying inscription reads, "Mr. Catalupe, agent of Fabre Lutte Popo & Clerks." Photographer unknown.
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.
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white photographs
Photographic prints
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West African photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
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Works of art in situ

Photographer:
Livingstone, Ivan  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Livingstone, Ivan  Search this
Extent:
1 slide (col.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Fon (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Africa
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
Vessels wherein dwells the spirit of Dan shown at the entrance of the village. This is the graduation exercises of the cult of Dan, the god of continuity. Ceremony photographed in 1972-73 in the village of Ketonou, in old Dahomey. There are approximately 50 negatives in both black and white and in color of this ritual. The date on the slide is JAN 72.
Local Numbers:
A-1

I 2 FON IL 72
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:
Art in situ -- Photographs  Search this
Republic of Benin -- Photographs  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ivan Livingstone Photographs, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ivan Livingstone photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
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