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Hector Acebes photographs of African and South American peoples

Creator:
Acebes, Hector  Search this
Extent:
2 Copy prints
153 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Shuar  Search this
Ika (Ica/Arhuaco)  Search this
Akawaio (Acawai)  Search this
Yanomamo Indians  Search this
Yupa Indians  Search this
Bassari (Senegalese and Guinean people)  Search this
Fulbe (African people)  Search this
Mangbetu (African people)  Search this
Kikuyu (African people)  Search this
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Copy prints
Prints
Photographs
Place:
Ngorongoro Crater (Tanzania)
Uaupés River (Colombia and Brazil)
Orinoco River (Venezuela and Colombia)
Mali
Guinea
Togo
Benin
Cameroon
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Rwanda
Africa
Tanzania
Kenya
Date:
1949-1960
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made on Hector Acebes's expeditions in Africa and South America, mostly during the 1950s. Many of the images document people and markets in Africa (1949 and 1953), including Kikuyu, Masai, Mangbetu, Fulani, and Bassari peoples. There are also photographs made in the French Sudan, Guinea, Togo, Dahomey, Cameroon, the Congo Republic, Ruanda, Kenya, and Tanganyika. These prints were made for an exhibit.

Other sets include images of Jivaro, January, 1950; the Vaupés River and nearby tribes, September, 1950; a journey up the Orinoco to the Guaica, February, 1951; Arhuaco Indians, 1958; and Yuco Indians, 1960. Many photographs depict scenery and dwellings or are portraits (some show body and face paint). There are also images of fishing and hunting (Guaica); musical pipes (Guaica), a bridge, weaving, and bows and arrows (Arhuaco). Some photographs depict expedition members, including Acebes. The collection also includes photographs of the cover of Acebes' Orinoco Adventure, 1954, and coverage of his expeditions in Look, April 8, 1952, and Time (Latin American edition), December 24, 1951.
Biographical/Historical note:
Hector Acebes was born in 1921 in New York City and raised in Madrid and Bogota. While in college at the Massachusetts Insitute of Technology, he operated his own photo studio. After graduating from MIT in 1947 with a degree in mechanical engineering, he moved back to Bogota. Throughout the late 1940s and the 1950s, Acebes undertook expeditions in Africa and South America and started to work as a professional filmmaker and lecturer. Acebes wrote, filmed, directed, and edited each of the forty-three films his production company, Acebes Productions, released.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 94-28
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Uaica photographs collected by Acebes held in the National Anthropological Archives in MS 4389.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 94-28, Hector Acebes photographs of African and South American peoples, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.94-28
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-94-28

Delegate

Published by:
MelPat Associates, American, 1965 - 1986  Search this
Created by:
C. Melvin Patrick, American, died 1985  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 7/16 × 9/16 in. (27.5 × 21.4 × 1.5 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Houston, Harris County, Texas, United States, North and Central America
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Oakland, Alameda County, California, United States, North and Central America
Martha's Vineyard, Oak Bluffs, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1984
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Business  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Communities  Search this
Dance  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Fraternities  Search this
Government  Search this
Hollywood (Film)  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Labor  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Men  Search this
Olympics  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Sororities  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Anne B. Patrick and the family of Hilda E. Stokely
Object number:
2012.167.18
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a99826b2-563a-492a-9d22-e03c2c02f99c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.167.18
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Fulani Skies

Creator:
National Museum of African Art  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2012-06-18T15:52:41.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
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SmithsonianAfricanAr
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
YouTube Channel:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_QPQYZF3WkSA

Women at the market, Mopti, Mali

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The Mopti region constitutes most of the Niger River inland delta; inhabited by the Dogon, Fulani (Fulbe), Bambara (Bamana), Bwa & Bozo peoples. The town of Mopti is situated at the junction of the Bani & Niger rivers; began as a small fishing village; grew to be the national center for the livestock & fishing industries; town comprises three islands; has one of the highest population densities in Mali. [The J. P. Getty Fund: Art and Architecture Thesaurus]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for National Geographic and traveled to Africa from January 19, 1972 to mid April 1972.
Local Numbers:
K 1 MAL 5 EE
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Frame value is 25.
Slide No. K 1 MAL 5 EE
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:
Marketplaces  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
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 EECL 8384
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Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref25306

Mother and child by river, Mopti, Mali

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Bozo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts a Bozo woman carrying her child by the river. During his trip to Mali, Elisofon visited the Mopti region which constitutes most of the Niger River inland delta; inhabited by the Dogon, Fulani, Bambara, Bwa & Bozo peoples. The town of Mopti is situated at the junction of the Bani & Niger rivers, and comprises three islands. [The J. P. Getty Fund: Art and Architecture Thesaurus]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-III-1, 2.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "A 1 Bzo. Bozo. Mali, Mopti. Mother and child by river. 6/1970. EE. neg.no. III-1, 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
Children  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 00044
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Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref27138

Mother and child by river, Mopti, Mali

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Bozo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts a Bozo woman carrying her child by the river. During his trip to Mali, Elisofon visited the Mopti region which constitutes most of the Niger River inland delta; inhabited by the Dogon, Fulani, Bambara, Bwa & Bozo peoples. The town of Mopti is situated at the junction of the Bani & Niger rivers, and comprises three islands. [The J. P. Getty Fund: Art and Architecture Thesaurus]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-III-1, 3.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "A 1 Bzo. Bozo. Mali, Mopti. Mother and child by river. 6/1970. EE. neg.no. III-1, 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
Children  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 00045
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Archival Repository:
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EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref27139

Mother and child by river, Mopti, Mali

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Bozo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts a Bozo woman carrying her child by the river. During his trip to Mali, Elisofon visited the Mopti region which constitutes most of the Niger River inland delta; inhabited by the Dogon, Fulani, Bambara, Bwa & Bozo peoples. The town of Mopti is situated at the junction of the Bani & Niger rivers, and comprises three islands. [The J. P. Getty Fund: Art and Architecture Thesaurus]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon travelled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-III-1, 4.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "A 1 Bzo. Bozo. Mali, Mopti. Mother and child by river. 6/1970. EE. neg.no. III-1, 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
Children  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 00046
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Mali
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref27140

Mother and child by river, Mopti, Mali

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Bozo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts a Bozo woman carrying her child by the river. During his trip to Mali, Elisofon visited the Mopti region which constitutes most of the Niger River inland delta; inhabited by the Dogon, Fulani, Bambara, Bwa & Bozo peoples. The town of Mopti is situated at the junction of the Bani & Niger rivers, and comprises three islands. [The J. P. Getty Fund: Art and Architecture Thesaurus]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-III-1, 5.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "A 1 Bzo. Bozo. Mali, Mopti. Mother and child by river. 6/1970. EE. neg.no. III-1, 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
Children  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 00047
See more items in:
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Mali
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref27141

Woman and child in boat, Mopti, Mali

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Bozo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts a Bozo woman carrying a child while seating in a dugout canoe. During his trip to Mali, Elisofon visited the Mopti region which constitutes most of the Niger River inland delta; inhabited by the Dogon, Fulani, Bambara, Bwa & Bozo peoples. The town of Mopti is situated at the junction of the Bani & Niger rivers, and comprises three islands. [The J. P. Getty Fund: Art and Architecture Thesaurus]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-IV-28a, 30A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "A 1 Bzo. Bozo. Mali, Mopti. Woman and child in boat. 6/1970. EE. neg.no. IV-28a, 30A." 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
Children  Search this
Transportation  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 00048
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Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref27142

Woman and child in boat, Mopti, Mali

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Bozo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts a Bozo woman carrying a child while seating in a dugout canoe. During his trip to Mali, Elisofon visited the Mopti region which constitutes most of the Niger River inland delta; inhabited by the Dogon, Fulani, Bambara, Bwa & Bozo peoples. The town of Mopti is situated at the junction of the Bani & Niger rivers, and comprises three islands. [The J. P. Getty Fund: Art and Architecture Thesaurus]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon travelled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-IV-28a, 31A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "A 1 Bzo. Bozo. Mali, Mopti. Woman and child in boat. 6/1970. EE. neg.no. IV-28a, 31A." 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
Children  Search this
Transportation  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 00049
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Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref27143

Woman and child in boat, Mopti, Mali

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Bozo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts a Bozo woman carrying a child while seating in a dugout canoe. During his trip to Mali, Elisofon visited the Mopti region which constitutes most of the Niger River inland delta; inhabited by the Dogon, Fulani, Bambara, Bwa & Bozo peoples. The town of Mopti is situated at the junction of the Bani & Niger rivers, and comprises three islands. [The J. P. Getty Fund: Art and Architecture Thesaurus]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-IV-28a, 32A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "A 1 Bzo. Bozo. Mali, Mopti. Woman and child in boat. 6/1970. EE. neg.no. IV-28a, 32A." 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
Children  Search this
Transportation  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 00050
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Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref27144

Mother and child, Mopti, Mali

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Bozo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts a Bozo woman carrying a child with traditional hairstyles. During his trip to Mali, Elisofon visited the Mopti region which constitutes most of the Niger River inland delta; inhabited by the Dogon, Fulani (Fulbe), Bambara (Bamana), Bwa & Bozo peoples. The town of Mopti is situated at the junction of the Bani & Niger rivers, and comprises three islands. [The J. P. Getty Fund: Art and Architecture Thesaurus]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-IV-28a, 35A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "A 1 Bzo. Bozo. Mali, Mopti. Woman and child by boats. 6/1970. EE. neg.no. IV-28a, 35A." 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
Children  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 00051
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
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Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref27145

Mother and child, Mopti, Mali

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Bozo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts a Bozo woman carrying a child with traditional hairstyle. During his trip to Mali, Elisofon visited the Mopti region which constitutes most of the Niger River inland delta; inhabited by the Dogon, Fulani (Fulbe), Bambara (Bamana), Bwa & Bozo peoples. The town of Mopti is situated at the junction of the Bani & Niger rivers, and comprises three islands. [The J. P. Getty Fund: Art and Architecture Thesaurus]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-IV-28a, 36A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "A 1 Bzo. Bozo. Mali, Mopti. Woman and child by boats. 6/1970. EE. neg.no. IV-28a, 36A." 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
Children  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 00052
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Mali
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref27146

Woman with four-lobed gold earrings, known locally as "kwottenai," Mopti, Mali

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Fulbe (African people)  Search this
Bozo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
"Among the finest gold ornaments of the Sahel are the Peul (Fulani, Fulbe) earrings worn in the Mopti, Jenne and Macina regions of Mali. Twisted gold earrings are hammered into a four-lobed shape, often embellished with engraved designs." [Garrard T., 1989: Gold of Africa, Prestel]. During his trip to Mali, Elisofon visited Mopti, situated at the junction of the Bani & Niger rivers, and comprises three islands; inhabited by the Dogon, Fulani (Fulbe), Bambara (Bamana), Bwa & Bozo peoples. [The J. P. Getty Fund: Art and Architecture Thesaurus]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-III-1, 10.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "D 1 Bzo. Bozo. Mali, Mopti. Woman with gold earrings. 6/1970. EE. neg.no. III-1, 10." 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
Jewelry  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Calabashes  Search this
Vernacular architecture  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 01271
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
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Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
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Woman with four-lobed gold earrings, known locally as "kwottenai," Mopti, Mali

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Fulbe (African people)  Search this
Bozo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
"Among the finest gold ornaments of the Sahel are the Peul earrings worn in the Mopti, Jenne and Macina regions of Mali. Twisted gold earrings are hammered into a four-lobed shape, often embellished with engraved designs." [Garrard T., 1989: Gold of Africa, Prestel]. During his trip to Mali, Elisofon visited Mopti, situated at the junction of the Bani & Niger rivers, and comprises three islands; inhabited by the Dogon, Fulani (Fulbe), Bambara (Bamana), Bwa & Bozo peoples. [The J. P. Getty Fund: Art and Architecture Thesaurus]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-III-1, 11.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "D 1 Bzo. Bozo. Mali, Mopti. Woman with gold earrings. 6/1970. EE. neg.no. III-1, 11." 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
Jewelry  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- 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 01272
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Mali
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref28365

Woman with four-lobed gold earrings, known locally as "kwottenai," Mopti, Mali

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Fulbe (African people)  Search this
Bozo (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
"Among the finest gold ornaments of the Sahel are the Peul earrings worn in the Mopti, Jenne and Macina regions of Mali. Twisted gold earrings are hammered into a four-lobed shape, often embellished with engraved designs." [Garrard T., 1989: Gold of Africa, Prestel]. During his trip to Mali, Elisofon visited Mopti, situated at the junction of the Bani & Niger rivers, and comprises three islands; inhabited by the Dogon, Fulani (Fulbe), Bambara (Bamana), Bwa & Bozo peoples. [The J. P. Getty Fund: Art and Architecture Thesaurus]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-III-1, 12.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "D 1 Bzo. Bozo. Mali, Mopti. Woman with gold earrings. 6/1970. EE. neg.no. III-1, 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
Jewelry  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- 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 01273
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Mali
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref28366

Woman with four-lobed gold earrings, known locally as "kwottenai," Mopti, Mali

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Fulbe (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1971
Scope and Contents:
"Among the finest gold ornaments of the Sahel are the Peul earrings worn in the Mopti, Jenne and Macina regions of Mali. Twisted gold earrings are hammered into a four-lobed shape, often embellished with engraved designs." [Garrard T., 1989: Gold of Africa, Prestel]. During his trip to Mali, Elisofon visited Mopti, situated at the junction of the Bani & Niger rivers, and comprises three islands; inhabited by the Dogon, Fulani (Fulbe), Bambara (Bamana), Bwa & Bozo peoples. [The J. P. Getty Fund: Art and Architecture Thesaurus]. 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-VII-17, 17.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "D 1 Bzo. Bozo. Mali, Mopti. Woman with gold jewelry. 1/4/1971. EE. neg.no. VII-17, 17." 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
Jewelry  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 01274
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Mali
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref28367

Woman with four-lobed gold earrings, known locally as "kwottenai," Mopti, Mali

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Fulbe (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1971
Scope and Contents:
"Among the finest gold ornaments of the Sahel are the Peul earrings worn in the Mopti, Jenne and Macina regions of Mali. Twisted gold earrings are hammered into a four-lobed shape, often embellished with engraved designs." [Garrard T., 1989: Gold of Africa, Prestel]. During his trip to Mali, Elisofon visited Mopti, situated at the junction of the Bani & Niger rivers, and comprises three islands; inhabited by the Dogon, Fulani (Fulbe), Bambara (Bamana), Bwa & Bozo peoples. [The J. P. Getty Fund: Art and Architecture Thesaurus]. 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-VII-17, 18.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "D 1 Bzo. Bozo. Mali, Mopti. Woman with gold jewelry. 1/4/1971. EE. neg.no. VII-17, 18." 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
Jewelry  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 01275
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Mali
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref28368

Woman with four-lobed gold earrings, known locally as "kwottenai," Mopti, Mali

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Fulbe (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1971
Scope and Contents:
"Among the finest gold ornaments of the Sahel are the Peul earrings worn in the Mopti, Jenne and Macina regions of Mali. Twisted gold earrings are hammered into a four-lobed shape, often embellished with engraved designs." [Garrard T., 1989: Gold of Africa, Prestel]. During his trip to Mali, Elisofon visited Mopti, situated at the junction of the Bani & Niger rivers, and comprises three islands; inhabited by the Dogon, Fulani (Fulbe), Bambara (Bamana), Bwa & Bozo peoples. [The J. P. Getty Fund: Art and Architecture Thesaurus]. 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-VII-17, 19.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "D 1 Bzo. Bozo. Mali, Mopti. Woman with gold jewelry. 1/4/1971. EE. neg.no. VII-17, 19." 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
Jewelry  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 01276
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Mali
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref28369

Woman with four-lobed gold earrings, known locally as "kwottenai," Mopti, Mali

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Fulbe (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1971
Scope and Contents:
"Among the finest gold ornaments of the Sahel are the Peul earrings worn in the Mopti, Jenne and Macina regions of Mali. Twisted gold earrings are hammered into a four-lobed shape, often embellished with engraved designs." [Garrard T., 1989: Gold of Africa, Prestel]. During his trip to Mali, Elisofon visited Mopti, situated at the junction of the Bani & Niger rivers, and comprises three islands; inhabited by the Dogon, Fulani (Fulbe), Bambara (Bamana), Bwa & Bozo peoples. [The J. P. Getty Fund: Art and Architecture Thesaurus]. 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-VII-17, 20.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "D 1 Bzo. Bozo. Mali, Mopti. Woman with gold jewelry. 1/4/1971. EE. neg.no. VII-17, 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.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Jewelry  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 01277
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Mali
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref28370

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