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Maharajah of Cooch Behar, his guests and results of their day's shoot. [Caption No. 10539 : stereoscopic interpositive.]

Topic:
INDIA TOUR--BENGAL TIGER HUNT
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Photographer:
A.B.H.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8".)
Type:
Archival materials
Interpositives
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Bengal (India) -- 1890-1920
Cooch Behar (India) -- 1890-1920
India -- 1890-1920
India -- Kings and rulers
Local Numbers:
RSN 24155
General:
"Made by ABH" on envelope.
Currently stored in box 3.2.36 [31].
Copy and Version Identification Note:
114604 (company accession number).
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Elephants -- 1890-1920 -- India  Search this
hunters -- 1890-1920 -- India  Search this
Jungles -- 1890-1920 -- India  Search this
Tigers -- India  Search this
Hunting -- 1890-1920 -- India  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interpositives
Stereoscopic photographs -- 1890-1920
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 24081-24180
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref21922

[Queen Alexandra? Active no. 252 : half-stereo interpositive.]

Topic:
ENGLAND
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Names:
Alexandra, Queen  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4" x 5")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
England
London (England)
Local Numbers:
RSN 25470
General:
Company catalog card included.
Similar to RSN 11670.
Currently stored in box 3.2.44 [123], moved from [58].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Queens -- England  Search this
Kings and rulers -- England  Search this
Flowers  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 25436-25540
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref23230

[King Edward and Queen Alexandra : Active no. 366 : half-stereo interpositive,]

Topic:
CORONATION OF EDWARD VII
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Names:
Alexandra, Queen  Search this
Edward VII, King  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4" x 5".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
England
Date:
1902
Local Numbers:
RSN 25492
General:
Company catalog card included.
Similar to RSN 11745.
Currently stored in box 3.2.44 [123], moved from [58].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Queens -- England  Search this
Kings and rulers -- England  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 25436-25540
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref23252

Crises in the Institution of Chieftancy Among the Idoma, 1600-1900

Author:
Erim, E. O. 1943-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1980
Topic:
Idoma (African people)--Kings and rulers  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Call number:
PL8009.5 .K46
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_599635

How kings are made - how kingship changes a study of rituals and ritual change in pre-colonial and colonial Owamboland, Namibia Märta Salokoski

Author:
Salokoski, Märta  Search this
Physical description:
335 pages kuv., kartt
Type:
Books
Academic theses
Place:
Namibia
Owambo
Owambo (Namibia)
Date:
2006
Topic:
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Ovambo (African people)--Kings and rulers  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Chiefdoms  Search this
Ovambo (African people)--Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Ovambo (African people)--Social conditions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1114241

Onitsha / J. O. Nzekwu

Author:
Nzekwu, Onuora 1928-2017  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria
Onitsha
Onitsha (Nigeria)
Date:
1956
Topic:
Social life and customs  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, Igbo  Search this
Kings and rulers  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Call number:
DT515.A1 N68
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_594593

Gloria Ibo / Onuora Nzekwu

Author:
Nzekwu, Onuora 1928-2017  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria
Aguleri
Aguleri (Nigeria)
Date:
1960
Topic:
Igbo masquerades  Search this
Wood-carving, Igbo  Search this
Igala influences  Search this
Kings and rulers  Search this
Call number:
DT515.A1 N68
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_594631

Bravery Matched with the Twelve (Zodiac) Signs: Boar and Emperor Yuryaku

Artist:
Utagawa Kuniyoshi 歌川国芳 (1798-1861)  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 36.6 x 12.5 cm (14 7/16 x 4 15/16 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
late 18th-mid 19th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
portrait  Search this
boar  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
waterfall  Search this
Japan  Search this
emperor  Search this
ukiyo-e  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Anne van Biema collection  Search this
Eastern zodiac  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
The Anne van Biema Collection
Accession Number:
S2004.3.168.12
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye38898a44a-dcc2-4e56-b951-7bb5fef260cd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2004.3.168.12

One Hundred Poets, One Poem Each: Retired Emperor Sutoku

Artist:
Utagawa Kuniyoshi 歌川国芳 (1798-1861)  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 37.6 x 25.4 cm (14 13/16 x 10 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
ca. 1840-42
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
poetry  Search this
Japan  Search this
wave  Search this
emperor  Search this
ukiyo-e  Search this
oban  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Anne van Biema collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
The Anne van Biema Collection
Accession Number:
S2004.3.174
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye328187666-5009-4276-ba4b-7a120b64c651
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2004.3.174

Kenneth X. Robbins Collection & Papers

Collector:
Robbins, Kenneth X.  Search this
Extent:
150 Maps (approximate count)
1,300 Color postcards (approximate count)
6 Books
60 Photographs
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Maps
Color postcards
Books
Photographs
Postcards
Medals
Postage stamps
Place:
India -- Description and Travel -- 1901-1946
India -- Kings and rulers
Turkey
Pakistan
Iran
Asia
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Items pertaining to the spiritual, economic, and artistic history of modern India and its princely states. Parts include: fiscal philately from the princely states of India, documents pertaining to Indian medicine (6 linear ft.), paintings, medals and coins, map of Baroda and other princely states, postcards, the collector's research files, genealogical studies of Majarajas, and memorabilia on the history of Jews in Southern Indian. Robbins document Indian society, particularly court nobles. One photograph album and three photographs comprise this collection. The photograph album documents the Silver Jubilee celebration of Mahabat Khanji Rasukhanji Babi Bahadur, the last Nawab of Junagadh in 1945, including entertainment, events, and formal and informal portraits of participants. The Nawab is shown being saluted by government officials, being weighed in silver, and receiving a gift. Performances by dancing women and marching bands are documented, as are sports such as horseback riding, rock lifting, and running. People portrayed include government officials, prisoners in chains, the Nawab, the Nawab's son, nobles such as Kau Mull Ladha wth his daughter in a limousine, prominent citizens of Junagadh, and uniformed men marching.
Arrangement:
1139 postage stamps: organized in 5 boxes ; arranged numerically by item catalog number and alphabetically by region
Biographical / Historical:
Dr. Kenneth X. Robbins of Potomac, Maryland, psychiatrist, M.D., collector of south Asian art, and author, assembled a collection of various types of materials documenting Indian society particularly in the second quarter of the 20th century, focusing on the noble courts.
Local Numbers:
FSA A1990.01
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Topic:
Nobility -- India  Search this
Coins  Search this
Genre/Form:
Maps
Photographs
Postcards
Medals
Postage stamps
Citation:
Kenneth X. Robbins Photograph Collection. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Kenneth X. Robbins, 1990, 2014, 2015, 2016.
Identifier:
FSA.A1990.01
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a1990-01
Online Media:

Painted portrait of Tokugawa Iemochi

Photographer:
Shimooka, Renj¯o, 1823-1914  Search this
Shimooka, Renj¯o, 1823-1914  Search this
Collector:
Rosin, Henry D., Dr.  Search this
Rosin, Nancy  Search this
Collection Collector:
Rosin, Henry D., Dr.  Search this
Rosin, Nancy  Search this
Collection Creator:
Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920  Search this
Ueno, Hikoma, 1838-1904  Search this
Beato, Felice, b. ca. 1825  Search this
Stillfried, Raimund, Baron von, 1839-1911  Search this
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Cartes-de-viste (card photographs) (9.6 x 6.2 cm.)
Culture:
Portraits  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Cartes-de-viste (card photographs)
Photographs
Cartes-de-visite
Place:
Asia
Japan
Japan -- Kings and rulers
Japan -- Description and Travel
Date:
1873
Scope and Contents:
Cartes-de-visite. Photograph of a painted portrait of Tokugawa Iemochi (徳川将軍).
Biographical / Historical:
Generally thought of as the father of Japanese photography, Shimooka Renjo was born in Shimoda, Japan, in 1823. In 1843 he secured an apprenticeship with artist Kano Tosan in Tokyo. Inspired by a daguerreotype he saw in 1844, Shimooka decided to learn more about photography. Shimooka learned the basics of photography from Henry Heusken, the interpreter to the American counsel, Townsend Harris. Shimooka moved to Yokohama in 1859. In Yokohama, Shimooka received formal training in photography and purchased photographic equipment and in 1862 opened his first studio. Apprentices at Shimooka's studio included Yokoyama Matsusaburo, Usui Shusaburo, Esaki Reiji, and Suzuiki Shin'ichi. Shimooka Renjo died in 1914. [biographical information is from: Bennet, T. (1996). Early Japanese images. Vermont and Tokyo: Charles E. Tuttle Company, Inc. ]
Local Numbers:
R452 (Rosin Number)

FSA A1999.35 452
General:
Handwritten on verso: "Late Emperor of Japan. 1873." Stamped on verso: "Renjio, Yokohama," and imprint.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Cartes-de-visite
Collection Citation:
Henry and Nancy Rosin Collection of Early Photography of Japan. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Purchase and partial donation.
Identifier:
FSA.A1999.35, Item FSA A1999.35 452
See more items in:
Henry and Nancy Rosin Collection of Early Photography of Japan
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a1999-35-ref546
Online Media:

Out of Africa Narration by John Kinard

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Extent:
3 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Narration
Place:
Africa, West
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
United States
Date:
1979
Scope and Contents:
Narrator John Kinard introduces three writers and the reading of excerpts from their writings about the kingdoms of ancient Ghana, Mali, and Songhei. Focus on kings who governed ancient Ghana, Mali, and Songhei; their relationship with their people; and ceremonies and customs.
Narration. Part of Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization Audiovisual Records. AV003293, AV003379, and AV003359: same content. AV003293: dated 19790102. AV003379 and AV003359: undated.
Biographical / Historical:
The exhibition - Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization - explores early African civilizations, the slave trade, the abolitionist movement and the founding of the first African republic, Liberia. Maps, graphics, and tapes depict the ancient kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, Songhei, Kanem-Bornu and the Hausa States. Headdresses, masks, housepots, gold weights, taped music and musical instruments and door panels represent the cultures of Nigeria, the Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The journey into slavery is told in a diary of a ship's doctor, the account book of a slave trader and letters of a young passenger. Slave revolts are treated in documents, photographs and portraits. Photographs, books and other publications are included in a section on the Abolitionist movement. Additional documents and photographs tell the story of those who chose to return to Africa. The exibition was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from February 1979 - February 1980. Curated by Louise Daniel Hutchinson.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003379

ACMA AV003359
Series Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Blacks -- History  Search this
Blacks -- Study and teaching  Search this
Kings and rulers, Ancient  Search this
Manners and customs  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Narration
Citation:
Out of Africa Narration by John Kinard, Exhibition Records AV03-031, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-031, Item ACMA AV003293
See more items in:
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-031: Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-031-ref1015

Out of Africa: Self Guided Tour

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
Africa
Caribbean Area
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
United States
Date:
circa 1979
Scope and Contents:
Self guided tour highlighted the five areas of the exhibition 'Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization.' The five areas explored ancient African kingdoms, African artworks, slave forts and slavery on the west coast of Africa, the Middle Passage and slavery in the Caribbean, resistance to slavery in America, and back to Africa movements.
Exhibition tour. Related to exhibition 'Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization.' Undated.
Biographical / Historical:
The exhibition - Out of Africa: From West African Kingdoms to Colonization - explores early African civilizations, the slave trade, the abolitionist movement and the founding of the first African republic, Liberia. Maps, graphics, and tapes depict the ancient kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, Songhei, Kanem-Bornu and the Hausa States. Headdresses, masks, housepots, gold weights, taped music and musical instruments and door panels represent the cultures of Nigeria, the Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The journey into slavery is told in a diary of a ship's doctor, the account book of a slave trader and letters of a young passenger. Slave revolts are treated in documents, photographs and portraits. Photographs, books and other publications are included in a section on the Abolitionist movement. Additional documents and photographs tell the story of those who chose to return to Africa. The exibition was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from February 1979 - February 1980. Curated by Louise Daniel Hutchinson.
Series Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Blacks -- History  Search this
Blacks -- Study and teaching  Search this
Kings and rulers, Ancient  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Slave trade  Search this
Antislavery movements  Search this
Slave insurrections  Search this
Back to Africa movement  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Citation:
Out of Africa: Self Guided Tour, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-031, Item ACMA AV001372
See more items in:
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records / Series ACMA AV03-031: Out of Africa: from West African kingdoms to colonization audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-031-ref1016

William Ian Brinkworth collection

Creator:
Brinkworth, William Ian  Search this
Extent:
3600 Negatives (photographic) (0801-3332: B5-6; 3333-4422: B5-7, black and white ;, 35mm.)
637 Photographic prints (black and white.)
179 Transparencies (color ;, 35mm.)
8 Volumes (Books and magazines)
65 Manuscripts (document genre)
7 Sound recordings
Culture:
Nupe (African people)  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Photographic prints
Transparencies
Volumes
Manuscripts (document genre)
Sound recordings
Manuscripts
Black-and-white negatives
Publications
Black-and-white photographs
Color transparencies
Audiotapes
Place:
Jebba (Nigeria)
Nigeria
Benin (Kingdom)
Africa
Date:
1901-1991
Summary:
William Ian Brinkworth's collection, dated from 1901 to 1991, includes an extensive number of black and white photographs, negatives, color transparencies, books, audio tapes, manuscripts, and research materials. The manuscripts include Brinkworth's book drafts, film treatments, correspondence, historical documents, legal documents, journals and magazines in which his work was published.
Scope and Contents:
Brinkworth's black and white photographs, 35mm negatives and color transparencies form a major component of the collection and illustrate a vast array of subjects titled and arranged by Brinkworth. Many images focus on the Benin region of Nigeria, Olakun figures and shrines, hairstyles, bronze casting and Benin bronzes, tattooing, the Queens of the Oba, crafts and art objects, towns and marketplaces, seated dancing, personal adornment, agriculture and industry, and ceremonies and the daily life of Nigerian people. Subjects of special interest include the "Watchers of the Night" masquerade, the crowning of a chief in Abeokuta and the titling of a Yoruba chief. Also included are images of a Felesh priest (or "God of Thunder"), the Yoruba city of Jebba, a Popo women's cult, the Nupe people and a workshop in Bida, the University College at Ibadan and G.A. Akiola, the Aro of Igan Alade. Although the images were largely taken in Nigeria, there are a small number that depict domestic life of the Brinkworth family in England.

Brinkworth's manuscripts and personal documents include an extensive official diary from 1901 of Major W. R. Reeve-Tucker, the first British Traveling Commissioner in Nigeria. The series also includes some of Brinkworth's passports, personal notes, an "Enquiry into the Ogwashi-Uku Native Court," a treatment for the film African Priestess, essay and book drafts (many focusing on the mud figures of Benin), an issue of Functional Photography magazine featuring an article by Ian Brinkworth, correspondence, and paperwork concerning the law suit filed against Brinkworth by Chief Obafemi Awolowo. Brinkworth's collection of publications contains books, pamphlets and articles from Noir Et Blanc and Picture Post featuring his photography.
Arrangement note:
Series 1 is arranged according to subject categories supplied by Brinkworth. Series 2 and 3 were kept in original order. Series 4 is organized according to Brinkworth's hand-written number annotations. All unnumbered transparencies were kept in the order in which they were received. Series 5 is arranged chronologically as well as according to Brinkworth's notes and number markings. Series 6 is arranged according to packet number, those unidentified are arranged miscellaneously. Series 7 is arranged according to subject and Series 8 is organized by tape number.

Series 1: Black and White Photographs, circa 1946-1957 (637 items; Box 1-5)

Series 2: Manuscripts and Personal Documents, 1901-1991 (65 Documents; Boxes 6-7)

Series 3: Publications, 1942-1956 (8 items; Box 8)

Series 4: 35 mm Color Transperancies, circa 1946-1957 (?)

Series 5: Black and White Negatives, circa 1946-1957 (3600 negatives; Cold Vault Shelves B5-6 and B5-7)

Series 6: Contact Sheets

Series 7: Research Materials and Inventories

Series 8: Audio Cassettes
Biographical/Historical note:
William Ian Brinkworth (1914-2000) was born in Karagpur, India to British parents and raised in Scotland, France, Germany and England. His interest in art brought him to the Slade School of Fine Art in London where he was trained as a painter. While studying there, Brinkworth was named a Slade Scholar and awarded the Slade Summer Composition Prize.

The outbreak of World War II changed Brinkworth's career path from painter to soldier. He first served in the Infantry, later joined the Intelligence Corps and then worked with the Free French forces and First Special Air Service Regiment. Brinkworth was taken prisoner in Sardinia for two years and after his release was seconded as a liaison officer between the Foreign Office and the United Nations in 1946. Brinkworth's military service earned him the Member of the British Empire (MBE) medal and an appointment by the British Colonial Administration Service to the position of Assistant District Officer to the Resident of Warri, Nigeria in 1946. He went on to become District Officer and finally Senior District Officer of the region.

Brinkworth's professional responsibilities involved extensive travel throughout Nigeria to many peoples and regions including Warri, Abeakuta, Badagri, Benin, Ogwashiuku, Alaro, Ibaden, Asaba and Ado-Ekiti. While serving as District Officer, Brinkworth was able to incorporate his artistic training and interests with his administrative obligations, chiefly through the mediums of photography and film. Brinkworth's administrative status and extensive interaction with local peoples of Nigeria earned him the privilege of witnessing and filming cultural traditions never before or rarely seen by Westerners.

Brinkworth served as a British Officer in Nigeria until 1957 and continued to minister as an advisor to the independent Nigerian nation during its transition to self-government. He then returned to England and pursued work as a broadcaster, documentary filmmaker, photographer, lecturer and writer. In 1961 he published his first novel, Jimmy Riddle [London; Cassell & Company Ltd., 1961], which won the Putnam Award. He went on to publish the novel's sequel, The Black List [London; Cassell & Company Ltd, 1962], and several other books including his 1966 autobiography The One-Eyed Man Is King [London; Cassell & Company Ltd, 1966]. He often wrote under the pseudonym "Ian Brook." Brinkworth also published several articles in The Geographical Magazine and The West African Review.

After retiring, Brinkworth lived in France with his second wife, Marida, from 1981-1991 before returning once again to England. Much of the photographic, film and art objects from his time in Africa were lost in shipment shortly before his death in 2000. The museum received the remainder of the collection through a donation by Marida Brinkworth in 2008.
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Beadwork  Search this
Bronzes  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Handicraft  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Art in situ -- Photographs  Search this
Art objects  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Kings and rulers  Search this
Masquerades  Search this
Marketplaces  Search this
Religious articles  Search this
Tattooing  Search this
Shrines  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Black-and-white negatives
Publications
Black-and-white photographs
Color transparencies
Photographic prints
Audiotapes
Citation:
William Ian Brinkworth collection, 2008-009, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2008-009
See more items in:
William Ian Brinkworth collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2008-009

Festival Recordings: Maroon Narrative: Maroon Traditions of Self Government; Guianas & Jamaica

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Maroon Program 1992 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Spinks, Vondale (recorder)  Search this
Woodley, Harold (recorder)  Search this
Performer:
Matodja, Gazon  Search this
Aboikonie, Songo  Search this
Wright, M. L.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Jamaicans  Search this
Surinamese  Search this
Maroons  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Jamaica
Moore Town (Jamaica)
Accompong (Jamaica)
Suriname
Date:
1992 June 27
Local Numbers:
FP-1992-CT-0182
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, June 27, 1992.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Governments  Search this
Salutations  Search this
Djuka language  Search this
language  Search this
Saramacca (Surinamese people)  Search this
Indians -- Kings and rulers  Search this
Maroons  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1992 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1992, Item FP-1992-CT-0182
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1992 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1992 Festival of American Folklife / Series 3: Creativity and Resistance: Maroon Culture in the Americas / 3.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1992-ref731

The crowned King, Edward VII and Queen Alexandra in coronation robes, on their return from Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace. [Active no. 257 : stereo interpositive,]

Topic:
CORONATION EDWARD VII
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Names:
Buckingham Palace (London, England)  Search this
Alexandra, Queen  Search this
Edward VII, King  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
England
London (England)
Date:
1902
Local Numbers:
RSN 19327
General:
Similar to RSN 11672 and 11673
Currently stored in box 3.2.1 [183]
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Queens -- England  Search this
Kings and rulers -- England  Search this
Coronations  Search this
Palaces  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 19317-19410
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref19095

H.M. Queen Alexandra reviewing Britain's Colonial Troops, Horse Guards Parade. [Active No. 262 : stereoscopic interpositive,]

Topic:
CORONATION EDWARD VII
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Names:
Alexandra, Queen  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8".)
Type:
Archival materials
Stereoscopic photographs
Photographs
Place:
Horse Guards
England
London (England)
Date:
1902
Local Numbers:
RSN 19333
General:
Similar to RSN 11679 and 19355. Orig. no. 8596.
Currently stored in box 3.2.1 [183].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Queens -- England  Search this
Kings and rulers -- England  Search this
Parades -- England  Search this
Carriages -- England  Search this
Coronations -- England  Search this
Horses -- England  Search this
Military -- England  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereoscopic photographs
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 19317-19410
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref19101

Queen Alexandra, loving and beloved, rewarding the heroes of the S.A. War Ambulance Corps, Devonshire House. [Active No. 263 : stereoscopic interpositive,]

Topic:
CORONATION EDWARD VII
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Names:
Devonshire House (London, England)  Search this
Alexandra, Queen  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8".)
Type:
Archival materials
Stereoscopic photographs
Photographs
Place:
England
London (England)
Date:
1902
Local Numbers:
RSN 19334
General:
Same as RSN 11680 and 19335. Orig. no. 8668.
Currently stored in box 3.2.1 [183].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Queens -- England  Search this
Kings and rulers -- England  Search this
Military -- England  Search this
Awards -- England  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereoscopic photographs
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 19317-19410
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref19102

Queen Alexandra, loving and beloved, rewarding the heroes of the S.A. War Ambulance Corps, Devonshire House. [Active no. 263 : stereo interpositive,]

Topic:
CORONATION EDWARD VII
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Names:
Devonshire House (London, England)  Search this
Alexandra, Queen  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
England
London (England)
Date:
1902
Local Numbers:
RSN 19335
General:
Same as RSN 11680 and 19334.
Currently stored in box 3.2.1 [183]. Orig. no. 8668.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Queens -- England  Search this
Kings and rulers -- England  Search this
Military -- England  Search this
Awards -- England  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 19317-19410
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref19103

Indian Prince doing homage to his Sovereign Queen--showing King Edward, Earl Roberts and Lord Kitchener--Buckingham Palace. [Active no. 273 : stereo interpositive,]

Topic:
CORONATION EDWARD VII
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Names:
Buckingham Palace (London, England)  Search this
Alexandra, Queen  Search this
Edward VII, King  Search this
Kitchener, Lord (Earl, Field Marshall, Secretary of State)  Search this
Roberts, Earl B.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
India -- Kings and rulers
England
London (England)
Date:
1902
Local Numbers:
RSN 19345
General:
Similar to RSN 11689. Orig. no. 543.
Currently stored in box 3.2.1 [183], moved from [193].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Imperialism -- England  Search this
East Indians  Search this
Queens -- England  Search this
Kings and rulers -- England  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Palaces  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 19317-19410
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref19113

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