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Pile Cloth

Collector:
Miss Genia De Galberg  Search this
Donor Name:
Miss Genia De Galberg  Search this
Culture:
Kuba  Search this
Object Type:
Cloth
Place:
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa
Accession Date:
27 Jun 1968
Collection Date:
1935 to 1952
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
280142
USNM Number:
E414296-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/307715850-1f95-43fd-a0f7-c318f9259eb4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8445372

Pile Cloth

Collector:
Miss Genia De Galberg  Search this
Donor Name:
Miss Genia De Galberg  Search this
Culture:
Kuba  Search this
Object Type:
Cloth
Place:
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa
Accession Date:
27 Jun 1968
Collection Date:
1935 to 1952
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
280142
USNM Number:
E414297-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3807cdd75-44f8-4268-a5a2-bf74bf517e6b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8445373

Figure

Collector:
Miss Genia De Galberg  Search this
Donor Name:
Miss Genia De Galberg  Search this
Culture:
Kuba  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa
Accession Date:
27 Jun 1968
Collection Date:
1935 to 1952
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
280142
USNM Number:
E414298-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/33730785d-a293-4c18-b994-8269c1610516
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8445374

Wooden Cup

Collector:
Miss Genia De Galberg  Search this
Donor Name:
Miss Genia De Galberg  Search this
Culture:
Kuba  Search this
Object Type:
Cup
Place:
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa
Accession Date:
27 Jun 1968
Collection Date:
1935 to 1952
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
280142
USNM Number:
E408085-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3fd3bb871-3752-483d-86f2-67c647b8de10
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8438144

Knife

Collector:
Miss Genia De Galberg  Search this
Donor Name:
Miss Genia De Galberg  Search this
Culture:
Kuba  Search this
Object Type:
Knife
Place:
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa
Accession Date:
27 Jun 1968
Collection Date:
1935 to 1952
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
280142
USNM Number:
E408086-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a38c752a-6f42-4dee-ac2d-7d10b98ddea2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8438145

Copper Knife

Collector:
Miss Genia De Galberg  Search this
Donor Name:
Miss Genia De Galberg  Search this
Culture:
Kuba  Search this
Object Type:
Knife
Place:
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa
Accession Date:
27 Jun 1968
Collection Date:
1935 to 1952
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
280142
USNM Number:
E408087-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3fccfd04e-e075-4002-ba9f-c9746eef1768
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8438146

Colonel Alexis B. McMullen photograph and postcard collection relating to West Africa

Creator:
McMullen, Alexis B. (collector and photographer)  Search this
Photographer:
Zagourski, Casimir  Search this
Extent:
70 Postcards (70 photographic postcards, silver gelatin)
86 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Mputu (African people)  Search this
Komo (Congolese (Democratic Republic) people)  Search this
West Africans  Search this
Mangbetu (African people)  Search this
Tutsi (African people)  Search this
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Hausa (African people)  Search this
Ashanti (African people)  Search this
Bangala (African people)  Search this
Ghanaians  Search this
Banziri (African people)  Search this
Ngbaka (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Postcards
Prints
Photographs
Place:
Rwanda
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Kenya
Ghana
Africa, West
Date:
circa 1943-1944
Scope and Contents note:
Photoraphs made and collected by Alexis B. McMullen documenting peoples and culture in West Africa. The images created by McMullen and Captain D. B. McCloskey depict ceremonies at Kibib honoring Ofori Atta, a chief in the Central Province of the Gold Coast; a dance to the god of the sea at Teshi; and fishing boats and equipment. Additionally, the collection contains photographic postcards collected by McMullen and made by Casimir Zagourski, Leopoldville, and Methodist Book Depots, Cape Coast. These show African "types," a Bwake female circumcision ceremony, scarification (cicatrization), African animals (including giraffes, elephants, and a hippopotamus), agriculture, dances, and musical instruments. Depicted West African peoples include the Ashanti, Bangala, Banziri, Hausa, Kuba, Kumu, Mangbetu, Mputu and Tutsi.
Biographical/Historical note:
Colonel Alexis B. McMullen participated in American aviation activities for about 50 years. During World War II, he was the commanding officer of a United States Air Corps Air Transport Command (ATC) base in Accra, Ghana (then the Gold Coast).
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 90-14
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The National Air and Space Museum Archives Division holds the Colonel Alexis B. McMullen Collection, 1915-1983, documenting McMullen's aviation career and interests.
Additional Zagourski photographs can be found in the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives in EEPA 1987-0024 and the EEPA Postcard Collection.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Musical instruments  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Cacao  Search this
Cooking  Search this
Fishing  Search this
female circumcision  Search this
Dance  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Postcards
Citation:
Photo Lot 90-14, Colonel Alexis B. McMullen photograph and postcard collection relating to West Africa, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.90-14
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-90-14

Knife

Collector:
Mr. Herbert Ward  Search this
Donor Name:
Mrs. Sarita S. Ward  Search this
Culture:
Kuba  Search this
Object Type:
Knife
Place:
Africa
Accession Date:
24 Oct 1921
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
067312
USNM Number:
E322723-1
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Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/325f2c8e4-8023-4749-8912-599768a85915
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8392034
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Congo Belge Femmes Bakuba

Creator:
Nells (Brussels)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 3 CG
Culture:
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Congo Belge / Femmes Bakuba." Translated postcard caption reads, "Belgian Congo. Bakuba women."
Publisher's logo on recto and verso: "Nels." Printed text on verso reads: "Ed. Nels, Bruxelles."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-20-121
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
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:
Portrait photography  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Textile fabrics  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-1058
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2988

Congo

Creator:
Lammeretz  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&W, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 2 CG
Culture:
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Democratic Republic of the Congo -- Kasaï-Occidental Province -- Mweka
Date:
ca. 1920
Scope and Contents:
Stamped caption on verso reads: "Dansuers Bakuba de Mweka.".
Translated caption reads: "Kuba Dancers from Mweka."
Additional stamped text on verso reads: "Droits Réservés / Lammeretz. " Image number stamped on verso: "531."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-17-05
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
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:
Masquerades  Search this
Masks  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2008-017-0004
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2491

19. Mweka (Congo Belge) Notable Bakuba dansant

Creator:
Photo-Home (Leopoldville)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Democratic Republic of the Congo -- Kasaï-Occidental Province -- Mweka
Date:
ca. 1950
Scope and Contents:
Translated postcard caption reads, "19. Mweka (Belgian Congo). Famous Bakuba dancing."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Copyright / Photo-Home / Léopoldville / Fabrication Suisse."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-08-01
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
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:
Dance  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-0716
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2652

21. Mweka (Congo Belge) Danses chez les Bakubas

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Democratic Republic of the Congo -- Kasaï-Occidental Province -- Mweka
Date:
ca. 1955
Scope and Contents:
Translated postcard caption reads, "21. Mweka (Belgian Congo). Dances among the Bakubas."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Copyright / Photo-Home / Léopoldville / Fabrication Suisse/ 55."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-08-02
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
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:
Dance  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-0717
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2653

Young woman, Bungamba village, Congo (Democratic Republic)

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
During his trip to Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo), Elisofon visited the village of Bungamba (Bongamba, Bongaam) between Mweka and Luebo, in the Kuba region. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-I-34, 15A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "A 3 Kba. Kuba. Zaire, Bungabo. Young woman. 4/22/1970. EE. neg.no. I-34, 15A." 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
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 00160
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Congo (Democratic Republic) / EENG / 1970
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref27254

Young woman, Bungamba village, Congo (Democratic Republic)

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
During his trip to Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo), Elisofon visited the village of Bungamba (Bongamba) between Mweka and Luebo, in the Kuba region. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-I-34, 18A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "A 3 Kba. Kuba. Zaire, Bungabo. Young woman. 4/22/1970. EE. neg.no. I-34, 18A." 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
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 00172
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Congo (Democratic Republic) / EENG / 1970
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref27266

Women and children, Bungamba village, Congo (Democratic Republic)

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
During his trip to Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo), Elisofon visited the village of Bungamba (Bongamba) between Mweka and Luebo, in the Kuba region. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
Local Numbers:
EENG-I-34, 20A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "A 3 Kba. Kuba. Zaire, Bungabo. Women and children. 4/22/1970. EE. neg.no. I-34, 20A." 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
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 00191
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Congo (Democratic Republic) / EENG / 1970
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref27285

Elderly sculptor, near Mushenge, Congo (Democratic Republic)

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
During his trip to Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo), Elisofon visited the Kuba people at Mushenge and surrounding region. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Westinghouse Film and traveled to Africa from October 26, 1970 to end of March 1971.
Local Numbers:
EENG-VI-16, 29.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "A 3 Kba. Kuba. Zaire, Mushenge. Portrait of old sculptor. 11/1970. EE. neg.no. VI-16, 29." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
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 00193
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Congo (Democratic Republic) / EENG / 1970
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref27287

Woman, near Mushenge, Congo (Democratic Republic)

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
During his trip to Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo), Elisofon visited the Kuba people at Mushenge and surrounding region. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Westinghouse Film and traveled to Africa from October 26, 1970 to end of March 1971.
Local Numbers:
EENG-VI-18, 23A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "A 3 Kba. Kuba. Zaire, Mushenge. Woman. 11/1970. EE. neg.no. VI-18, 23A." 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
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 00196
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Congo (Democratic Republic) / EENG / 1970
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref27290

Young woman, near Mushenge, Congo (Democratic Republic)

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches.)
Culture:
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1947
Scope and Contents:
During his trip to Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo), Elisofon visited the Royal court of the Nyim (ruler) Mbopey Mabiintsh ma-Kyeen [Mbop Mabiinc makyen, (Bope Mabinshe)] at Mushenge. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from January 8, 1947 to end of June 1947.
Local Numbers:
Negative number 22923, R-2, 3.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "A 3 Kba. Kuba. Zaire, Mushenge. Young girl. 1/20/1947. EE. neg.no. 22923, R-2, 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
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 00198
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Congo (Democratic Republic) / EENG / 1947
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref27292

Man smoking a pipe, near Mushenge, Congo (Democratic Republic)

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches.)
Culture:
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1947
Scope and Contents:
During his trip to Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo), Elisofon visited the Royal court of the Nyim (ruler) Mbopey Mabiintsh ma-Kyeen [Mbop Mabiinc makyen, (Bope Mabinshe)] at Mushenge. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from January 8, 1947 to end of June 1947.
Local Numbers:
Negative number 22923, R-7, 8.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "A 3 Kba. Kuba. Zaire, Mushenge. Man smoking a pipe. 1/20/1947. EE. neg.no. 22923, R-7, 8." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
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 00200
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Congo (Democratic Republic) / EENG / 1947
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref27294

Women by fence, near Mushenge, Congo (Democratic Republic)

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kuba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
During his trip to Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo), Elisofon visited the Kuba people at Mushenge and surrounding region. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Westinghouse Film and traveled to Africa from October 26, 1970 to end of March 1971.
Local Numbers:
EENG-VI-18, 14A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "A 3 Kba. Kuba. Zaire, Mushenge. Women by fence. 11/1970. EE. neg.no. VI-18, 14A." 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
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 00201
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Congo (Democratic Republic) / EENG / 1970
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref27295

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