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Kyaman child, Anna village, Ivory Coast

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kyaman (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts an Ebrie (now Kyaman) child at the goldsmith's. 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:
EENG-XIII-19, 23.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "B 2 Ebr. Ebrie. Ivory Coast, Anna. Child at the goldsmith's. 4/4/1972. EE. neg.no. XIII-19, 23." 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 00727
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Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
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ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref27821

Maxime Ake Akossi, village notable, Anna village, Ivory Coast

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kyaman (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts Ebrie (now Kyaman) dignitary wearing prestige clothes and regalias. "During the colonial period the French sought to consolidate their authority over the peoples of the south-eastern region by creating district and cantonal chiefs. Though untraditional, these offices have survived, and their occupants have increasingly sought to gain status by adopting Akan-style regalia (as have the few traditional paramount chiefs in the region)." [Timothy F. Garrard, 1989: Gold of Africa, Prestel]. 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:
EENG-XIII-20, 5A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "C 2 Ebr. Ebrie. Ivory Coast, Anna. Maxime Ake Akossi, village notable, Anna. 4/5/1972. EE. neg.no. XIII-20, 5A." 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:
Leaders  Search this
Regalia  Search this
Clothing and dress -- 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 01076
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Côte d'Ivoire
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref28169

Franc̦oise Dao Alouette, Anna village, Ivory Coast

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kyaman (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts Franc̦oise Dao Alouette, niece of the Anna party representative, michel Afram. She is wearing traditional clothes and gold pendants. "Gold pendants were sometimes worn attached to the hair on festive occasions. This pendant human head is in a style typical of the lagoons region. Akesse Raphael, an Ebrie (now Kyaman) goldsmith, names the design as gobieheme, "female healer"." [Timothy F. Garrard, 1989: Gold of Africa, Prestel]. 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:
EENG-XIII-20, 10A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "C 2 Ebr. Ebrie. Ivory Coast, Anna. Franc̦oise Dao alouette niece of the Anna party representative, michel Afram. 4/5/1972. EE. neg.no. XIII-20, 10A." 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
Regalia  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  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 01081
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Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
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ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref28174

Alphonse Adja, notable from Akouedo, Anna village, Ivory Coast

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kyaman (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts Ebrie (now Kyaman) dignitary wearing prestige clothes and regalias. "During the colonial period the French sought to consolidate their authority over the peoples of the south-eastern region by creating district and cantonal chiefs. Though untraditional, these offices have survived, and their occupants have increasingly sought to gain status by adopting Akan-style regalia (as have the few traditional paramount chiefs in the region)." [Timothy F. Garrard, 1989: Gold of Africa, Prestel]. 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:
EENG-XIII-20, 11A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "C 2 Ebr. Ebrie. Ivory Coast, Anna. Alphonse adja, notable from Akouedo. 4/5/1972. EE. neg.no. XIII-20, 11A." 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:
Leaders  Search this
Regalia  Search this
Clothing and dress -- 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 01082
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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-ref28175

Kyaman chiefs and notables, Anna village, Ivory Coast

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kyaman (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts Ebrie (now Kyaman) dignitaries wearing prestige clothes and regalias. From left to right, seated: Alphonse Akre, sub-chief, Anna village. Blaise Ake Djoble, Anna village notable and party member. Jean-Baptiste Mobio, Adiopodoume village notable and party member. Standing: Maxime Ake Akossi, Anna village notable. Michel Afram, party representative, Anna. Marc Akouman, party delegate, Akouedo village. Barthelemy Akre, Chief of the Catholics, Anna. Katherine Ake Agouabe, daughter of notable, Anna. Francoise Dao Alouette, niece of Michel Afram. Alphonse Adja, Akouedo notable. "During the colonial period the French sought to consolidate their authority over the peoples of the south-eastern region by creating district and cantonal chiefs. Though untraditional, these offices have survived, and their occupants have increasingly sought to gain status by adopting Akan-style regalia (as have the few traditional paramount chiefs in the region)." [Timothy F. Garrard, 1989: Gold of Africa, Prestel]. 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:
EENG-XIII-20, 13A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "C 2 Ebr. Ebrie. Ivory Coast, Anna. Chiefs and notables. L to R: seated: Alphonse Akre, sub-chief, Anna village. Blaise Ake Djoble, Anna village notable and party member. Jean-Baptiste Mobio, Adiopodoume village notable and party member. Standing: Maxime Ake Akossi, Anna village notable. Michel Afram, party representative, Anna. Marc Akouman, party delegate, Akouedo village. Barthelemy Akre, Chief of the Catholics, Anna. Katherine Ake Agouabe, daughter of notable, Anna. Francoise Dao Alouette, niece of Michel Afram. Alphonse Adja, Akouedo notable. 4/5/1972. EE. neg.no. XIII-20, 13A." 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:
Leaders  Search this
Regalia  Search this
Clothing and dress -- 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 01084
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Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref28177

Kyaman chiefs and notables, Anna village, Ivory Coast

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kyaman (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts Ebrie (now Kyaman) dignitaries wearing prestige clothes and regalias. From left to right, seated: Alphonse Akre, sub-chief, Anna village. Blaise Ake Djoble, Anna village notable and party member. Jean-Baptiste Mobio, Adiopodoume village notable and party member. Standing: Michel Afram, party representative, Anna. Marc Akouman, party delegate, Akouedo village. Katherine Ake Agouabe, daughter of notable, Anna. Alphonse Adja, Akouedo notable. "During the colonial period the French sought to consolidate their authority over the peoples of the south-eastern region by creating district and cantonal chiefs. Though untraditional, these offices have survived, and their occupants have increasingly sought to gain status by adopting Akan-style regalia (as have the few traditional paramount chiefs in the region)." [Timothy F. Garrard, 1989: Gold of Africa, Prestel]. 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:
EENG-XIII-20, 15A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "C 2 Ebr. Ebrie. Ivory Coast, Anna. Chiefs and notables. L to R: seated: Alphonse Akre, sub-chief, Anna village. Blaise Ake Djoble, Anna village notable and party member. Jean-Baptiste Mobio, Adiopodoume village notable and party member. Standing: Michel Afram, party representative, Anna. Marc Akouman, party delegate, Akouedo village. Katherine Ake Agouabe, daughter of notable, Anna. Alphonse Adja, Akouedo notable. 4/5/1972. EE. neg.no. XIII-20, 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:
Leaders  Search this
Regalia  Search this
Clothing and dress -- 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 01086
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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-ref28179

Katherine Ake Agouabe and Franc̦oise Dao Alouette wearing gold hair ornaments, Anna village, Ivory Coast

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kyaman (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts Katherine Ake Agouabe and Franc̦oise Dao Alouette wearing traditional clothes and gold pendants. "Gold pendants were sometimes worn attached to the hair on festive occasions. This pendant human head is in a style typical of the lagoons region. Akesse Raphael, an Ebrie (now Kyaman) goldsmith, names the design as gobieheme, "female healer"." [Timothy F. Garrard, 1989: Gold of Africa, Prestel]. 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:
EENG-XIII-20, 20A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "C 2 Ebr. Ebrie. Ivory Coast, Anna. Katherine Ake Agouabe, Ake notable's daughter. Franc̦oise Dao alouette niece of the Anna party representative, michel Afram. 4/5/1972. EE. neg.no. XIII-20, 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
Regalia  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  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 01091
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Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref28184

Linguist staff held by Blaise Ake Djoble, Anna village, Ivory Coast

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kyaman (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts elaborate gold-leafed wooden tops of Ebrie (now Kyaman) linguist staff. "The range of proverbial themes depicted by linguist staffs is very great. Each of these was intended to convey some moral message to the beholder. During the colonial period the French sought to consolidate their authority over the peoples of the south-eastern region by creating district and cantonal chiefs. Though untraditional, these offices have survived, and their occupants have increasingly sought to gain status by adopting Akan-style regalia (as have the few traditional paramount chiefs in the region)." [Timothy F. Garrard, 1989: Gold of Africa, Prestel]. 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:
EENG-XIII-20, 23A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "C 2 Ebr. Ebrie. Ivory Coast, Anna. Wood staff covered with gold leaf hald by Blaise Ake Djoble, village notable and party member, Anna. 4/5/1972. EE. neg.no. XIII-20, 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:
Leaders  Search this
Regalia  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 01092
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Côte d'Ivoire
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref28185

Linguist staff held by Michel Afram, Anna village, Ivory Coast

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kyaman (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts elaborate gold-leafed wooden tops of Ebrie (now Kyaman) linguist staff. "The range of proverbial themes depicted by linguist staffs is very great. Each of these was intended to convey some moral message to the beholder. During the colonial period the French sought to consolidate their authority over the peoples of the south-eastern region by creating district and cantonal chiefs. Though untraditional, these offices have survived, and their occupants have increasingly sought to gain status by adopting Akan-style regalia (as have the few traditional paramount chiefs in the region)." [Timothy F. Garrard, 1989: Gold of Africa, Prestel]. 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:
EENG-XIII-20, 25A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "C 2 Ebr. Ebrie. Ivory Coast, Anna. Wood staff covered with gold leaf hald by Michel Afram, party representative, Anna. 4/5/1972. EE. neg.no. XIII-20, 25A." 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:
Leaders  Search this
Regalia  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 01093
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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-ref28186

Kyaman woman wearing gold pendant attached to the hair, Anna village, Ivory Coast

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kyaman (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts Kyaman woman wearing traditional clothes and gold pendant in the form of a crescent pointing downward with openwork designs. "Gold pendants were sometimes worn attached to the hair on festive occasions. This pendant human head is in a style typical of the lagoons region. Akesse Raphael, an Ebrie (now Kyaman) goldsmith, names the design as gobieheme, 'female healer'." [Timothy F. Garrard, 1989: Gold of Africa, Prestel]. 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:
EENG-XIII-19, 31.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "D 2 Ebr. Ebrie. Ivory Coast, Anna. Goldsmith'sister wearing family pieces. 4/4/1972. EE. neg.no. XIII-19, 31." 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
Clothing and dress -- Africa  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 01314
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Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref28407

Franc̦oise Dao Alouette, Anna village, Ivory Coast

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kyaman (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts Franc̦oise Dao Alouette, niece of the Anna party representative, michel Afram. She is wearing traditional clothes and gold pendants. "Gold pendants were sometimes worn attached to the hair on festive occasions. This pendant human head is in a style typical of the lagoons region. Akesse Raphael, an Ebrie (now Kyaman) goldsmith, names the design as gobieheme, 'female healer'." [Timothy F. Garrard, 1989: Gold of Africa, Prestel]. 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:
EENG-XIII-20, 33A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "D 2 Ebr. Ebrie. Ivory Coast, Anna. Gold plaques, emblems of rank, worn by Franc̦oise Dao alouette, niece of the Anna party representative. 4/5/1972. EE. neg.no. XIII-20, 33A." 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
Clothing and dress -- Africa  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 01319
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Côte d'Ivoire
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref28412

Katherine Ake Agouabe, Anna village, Ivory Coast

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kyaman (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts Katherine Ake Agouabe, daughter of a notable from Ake. She is wearing traditional clothes and gold pendants. "Gold pendants were sometimes worn attached to the hair on festive occasions. This pendant human head is in a style typical of the lagoons region. Akesse Raphael, an Ebrie (now Kyaman) goldsmith, names the design as gobieheme, 'female healer'." [Timothy F. Garrard, 1989: Gold of Africa, Prestel]. 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:
EENG-XIII-20, 35A.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "D 2 Ebr. Ebrie. Ivory Coast, Anna. Gold plaques, emblems of rank, worn by Katherine Ake Agouabe, daughter of a notable from Ake. 4/5/1972. EE. neg.no. XIII-20, 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
Clothing and dress -- Africa  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 01321
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Kyaman goldsmith, Anna village, Ivory Coast

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kyaman (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts Ebrie (now Kyaman) men preparing the workshop at the goldsmith's. "Pendant gold heads show great stylistic variation. Openwork forms and those pierced by triangular holes are characteristic of the lagoons region, while those of more naturalistic appearance were mostly made by the Baule and other inland goldsmiths." [Timothy F. Garrard, 1989: Gold of Africa, Prestel]. 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:
EENG-XIII-18, 19.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "H 2 Ebr. Ebrie. Ivory Coast, Anna. Gold casting by lost-wax method: preparing the workshop. 4/4/1972. EE. neg.no. XIII-18, 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.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
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 02985
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ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref30066

Kyaman goldsmith, Anna village, Ivory Coast

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kyaman (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts Ebrie (now Kyaman) goldsmith applying wax strips to core. "Pendant gold heads show great stylistic variation. Openwork forms and those pierced by triangular holes are characteristic of the lagoons region, while those of more naturalistic appearance were mostly made by the Baule and other inland goldsmiths." [Timothy F. Garrard, 1989: Gold of Africa, Prestel]. 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:
EENG-XIII-18, 22.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "H 2 Ebr. Ebrie. Ivory Coast, Anna. Gold casting by lost-wax method: Applying wax strips to core. 4/4/1972. EE. neg.no. XIII-18, 22." 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
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 02988
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ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref30069

Kyaman goldsmith, Anna village, Ivory Coast

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kyaman (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts Ebrie (now Kyaman) goldsmith applying wax strips to core. "Pendant gold heads show great stylistic variation. Openwork forms and those pierced by triangular holes are characteristic of the lagoons region, while those of more naturalistic appearance were mostly made by the Baule and other inland goldsmiths." [Timothy F. Garrard, 1989: Gold of Africa, Prestel]. 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:
EENG-XIII-18, 23.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "H 2 Ebr. Ebrie. Ivory Coast, Anna. Gold casting by lost-wax method: Applying wax strips to core. 4/4/1972. EE. neg.no. XIII-18, 23." 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
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 02989
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ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref30070

Kyaman goldsmiths, Anna village, Ivory Coast

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kyaman (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts Ebrie (now Kyaman) goldsmiths modelling core using a mixture of ground charcoal, earth, and water, part of gold casting by lost-wax method. "Pendant gold heads show great stylistic variation. Openwork forms and those pierced by triangular holes are characteristic of the lagoons region, while those of more naturalistic appearance were mostly made by the Baule and other inland goldsmiths." [Timothy F. Garrard, 1989: Gold of Africa, Prestel]. 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:
EENG-XIII-18, 25.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "H 2 Ebr. Ebrie. Ivory Coast, Anna. Gold casting by lost-wax method: Core being modelled from mixture of ground charcoal, earth, and water. 4/4/1972. EE. neg.no. XIII-18, 25." 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
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 02991
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ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref30072

Kyaman goldsmith, Anna village, Ivory Coast

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kyaman (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts Ebrie (now Kyaman) goldsmith using hot water and wood spatula to roll beeswax into wire-like strips, part of gold casting by lost-wax method. "Pendant gold heads show great stylistic variation. Openwork forms and those pierced by triangular holes are characteristic of the lagoons region, while those of more naturalistic appearance were mostly made by the Baule and other inland goldsmiths." [Timothy F. Garrard, 1989: Gold of Africa, Prestel]. 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:
EENG-XIII-18, 26.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "H 2 Ebr. Ebrie. Ivory Coast, Anna. Gold casting by lost-wax method: using hot water and wood spatula to roll beeswax into wire-like strips. 4/4/1972. EE. neg.no. XIII-18, 26." 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
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 02992
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ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref30073

Kyaman goldsmith, Anna village, Ivory Coast

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kyaman (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts Ebrie (now Kyaman) goldsmith adding wax to form channels for the molten gold, part of gold casting by lost-wax method. "Pendant gold heads show great stylistic variation. Openwork forms and those pierced by triangular holes are characteristic of the lagoons region, while those of more naturalistic appearance were mostly made by the Baule and other inland goldsmiths." [Timothy F. Garrard, 1989: Gold of Africa, Prestel]. 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:
EENG-XIII-18, 30.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "H 2 Ebr. Ebrie. Ivory Coast, Anna. Gold casting by lost-wax method: Adding wax to form channels for the molten gold. 4/4/1972. EE. neg.no. XIII-18, 30." 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
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 02996
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ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref30077

Kyaman goldsmith, Anna village, Ivory Coast

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kyaman (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts Ebrie (now Kyaman) goldsmith spreading Juice from crushed bean leaves with a feather, part of gold casting by lost-wax method. "Pendant gold heads show great stylistic variation. Openwork forms and those pierced by triangular holes are characteristic of the lagoons region, while those of more naturalistic appearance were mostly made by the Baule and other inland goldsmiths." [Timothy F. Garrard, 1989: Gold of Africa, Prestel]. 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:
EENG-XIII-18, 35.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "H 2 Ebr. Ebrie. Ivory Coast, Anna. Gold casting by lost-wax method: Juice from crushed bean leaves is spread with a feather, polishing off fingerprints, etc. 4/4/1972. EE. neg.no. XIII-18, 35." 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
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 03001
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Côte d'Ivoire
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Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
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ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref30082

Kyaman goldsmith, Anna village, Ivory Coast

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Kyaman (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts Ebrie (now Kyaman) goldsmith filling small clay cup with gold, part of gold casting by lost-wax method. "Pendant gold heads show great stylistic variation. Openwork forms and those pierced by triangular holes are characteristic of the lagoons region, while those of more naturalistic appearance were mostly made by the Baule and other inland goldsmiths." [Timothy F. Garrard, 1989: Gold of Africa, Prestel]. 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:
EENG-XIII-19, 13.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "H 2 Ebr. Ebrie. Ivory Coast, Anna. Gold casting by lost-wax method: Clay cup containing gold fastened to mold with wet clay. 4/4/1972. EE. neg.no. XIII-19, 13." 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
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 03011
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