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Lynn McLaren Photographs

Creator:
McLaren, Lynn, 1922-  Search this
Names:
UNICEF  Search this
Extent:
648 Slides (photographs) (color , 35mm.)
10 Photographic prints (black and white , 8 x 10 inches.)
38 Transparencies (color , 120mm.)
Container:
Item EEPA.2007-009
Culture:
Zaramo (African people)  Search this
Swahili (African people)  Search this
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Makonde (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Photographic prints
Transparencies
Portraits
Color slides
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Zanzibar
Africa, East
Mikumi National Park (Tanzania)
Africa
Mombasa (Kenya)
Lamu Island (Kenya)
Manyara, Lake (Tanzania)
Dar es Salaam (Tanzania)
India
Kilimanjaro, Mount (Tanzania)
Kenya
Tanzania
Ngorongoro Crater (Tanzania)
Victoria, Lake
Date:
circa 1950-1969
Summary:
The collection consists of 38 color transparencies, 648 color slides and 10 black-and-white photographic prints taken by Lynn McLaren Demarest while on assignment for various news outlets in the 1950s and 1960s. A majority of the slides and transparencies were taken in East Africa and document indigenous peoples, agriculture (cotton in particular), health and nutrition education, UNICEF activities, architecture, natural landscapes, animals, fishers, coffee plantations and the sisal industry. Locations include Mobassa, Lamu Island, Zanzibar, Dar es Saalam, Lake Victoria, Mount Kilimajaro, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara and Mikumi National Park (Tanzania). The black-and-white photographs depict East African leaders, such as Julius Nyerere, and prominent international visitors to the region, including Robert Kennedy. A small number of slides and transparencies were taken in India.
Arrangement note:
Arrangement reflects the original order established by the photographer.
Biographical/Historical note:
Lynn McLaren (1922-2008) was a professional photojournalist who worked on assignment for National Geographic, Life, Newsweek and Business Week since the 1950s and 1960s. A member of the Society of Women Geographers, McLaren lived and traveled extensively around the world, photographing peoples and places in Kenya, Tanzania (Zanzibar), India, Nepal, Spain, Germany and the United States. McLaren was also the author of five books, including Berlin and the Berliners and The Village: The People (India), all of which are richly illustrated with her photographs. She recently had a major retrospective of her photography, Fifty Years of Photographs from Around the World, at the Marion Art Center in Marion, Massachusetts in May-June 2007.
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:
Coffee plantations  Search this
Animals  Search this
Sisal (Plant)  Search this
Sailboats  Search this
Markets  Search this
Health education  Search this
Dhows  Search this
Cotton  Search this
Fishers  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Portraits
Color slides
Transparencies
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Lynn McLaren Photographs, EEPA 2007-009, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2007-009
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2007-009

Michael Sabbagh photograph of Masai Warrior

Creator:
Sabbagh, Michael E.  Search this
Extent:
1 Print (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Place:
Ngorongoro Crater (Tanzania)
Date:
circa 1978
Scope and Contents note:
Image of a Masai man, made at Ngorongoro Crater in the Great Rift Valley in Tanzania.
Biographical/Historical note:
Dr. Michael Ernest Sabbagh (1934-1977) was an Associate Professor of Geography at the University of Texas, Austin. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, he was educated at the University of the Witwatersrand. His scholarly interests included climatology, physical geography, Africa, and statistical methods in geography.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 89-42
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
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Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo lot 89-42, Michael Sabbagh photograph of Masai Warrior, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-42
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-89-42

William F. Wheeler photographs of Africa and Efe people

Creator:
Wheeler, William F. (William Felix), 1943-2008  Search this
Extent:
5,200 Color slides (circa)
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Mbuti (African people)  Search this
Tuaregs  Search this
Pygmies  Search this
Efe (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Color slides
Photographs
Slides (photographs)
Place:
Ituri Forest (Congo)
Algeria
Kenya
Ngorongoro Crater (Tanzania)
Niger
Mali
Date:
1986-1998
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by William F. Wheeler during his expeditions to Africa in July 1986, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1996, and 1998, mostly documenting the Efe of Akokora in the Ituri forest. Photographs relating to the Efe people of Akokora in the Ituri forest include images of Efe people, camps, musical instruments, dances, archery and poison arrows, hunting, barkcloth making and use, body marking, food, animals and plants of the rainforest, forest treks, villages (including Anduli, Dui, and Akokora). Other photographs include images of ceremonies (including an Olngesherr ceremony in the Loita Hills), Mbuti at Epulu, a Masai village in Kenya, William Wheeler's wedding to Linda Penn in a Masai village (1987), Berber nomads and scenic views in Algeria, markets and Tuaregs during a camel trip through Niger, and aerial views.
Biographical/Historical note:
William F. Wheeler (1943-2008) was born in Blackville, South Carolina, and earned a medical degree from Duke University and a specialty degree in anesthesiology at Massachusetts General in Boston. In 1978, after years of practicing medicine, he began traveling Africa by car, making over twenty-four trips during the next three decades. To gain a more intimate experience, he returned to explore the most remote places on foot. His detailed safari journals, written in the style of 19th century explorers, describe camel journeys in the Sahara, foot safaris with Maasai in Kenya and Tanzania, and hundreds of miles of treks with Efe through the rainforest of the Ituri river basin, a tributary of the Congo River. Wheeler's collection of artifacts and photographs formed the basis of a 2004 exhibit at the San Diego Museum of Man.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 2005-19, NAA ACC 2010-21
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Photographs previously filed in Photo Lot 2005-19 have been relocated and merged with Photo Lot 2010-21. These photographs were also made by William F. Wheeler in Africa and form part of this collection.
The National Anthropological Archives also holds the William F. Wheeler Efe Pgymy Papers, 1999-2004 (MS 2005-14).
Artifacts collected by Wheeler held in the Department of Anthropology collections in accessions 2036145, 2034089, and 2033754.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

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Rights:
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Topic:
Hunting  Search this
Camps  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Slides (photographs)
Citation:
Photo Lot 2005-19, William F. Wheeler photographs of Africa and Efe people, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.2005-19
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-2005-19

Mombasa, B. E. Africa Masai

Creator:
Young, photographer (Mombasa)  Search this
Anderson & Mayer, Proprietors, Mombasa  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Kenya -- Coast province -- Mombasa
Date:
c. 1920
Scope and Contents:
Text on recto reads: "Masai. Mombasa, B. E. Africa. 8 Anderson & Mayer, Proprietors, Mombasa. Young, Photo."
Additional text on verso reads: "Union postale universelle. Lichtdruck C. Ledermann Jr., Wien I., Fleischmarkt 12."
Manuscript address and postmarked postage stamp on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-20-05
General:
Image indexed by catalogue number and subjects.
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 -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Jewelry  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 KE 1993-012-002
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 23: Kenya (KE)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5148

East African Types Masai Women

Creator:
S. Skulina, Pegas Studio (Nairobi)  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 1
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
c. 1950
Scope and Contents:
Text on recto reads: "East African Types - Masai Women. 181."
Additional text on verso reads: "Edition "Africa in Pictures." Copyright by S. Skulina PEGAS STUDIO - Nairobi."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-20-06
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Image indexed by catalogue number or subjects.
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 -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Women  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Jewelry  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 KE 1993-012-004
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 23: Kenya (KE)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5149

Mombasa, B. E. Africa Masai

Creator:
Young, photographer (Mombasa)  Search this
Anderson & Mayer, Proprietors, Mombasa  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Kenya -- Coast province -- Mombasa
Date:
c. 1920
Scope and Contents:
Text on recto reads: "Masai. Mombasa, B. E. Africa. 10 Anderson & Mayer, Proprietors, Mombasa. Young, Photo."
Additional text on verso reads: "Union postale universelle. Lichtdruck C. Ledermann Jr., Wien I., Fleischmarkt 12."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-20-07
General:
Image indexed by catalogue number and subjects.
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 -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Jewelry  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 KE 1993-012-016
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 23: Kenya (KE)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5151

Masai

Creator:
Young (Mombasa)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
c. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Text on recto reads: "Masai. Young, Photo., Mombasa. - Copyright."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-20-10
General:
Image indexed by catalogue number and subjects.
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 -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Jewelry  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 KE 1993-012-023
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 23: Kenya (KE)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5154

British East Africa Masai

Creator:
The Standard P. & P. Works, Nairobi and Mombasa, B. E. Africa  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
c. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Text on recto reads: "Masai. British East Africa. Photo : Baron Lambert."
Additional text on verso reads: "The Standard P. & P. Works, Nairobi and Mombasa, B. E. Africa."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-20-11
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Image indexed by catalogue number or subject.
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 -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Weapons  Search this
Works of art in situ  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 KE 1993-013-026
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 23: Kenya (KE)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5155

Deutsch-Ost-Africa Massâi

Photographer:
Vincenti, C.  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 8.9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
c. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Text on recto reads: "Massâi. Deutsch-Ost-Africa. No.169, Kunstverlag C. Vincenti, Dar-es-Salaam, D.-O.-Afrika. Ges. geschützt."
Translated postcard caption reads, "German East Africa. Maasai."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-20-12
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Image indexed by catalogue number or subject.
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 -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Jewelry  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 KE 1993-020-004
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 23: Kenya (KE)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5156

Mombasa

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:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
c. 1920
Scope and Contents:
Text on recto reads: "Mombasa."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-20-17
General:
Image indexed by catalogue number and subjects.
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 -- Africa  Search this
Children  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 KE 1995-006-026
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 23: Kenya (KE)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5164

East African Types Masai Women

Creator:
S. Skulina, Pegas Studio (Nairobi)  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 1
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
c. 1950
Scope and Contents:
Text on recto reads: "East African Types - Masai Women. 181."
Additional text on verso reads: "Edition "Africa in Pictures." Copyright by S. Skulina PEGAS STUDIO - Nairobi."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-20-21
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Image indexed by catalogue number or subjects.
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 -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Women  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Jewelry  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 KE 1995-023-001
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 23: Kenya (KE)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5170

East African Types Masai

Creator:
S. Skulina, Pegas Studio (Nairobi)  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:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
c. 1950
Scope and Contents:
Text on recto reads: "East African Types. Masai."
Additional Text on verso reads: "Edition "Africa in Pictures." Copyright by S. Skulina PEGAS STUDIO Nairobi."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-20-22
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Image indexed by catalogue number or subject.
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 -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Beadwork  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 KE 1995-023-005
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 23: Kenya (KE)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5171

East African Types Masai Warrior

Creator:
S. Skulina, Pegas Studio (Nairobi)  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:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
c. 1950
Scope and Contents:
Text on recto reads: "East African Types - Masai Warriors- 178."
Additional text on verso reads: "Edition "Africa in Pictures." Copyright by S. Skulina PEGAS STUDIO - Nairobi."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-20-31
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Image indexed by catalogue number or subjects.
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 -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Beadwork  Search this
Animals in art -- Feathers, furs and skins  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 KE 1995-023-008
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 23: Kenya (KE)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5174

In Kenya's Rift Valley, an attentive audience watches two Maasai elders playing mbao , Kenya, 1966

Creator:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 15.3 x 10 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Kenya, -- Rift Valley Province
Date:
circa 1983
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "In Kenya's Rift Valley, an attentive audience watches two Maasai elders playing mbao. Mbao, the swahili word for 'board,' is the East African version of a game played throughout Africa. Two opposing players or teams move their counters around a twelve to thirty-two hole board, trying to capture their opponent's 'men.' It is a fast moving game in which skill and strategy, not luck, determine the winner. / Rift Valley, Kenya, 1966."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "National Museum of African Art / © Smithsonian Institution, 1983 / Photograph by Eliot Elisofon / 578823 / Printed by Baum Printing Inc., Philadelphia, Pa. U.S.A."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-21-01
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labeled with former accession number format: 1995-26-24.
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:
Recreation -- Africa  Search this
Games -- Africa  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 KE 1995-026-0024
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 23: Kenya (KE)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5176

Maasai warrior Rift Valley Region, Kenya, 1966

Creator:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 15.3 x 10 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Kenya, -- Rift Valley Province
Date:
circa 1983
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Maasai warrior, Rift Valley Region, Kenya, 1966. / National Museum of African Art / © Smithsonian Institution, 1983 / Photograph by Eliot Elisofon / 578807 / Printed by Baum Printing Inc., Philadelphia, Pa. U.S.A."
Items EEPA KE-20-27, EEPA KE-20-28, and EEPA KE-20-29 bear duplicate recto images.
Additional printed explanatory text on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-20-27
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labeled with former accession number format: 1995-26-25.
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 -- Africa  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 KE 1995-026-0025
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 23: Kenya (KE)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5177

Maasai cattle herder Rift Valley, Kenya

Creator:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 15.3 x 10 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Kenya, -- Rift Valley Province
Date:
circa 1993
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Maasai cattle herder, Rift Valley, Kenya. / Photograph by Eliot Elisofon, 1966 / National Museum of African Art / © 1993 Smithsonian Institution / 1899806."
Items EEPA KE-20-27, EEPA KE-20-28, and EEPA KE-20-29 bear duplicate recto images.
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-20-28
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labeled with former accession number format: 1995-38-50.
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 -- Africa  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 KE 1995-038-0050
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 23: Kenya (KE)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5207

German East Africa Massai Women

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Tanzania
Date:
c. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Handwritten caption on recto reads: "Massai Women - German E. A.."
Additional text on verso reads: "Union postale universelle. Transvaal."
Ms. on recto and verso. Postmarks on verso
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-20-01

EEPA KE 1995-23-26
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Image indexed by catalogue number and subjects.
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 -- Africa  Search this
Women  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Jewelry  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 KE 2010-001-051
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 23: Kenya (KE)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5208

Keekorok, Kenya

Creator:
Pfizer Inc.  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col, 14.5 x 10 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Kenya, -- Rift Valley province, -- Keekorok
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Keekorok, Kenya; Columbus sailed one way...Vasco da Gama another, discovering Kenya in 1498. For the next 465 years, its people lived under foreign flags. Today, the Kenyan shield-and-spears flies at the United Nations Plaza, the last of the great African game herds frolic in Kenyan national parks, and the Masai, as famous for their good looks as for their hunting prowess, consult physicians who often turn to Terramycin® (oxytetracycline) - found wherever medicine is practiced."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "P173X70 #6; ©1970, Pfizer Inc.; Printed in U.S.A."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-18-01
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:
Medicine -- 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 KE 1996-002-0018
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 23: Kenya (KE)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5209

Keekorok, Kenya

Creator:
Pfizer Inc.  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col, 14.5 x 10 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Kenya, -- Rift Valley province, -- Keekorok
Date:
1970
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Keekorok, Kenya; Columbus sailed one way...Vasco da Gama another, discovering Kenya in 1498. For the next 465 years, its people lived under foreign flags. Today, the Kenyan shield-and-spears flies at the United Nations Plaza, the last of the great African game herds frolic in Kenyan national parks, and the Masai, as famous for their good looks as for their hunting prowess, consult physicians who often turn to Terramycin® (oxytetracycline) - found wherever medicine is practiced."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "P173X70 #10; ©1970, Pfizer Inc.; Printed in U.S.A."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-20-30
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:
Portrait photography -- 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 KE 1996-002-0019
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 23: Kenya (KE)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5210

Masai Woman

Creator:
H. S. M. Limited, Mombasa  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., hand colored, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
c. 1930
Scope and Contents:
Text on recto reads: "Masai Woman. Series No. HSM 93."
Additional text on verso reads: "H. S. M. Limited, Mombasa. A real copyright photograph."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-20-32
General:
Image indexed by catalogue number and subjects.
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 -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Beadwork  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 KE 1996-002-016
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 23: Kenya (KE)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5211

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