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Eunice sp.

Collector:
Dr. Sylvia A. Earle  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian Ocean  Search this
Depth (m):
0 - 1
Preparation:
Alcohol (Ethanol)
Place:
Andromache Reef, offshore from Mobasa, 0.5 to 0.75 mile offshore, Kenya, Indian Ocean
Common name:
Polychaetes
Published Name:
Eunice sp.
USNM Number:
49921
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Invertebrate Zoology
Annelida
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/304bd0015-d899-4425-86ec-31363e7a1994
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_817561

Eunice sp.

Collector:
Dr. Sylvia A. Earle  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Calcareous bottom; calcareous algae and Caulerpa abundant  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Indian Ocean  Search this
Vessel:
Anton Bruun R/V  Search this
Depth (m):
3 - 10
Preparation:
Alcohol (Ethanol)
Place:
Andromache Reef, 0.5 to 0.75 miles offshore, at mouth of Mombasa Harbor, Mombasa, Kenya, Indian Ocean
Collection Date:
18 Nov 1964
Common name:
Polychaetes
Published Name:
Eunice sp.
USNM Number:
49922
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Invertebrate Zoology
Annelida
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/355c139f2-3076-4dcf-9ba1-69850e33e91c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_817562

View from Lamu Museum

Creator:
Rodwell Press (Mombasa)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 15 x 10 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Kenya, -- Coast province, -- Lamu
Date:
circa 1980
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "View from Lamu Museum, Lamu."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Printed by: The Rodwell Press Ltd., Mombasa - Kenya."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-41-01
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:
Museums  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Boats and boating  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 1995-031-0009
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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-ref5203

Greetings from Lamu

Creator:
Frank Ltd. (Mombasa)  Search this
Rodwell Press (Mombasa)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 10 x 15 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Kenya, -- Coast province, -- Lamu
Date:
circa 1980
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Greetings from Lamu."
Printed text on verso reads: "Edition East Africa, 1807. / Copyright by: Frank Ltd., P.O. Box 81133 - Mombasa Kenya / Printed by: The Rodwell Press Ltd., Mombasa - Kenya."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-06-02
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:
Cityscape photography  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 1995-031-0011
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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-ref5205

Suk displaying their beaded jewelry

Creator:
Frank Ltd. (Mombasa)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 10.5 x 14.5 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Suk (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
circa 1980
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Suk displaying their beaded jewelry."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Edition East Africa, 1341. / Copyright by: Frank Ltd., P.O. Box 81133 - Mombasa Kenya. / Printed in Italy."
Manuscript message, address, and postmarked postage stamps on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-20-111
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
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Beadwork  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 2010-001-0089
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-ref5300

Arab Dhow

Creator:
Frank Ltd. (Mombasa)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 10.5 x 14.5 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
circa 1980
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Arab Dhow."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Edition East Africa, 1103. / Copyright by: Frank Ltd., P.O. Box 81133 - Mombasa Kenya. / Printed in Italy."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-24-08
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Additional incomplete accession number on verso: A1992-18
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:
Transportation  Search this
Boats and boating  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 2010-001-0114
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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-ref5305

Mombasa, Kenya Colony Native Market

Creator:
East African Standard, Ltd. (Nairobi & Mombasa)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Kenya -- Coast province -- Mombasa
Date:
c. 1920
Scope and Contents:
Text on recto reads: "10. Native Market. Mombasa, Kenya Colony."
Additional text on verso reads: "Copyright. East African Standard LTD., Nairobi."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-16-08
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:
Marketplaces  Search this
Architecture -- Africa  Search this
Mod. architecture/cityscape -- Photographs  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 2010-001-112
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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-ref5360

Mombasa, Kenya Colony "Transport"

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Kenya -- Coast province -- Mombasa
Date:
c. 1920
Scope and Contents:
Text on recto reads: "8. 'Transport'. Mombasa, Kenya Colony."
Additional text on verso reads: "Copyright. East African Standard LTD., Nairobi."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-24-11
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:
Transportation  Search this
Animals -- Africa  Search this
Camels  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 2010-001-118
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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-ref5364

Mombasa, Kenya Colony Native Houses

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Kenya -- Coast province -- Mombasa
Date:
c. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Text on recto reads: "9. Native Houses. Mombasa, Kenya Colony."
Additional text on verso reads: "Copyright. East African Standard LTD., Nairobi."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-07-11
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:
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Cultural landscapes  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 2010-001-125
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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-ref5371

Mombasa, Kenya Colony On the Road Round the Island

Creator:
East African Standard, Ltd. (Nairobi & Mombasa)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Kenya -- Coast province -- Mombasa
Date:
c. 1920
Scope and Contents:
Text on recto reads: "1. On the Road Round the Island. Mombasa, Kenya Colony."
Text on verso reads: "Copyright. East African Standard LTD., Nairobi."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-14-02
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:
Landscapes -- natural  Search this
Flora  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 2010-001-128
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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-ref5373

Mombasa, Kenya Colony Roman Catholic Church

Creator:
East African Standard, Ltd. (Nairobi & Mombasa)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Kenya, -- Coast province, -- Mombasa, -- Holy Ghost Cathedral
Date:
c. 1920
Scope and Contents:
Text on recto reads: "5. Roman Catholic Church. Mombasa, Kenya Colony."
Additional text on verso reads: "Copyright. East African Standard LTD., Nairobi."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-45-02
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:
Mod. architecture/cityscape -- Photographs  Search this
Religious buildings  Search this
Architecture -- 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 2010-001-133
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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-ref5378

Mombasa, Kenya Colony Kilindini Harbour

Creator:
East African Standard, Ltd. (Nairobi & Mombasa)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Kenya, -- Coast province, -- Mombasa, -- Kilindini Harbour
Date:
c. 1920
Scope and Contents:
Text on recto reads: "12. Kilindini Harbour. Mombasa, Kenya Colony."
Additional text on verso reads: "Copyright. East African Standard LTD., Nairobi."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-35-02
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:
Industry  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Mod. architecture/cityscape -- Photographs  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 2010-001-134
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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-ref5379

Mombasa, Kenya Colony "Wavel" Memorial

Creator:
East African Standard, Ltd. (Nairobi & Mombasa)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Kenya -- Coast province -- Mombasa
Date:
c. 1930
Scope and Contents:
Text on recto reads: "4. "Wavel" Memorial. Mombasa, Kenya Colony."
Additional text on verso reads: "Copyright. East African Standard LTD., Nairobi."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-50-03
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:
Architecture -- Africa  Search this
Mod. architecture/cityscape -- Photographs  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 2010-001-135
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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-ref5380

Giriama Dancers

Creator:
Frank Ltd. (Mombasa)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 10.5 x 14.5 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Giryama (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
circa 1980
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Giriama Dancers."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Edition East Africa, 1303. / Copyright by: Frank Ltd., P.O. Box 81133 - Mombasa Kenya / A Real Photograph."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-08-17
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:
Dance  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 2010-008-3907
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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-ref5390

Akamba Dancers

Creator:
Frank Ltd. (Mombasa)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 10.5 x 14.5 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Kamba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
circa 1980
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Akamba Dancers."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Edition East Africa, 1353. / Copyright by: Frank Ltd., P.O. Box 81133 - Mombasa Kenya."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-08-18
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:
Dance  Search this
Music -- Africa  Search this
Musical instruments -- 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 2010-008-3908
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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-ref5391

Wakamba Dancers

Creator:
Frank Ltd. (Mombasa)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 10.5 x 14.5 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Kamba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
circa 1980
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Wakamba Dancers."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Edition East Africa, 1304. / Copyright by: Frank Ltd., P.O. Box 81133 - Mombasa Kenya / A Real Photograph."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-08-19
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:
Dance  Search this
Music -- Africa  Search this
Musical instruments -- 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 2010-008-3909
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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-ref5392

Giriama Dancers

Creator:
Frank Ltd. (Mombasa)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 10.5 x 14.5 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Giryama (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
circa 1980
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Giriama Dancers."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Edition East Africa, 1357. / Copyright by: Frank Ltd., P.O. Box 81133 - Mombasa Kenya / A Real Photograph."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-08-20
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:
Dance  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 2010-008-3910
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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-ref5393

Masai women

Creator:
Frank Ltd. (Mombasa)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 14.5 x 10.5 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
circa 1980
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Masai Women."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Edition East Africa, 1302. / Copyright by: Frank Ltd., P.O. Box 81133 - Mombasa Kenya / A Real Photograph."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-20-119
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
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 2010-008-3912
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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-ref5394

Say cheese before I click (Turkana Girl)

Creator:
Frank Ltd. (Mombasa)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 14.5 x 10.5 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Turkana (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
circa 1980
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Say cheese before I click. (Turkana Girl)."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Edition East Africa, 1312. / Copyright by: Frank Ltd., P.O. Box 81133 - Mombasa Kenya / A Real Photograph."
Local Numbers:
EEPA KE-20-120
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
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 2010-008-3913
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-ref5395

Keystone-Underwood Stereographs

Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Creator:
Keystone View Company  Search this
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
240 Stereographs (black and white, 9 x 22 cm.)
Container:
Box 1
Box 2
Culture:
Bangi  Search this
Kongo (African people)  Search this
Bangala (African people)  Search this
Zulu (African people)  Search this
Swahili-speaking peoples  Search this
Kikuyu (African people)  Search this
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Stereographs
Place:
Zimbabwe
South Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Africa
Tanzania
Kenya
Date:
1882-1930
Summary:
The photographs document African businesses, cities, industry, landscapes, peoples and resources. The collection documents various locations within Kenya, Tanzania, Congo (Democratic Republic of), Zimbabwe, Uganda and South Africa. Peoples represented include Kikuyu, Maasai, Bangi, Chagga, Ndombe, Poto, Bangala, Zulu, and Kongo peoples. There are many images of agriculture, hunting, making pottery, mining diamonds and gold, church services at a Catholic mission, a gathering of chiefs at a court, a lion-killing ceremony, and war dances. Businesses and industries shown include coffee plantations; the DeBeers Diamond Mine; a diamond mine compound and crushing mill; fishing boats; a hemp plantation; ivory trade; a market; and the stock market.
Scope and Contents:
The photographs document African businesses, cities, industry, landscapes, peoples and resources. Place documented include Moshi Province, Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Meru, the Serengeti Plain (Kenya), and Zanzibar in German East Africa (now Tanzania); Victoria Falls and the Zambezi River in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe); Cape Town, Devil's Peak, Johannesburg, Kimberly, Natal Province, and Port Elizabeth in South Africa; the waterfront of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; and Soko, Boma, Leopoldville (now Kinshasa), and Stanley Falls (now Boyoma Falls). There are also photographs of the Nile during a flood.

People portrayed include a Kikuyu man paying brideprice for a wife; Kikuyu women carrying water vessels and planting beans; Maasai women building houses; Swahili people dancing; Swahili women using a power figure to ward off evil; and Zulu men training for war. Other peoples portrayed include Bangala, Bangi, Chagga, Kongo, Ndombe and Poto.

Activities documented include buying ivory, carrying rubber, clearing the ground for a coffee plantation, fishing, gambling, grinding corn, hunting zebra, making pottery, mining diamonds and gold, peeling bark for bark cloth, picking coffee, preparing food, smoking meat, threshing beans, and tying house poles. There are also images of church services at a Catholic mission, a gathering of chiefs at a court, a lion-killing ceremony, and war dances.

Businesses and industries shown include coffee plantations in Rhodesia; the DeBeers Diamond Mine in South Africa; a diamond mine compound and crushing mill; fishing boats off Cape Town; a hemp plantation in Uganda; ivory trade in Mombasa, Kenya; a market; and the stock market in Johannesburg.
Biographical / Historical:
In 1882 the Underwood and Underwood Company began operations in Kansas. Founded by brothers Bert Elias (1862-1943) and Elmer (1860-1947) Underwood, the company pioneered the technique of selling stereographs door-to-door. By 1884, Underwood and Underwood's operations had expanded to the West Coast, and the company soon opened offices throughout the world. In the 1890s, the firm began selling images to publications such as Illustrated London News and Harper's Weekly. At its peak in the early 19th century, the company produced 25,000 images per day.

In the late 1910s, Underwood and Underwood was purchased by a competing stereograph company, the Keystone View Company.
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:
Marketplaces  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Industry  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereographs
Identifier:
EEPA.1986-022
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1986-022

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