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Soundsuit

Artist:
Nick Cave, born Fulton, MO 1959  Search this
Medium:
fabric, beads, and sequins
Type:
(not assigned)
Crafts
Date:
2010
Topic:
Dress  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Fleur S. Bresler
Copyright:
© Nick Cave. Photo by James Prinz Photography. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York
Object number:
2021.48.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Renwick Gallery
On View:
Renwick Gallery, 2nd Floor, Room 203
Renwick Gallery, 2nd Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f8b06060-ecf6-4f55-88f0-0a50788195fd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2021.48.1

"Indian family on the move, Smithsonian Institute"

Creator:
Kilburn, B. W. (Benjamin West), 1827-1909  Search this
Davis, James M. (general agent)  Search this
Arnold, C. D. (chief, Department of Photography, Columbian Exposition)  Search this
Collection Collector:
Allen, George V.  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (7 x 3.5 in.)
Culture:
American Indian -- Smithsonian Institution  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Scope and Contents:
The photograph was taken at the Columbian Exposition. This is an exhibit showing the use of the travois. The item is number 8021 in the series on the Columbian Exposition.
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.09903600
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Columbian Exposition -- American Indian  Search this
Smithsonian Institution -- American Indian  Search this
Collection Citation:
Photo Lot 90-1, George V. Allen collection of photographs of Native Americans and the American frontier, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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George V. Allen photograph collection of photographs of Native Americans and the American frontier
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw34ff9af37-aca0-4ebc-9ba1-3c985eca30e4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-90-1-ref1339

Night at the World's Fair--illuminations on great exhibit buildings reflected in the Basin. 5876 Interpositive

Topic:
THE WORLD'S FAIR---Misc.
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Names:
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904: Saint Louis, Mo.)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Missouri
Saint Louis (Mo.)
Date:
1903
Local Numbers:
RSN 20742
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.11 [26].
Copy and Version Identification Note:
01048
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Electricity -- Missouri  Search this
Expositions -- Missouri  Search this
Night photography -- Missouri  Search this
World's fairs -- Missouri  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 20655-20746
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep82067f5b0-a0fb-433d-8635-6c6c2467984b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref27019

The World's Fair at Midnight. [Active no. 1529 stereoscopic photonegative]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
American Stereoscopic Co.  Search this
Names:
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904: Saint Louis, Mo.)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8".)
Type:
Archival materials
Stereoscopic photographs
Photographs
Place:
Missouri -- 1900-1910
Saint Louis (Mo.) -- 1900-1910
Date:
[1905.]
Local Numbers:
RSN 10019
General:
Company catalog card included. Orig. no. 75207.
In box 2.1.12 [87].
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Bridges -- Missouri  Search this
Night photography  Search this
Rivers  Search this
World's fairs  Search this
Exhibitions -- Missouri  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereoscopic photographs
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 2: American Stereoscpopic Co. glass plates / 2.1: American Stereoscopic Negatives / RSN Numbers 9987-10035, Cards AS 1369-AS 1487
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep873bf5053-ffd3-4e8e-8361-92b953a7f1d5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref6697

37. Congo Belge Types Bangala

Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 3 CG
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed recto caption reads: "37. Congo Belge / Types Bangala." Text repeated in dutch. Translated caption reads: "37. Belgian Congo. Bangala types."
Postage stamp printed on verso.
Items EEPA CG-20-17, CG-20-18, CG-20-19, and CG-20-20 are duplicate postcards.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-20-20
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Exhibitions Note:
"The Field's Edge: Agency, Body and African Lens," held by the Contemporary Art Museum at the University of South Florida, 2002-2003.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portrait photography  Search this
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 1994-06-13
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7c29e8654-e057-4151-a45e-0b249fd68718
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1038

72. Congo Français St. Louis-de-l'Oubanghi; préparation du Manioc

Creator:
Impriméries Réunies de Nancy  Search this
Leray  Search this
Augouard  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Brazzaville)
Congo, Republic of the, -- Likouala Region -- Ubangi river
Date:
ca. 1908
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "72. Congo Français. St. Louis-de-l'Oubanghi; Préparation du Manioc."
Translated caption reads: "72. French Congo. St. Louis-de-l'Oubanghi; Preparing manioc."
Publisher's logo on recto: "Impr. Réunies de Nancy." Additional printed text on recto reads: "Col. Leray - Cliché Augonard."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CF-12-08
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Exhibitions Note:
"The Field's Edge: Agency, Body and African Lens," held by the Contemporary Art Museum at the University of South Florida, 2002-2003.
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:
Households  Search this
Portrait photography  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 CF 2012-001-0005
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 12: Congo Français (CF)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo735e9365b-b64d-4ccf-974c-c30108759656
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2284

Moyen Congo Jeune fille Bacongo

Creator:
France. Ministère de la France d'outre-mer  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype, b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Brazzaville)
Date:
[ca. 1954]
Scope and Contents:
A stamped postcard depicting the same images of a young Bacongo girl in both the postcard and the stamp. Postmarked "POINTE-NOIRE, A.E.F. 30.NOV.1954." Caption on verso reads, "Moyen-Congo. Jeune fille Bacongo."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CF-20-19
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Exhibitions Note:
"The Field's Edge: Agency, Body and African Lens," held by the Contemporary Art Museum at the University of South Florida, 2002-2003.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portrait photography  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CF 2012-001-0007
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 12: Congo Français (CF)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo778ba73c0-ef39-4a48-88eb-023c8214422c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2286

Congo No. 21. La fabrication du vin de palme

Photographer:
Visser, Robert, 1860-1937  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca. 1915
Scope and Contents:
Translated postcard caption reads, "Congo - The production of palm wine."
Printed text on recto reads: "Photographie R. Visser, Déposé."
Items EEPA CG-01-07 and EEPA CF-01-08 bear duplicate recto images.
Robert Visser photograph reproduced on postcard is part of series of images carved into an ivory tusk which is now part of the National Museum of African Art (2007-1-2).
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-01-07
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:
Agriculture  Search this
Vernacular architecture -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-0578
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo777326c92-d543-496d-8eae-736334d75099
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2515

From cannibalism to civilisation The Belgian Congo negroes are often stalwart and good featured men: This pictures shows three Bapoto warriors

Creator:
Nells (Brussels)  Search this
International Rubber and Fibers Exhibition (June 1914 : London)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Poto (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca. 1914
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "From cannibalism to civilisation / The Belgian Congo negroes are often stalwart and good featured men: This pictures shows three Bapoto warriors."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "International Rubber and Fibers Exhibition. London June 1914. / Issued by the Agricultural Department. Colonial Office. Brussels." Publisher's logo on verso: "Nels."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-05-13
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Body arts  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Body marking -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-0613
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo77bf25be2-e864-4e33-89db-b89f9aa8087f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2550

Les principaux Chefs du Mayumbé participant à une exposition de produits indigènes Boma. Congo Belge

Creator:
J. P. L. W.  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 2 CG
Culture:
Yombe (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Democratic Republic of the Congo -- Bas-Congo Province -- Boma
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Translated postcard caption reads, "Boma. Belgian Congo. The principle chiefs of the Mayumbe participating in an exhibition of native products."
Printed text on verso reads: "J. P. L. W. 507.-Reproduction Interdite." Manuscript on verso.
Items EEPA CG-15-33 and EEPA CG-15-34 bear variants of the same recto image.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-15-33
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Leaders  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-0873
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo709710298-ae86-4bb4-b145-5c7db53aa584
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2807

Les principaux Chefs du Mayumbé participant à une exposition de produits indigènes Boma

Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 2 CG
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Democratic Republic of the Congo -- Bas-Congo Province -- Boma
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Translated postcard caption reads, "Boma. The principle chiefs of the Mayumbe participating in an exhibition of native products."
Printed text on verso reads: "J. P. L. W. 507.-Reproduction Interdite."
Items EEPA CG-15-33 and EEPA CG-15-34 bear variants of the same recto image.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-15-34
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Leaders  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-0874
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo708e794b3-283c-475a-a045-af6de53023c4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2808

Kindu Négresses modernisées

Creator:
Ferraz, Frères  Search this
Nells (Brussels)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 3 CG
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Democratic Republic of the Congo -- Maniema Province -- Kindu
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Kindu; Négresses modernisées." Translated postcard caption reads, "Kindu; Modernized black women."
Publisher's logo on recto and verso: "Nels." Printed text on verso reads: "Edition: Ferraz, Frères."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-20-83
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Exhibitions Note:
"You Look Beautiful Like That: The Portrait Photographs of Seydou Keita and Malick Sidibe," Harvard University Art Museums, from September 1 through December 16, 2002 and UCLA Hammer from February 9 through May 5, 2002.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portrait photography  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Textile fabrics  Search this
Bicycles  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-1026
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7402881d2-acec-48c5-8cb8-3a573166fa59
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2956

From cannibalism to civilisation Kakua women. (Uele, Belgian Congo)

Creator:
Nells (Brussels)  Search this
International Rubber and Fibers Exhibition (June 1914 : London)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 3 CG
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "From cannibalism to civilisation / Kakua women. (Uele, Belgian Congo)."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "International Rubber and Fibers Exhibition. London June 1914. Issued by the Agricultural Department. Colonial Office. Brussels." Publisher's logo on verso: "Nels."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-20-96
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portrait photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-1037
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7466bae19-87ed-4a43-89d3-573ef408b3cb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref2967

Kindu Ménage heureux

Creator:
Ferraz, Frères  Search this
Nells (Brussels)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 3 CG
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Democratic Republic of the Congo -- Maniema Province -- Kindu
Date:
ca. 1915
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Kindu. Ménage heureux." Translated postcard caption reads, "Kindu. Happy household."
Publisher's logo on recto and verso: "Nels." Printed text on verso reads: "Edition: Ferraz, Frères."
Items EEPA CG-20-143 and CG-20-144 depict same photo subjects in varrying attire.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-20-144
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Exhibitions Note:
"The Field's Edge: Agency, Body and African Lens," held by the Contemporary Art Museum at the University of South Florida, 2002-2003.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portrait photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-1078
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7cc166c2f-660c-4bbf-aebe-d97d979c570e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref3008

From cannibalism to civilisation [Soldiers]

Creator:
Nells (Brussels)  Search this
International Rubber and Fibers Exhibition (June 1914 : London)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 4 CG
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Date:
ca. 1914
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "From cannibalism to civilisation / The Arab slavetraders, with 30,000 followers armed with guns, were met in several fierce battles and finally crushed by the Belgian Congo States small army of about 2,000 native soldiers commanded by Belgian officers. Several thousand slavers and soldiers were killed in action and also many Belgians."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "International Rubber and Fibers Exhibition. London June 1914. Issued by the Agricultural Department. Colonial Office. Brussels." Publisher's logo on verso: "Nels."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CG-38-11
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Military -- Africa  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Costume  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CG 2011-001-1368
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 11: Congo Belge (CG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7e068ae79-2949-460e-9463-fd8179ae4597
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref3298

Djibouti Coiffure d'un Somalis

Creator:
Arabiantz, K., editor  Search this
Impriméries Réunies de Nancy  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14.5 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Somali (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Djibouti
Date:
ca. 1900
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Djibouti. - Coiffure d'un Somalis."
Translated caption reads: "Djibouti. - A Somali hairstyle."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "K. Arabiantz, éditeur. - Reproduction réservée." Publisher's logo on recto: "Impr. Réunies de Nancy."
Local Numbers:
EEPA FT-05-01
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Exhibitions Note:
"The Field's Edge: Agency, Body and African Lens," held by the Contemporary Art Museum at the University of South Florida, 2002-2003.
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:
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Body arts  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 FT 2012-001-0013
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 14: Djibouti (FT)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo79963846c-d758-4208-a5d2-55c1c4c9c0c3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4494

Princess Baa of Ashanti and her husband

Creator:
Raphael Tuck & Sons  Search this
Names:
British Empire Exhibition (Wembley, London, England: 1924-1925)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (monochrome, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
ca. 1924
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Princess Baa of Ashanti and her husband."
Printed text on verso reads: "Printed in England. Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd., London. Photo-Graphic Photo Union."
Postmarked postage stamp, manuscript message, and address on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-15-12
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:
Leaders  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Ashanti (Kingdom)  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 GH 2013-001-0035
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7c51635d6-35a2-4fdd-b822-6fcc6a519083
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4626

Prempeh, son of the late king of Ashanti

Creator:
Raphael Tuck & Sons  Search this
Prempeh, I, King of Ashanti, 1870-1931  Search this
Names:
British Empire Exhibition (Wembley, London, England: 1924-1925)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (monochrome, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
ca. 1924
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Prempeh, son of the late king of Ashanti."
Printed text on verso reads: "Printed in England. Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd., London. Photo-Graphic Photo Union."
Postmarked postage stamp, manuscript message, and address on verso.
Items EEPA GH-15-05, EEPA GH-15-06, and EEPA GH-15-08 are duplicate postcards.
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-15-08
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:
Leaders  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Ashanti (Kingdom)  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 GH 2013-001-0085
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo78dfd00d6-4192-401b-9531-c1d7bce97d98
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4630

S. O. Madagascar - Scènes de la vie Malgache Salon de Coiffure

Creator:
Richard  Search this
Comptoir Photographique G Bodemer (Majunga)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Malagasy people  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Madagascar
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "S. O. Madagascar - Scenes of Malagasy Life - Hair Dressing Salon." Postmarked and stamped on recto, "Fianarantsoa, Madagascar, 25 March 1910."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Comptoir Photographique G Bodemer - Majunga. / Cliché Richard."
Original hand-written address on verso, "Melle Ernestine Adenet. 142 Faubourg St. Antoine Paris France."
Original hand-written text on recto, "20 March 1910. Hurt wrist aside, it is in good health."
Local Numbers:
EEPA MG-05-15
Exhibitions Note:
"The Field's Edge: Agency, Body and African Lens," held by the Contemporary Art Museum at the University of South Florida, 2002-2003.
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:
Body arts  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Body marking -- Africa  Search this
Women  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 MG 2012-001-0314
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 26: Madagascar (MG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7fb8cc584-0eb8-4f3e-a0f4-d2051217e25b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5615

Tananarive (Madagascar) Intérieur de Case Malgache

Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Malagasy people  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Madagascar
Madagascar, -- Antananarivo province, -- Antananarivo (Tananarive)
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "Tananarive (Madagascar) - Interior of a Malagasy Home." Postmarked and stamped on recto, "Tananarive, Madagascar, 6 April 19{??]."
Original hand-written address on verso, "Mademoiselle Fernaur David. 67 Rue St Jaques Paris."
Local Numbers:
EEPA MG-12-08
Exhibitions Note:
"The Field's Edge: Agency, Body and African Lens," held by the Contemporary Art Museum at the University of South Florida, 2002-2003.
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:
Households  Search this
Domestic scenes  Search this
Women  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Interior architecture  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 MG 2012-001-0362
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 26: Madagascar (MG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7bbd3c010-80bc-43d8-b486-06cd045da835
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5663

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