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Silversmith workshop at Bida, Northern Nigeria

Creator:
Viewcards Ltd. (Lagos)  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
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
[ca. 1980]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Silversmith workshop at Bida - Northern Nigeria." Caption repeated in french, german and spanish.
Additional printed text on verso reads: "20; Guaranteed from real photograph; Copyright: Viewcards (Nig) Ltd. - Tel. 25573 - Lagos, Nigeria."
Local Numbers:
EEPA NR-04-11
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Rights:
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Occupation:
Silversmiths  Search this
Topic:
Artists -- Africa  Search this
Metal-work  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 NR 2010-020-0017
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 34: Nigeria (NR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6954

16. Bénin Achèvement d'une toiture à Ekiti

Creator:
Society of African Missions  Search this
Lescuyer, Maurice  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype; black and white, 9.5 x 13.5 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Africa  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Date:
circa 1934
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "16. Bénin -- Achèvement d'une toiture à Ekiti." Translated caption reads: [Benin -- Completion of a roof in Ekiti.] Additional printed text on recto reads: "Missions Africaines, 150 Cours Gambetta, Lyon." Manuscript message on verso. Printed text on verso reads: "Phototypie Mce Lescuyer, 16, r. des Remparts-d'Ainay, Lyon."
Local number:
EEPA NR-07-05
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:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Vernacular architecture -- Africa  Search this
Construction -- Africa  Search this
Nigeria  Search this
Benin (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 NR 2010-025-0001
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 34: Nigeria (NR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref8665

The potter

Creator:
John Hinde Limited (Ireland)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 10.5 x 15 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Nigeria
Date:
[ca. 1980]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "The Potter - Der Töpfer - Le Potier."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Colour Photo by John Hinde, F.R.P.S."
Printed caption on verso reads: "The Potter: The art of pottery is carried on throughout Africa and fulfulls the need of the African for water and beer pots." Caption repeated in german and french.
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Printed and Published by John Hinde Limited, Cabinteely, Co. Dublin, Republic of Ireland." Item number on verso: "2AF25." Publisher's logo on verso: "John Hinde Original."
Local Numbers:
EEPA NR-04-09
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labelled with former accession number format: 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:
Artists -- Africa  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Textile fabrics  Search this
Pottery  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 NR 1992-018
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 34: Nigeria (NR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
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ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6893

The Hoe dancers of Zaria

Creator:
Raphael Tuck & Sons  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
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Nigeria -- Kaduna -- Zaria
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "6. The Hoe Dancers of Zaria."
Printed caption on verso reads: "The Hoe Dance is a dance in celebration of Harvest."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Photo-Central News; Printed in England; Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd., London." Publisher's logo in stamp box.
Local Numbers:
EEPA NR-08-05
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labelled with former accession number format: A1993-20-3.
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
Dancers  Search this
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Tools  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 NR 1993-020-0003
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 34: Nigeria (NR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
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ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6894

Carving gourds Sokoto

Creator:
C.M.S. Bookshop, Lagos  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., monochrome, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Nigeria -- Sokoto -- Sokoto
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Carving Gourds, Sokoto."
Printed text on verso reads: "Copyright: The C.M.S. Bookshop, Lagos.; This is a Real Photograph. Printed in England."
Items EEPA NR-04-21 and EEPA NR-04-22 are duplicate postcards.
Local Numbers:
EEPA NR-04-22
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:
Artists -- Africa  Search this
Carving (Decorative arts)  Search this
Calabashes  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 NR 1995-001-0013
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 34: Nigeria (NR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
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ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6895

[Zaria]

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Nigeria -- Kaduna -- Zaria
Date:
[ca. 1952]
Scope and Contents:
Typewritten message and address on verso, postmark on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA NR-07-01
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labelled with former accession number format: A1995-1-26
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:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Missions  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 NR 1995-001-0026
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 34: Nigeria (NR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
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ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6896

Oron Town Calabar

Creator:
Rampendahl, Hermann ((Hamburg))  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Nigeria -- Akwa Ibom -- Oron
Date:
[ca. 1910]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Oron Town, Calabar."
Printed text on verso reads: "Hermann Rampendahl, Hamburg."
Manuscript message on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA NR-06-01
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:
Cityscape photography  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 NR 1995-001-0050
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 34: Nigeria (NR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
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ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6897

Yorubas making pots

Creator:
Raphael Tuck & Sons  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., monochrome, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
[ca. 1910]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Yorubas making pots."
Printed text on verso reads: "Lagos; Raphael Tuck & Sons' 'Sepia' Postcard.; Art Publishers to Their Majesties The King & Queen.; Specially published for the Church Missionary Society, Lagos.; Copyright London.; Printed in England." Publisher's logo in stamp box.
Local Numbers:
EEPA NR-04-17
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labelled with former accession number format: A1995-13-157.
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:
Artists -- Africa  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Potters  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 NR 1995-013-0157
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 34: Nigeria (NR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6898

Two Sura Girls & Baby Bauchi Plateau

Creator:
Raphael Tuck & Sons  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., monochrome, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Nigeria -- Plateau -- Jos Plateau (Bauchi Plateau)
Date:
[ca. 1910]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Two Sura Girls & Baby, Bauchi Plateau."
Printed text on verso reads: "Lagos; Raphael Tuck & Sons' 'Sepia' Postcard.; Art Publishers to Their Majesties The King & Queen.; Specially published for the Church Missionary Society, Lagos.; Copyright London.; Printed in England." Publisher's logo in stamp box.
Local Numbers:
EEPA NR-01-03
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labelled with former accession number format: A1995-13-158.
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 -- Africa  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Children -- 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 NR 1995-013-0158
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 34: Nigeria (NR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6899

Yoruba woman carrying wood

Creator:
Raphael Tuck & Sons  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., monochrome, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
[ca. 1910]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Yoruba Woman, Carrying Wood."
Printed text on verso reads: "Lagos; Raphael Tuck & Sons' 'Sepia' Postcard.; Art Publishers to Their Majesties The King & Queen.; Specially published for the Church Missionary Society, Lagos.; Copyright London.; Printed in England." Publisher's logo in stamp box.
Local Numbers:
EEPA NR-01-04
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labelled with former accession number format: A1995-13-159.
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 -- Africa  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Women -- Africa  Search this
Domestic scenes  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 NR 1995-013-0159
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 34: Nigeria (NR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6900

Experimental plot of cocoa-nut tree at Iddo Island, via Lagos

Creator:
Freeman, H. Sanya, photographer  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Nigeria -- Lagos -- Iddo Island
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Experimental Plot of Cocoa-Nut Tree at Iddo Island, via Lagos."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "H. Sanya Freeman, Photographer in Chief to th Governor of Nigeria."
Local Numbers:
EEPA NR-01-07
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labelled with former accession number format: A1995-13-163.
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 -- 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 NR 1995-013-0163
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 34: Nigeria (NR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6901

Prince Adeliayo Glawumi of Abeokutah, Nigeria

Creator:
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., b&w, 8.5 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1933
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Prince Adeliayo Glawumi of Abeokutah, Nigeria."
Printed text on verso reads: "© 1933 'Darkest Africa' A Century of Progress Chicago."
Local Numbers:
EEPA NR-15-01
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labelled with former accession number format: A1995-13-164.
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
Works of art in situ  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 NR 1995-013-0164
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 34: Nigeria (NR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6902

Prince Adeliayo Glawumi, his Witch Doctor Abdul and Tribesmen

Creator:
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., b&w, 8.5 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1933
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Prince Adeliayo Glawumi, his Witch Doctor Abdul and Tribesmen."
Printed text on verso reads: "© 1933 'Darkest Africa' A Century of Progress Chicago."
Local Numbers:
EEPA NR-15-02
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labelled with former accession number format: A1995-13-164.
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
Works of art in situ  Search this
Shamans  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 NR 1995-013-0165
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 34: Nigeria (NR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6903

Dye pits Zaria

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., monochrome, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Nigeria -- Kaduna -- Zaria
Date:
[ca. 1910]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Dye Pits, Zaria."
Local Numbers:
EEPA NR-04-18
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labelled with former accession number format: A1995-23-2.
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:
Artists -- Africa  Search this
Textile crafts  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 NR 1995-023-0002
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 34: Nigeria (NR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6904

Benin king on rhinoceros gem chloromelanite, gold, and pear shaped rubies

Creator:
Headley-Whitney Museum  Search this
Dexter Press  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
Benin (Kingdom)
Nigeria
Date:
[ca. 1987]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Benin King on Rhinoceros - gem chloromelanite, gold, and pear shaped rubies."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Headley Jewel Museum, Lexingon, Kentucky; Made by Dexter Press, Inc., West Nyack, New York."
Manuscript message, address, and postmarked postage stamp on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA NR-03-01
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:
Works of art in situ  Search this
Goldwork  Search this
Figurines  Search this
Leaders  Search this
Rhinoceroses  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 NR 1995-034-0001
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 34: Nigeria (NR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6905

Women treshing millet Barhin village, near Katsina, Nigeria

Creator:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  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
Nigeria
Date:
[ca. 1993]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Women treshing millet, Barhin village, near Katsina, Nigeria. Additional printed text on verso reads: "Photograph by Eliot Elisofon, 1959; National Museum of African Art; © 1993 Smithsonian Institution; 1899822."
Items EEPA NR-12-01 and EEPA NR-12-02 are duplicate postcards.
Local Numbers:
EEPA NR-12-01
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:
Households -- Africa  Search this
Domestic scenes  Search this
Agriculture -- 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 NR 1995-038-0036
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 34: Nigeria (NR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6906

Enyong Creek, Itu, E. Nigeria

Creator:
C.M.S. Bookshop, Lagos  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
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Nigeria -- Akwa Ibom -- Enyong Creek
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Enyong Creek, Itu, E. Nigeria."
Printed text on verso reads: "Copyright: The C.M.S. (Nigeria) Bookshops.; This is a Real Photograph." Stamp box reads: "Printed in Gt. Britain." Item number on recto: "FR. 3."
Local Numbers:
EEPA NR-14-01
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:
Landscapes -- natural  Search this
Rivers  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Roads  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 NR 1996-002-0036
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African Postcard Collection / Series 34: Nigeria (NR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6907

Bida brass worker

Creator:
C.M.S. Bookshop, Lagos  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
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Bida Brass Worker."
Printed text on verso reads: "Copyright: The C.M.S. (Nigeria) Bookshops.; This is a Real Photograph." Stamp box reads: "Printed in Gt. Britain." Item number on recto: "A.10."
Local Numbers:
EEPA NR-04-23
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:
Artists -- Africa  Search this
Metal-work  Search this
Brasswork  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 NR 1996-002-0037
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 34: Nigeria (NR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6908

Five Cowrie Creek, Lagos

Creator:
Olojo Photo Service (Lagos)  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
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Nigeria -- Lagos -- Five Cowrie Creek
Date:
[ca. 1950]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Five Cowrie Creek, Lagos."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Olojo Photo Service; 8, [Isale-Agabede?] Street, Lagos."
Printed text on verso reads: "Real Photo Production."
Local Numbers:
EEPA NR-14-03
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labelled with former accession number format: A1996-2-38
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
Rivers  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Transportation  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 NR 1996-002-0038
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 34: Nigeria (NR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6909

Hausa settlement Jebba North

Creator:
Olojo Photo Service (Lagos)  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:
Hausa (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
[ca. 1950]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Hausa Settlement, Jebba North."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Olojo Photo Service; 8, [Isale-Agabede?] Street, Lagos."
Printed text on verso reads: "Real Photo Production."
Local Numbers:
EEPA NR-07-02
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labelled with former accession number format: A1996-2-39
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:
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 NR 1996-002-0039
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 34: Nigeria (NR)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref6910

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