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African Darters, Kenya

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
1966
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for American Broadcasting Company and traveled to Africa from June 1966 to early August 1966.
Local Numbers:
V 4 BIR 8 EE 68
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
82227 1 19
Frame value is 28.
Slide No. V 4 BIR 8 EE 68
Collection Restrictions:
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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:
Birds  Search this
Animals -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 23598
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Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
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ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref15682

African Hoopoe, Kenya

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
1966
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for American Broadcasting Company and traveled to Africa from June 1966 to early August 1966.
Local Numbers:
V 4 BIR 287 EE 68
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
82227 1 28
Frame value is 35.
Slide No. V 4 BIR 287 EE 68
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:
Birds  Search this
Animals -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 23892
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Kenya
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref16009

Maasai men, north of Namanga, Kenya

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
1947
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts a group of Maasai (Masai) men by '46 Ford Sedan Elisofon and his assistants were driving on their way to Nairobi. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from January 8, 1947 to end of June 1947.
Local Numbers:
Negative number 24658, C-9A, 34.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "A 4 Msi. Masai. Tanzania. Men by '46 Ford Sedan on Namanga-Nairobi road. 3/1947. EE. neg.no. 24658, C-9A, 34." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 00545
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Kenya
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref27639

Maasai man, north of Namanga, Kenya

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
1947
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts a group of Maasai (Masai) men by '46 Ford Sedan Elisofon and his assistants were driving on their way to Nairobi. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from January 8, 1947 to end of June 1947.
Local Numbers:
Negative number 24658, C-9A, 35.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "A 4 Msi. Masai. Tanzania. Men by '46 Ford Sedan on Namanga-Nairobi road. 3/1947. EE. neg.no. 24658, C-9A, 35." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Weapons  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 00546
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Kenya
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref27640

Maasai man, north of Namanga, Kenya

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
1947
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts a group of Maasai (Masai) men by '46 Ford Sedan Elisofon and his assistants were driving on their way to Nairobi. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from January 8, 1947 to end of June 1947.
Local Numbers:
Negative number 24658, C-9A, 36.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "A 4 Msi. Masai. Tanzania. Men by '46 Ford Sedan on Namanga-Nairobi road. 3/1947. EE. neg.no. 24658, C-9A, 36." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Weapons  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 00547
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Kenya
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref27641

Maasai man, north of Namanga, Kenya

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
1947
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts a group of Maasai (Masai) men by '46 Ford Sedan Elisofon and his assistants were driving on their way to Nairobi. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from January 8, 1947 to end of June 1947.
Local Numbers:
Negative number 24658, C-9A, 37.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "A 4 Msi. Masai. Tanzania. Men by '46 Ford Sedan on Namanga-Nairobi road. 3/1947. EE. neg.no. 24658, C-9A, 37." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Weapons  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 00548
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Kenya
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref27642

Maasai men, north of Namanga, Kenya

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
1947
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts a group of Maasai (Masai) men by '46 Ford Sedan Elisofon and his assistants were driving on their way to Nairobi. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from January 8, 1947 to end of June 1947.
Local Numbers:
Negative number 24658, C-9A, 38.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "A 4 Msi. Masai. Tanzania. Men by '46 Ford Sedan on Namanga-Nairobi road. 3/1947. EE. neg.no. 24658, C-9A, 38." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Weapons  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 00549
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Kenya
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref27643

Maasai girl drinking from a calabash gourd, Olengaitoli village, Kenya

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches.)
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts 13 year-old girl, Pmuni, drinking from gourd filled with cow's blood. "The Maasai (Masai) are unique among East African pastoralists in their cultural choice to live exclusively of pastoral foods. They attempt to subsist on a diet solely consisting of the milk, meat and blood of their domestic stock. Their dietary ideal excludes, and their entire culture strongly devaluates, all plants food and game meat." [Kaj Arhem, 1987: Milk, Meat and Blood. Working Papers in African Studies, University of Uppsala]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.
Local Numbers:
EENG-XII-R9, 6.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "D 4 Msi. Masai. Kenya, Olengaitoli (village and name of head man). 13 year-old girl, Pmuni, drinking from gourd filled with cow's blood. 9/1959. EE. neg.no. XII-R9, 6." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Beadwork  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Calabashes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 01564
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Kenya
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref28652

Maasai girl drinking from a calabash gourd, Olengaitoli village, Kenya

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches.)
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts 13 year-old girl, Pmuni, drinking from gourd filled with cow's blood. "The Maasai (Masai) are unique among East African pastoralists in their cultural choice to live exclusively of pastoral foods. They attempt to subsist on a diet solely consisting of the milk, meat and blood of their domestic stock. Their dietary ideal excludes, and their entire culture strongly devaluates, all plants food and game meat." [Kaj Arhem, 1987: Milk, Meat and Blood. Working Papers in African Studies, University of Uppsala]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.
Local Numbers:
EENG-XII-R9, 7.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "D 4 Msi. Masai. Kenya, Olengaitoli (village and name of head man). 13 year-old girl, Pmuni, drinking from gourd filled with cow's blood. 9/1959. EE. neg.no. XII-R9, 7." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Beadwork  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Calabashes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 01565
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Kenya
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref28653

Maasai girl drinking from a calabash gourd, Olengaitoli village, Kenya

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches.)
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts 13 year-old girl, Pmuni, drinking from gourd filled with cow's blood. "The Maasai (Masai) are unique among East African pastoralists in their cultural choice to live exclusively of pastoral foods. They attempt to subsist on a diet solely consisting of the milk, meat and blood of their domestic stock. Their dietary ideal excludes, and their entire culture strongly devaluates, all plants food and game meat." [Kaj Arhem, 1987: Milk, Meat and Blood. Working Papers in African Studies, University of Uppsala.]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.
Local Numbers:
EENG-XII-R9, 8.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "D 4 Msi. Masai. Kenya, Olengaitoli (village and name of head man). 13 year-old girl, Pmuni, drinking from gourd filled with cow's blood. 9/1959. EE. neg.no. XII-R9, 8." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Beadwork  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Calabashes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 01566
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Kenya
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref28654

Maasai girl drinking from a calabash gourd, Olengaitoli village, Kenya

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches.)
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts 13 year-old girl, Pmuni, drinking from gourd filled with cow's blood. "The Maasai (Masai) are unique among East African pastoralists in their cultural choice to live exclusively of pastoral foods. They attempt to subsist on a diet solely consisting of the milk, meat and blood of their domestic stock. Their dietary ideal excludes, and their entire culture strongly devaluates, all plants food and game meat." [Kaj Arhem, 1987: Milk, Meat and Blood. Working Papers in African Studies, University of Uppsala.]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.
Local Numbers:
EENG-XII-R9, 9.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "D 4 Msi. Masai. Kenya, Olengaitoli (village and name of head man). 13 year-old girl, Pmuni, drinking from gourd filled with cow's blood. 9/1959. EE. neg.no. XII-R9, 9." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Beadwork  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Calabashes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 01567
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Kenya
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref28655

Maasai girl drinking from a calabash gourd, Olengaitoli village, Kenya

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches.)
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts 13 year-old girl, Pmuni, holding gourd filled with cow's blood. "The Maasai (Masai) are unique among East African pastoralists in their cultural choice to live exclusively of pastoral foods. They attempt to subsist on a diet solely consisting of the milk, meat and blood of their domestic stock. Their dietary ideal excludes, and their entire culture strongly devaluates, all plants food and game meat." [Kaj Arhem, 1987: Milk, Meat and Blood. Working Papers in African Studies, University of Uppsala.]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.
Local Numbers:
EENG-XII-R9, 10.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "D 4 Msi. Masai. Kenya, Olengaitoli (village and name of head man). Men and 13 year-old girl holding gourd of cow's blood. 9/1959. EE. neg.no. XII-R9, 10." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Beadwork  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Calabashes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 01568
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Kenya
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref28656

Maasai girl drinking from a calabash gourd, Olengaitoli village, Kenya

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches.)
Culture:
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts 13 year-old girl, Pmuni, holding gourd filled with cow's blood. "The Maasai (Masai) are unique among East African pastoralists in their cultural choice to live exclusively of pastoral foods. They attempt to subsist on a diet solely consisting of the milk, meat and blood of their domestic stock. Their dietary ideal excludes, and their entire culture strongly devaluates, all plants food and game meat." [Kaj Arhem, 1987: Milk, Meat and Blood. Working Papers in African Studies, University of Uppsala.]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.
Local Numbers:
EENG-XII-R9, 11.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "D 4 Msi. Masai. Kenya, Olengaitoli (village and name of head man). Men and 13 year-old girl holding gourd of cow's blood. 9/1959. EE. neg.no. XII-R9, 11." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Beadwork  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Calabashes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 01569
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Kenya
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref28657

The Maasai Steppe, north of Namanga, Kenya

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
1947
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from January 8, 1947 to end of June 1947.
Local Numbers:
Negative number 24658, C-9A, 30.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "U 4 Tan. Tanzania. North of Namanga. Kenya Hills. 3/1947. EE. neg.no. 24658, C-9A, 30." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Natural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 07757
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Archival Repository:
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The Maasai Steppe, north of Namanga, Kenya

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
1947
Scope and Contents:
The photograph depicts a group of Maasai men by '46 Ford Sedan Elisofon and his assistants were driving on their way to Nairobi. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from January 8, 1947 to end of June 1947.
Local Numbers:
Negative number 24658, C-9A, 32.
General:
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Typed index card reads, "U 4 Tan. Tanzania. North of Namanga. Namanga-Nairobi road. 3/1947. EE. neg.no. 24658, C-9A, 32." The card was written in 1977-79 by Archives staff using source provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Natural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Black-and-white negatives
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EENG 07799
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Kenya
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref34877

Taxidermy shop, near Nairobi, Kenya

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.
Local Numbers:
H 4 KEN 1 EE 59
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
57938 50
Frame value is 1.
Slide No. H 4 KEN 1 EE 59
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Hunting  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 7491
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
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Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref24314

Taxidermy shop, near Nairobi, Kenya

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.
Local Numbers:
H 4 KEN 1.0.1 EE 59
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
57938 50
Frame value is 7.
Slide No. H 4 KEN 1.0.1 EE 59
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Hunting  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 7492
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Kenya
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref24315

Taxidermy shop, near Nairobi, Kenya

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.
Local Numbers:
H 4 KEN 1.0.2 EE 59
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
57938 50
Frame value is 8.
Slide No. H 4 KEN 1.0.2 EE 59
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Hunting  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 7493
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Kenya
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref24317

Taxidermy shop, near Nairobi, Kenya

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.
Local Numbers:
H 4 KEN 2 EE 59
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
57938 50
Frame value is 9.
Slide No. H 4 KEN 2 EE 59
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Hunting  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 7494
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Kenya
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref24318

Taxidermy shop, near Nairobi, Kenya

Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Kenya
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.
Local Numbers:
H 4 KEN 3 EE 59
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
57938 50
Frame value is 10.
Slide No. H 4 KEN 3 EE 59
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Occupation:
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Hunting  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 7495
See more items in:
Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Eliot Elisofon Field collection / Kenya
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref24319

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