H.G.L. Smith photographs, EEPA 1980-0001, 1905-1907

Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.1980-0001
Creators:
Smith, H.G.L.
Dates:
1905-1907
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
90 photographic prints
(1 box).
black & white
7 x 9 cm.
90 photographic prints
(dupe prints) (1 v.)
black & white
8 x 10 in.
90 negatives (photographic)
(dupe negs)
black & white
4 x 5 in.
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
An album of photographs taken between 1905 and 1907 by H.G.L. Smith or his associates to document his hunting trips in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) and the accompanying African workers.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An album of photographs taken between 1905 and 1907 by H.G.L. Smith or his associates to document his hunting trips in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) and the accompanying African workers. There are also images of local animals and landscapes. Smith and the other hunters are portrayed in a boat on the Zambezi River, in camps and posing with rifles and killed game. The African workers are portrayed carrying loads and posing with or retrieving dead animals. Other Rhodesians portrayed include policemen shown both on camels and outside a building with an official of European descent on "court day," Tonga people, and a "pioneer" of European descent shown in front of his house. Animals illustrated include cape buffalos, crocodiles, elands, hippopotamuses, impalas, leopards, lions, sable antelopes, wart hogs, wildebeests and zebras. There is also an image of Victoria Falls.

General note
General note
Images indexed by negative number.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Purchased by Deborah Cooney, a former staff member at the National Museum of African Art, from Joe and Carol Lehman of Claymont, Delaware. Donated by Deborah Cooney, 1980.
Conserved through a preservation grant funded by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee, 2006.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Animals -- Africa Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Hunting -- Africa Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Victoria Falls Zimbabwe -- photographs Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Zambezi River Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
National Museum of African Art
P.O. Box 37012
MRC 708
Washington, DC 20013-7012
elisofonarchives@si.edu