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Creators:
Dickerson, Amina
Dates:
1982
Size:
55 negatives (photographic) (+ contact prints, black & white)
238 slides (photographs) (1 volume, color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1982-0001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Amina Dickerson in 1982 during her travels in Niger, Nigeria and Senegal. Images are mostly of the Hausa, Yoruba and Tuareg peoples.

Creators:
Robbins, Warren M.
Dates:
circa 1966
Size:
329 photographic prints (1 box, 10 folders, black & white, 8 x 10 in. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection includes 329 black and white photographic prints, measuring 8 x 10 inches or smaller, that depict African art objects and were published in Warren M. Robbins' book, African Art in American Collections (New York, Washington, London: Praeger, 1966).

Creators:
Cooper, Laurel
Dates:
1974
Size:
71 slides (photographs) (1 volume, color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1980-0002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Laurel Cooper in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 1974.

Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
between 1942-1972
Size:
silver gelatin (black & white, 16 x 20 in. or smaller. )
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-0012
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Eliot Elisofon.

Creators:
Thompson, Eloise
Dates:
1965
Size:
20 slides (photographs) (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2012-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection consists of twenty slides taken at the Kibo Art Gallery, which was run by Tanzanian artist Elimo Njau. Ten of the slides were published/distributed by the Kibo Art Gallery and depict art objects. The other ten slides were photographed by Peace Corps volunteer Eloise Thompson and portray people at a workshop at the Kibo Art Gallery in Marangu in 1965, including artist Elimo Njau.

Creators:
Baker, Herbert
Dates:
1950-1965
Size:
184 photographic prints ((1 box), color)
223 slides (photographs) ((1 volume), color)
109 photographic prints (color, 8 x 10 in. or smaller)
13 photographic prints (black & white, 8 x 10 in. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1978-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs of art objects at various museums taken and assembled by Herbert Baker.

Creators:
Richwine, Amy
Dates:
1900s
Size:
101 slides (photographs) (color, 35 mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1984-0005
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Amie Richwine during her travels in Mauritania and Senegal.

Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1942-1972
Size:
photographic negatives (b&w, 35mm)
30,000 slides (photographs) (color)
80,000 photographic prints (b&w, 25 x 20 cm. or smaller.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-0001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photographs document many aspects of African life and culture including agriculture, animals, archeology, architecture, art and artisans, children, cityscapes, dance and music, domestic scenes, education, flora, hunting and fishing, industry, landscapes, leaders, markets, medicine, recreation, rituals and celebrations, and transportation. Photographs taken by Eliot Elisofon to document his travels and work. The images portray many aspects of African life and culture including agriculture, wildlife, archaeology, architecture, art and artisans, children, cityscapes and landscapes, leaders, markets, medicine, recreation, ritual and celebration, and transportation. Artisans shown include an Asante weaver making kente cloth in Ghana; a Dogon carver in Mali making a kanaga mask; an Ebrie goldsmith in Cote d'Ivoire; Hausa dyers in Kano, Nigeria; and Nupe beadmakers in Nigeria; as well as artists at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Kinshasa, Congo. Portraits of leaders include the Asante court at Kumase in Ghana; Ebrie chiefs and notables in Cote d'Ivoire; the timi (king) of Ede, a Yourba town, Nigeria; the emir of Katsina, Nigeria; and the Kuba king and his court in the Congo. There are informal portraits showing children of the Kuba royal court dancing, Fulbe women with gold earrings in Mali, Mangbetu women in the Congo, and Maasai elders in Kenya. Masked dances documented include a Dogon dama festival celebration in Mali, an Igbo festival in Nigeria, and Kuba and Pende masked dancers in the Congo. There are also images of Yoruba gelede (men's association) masks in Nigeria. Non-masked dancers shown include Dan professional acrobatic dancers in Cote d'Ivoire, Irigwe dancers in Nigeria, Mangbetu dancers in the Congo, Mbuti dancers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Wodaabe men dancing in Nigeria. Events shown include Hausa riders in chain mail during the Independence Day celebration in Katsina, Nigeria. Images of art in situ include ancestral altars in the King of Benin's palace in Nigeria; Dogon rock paintings in Mali; and Yoruba Shango shrine sculptures in the palace courtyard of timi (king) of Ede in Nigeria. Landscapes include views of mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Animals shown include birds, buffalos, elephants and giraffes. Traditional architecture shown includes Asante shrine houses with raised wall decorations in Ghana, Dogon villages in Mali and mosques in Mopti.

Creators:
Yoffe, Michael
Dates:
1975-1978
Size:
162 slides (photographs) (1 volume, color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1979-0004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Michael L. Yoffe in Botswana from 1975 through 1978 while working as the Export Marketing Advisor for the Botswanacraft Marketing Company in Gaborone, Botswana.

Creators:
Purcell, Carl M.
Dates:
circa 1970
Size:
70 slides (photographs) (color, 35 mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1976-0002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Carl M. Purcell during his travels through East Africa and West Africa to include Ethiopia, Senegal, Chad, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Tanzania, Gabon and Ghana. Images are mostly portraits of individuals, circa 1970.

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