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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:
Hukill, Mark A.
Dates:
1900s
Size:
3 slides (photographs) (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1982-0003
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Mark A. Hukill of the Palais de Congres in Niamey, Niger.

Creators:
Doggett, Drew
Dates:
February 2011
Size:
1 photographic print (b&w; matted, 12 x 18 in. (print); 21 x 24 in. (matted))
1 photographic print (b&w; matted, 10 x 12 in. (print); 16 x 18 in. (matted))
18 photographic prints (b&w; matted, 12 x 18 in. (print); 18 x 24 in. (matted))
Collection ID:
EEPA.2015-009
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection consists of twenty matted black and white photographs taken in February 2011 that were used in Doggett's series, Omo: Expressions of a People (2012). These artistic photographs were taken in Omo Valley, Ethiopia, and depict Suri, Hamar, Dhassanac and Karo peoples.

Creators:
Barbara Jarocki
Dates:
1983
Size:
65 photographs (color, 4 x 6 inches)
1 postcard (color)
2 photographs (color, 5 x 7 inches)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2016-003
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection consists of one postcard and 67 photographs documenting the installation for and art objects in the exhibition "African Art from Nigeria and the Ivory Coast" (April 6-25, 1983), held at the Sarah Lawrence College Art Galley, and curated by Barbara Jarocki. The postcard is an invitation to the opening reception.

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:
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:
Ashley, Burton E., 1908-
Dates:
1930-1952
Size:
665 negatives (photographic) (black & white, 4 x 5 in. or smaller)
520 negatives (photographic) (duplicate negatives; black & white, 4 x 5 in. or smaller)
10 postcards (black & white, 9 x 14 cm.)
157 slides (photographs) (color)
338 photographic prints (+ contact prints , black & white, 4 x 5 in. or smaller)
1 photographic print ((panograph), black & white, 6.3 x 20 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1979-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photographs are cityscapes and landscapes taken by Burton E. Ashley in Egypt, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zambia during the early 1930s and early 1950s. The images include views of Cape Town, South Africa; Cairo, Egypt; Port Said, Egypt, and Mozambique. Architecture depicted includes buildings in Tanzania, a mission in Zambia and the Mohammed Ali Mosque in Cairo. Additionally, there are images of the Kalahari Desert in Botswana and rivers and waterfalls including the Luangwa, Nile, Zambezi and Victoria Falls. The collection also includes photos of animals, geological features and vegetation.

Creators:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
Dates:
[circa 1975]
Size:
dupe slides (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1977-0002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Slides collected by Lydia Puccinelli, Curator at the National Museum of African Art, from four photographers for a slide presentation in conjunction with a museum exhibition entitled, "Designs of the Ndebele: Beaded Craftwork in Africa," between 1977-1978. The photographers were Natalie Knight, owner of the Natalie Knight Gallery, in Johannesburg, South Africa; Suzanne Priebatsch, of Boston, Massachussetts; Peter Turner of Johannesburg, South Africa; H. de Lorm of Johannesburg, South Africa; and Rhoda Levinsohn of South Africa.

Creators:
Barnes, Ruth
Dates:
1969-1971
Size:
161 slides (photographs) (1 volume + background notes , color)
2 film reels (8 mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1979-0003
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs and film taken by Ruth Barnes in Somalia and Kenya during her assignment in Somalia with the U.S. Information Agency from 1969 to 1971.

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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