Casimir Zagourski photographs, EEPA 1987-024

Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.1987-024
Creators:
Zagourski, Casimir
Dates:
circa 1925
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
6 negatives (photographic)
dupe negatives
black & white
4 x 5 in.
375 postcards
1 volume
black & white
9 x 14 cm.
437 photographic prints
12 folders
copy prints; black & white
8 x 10 in. or smaller
4 contact sheets
Repository:
The collection includes (6) 4 x 5 copy negatives, 375 postcards, 437 copy prints and 4 contact sheets.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
Arranged in order as published in Zagourski's photo album, "L'Afrique Qui Disparait". .

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Casimir d'Ostoja Zagourski (1880-1941) was a Polish nobleman and professional studio photographer who had maintained a studio in Leopoldville (now Kinshasa in Zaire) between the World Wars. He travelled across the Belgian Congo, Rwanda-Burundi Tanganyika, Kenya, Uganda and French Equatorial Afrique in 1926 to take photographs for his collective photo album "L'Afrique Qui Disparait".

Administration
Processing Information
Inventory available. Not all of the postcards have associated copy prints.
Processed by Eden Orelove, 2018.
Existence and Location of Copies
Copy prints are located offsite at Iron Mountain (box 97464371).
Author

Container
6
3
1
2

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Conditions Governing Access note
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Preferred Citation
Casimir Zagourski photographs, EEPA 1987-0024, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Postcards were purchased by the Smithsonian Libraries from Lewis Lehr, New York photography dealer, February 1986.
Prints received from Indiana University through Professor Roy Sieber, 1986.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Kinshasa (Congo) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Postcards Genre_form 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
http://africa.si.edu/collection/eliot-elisofon-photographic-archives/