Africa Postcard Albums, EEPA 1995-010

Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.1995-010
Dates:
circa early 20th century
Languages:
French
Physical Description:
272 postcards
2 volumes
black and white
9 x 14 cm.
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection is comprised of two photographic albums containing 272 black and white postcards that depict scenes in Ghana, Eritrea, and Ethopia. Many of the images depict Hausa people, town scenes, including churches, schools, and courts. Specific locations include Elmina Castle, Asmara, Cape Coast, Accra, Kumasi, Abaadsi Castle, Christiansborg Castle, and Takoradi.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Original order of albums maintained.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Preferred Citation
Africa Postcard Albums, EEPA 1995-010, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
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.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Donated by Roy Sieber, 1995.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Africa Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ethiopia Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Postcards Genre_form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Coptic Church Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ghana Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Eritrea Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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/