Nigeria photographs, EEPA 1996-001, 1895-1897

Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.1996-001
Dates:
1895-1897
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
65 negatives (photographic)
dupe negs
black & white
4 x 5 in.
65 photographic prints
albumen (1 box)
black & white
65 photographic prints
dupe prints (1 v.)
black & white
8 x 10 in.
Repository:
Photographs of inhabitants and landscapes of Southern Nigeria. Images include views of Old Calabar; colonial architecture, interior and exterior; Christmas group portrait; Queens Diamond Jubilee, 1897, in Calabar; portraits of Africans employed by the colonials; wedding in Creektown; sports in Calabar; Niger Coast Protectorate marching band; chiefs at Native Court, Calabar; soldier from the Gold Coast Protectorate with Benin medal; a yacht; dance at the late King Duke's IX quarters, Calabar; Chief Essien-Etum, Calabar; King Epo Honesty III, Creektown; Chief Coffee Adam Lion Bar; Chief's Coco's war canoe; and Calabar women with their attendants.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
Images indexed by negative number.

Container
65
1
1

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.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Purchased, 1996. 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
Old Calabar (Nigeria) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Calabar (Nigeria) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white photographs Genre_form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nigeria Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Africa Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographic prints Genre_form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kalabari (African people) Cultural_context 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/