Igbo Photographic Album, EEPA 1997-006

Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.1997-006
Creators:
Connie
Dates:
1923-1925
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
19 photographic prints
dupe prints (1 v.)
black & white
8 x 10 in.
192 photographic prints
silver gelatin (1 album)
black & white
16 x 21 cm. or smaller
192 negatives (photographic)
dupe negs
black & white
4 x 5 in.
Repository:
Photographs compiled in an album by the wife (Connie) of a British official (T. or Tim) who was stationed in Onitsha on the Niger River from 1923 through 1925. Onitsha was the headquarters of the Onitsha Province, which comprised the divisions of Onitsha, Enugu, Obolo, Awgu and Awka. The region is settled by the Igbo peoples. The album contains numerous images of Igbo peoples, as well as pictures of the British and their lifestyles.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
Arranged in order of album.

Container
192
1
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
Igbo Photographic Album, EEPA 1997-0006, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Purchased, 1996. Conserved through a preservation grant funded by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee, 2006.

Keywords
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Awka (Nigeria) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Enugu (Nigeria) Geographic 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/