Uganda photographs, EEPA 1998-002

Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.1998-002
Dates:
1897-1903
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
22 Photographic prints
(dupe prints)
black & white
8 x 10 in.
170 negatives (photographic)
(dupe negs)
black & white
4 x 5 in.
170 Photographic prints
black & white
11 x 15 cm. or smaller
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection is comprised of a photographic album, dating from 1897-1903, that includes images of Momabassa, and Frere Town in Kenya and the Ankole, Toro and Mengo regions of Uganda and some locations in between. African peoples depicted include the Waniki and Banma. Subjects include the French Roman Catholic mission station at Budu, Mengo Church, Mengo Hospital, CMS station in Koki, the Koki Roman Catholic station, House and enclosure of the King of Koki, missionaries and their families, and wives and children of chiefs. Some of the figures depicted include Reverend H. Clayton, Reverend W. H. R. Leakey, Reverend Ernest Millar, missionaries, including Miss Walker, Miss Chadwick, and Miss Brown; Sir Apolo Kaggwa; Kamswaga, King of Koki, and Kahara, King of Akole as well as local chiefs, Lieutenant Hobart; A. C. Hattersley, and Archibald Walker.

Administration
Processing Information
Conserved through a preservation grant funded by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee, 2006.
Author

Container
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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
Custodial History
Purchased, 1998.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Wanika (African people) Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Africa Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Victoria, Lake Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ankole (Uganda) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographic prints Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hima (African people) Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Uganda Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mombassa (Kenya) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Frere Town (Kenya) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kenya Place 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/