Herbert M. Cole photographs, EEPA 2000-008, 1973
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Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-008
Creators:
Cole, Herbert M
Dates:
1973
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
357 slides (photographs)
color
Repository:
Photographs taken by Herbert M. Cole of people and architecture in Kenya, 1973. Peoples included are the Samburu, Turkana and Pokot.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
Images indexed by negative number.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Herbert M. Cole, art historian, received a B.A. from Williams College, 1957 and, from Columbia University, a M.A. in 1964 and a Ph.D. in 1968. In 1973, Dr. Cole conducted five months of field research in Kenya on jewelry and personal decoration. Several of Dr. Cole's published articles draw upon his observations and experiences during this time. These include in African Arts, "Vital Arts in Northern Kenya," (VII, 2, winter 1974, pages. 12-23, 82); "Photography in Africa," (XVIII, 4, August 1985, pages 28-29); and "The Art and Technology of Field Photograph," (XVIII, 4, August 1985, pages. 46-55, 98-99). In Bead Journal, "Artistic and Communitive Values of Beads in Kenya and Ghana," (I, 3, 1975, pages 104-132. Lastly, in Fabrics of Culture: Anthropology of Clothing and Adornment, ed. by Justine M. Cordwell and Ronald Schwartz, "Living Art Among the Samburu," (The Hague: Mouton, 1979).

Container
357

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Conditions Governing Use note
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 note
Custodial History note
Donated by Herbert M. Cole, 2000.

Keywords
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Portrait photography -- Africa Topical 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/