Bamum Palace Museum photographs, EEPA 2001-002, 1977

Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.2001-002
Creators:
Geary, Christraud M.
Dates:
1977
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
752 slides (photographs)
color
Repository:
Color slides taken by Dr. Christraud M. Geary of art objects in the Bamum Palace Museum in Foubam, Cameroon, in 1977.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Christraud M. Geary, b.1946, curator of the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives at the National Museum of African Art since 1990.
Dr. Geary specializes in the history of photography in Africa and in the study of African art. She received a PhD in cultural anthropology and African Studies from the University of Frankfurt, Germany, in 1973.

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 Dr. Geary, 2001.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Color slides Genre_form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bamun (African people) Cultural_context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cameroon Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Africa 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/