Visser Stereograph Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.2008-010
Creators:
Visser, Robert, 1860-1937
Dates:
circa 1900
Languages:
French
Physical Description:
3 Stereographs
printed on postcards; black and white; collotype
Repository:
This collection includes three postcards that depict stereographic images created by Robert Visser of villages, peoples, and a "fetish" figure in Congo (Democratic Republic).

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection includes three postcards that depict stereographic images created by Robert Visser of villages, peoples, and a "fetish" figure in Congo (Democratic Republic).

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Robert Visser (1860-1937) was a German merchant, photographer, and collector of ethnographica.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Holly Ross in 2008.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
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.
Preferred Citation
Visser Stereograph Collection, EEPA 2008-010, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Postcards Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Stereographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Congo (Democatic Republic) 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/