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Collection ID:
Accession 12-375
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

"A Spiral of History: A Carved Tusk from the Loango Coast, Congo," 1998

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Collection ID:
Accession 05-034
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Creators:
National Museum of African Art. Curatorial
Dates:
1981-2011
Size:
17 cu. ft. (17 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 12-375
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession documents closed, denied, and unfinished exhibitions at the National Museum of African Art (NMAfA). These records contain correspondence, research, notes, checklists, label texts, brochures, floor plans and designs, clippings, loan information, photographs, slides, transparencies, and negatives. Some materials are in electronic ...

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Creators:
Visser, Robert, 1860-1937
Dates:
ca. 1915
Level:
item
Size:
1 Postcard (b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Translated postcard caption reads, "Congo - The production of palm wine."

Printed text on recto reads: "Photographie R. Visser, Déposé."

Items EEPA CG-01-07 and EEPA CF-01-08 bear duplicate recto images.

Robert Visser photograph reproduced on postcard is part of series of images carved into an ivory tusk which is now part of the National Museum of African Art (2007-1-2).

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Creators:
Visser, Robert, 1860-1937
Dates:
[ca. 1904]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Postcard (collotype, b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Man reclining in a hammock while carried by two porters, French Congo (now Republic of the Congo); photographed by Robert Visser, 1882-1894; publisher unknown; postmarked February 27, 1904. Original caption reads, "Congo No. 24. Voyage en hamac."

Manuscript note on recto. Postmarked postage stamps and address on verso.

Items EEPA CF-47-10, EEPA CF-47-11, and EEPA CF-47-12 are duplicate postcards.

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Creators:
Visser, Robert, 1860-1937
Dates:
ca. 1900
Level:
item
Size:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Printed text on recto reads: "Congo. / No. 25. Vierge à vendre."

Translated postcard caption reads: "Congo. No. 25. Virgin for sale."

Additional printed text on recto reads: "Photographie R. Visser, Déposé."

Items EEPA CG-20-38 and EEPA CF-20-39 are duplicate postcards excepting slight caption variation.

Manuscript message on recto, address on verso. Postmarked postage stamp on verso.

Robert Visser photograph reproduced on postcard is part of series of images carved into an ivory tusk which is now part of the National Museum of African Art (2007-1-2).

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Creators:
Visser, Robert, 1860-1937
Dates:
ca. 1900
Level:
item
Size:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Printed text on recto reads: "Congo Français. / No. 25. Vierge à vendre."

Translated postcard caption reads: "French Congo. No. 25. Virgin for sale."

Additional printed text on recto reads: "Photographie R. Visser, Déposé."

Items EEPA CG-20-38 and EEPA CF-20-39 are duplicate postcards excepting slight caption variation.

Robert Visser photograph reproduced on postcard is part of series of images carved into an ivory tusk which is now part of the National Museum of African Art (2007-1-2).

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Creators:
Hanson, James A.
Conner, Stuart W.
Dempsey, Hugh A.
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997
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Dates:
1945-1993
Size:
97 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NAA.1998-35
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The John Canfield Ewers Papers document his wide ranging anthropological interests from early White depictions of Native Americans to the material culture of the Plains tribes through correspondence, exhibit catalogs, field notes, illustrations, lectures, maps, photocopies of archival materials, photographs, and writings. The collection includes ma...

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