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Creators:
Evans, Walker, 1903-1975
Dates:
1935
Size:
225 photographic prints (silver gelatin (3 boxes), black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-010
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Peoples and kingdoms whose art works are shown include the Asante, Baule, Benin, Boki, Dogon, Fang (Pahouin), Ijo, Kuba, Lumbu, Mama, Mende, Mpongwe, Punu and Yoruba. Objects depicted include garments, doors, fly whisks, gold weights, headrests, jewelry, masks, musical instrument such as bells and rhythym pounders, power figures, pipes, staff finials, stools and wood sculptures of men and women.

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Creators:
Holy Ghost Fathers
Dates:
[ca. 1910]
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 caption on recto reads: "Congo Français - Une famille Catholique Mpongwée."

Translated caption reads: "French Congo - A Catholic Mpongwe family."

Printed text on verso reads: "Missions des Pères du St-Esprit; La Congrégation du St-Esprit vouée au Salut de la race noire évangélise le tiers de l'Afrique, les Antilles et une grande partie de l'Amérique. Elle se consacre aux races et œuvres les plus abandonnées."

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Creators:
Thivolle (Libreville)
Denis, King of the Mpongwe, ca. 1780-1876
Dates:
[ca. 1910]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Postcard (photograph., hand-colored, 14 x 9 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Manuscript caption on recto reads: "Antyouwè - Kowé - Rapontyombo; Roi dey Longouès; mort le 9 Mai 1876 à l'age de 93 ans."

Printed caption on verso reads: "Gabon; 00 - Portrait du Roi Denis."

Translated caption reads: "Gabon; 00 - Portrait of King Denis."

Additional printed text on verso reads: "Thivolle. Libreville. Reproduction interdite; Bromocolor; Couleur photo véritable Procédé brevete."

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