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Collection ID:
Accession 95-161
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Spectacular Vernacular: Traditional Desert Architecture of West Africa and Southeast Asia (219/379), 1982-1992

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
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item
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"It is difficult to identify a unique contemporary Cairene vernacular tradition today. The massive migration from the rural areas to the cities of Egypt, particularly Cairo, has led to enormous changes on the urban scene. The most common form for these vernacular dwellings is the three- or four-storey apartment buildings on small lots with narrow s...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"It is difficult to identify a unique contemporary Cairene vernacular tradition today. The massive migration from the rural areas to the cities of Egypt, particularly Cairo, has led to enormous changes on the urban scene. The most common form for these vernacular dwellings is the three- or four-storey apartment buildings on small lots with narrow s...

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