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Creators:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart
Dates:
1947
Level:
item
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1 Negative ((silver gelatin)., b&w, 6 x 6 cm.)
1 Photographic print ((dupe print)., b&w, 8 x 10 in.)
1 Photographic print ((fiber-based print)., b&w, 8 x 10 in.)
1 Photographic print ((vintage print)., b&w, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1998-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Basuto (Lesotho) Family, 1947." Original caption by Constance Stuart Larrabee. Photographic image of a Sotho woman sitting on a step in front of her homestead. Her husband is standing in the window of the home. Her child is sitting next to her. The child is wearing a beaded loincloth. On the ground in front of the woman are large rocks used to gri...

"Kaffir" Beer Making: During the summer months (October to April) fields of kaffir corn are grown. The corn is picked when it is ripe at the end of April. This corn is used as porridge, but it is mainly used for "Kaffir beer." This is a potent home-made beer that is a common drink among the Sotho people as well as other ethnic groups in South Afric...

This photograph was also published in Constance Stuart Larrabee's book "Constance Stuart Larrabee: Time Exposure." (Yale Center for British Art: New Haven, CT, 1995.)

There are three 8x10 black and white fiber-based prints of this negative in the Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection. There are also four 8x10 black and white vintage prints. EEPA produced also an 8x10 study print for reference purposes.

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Record Unit 482
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Accession 16-001
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Record Unit 482
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Record Unit 342
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Accession 97-071
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Accession 91-054
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Accession 88-048
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Record Unit 509
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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Record Unit 478
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Smithsonian Institution Archives
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