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

The three major urban islands of Lagos in Lagos Lagoon are Lagos Island, Ikoyi, and Victoria. These islands are separated from the mainland by the main channel draining the lagoon into the Atlantic, which forms Lagos Harbour. The Victoria Island, Victoria Garden City and Lekki areas, situated to the south of Lagos Island, are wealthy enclaves that ...

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

The three major urban islands of Lagos in Lagos Lagoon are Lagos Island, Ikoyi, and Victoria. These islands are separated from the mainland by the main channel draining the lagoon into the Atlantic, which forms Lagos Harbour. The Victoria Island, Victoria Garden City and Lekki areas, situated to the south of Lagos Island, are wealthy enclaves that ...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Since the late 1950's, Congolese music has had a profound impact on most African countries south of the Sahara and enjoyed a following that stands uncontested by any other African style of popular music. Long-standing bandleaders like the late Franco Luambo Makiadi and his T.P. O.K. Jazz and Tabu Ley (Seigneur Rochereau) with his band Afrisa Intern...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Since the late 1950's, Congolese music has had a profound impact on most African countries south of the Sahara and enjoyed a following that stands uncontested by any other African style of popular music. Long-standing bandleaders like the late Franco Luambo Makiadi and his T.P. O.K. Jazz and Tabu Ley (Seigneur Rochereau) with his band Afrisa Intern...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
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1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts Ebrie (now Kyaman) dignitary wearing prestige clothes and regalias. "During the colonial period the French sought to consolidate their authority over the peoples of the south-eastern region by creating district and cantonal chiefs. Though untraditional, these offices have survived, and their occupants have increasingly sought...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
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1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

In the 20th Century, rapid population expansion, especially since the 1950s, has caused the city to spread to the north and south along both banks of the nile, and eastwards into the desert. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1961
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1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The High Dam was constructed between 1960 and 1972, six and a half kilometers south of Aswan. Seventeen million cubic meters of rock were excavated, and 42,700,000 cubic meters of material were used in the construction of a virtual mountain of earth and rock over a cement and clay core. The diversion canal, through which the water of the Nile now ...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Original title reads, "Visit of the Eze (roughly meaning 'chief') of the Igbo communities of Arochukwu, a ways south of Afikpo to Afikpo. There are important Afikpo of Arochukwu descent, some of whose ancestors were involved in the slave trade in former times. And there are shrines at Afikpo associated with the Arochukwu (often called Aro) peoples....

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"During the colonial period the French sought to consolidate their authority over the peoples of the south-eastern region by creating district and cantonal chiefs. Though untraditional, these offices have survived, and their occupants have increasingly sought to gain status by adopting Akan-style regalia (as have the few traditional paramount chief...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
Level:
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Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"During the colonial period the French sought to consolidate their authority over the peoples of the south-eastern region by creating district and cantonal chiefs. Though untraditional, these offices have survived, and their occupants have increasingly sought to gain status by adopting Akan-style regalia (as have the few traditional paramount chief...

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