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Creators:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart
Dates:
1948
Level:
item
Size:
1 Negative ((silver gelatin)., b&w, 6 x 6 cm.)
1 Photographic print ((contact print)., 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.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1998-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Mine Dance Performers, 1948. Photographic image of three men standing side by side. The one on the left is playing an accordion. The two other men are holding sticks. All of them are wearing costumes, which consists of feather headdresses, pleated skirts, and jewelry. Photograph by Constance Stuart Larrabee, 1948.

These images were taken in mining compounds in the Johannesburg area, where African miners, migrant workers recruited from all over southern Africa, lived in segregated quarters. As a form of entertainment, miners performed dances and played music on Sundays. These performances attracted white visitors, who received permission from the white owners...

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

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Creators:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart
Dates:
1948
Level:
item
Size:
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.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1998-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Mine Dance Performance, 1948. Photographic image of mine dancers performing for a large audience. One man is in the center, his back facing the camera, is holding a spear above his head. He is wearing arm and leg bands made of fur and holding a shield in his other hand. There are other men there dressed similarly. Photograph by Constance Stuart Lar...

These images were taken in mining compounds in the Johannesburg area, where African miners, migrant workers recruited from all over southern Africa, lived in segregated quarters. As a form of entertainment, miners performed dances and played music on Sundays. These performances attracted white visitors, who received permission from the white owners...

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

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Creators:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart
Dates:
1938
Level:
item
Size:
1 Negative ((silver gelatin)., b&w, 6 x 6 cm.)
1 Photographic print ((contact print)., b&w, 6 x 6 cm.)
1 Photographic print ((dupe print)., b&w, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1998-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Mine Dance Performance, 1938. Photographic image of one male performer standing in front of the other performers. His back is facing the camera. He is wearing a large feather headdress. All are wearing leg and arm bands made of white animal fur and holding spears. In the background there is a crowd of people watching. Photograph by Constance Stuart...

These images were taken in mining compounds in the Johannesburg area, where African miners, migrant workers recruited from all over southern Africa, lived in segregated quarters. As a form of entertainment, miners performed dances and played music on Sundays. These performances attracted white visitors, who received permission from the white owners...

There are no prints of this negative in the Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection. EEPA produced an 8x10 study print for reference purposes.

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Creators:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart
Dates:
1938
Level:
item
Size:
1 Negative ((silver gelatin)., b&w, 6 x 6 cm.)
1 Photographic print ((contact print)., b&w, 6 x 6 cm.)
1 Photographic print ((dupe print)., b&w, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1998-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Mine Dance Performers Playing Xylophones, 1938. Photographic image of several men playing xylophones. The man closest to the camera is wearing a mask, a hat, arm bands made of yarn, and long arm bands made of fur. There is a crowd of people watching. Among the crowd there is a sign being held up. Photograph by Constance Stuart Larrabee, 1938.

These images were taken in mining compounds in the Johannesburg area, where African miners, migrant workers recruited from all over southern Africa, lived in segregated quarters. As a form of entertainment, miners performed dances and played music on Sundays. These performances attracted white visitors, who received permission from the white owners...

There are no prints of this negative in the Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection. EEPA produced an 8x10 study print for reference purposes.

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file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1111
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1951-1953
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from December 1951 to March 1953.

Original title reads, "Ibini okpabe shrine in front of the Nri omume shrine, Oforo's home, Ezi Akputa compound, Mgbom Village. The former shrine derives from the Arochukwu area, an Igbo group some distance south of Afikpo." [Ottenberg field research notes, O Series,December 1951-March 1953].

"Religion plays an important role at Afikpo in almost every sphere of life. Everywhere there are shrines to humanlike and nonhuman supernatural forces. Often they are placed at the base of a tree, in a group of natural rocks or specifically constructed rock platforms, or in a shrine house, or are found at farms, along paths, in the commons of villa...

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Creators:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart
Dates:
1948
Level:
item
Size:
1 Negative ((silver gelatin)., b&w, 6 x 6 cm.)
1 Photographic print ((contact print)., b&w, 6 x 6 cm.)
1 Photographic print ((dupe print)., b&w, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1998-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

South African Woman, 1948. Photographic image of a woman wearing a dress and jacket standing against a storefront wall in Johannesburg. On the wall behind her the number "42" is painted. In the window to her left are various goods being displayed. Photograph by Constance Stuart Larrabee, 1948.

In 1945, Constance Stuart returned from her assignment as the first female South African war correspondent in World War II. Her reputation as a photographer grew. She maintained a photographic studio in Pretoria and Johannesburg. This series of images which she entitled "Johannesburg Black Man" depict life in downtown Johannesburg and in parts of t...

There are no prints of this negative in the Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection. EEPA produced an 8x10 study print for reference purposes.

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Creators:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart
Dates:
1948
Level:
item
Size:
1 Negative ((silver gelatin)., b&w, 6 x 6 cm.)
1 Photographic print ((contact print)., b&w, 6 x 6 cm.)
1 Photographic print ((dupe print)., b&w, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1998-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

South African Girl, 1948. Photographic image of a girl hugging a wooden pole. Photograph by Constance Stuart Larrabee, 1948.

In 1945, Constance Stuart returned from her assignment as the first female South African war correspondent in World War II. Her reputation as a photographer grew. She maintained a photographic studio in Pretoria and Johannesburg. This series of images which she entitled "Johannesburg Black Man" depict life in downtown Johannesburg and in parts of t...

There are no prints of this negative in the Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection. EEPA produced an 8x10 study print for reference purposes.

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