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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1971
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Elmina is today a settlement of more than 17,000 people crowded among the low hills adjacent to the Atlantic coast. The modern settlement ends at the Benya Lagoon, a narrow inlet that extends from the Atlantic Ocean in the ease to salt pans in the west. The Benya separates the modern settlement from the Elmina peninsula, a thin strip of reddish br...

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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

"Benedict Chukwukadibia Enwonwu was born in Onitsha at the beginning of the 20th Century and his career encompassed the major aesthetic traditions that shaped the character of modern Nigerian art. These include the indigenuous aesthetic traditions of Nigeria and the European modes of symbolic communication appropriated by Nigerian artists during th...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1965
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

During his trip to Egypt, Elisofon visited Thebes which "spanned the Nile River about 400 miles south of modern Cairo. The east bank is the site of modern Luxor (Al Uqsur) and El Karnak, and was formerly the city of the living, with great temples and residences. On the west bank was the city of the dead, containing the valleys of the royal tombs, r...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1965
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

During his trip to Egypt, Elisofon visited Thebes which "spanned the Nile River about 400 miles south of modern Cairo. The east bank is the site of modern Luxor (Al Uqsur) and El Karnak, and was formerly the city of the living, with great temples and residences. On the west bank was the city of the dead, containing the valleys of the royal tombs, r...

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Creators:
Tovish, Harold, 1921-2008
Dates:
[ca. 1942-1995]
Size:
1.2 Linear feet
27 Items (Reel 5281)
Collection ID:
AAA.toviharo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material; correspondence, including letters from artists, galleries, museum officials, universities and others, and copies of letters from Tovish to his family, editors, students, and others; manuscripts for lectures; art school course assignments; project files; exhibition announcements and catalogs, 1942-1993 and price lists and chec...

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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

"Benedict Chukwukadibia Enwonwu was born in Onitsha at the beginning of the 20th Century and his career encompassed the major aesthetic traditions that shaped the character of modern Nigerian art. These include the indigenuous aesthetic traditions of Nigeria and the European modes of symbolic communication appropriated by Nigerian artists during th...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1947
Level:
item
Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"A model farm north of Khartoum, supplied with water from the Nile by two modern pumps working twelve hours a day to irrigate the 350 acres under cultivation. The oxen in the foreground are threshing wheat with modern iron rollers which cut the stalks into small pieces." [Elisofon E., Van Der Post L., 1964: The Nile, The Viking Press].

"Threshing is often a community or village activity. The harvest of several households is combined and processed, usually by flailing. After flailing, grain and chaff are separated by winnowing, sometimes aided by screening. Oxen and occasionally donkeys or camels are used for traction, working the land for sowing, trampling out the harvest for thr...

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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

"Benedict Chukwukadibia Enwonwu was born in Onitsha at the beginning of the 20th Century and his career encompassed the major aesthetic traditions that shaped the character of modern Nigerian art. These include the indigenuous aesthetic traditions of Nigeria and the European modes of symbolic communication appropriated by Nigerian artists during th...

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Creators:
Génin, Auguste, 1862-1931
Dates:
circa 1920
Size:
37 Mounted prints (Album :, silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.86-25B
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs relating to a Mexican natural history collection, including archeological, ethnographic, physical, entomological, ornithological, conchological, and paleontological collections. The photographs are mounted in an album entitled "Collections de Auguste Genin," where they are divided according to discipline and have accompanying typewritte...

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Creators:
Hitchcock, Henry-Russell, 1903-1987
Dates:
1919-1987
Size:
24.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.hitchenp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of architectural historian, author, critic, teacher, and museum director, Henry-Russell Hitchcock, date from 1919-1987 and measure 24.8 linear feet. Almost all of the collection is comprised of Hitchcock's correspondence files relating to academic research, teaching, curatorial interests, and professional associations. Letters are from prominent architectural historians, architects, artists, preservationists, museum directors and curators, and family and friends. Also found are two feet of writings by Hitchcock and others, scattered biographical information, printed material, and photographs of Hitchcock and architecture.

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