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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photograph depicts doorway opening onto a courtyard. This is surrounded by small rooms that were bedrooms for the domestic slaves and the cells of the slaves to be traded. The Slave House was built around 1786 by the half-caste descendants of Jean Pépin, a navy surgeon. During his trip to Senegal, Elisofon visited Dakar, its surroundings as wel...

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Creators:
Albemarle Garden Club
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAG.GCA
Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

The folder includes a work sheet, garden plans, and plant inventory.

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

"The togu na is a basic element in the Dogon village, not just a physical building but as an associated reference point to the whole village. The togu na is a meeting place, a place for teaching and working, for rest and conversation. The considerable modifications in the type of togu na as well as in the close relationship of the building with the...

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

"The togu na is a basic element in the Dogon village, not just a physical building but as an associated reference point to the whole village. The togu na is a meeting place, a place for teaching and working, for rest and conversation. The considerable modifications in the type of togu na as well as in the close relationship of the building with the...

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

"The togu na is a basic element in the Dogon village, not just a physical building but as an associated reference point to the whole village. The togu na is a meeting place, a place for teaching and working, for rest and conversation. The considerable modifications in the type of togu na as well as in the close relationship of the building with the...

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Marx, Groucho (Julius Henry), 1890-1977 (comedian)
Dates:
Circa 1927
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (1.9" x 2.8")
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0269
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1966
Level:
item
Size:
1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The Lega houses are constructed in an ingenious way. The latticework walls are covered on the inside with large panels of bark, held together with lianas, and on the outside with matungulu or with dried banana leaves. The roof, also made of latticework, is covered with phrynium leaves arranged like tiles and kept flat with matungulu plants and sti...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1966
Level:
item
Size:
1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The Lega houses are constructed in an ingenious way. The latticework walls are covered on the inside with large panels of bark, held together with lianas, and on the outside with matungulu or with dried banana leaves. The roof, also made of latticework, is covered with phrynium leaves arranged like tiles and kept flat with matungulu plants and sti...

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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

"In Edfu, the construction and decoration of the huge stone enclosure wall of Ptolemy VIII continued. The birth house (Arabic mammisi) of the same king was further decorated and provided with a magnificent entrance kiosk. The birth house was surrounded by an ambulatory with four columns at the front and six on each side. The roof was made of timber...

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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

"In Edfu, the construction and decoration of the huge stone enclosure wall of Ptolemy VIII continued. The birth house (Arabic mammisi) of the same king was further decorated and provided with a magnificent entrance kiosk. The birth house was surrounded by an ambulatory with four columns at the front and six on each side. The roof was made of timber...