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Parliamentary Recruiting Committee
Dates:
1915
Level:
item
Size:
1 Poster (1/2 size; Multi-color, 49 x 73 cm)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0433
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Main Image: LORD NELSON with MODERN battleships in background. Other Image(s): Silhouette of WWI warships at sea

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

"Saqqâra (Ṣaqqārah) is a large necropolis south of Cairo and west of ancient Memphis. It was the necropolis of ancient Memphis; has remains of several pyramids from 5th and 6th dynasties and the famous Step Pyramid, the earliest true pyramid in Egypt, built for King Zoser (Djoser) of the 3rd dynasty ca. 2630 BC by his prime minister Imhotep. It is ...

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

"Saqqâra (Ṣaqqārah) is a large necropolis south of Cairo and west of ancient Memphis. It was the necropolis of ancient Memphis; has remains of several pyramids from 5th and 6th dynasties and the famous Step Pyramid, the earliest true pyramid in Egypt, built for King Zoser (Djoser) of the 3rd dynasty ca. 2630 BC by his prime minister Imhotep. It is ...

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Dates:
1838, 1920-1951
Level:
series
Size:
1.5 Linear feet (Boxes 1-2, 34)
Collection ID:
AAA.mccaeliz
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Series consists of material relating to the more personal aspects of McCausland's life, including appointment books and engagement calendars, scrapbooks, student papers, works printed on her private press in Springfield, Massachusetts, financial records, biographical material, and scattered memorabilia. Scrapbooks include one kept by McCausland, da...

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

"When Muhammad Ali (1805-52) set out to modernize Egypt by transforming water into wealth through the cultivation of cotton -an important export crop that needed water- dams were constructed to provide for perennial irrigation." [Kamil Jill, 1993: Aswan and Abu Simbel, History and Guide. The American University in Cairo Press]. During his trip to E...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1978-1980
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while conducting field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, while on an Art Historical and Anthropological Field Research from October of 1978 through July of 1980.

Original title reads, "Trip to the northern part of Wara Wara Bafodea, formerly the separate chiefdom of Kamuke. At Telia Village and farm villages around it. Its more Savanna- like than the area around Bafodea Town. Traditional house with a modern pan roof. Sedu Kamara's home, a brother to the late Telia Chief Sayo Kamara." [Ottenberg field resear...

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

"Elmina Castle (Castelo de Sao Jorge da Mina), Fort St. Jago (Fort Coenraadsburg), the old town site, and the nineteenth-century buildings of the modern town make Elmina a unique, collective historic monuments. Today, marine fishing using beach seine nets, the ali net, and the more recent purse seine nets used by trawlers is a key aspect of coastal...

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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

"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:
1947
Level:
item
Size:
1 Lantern slide (b&w, 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches.)
2 Photographic prints (b&w, 18x 24 cm.)
1 Photographic print (b&w, 33 x 26 cm.)
1 Contact print (b&w, 12 x 8 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The mastaba of Ptahhotep, northwest of the Step Pyramid, is a funerary complex built for two Ptahhoteps and an Akhihotep. Ptahhotep ('Ptah is happy') was one of the greatest noblemen of late Fifth Dynasty." [Zahi Hawass, 2003: The Treasures of the Pyramids. White Star Publishers]. "Saqqâra (Ṣaqqārah) is a large necropolis south of Cairo and west o...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1961
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 present entrance is through the pylon of Ramesses II, once fronted with six colossi of the king (two seated and four standing) and two obelisks. The outer walls of the pylons were decorated in the time of Ramesses with a depiction of the Battle of Kadesh (1285 BC), and the inner walls of the gateway were added by the Nubian king Shabaka in the...

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