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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1972
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item
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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 Virunga Mountains are a chain of volcanoes in East Africa, along the northern border of Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Uganda. The mountain range is a branch of the Albertine Rift, a part of the Great Rift Valley. They are located between Lake Edward and Lake Kivu. The mountain range consists of eight major volcanoes. Mo...

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

"The vegetation of the Albertine Rift is dominated by montane rainforest, but it undergoes changes with altitude, from the glaciers and rock at the top of the Rwenzori Mountains (5 100 m), down through alpine moorland (3 400-4 500 m), giant Senecio and lobelia vegetation (3 100-3 600 m), giant heather (3 000-3 500 m), raised bogs (3 000-4 000 m), b...

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

"The vegetation of the Albertine Rift is dominated by montane rainforest, but it undergoes changes with altitude, from the glaciers and rock at the top of the Rwenzori Mountains (5 100 m), down through alpine moorland (3 400-4 500 m), giant Senecio and lobelia vegetation (3 100-3 600 m), giant heather (3 000-3 500 m), raised bogs (3 000-4 000 m), b...

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

"Lying slightly north of the Equator, the Ruwenzori Range has a maximum breadth of 30 miles (50 km) and extends south-north for 80 miles (130 km) between Lake Edward and Lake Albert. Unlike most African snow peaks, the Ruwenzori is not of volcanic origin but is a gigantic horst of six separate glaciated masses, reaching a high point in Mount Stanle...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1951-1953
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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, "Njoko shrine, Ezi Akputa compound, Mgbom Village." [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:
Underwood & Underwood
Rosin, Henry D., Dr.
Rosin, Nancy
Dates:
1904 or earlier
Underwood & Underwood, 1904 or earlier
Level:
item
Size:
1 Stereograph (8 x 17 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.35
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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Creators:
Uchida Kuichi, Photographer, 1844-1875
Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920
Rosin, Henry D., Dr.
Rosin, Nancy
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Dates:
ca. 1871
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Photographic print : on mount 23.7 x 29.3 cm, image 21.2 x 27.6 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.35
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

View of the moat at the Imperial Palace of Edo Castle.

東京 江戸城 皇居

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Creators:
Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920
Rosin, Henry D., Dr.
Rosin, Nancy
Dates:
circa 1877
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Photographic print : on mount 24 x 29.7 cm, image 20.6 x 26.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.35
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Entrance to Hirano Shrine.

京都 平野神社

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Creators:
Tamamura, Kozaburo, 1856-19??
Rosin, Henry D., Dr.
Rosin, Nancy
Dates:
[ca. 1880s]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Photographic print : on mount 27.4 x 22.1 cm, albumen with hand coloring, image 26.6 x 20.7 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.35
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Collage of many babies and young children.

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Creators:
Lyman, Benjamin Smith, 1835-1920
Rosin, Henry D., Dr.
Rosin, Nancy
Dates:
circa 1877
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Photographic print : on mount 21.6 x 28.9 cm, image 21 x 27 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.35
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

View of Golden Pavilion across pond at Rokuonji. Reflection of the Golden pavilion appears in the still waters. Kyoto, Japan. Originally part of the Benjamin Smith Lyman album.

京都 録音時 金閣寺

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