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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
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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

"Hidden behind the Theban Hills, on the West Bank of the Nile, lies the Valley of the Kings. It was chosen as the burial place for most of Egypt's New Kingdom rulers for several reasons. As the crow flies, the Valley is very close to the cultivated banks of the river. It is small, surrounded by steep cliffs, and easily guarded. The local limestone,...

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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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

'These hunters are so fond of forest life that we say: 'Igbe ni gboro ode'. The forest is the hunter's town centre. Hunters exploit the occasion of disputes as to who actually makes a kill of a game animal to educate themselves on moral and ethical issues which go a long way to strengthen the individual's moral instinct which he uses to influence t...

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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

The area around Mbeya has been called the "Scotland of Africa". The hills are clad in heather and bracken, but botanically they are more closely related to the Fynbos (fine bush) of South Africa's Western Cape Province. The nearest mountain to Mbeya is Loleza Mountain, which rises over the town. Mount Rungwe is the highest mountain in the wider Mbe...

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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

Rapids on the lower Congo River and site of one of the world's largest hydroelectric-dam projects, in western Democratic Republic of the Congo, about 25 miles (40 km) above the port of Matadi. At a sharp bend in the river between Sikila Island and the mouth of the Bundi River (a Congo River tributary), the Congo falls 315 feet (96 m) in 9 miles (14...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1947
Level:
item
Size:
1 Negatives (photographic) (b&w, 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The Nile river flooded every summer, depositing fertile soil on the fields. Its flow is disturbed at several points by cataracts, which are sections of faster-flowing water with many small islands, shallow water, and rocks, forming an obstacle to navigation by boats. While most Egyptians still live in the Nile valley, the construction of the Aswan...

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Creators:
Tamamura, Kozaburo, 1856-19??
Rosin, Henry D., Dr.
Rosin, Nancy
Dates:
[1860 - ca. 1900]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Photographic print (Album 2, page 16, hand coloring, image 17.8 x 70.7 cm.; on mount 30.5 x 38.5 cm)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.35
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

View of shallow stream and small vessel, with Mt. Fuji visible in the background.

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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:
1872
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Photographic print, 20.5 x 26.4 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.35
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

View of shallow pond surrounded by houses along a hillside at Nunobiki.

神戸 布引

Photographer unidentified.

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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

"Virunga National Park (809,000 ha.) was the first national park created in Africa (Albert National Park, 1925); the area in the Virungas comprises the flanks of volcanic Mts Karisimbi, Mikeno, Visoke, Sabinyo, Nyamuragira and Nyiragongo. All of the Park's waters flow into the Nile system except for the Lake Kivu drainage which flows to the Congo. ...

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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

During his trip to Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo), Elisofon visited Vitshumbi, a fishing harbour on the south shore of Lake Edward (Lake Rutanzige), which is shallow, and has an impoverished fish fauna. During daylight hours, the common hippo spends almost all its time wallowing in shallow water. In the evenings, after the hot sun has set...

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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

During his trip to Congo (now Democratic Republic of Congo), Elisofon visited Vitshumbi, a fishing harbour on the south shore of Lake Edward (Lake Rutanzige), which is shallow, and has an impoverished fish fauna. During daylight hours, the common hippo spends almost all its time wallowing in shallow water. In the evenings, after the hot sun has set...

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