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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

"Salt from most sources in Africa requires preparation before it can be used or traded. Almost all the salt used by ordinary people in the last five centuries was obtained from local sources. Only the few, particularly rich sources were more intensively exploited and the product traded over distances of up to 1,000kilometers. The most famous deposi...

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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

Lake Mweru is a lake located on the border between Zambia and Democratic Republic of the Congo, about 150 km west of the southern end of Lake Tanganyika. It is approximately 96 km long and 45 km wide, with its long end oriented northeast/southwest, and lies at an elevation of 917 m. It is mainly fed by the Luapula River, which comes in through swam...

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Dates:
[ca. 1930]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Printed caption on verso reads: "Congo Belge; Le chef Kinzamba, de la tribe des Baholo et sa femme. Celleci a les cheveux agglomérés en grosses mèches au moyen d'un enduit à base d'huile et de terre. Venus de l'Angola, les Baholo se sont établis a une époque assez récente dans le Sud du Kwango."

Translated caption reads: "Belgian Congo; Chief Kinzamba, head of the Baholo tribe and his wife. Here the hair is clumped into large bits with a base coat of oil and dirt. From Angola, the Baholo settled a fairly recent times in South Kwango."

Additional printed text on verso reads: "Photo Véritable." Item number on verso: "1052."

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Mission Catholique de Brazzaville
Dates:
[ca. 1905]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Postcard image of young boys in a mission school in Brazzaville, Congo Français. Original caption reads, "Congo Français, Mission Catholique de Brazzaville." Original text on recto reads, "École de la Mission de Brazzaville. - Vive la France!!!" Translated caption and text reads, "French Congo, Catholic Mission of Brazzaville. Mission school in Bra...

Stamped address on verso.

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Creators:
H. Cattin (Fianarantsoa)
Dates:
ca. 1910
Level:
item
Size:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Original caption reads, "Madagascar - Woman of the South-East Coast (Province of Farafangana)."

Additional printed text on recto reads: "Edition par H. Cattin - Fianarantsoa. Modele depose."

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Richard
Comptoir Photographique G Bodemer (Majunga)
Dates:
ca. 1910
Level:
item
Size:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Original caption reads, "S. O. Madagascar - Scenes of Malagasy Life - Hair Dressing Salon." Postmarked and stamped on recto, "Fianarantsoa, Madagascar, 25 March 1910."

Additional printed text on recto reads: "Comptoir Photographique G Bodemer - Majunga. / Cliché Richard."

Original hand-written address on verso, "Melle Ernestine Adenet. 142 Faubourg St. Antoine Paris France."

Original hand-written text on recto, "20 March 1910. Hurt wrist aside, it is in good health."

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Dates:
[ca. 1885]
Level:
item
Size:
1 print (albumen., b&w, 9.5 x 14.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-009
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Portrait photograph of a Zulu warrior and his family, ca. 1885.

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Creators:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart
Dates:
1946
Level:
item
Size:
1 Negative ((silver gelatin)., b&w, 6 x 6 cm.)
1 Photographic print ((contact print)., b&w, 6 x 6 cm.)
1 Photographic print ((dupe print)., b&w, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1998-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Bishop E.M. Morupa Addressing His Group, 1946. This photograph was published in Bengt Sundkler's book "Bantu Prophet in South Africa." There is a caption below the photograph that reads as follows: "The Apostolic Jerusalem Church in Sabbath of South Africa. Bishop E.M. Morupa addressing his group in preparation for a baptismal service. The bishop c...

Constance Stuart documented church services, processions, and baptisms in several African churches. A 1938 series of photographs shows a baptism near Pretoria. In 1946, she spent time with several congregations in the Johannesburg area. Some of these photographs were published in Bengt Sundlker's book "Bantu Prophets in South Africa" (first publish...

There are no prints of this negative in the Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection. EEPA produced an 8x10 study print for reference purposes.

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Creators:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart
Dates:
1947
Level:
item
Size:
1 Negative ((silver gelatin)., b&w, 6 x 6 cm.)
1 Photographic print ((contact print)., b&w, 6 x 6 cm.)
1 Photographic print ((dupe print)., b&w, 8 x 10 in.)
1 Photographic print ((dupe print)., b&w, 4 x 6 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1998-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Maseru, Arrival At Border, 1947. Photographic image of a man on horseback. His back is facing the camera. He is wearing a uniform. He is walking into the gate that reads "Basutoland; Kena Ka Khotso." There are cars parked on the other side of the gate. People are gathered at the border of Lesotho for the royal visit. Maseru is the capital of Lesoth...

There is one 4 x 6 in. black and white vintage print of this negative in the Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection. EEPA produced an 8x10 study print for reference purposes.

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Creators:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart
Dates:
1947
Level:
item
Size:
1 Negative ((silver gelatin)., b&w, 6 x 6 cm.)
1 Photographic print ((contact print)., b&w, 6 x 6 cm.)
1 Photographic print ((dupe print)., b&w, 8 x 10 in.)
1 Photographic print ((dupe print)., b&w, 4 x 6 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1998-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Maseru, Arrival At Border, 1947. Photographic image of a two men standing beside each other in uniform at the gate to Lesotho. Their backs are facing the camera. They are watching a train pass. Two other men are standing at the gate nearby wearing a similar uniform. This is when the royalty are arriving at the border of Lesotho for the royal visit....

There is one 4 x 6 in. black and white vintage print of this negative in the Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection. EEPA produced an 8x10 study print for reference purposes.

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