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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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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

"Single membrane cylindrical drum similar to the one depicted here, can be found among peoples of southern Nigeria. It is always large, and the bottom part of it is either footed or carved into a more or less conical-shaped cocle with a ring at the top of the cone. Ther are two main sizes. One is about 100 cm. in height and 35 cm. in diameter, wher...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1970
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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 photograph depicts cylindrical drums known as ewini, ube, as well as tension drums known as idan or uzebu, and, depending the size, ebigba, ikeghe and agbadi. "Single membrane cylindrical drum similar to the one depicted here, can be found among peoples of southern Nigeria. It is always large, and the bottom part of it is either footed or carve...

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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

Tombouctou (Timbuktu) is populated by Songhay, Tuareg, Fulani, and Moorish people, and is about 15km north of the River Niger. It is also at the intersection of an east-west and a north-south Trans-Saharan trade across the Sahara to Araouane. Its geographical setting made it a natural meeting point for nearby African populations and nomadic Berber ...

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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

Tombouctou (Timbuktu) is populated by Songhay, Tuareg, Fulani, and Moorish people, and is about 15km north of the River Niger. It is also at the intersection of an east-west and a north-south Trans-Saharan trade across the Sahara to Araouane. Its geographical setting made it a natural meeting point for nearby African populations and nomadic Berber ...

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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

Tombouctou (Timbuktu) is populated by Songhay, Tuareg, Fulani, and Moorish people, and is about 15km north of the River Niger. It is also at the intersection of an east-west and a north-south Trans-Saharan trade across the Sahara to Araouane. Its geographical setting made it a natural meeting point for nearby African populations and nomadic Berber ...

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Creators:
Larrabee, Constance Stuart
Dates:
1947
Level:
item
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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 ((fiber-based print)., b&w, 8 x 10 in.)
1 Photographic print ((vintage print)., b&w, 4 x 5 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1998-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Sotho Women, 1947. Photographic image of an old Sotho woman standing to the right of another woman. Both of them are wearing colorful blankets. These blankets are woven in England with traditional designs, which were probably imported and sold to the early Lesotho people by some wandering trader. However by this time Lesotho people were buying blan...

There are two 8x10 black and white fiber-based prints of this negative in the Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection. There is also a 4x5 in. black and white vintage print. EEPA also 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.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1998-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Sotho Woman, 1947. Photographic image of a Sotho woman balancing a paper bag on her head. She has her hand over her mouth and is looking in the direction of the camera. There are boys standing behind her. Photograph by Constance Stuart Larrabee, 1947.

The following caption is from an article in "Natural History" (September, 1950) in which this photograph was printed: "Summer and winter the Basuto [Sotho] wears his characteristic blanket of gay and varied design and color. Before the days of traders, skin clothing and (in cold weather) a simple undecorated cloak sufficed. Today the Basuto [Lesoth...

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 ((dupe print)., b&w, 8 x 10 in.)
1 Photographic print ((fiber-based print)., b&w, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1998-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Sotho Sheep Herder, 1947. Photographic image of a Sotho man standing with his herd of cattle. He is holding a stick. He is wearing a blanket pinned at the shoulder and acloth wrapped around his head. Photograph by Constance Stuart Larrabee, 1947.

The following caption is from an article in "Natural History" (September, 1950) in which this photograph was printed: "Summer and winter the Basuto [Sotho] wears his characteristic blanket of gay and varied design and color. Before the days of traderes, skin clothing and (in cold weather) a simple undecorated cloak sufficed. Today the Basuto [Lesot...

There are two 8x10 black and white fiber-based prints of this negative in the Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection. EEPA also 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 ((vintage print)., b&w, 4 x 6 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1998-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Sotho Men on Horseback, 1947. Photographic image of several Sotho men riding on horseback through a road in Lesotho. Above them are several British flags on a line and a podium where a flag is hung. On the other side is a store with the following read on a sign in the front: "...Hillman Chrysler Dodge and Plymouth." This is an entrance to a town th...

There is one 4x6 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 ((vintage print)., b&w, 11 x 15 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1998-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Maseru, Arrival At Border, 1947. Photographic image focused on Princess Margaret, daughter of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. She is holding an umbrella over her shoulder. There is a woman walking in front of her with an umbrella. There are African officials walking in the background. The royal family recently arrived to the Lesotho border for ...

There is one 11 x 15 cm. black and white print of this negative in the Constance Stuart Larrabee Collection. This photograph is a close-up of princess Margaret only. EEPA also produced an 8x10 study print for reference purposes.

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