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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1965
Level:
item
Size:
1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Separating Egypt and Nubia was the First Cataract, mostly inundated today. It was a stretch of river where sharp granite boulders lay strewn along its bed. During the annual flood the river would gather speed and create swirling eddies that caused serious obstacle to river traffic. As the river passed Elephantine, however, the confining hills drew...

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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

"Lower Nubia, the area lying between Aswan and the Second Cataract has traditionally been known as Egyptian Nubia, Upper Nubia (between the Second and Fourth Cataracts) as Sudanese Nubia." [Kamil Jill, 1993: Aswan and Abu Simbel, History and Guide. The American University in Cairo Press]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignm...

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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

"Lower Nubia, the area lying between Aswan and the Second Cataract has traditionally been known as Egyptian Nubia, Upper Nubia (between the Second and Fourth Cataracts) as Sudanese Nubia." [Kamil Jill, 1993: Aswan and Abu Simbel, History and Guide. The American University in Cairo Press]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignm...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1965
Level:
item
Size:
1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Separating Egypt and Nubia was the First Cataract, mostly inundated today. It was a stretch of river where sharp granite boulders lay strewn along its bed. During the annual flood the river would gather speed and create swirling eddies that caused serious obstacle to river traffic. As the river passed Elephantine, however, the confining hills drew...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1947
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item
Size:
1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"The six primary cataracts of the Nile are shallow stretches between Aswan and Khartoum where the water's surface is broken by numerous small boulders and stones lying on the river bed, as well as many small rocky islets. In some places, these stretches are punctuated by whitewater and are perhaps well characterized as rapids, while in others the w...

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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 six primary cataracts of the Nile are shallow stretches between Aswan and Khartoum where the water's surface is broken by numerous small boulders and stones lying on the river bed, as well as many small rocky islets. In some places, these stretches are punctuated by whitewater and are perhaps well characterized as rapids, while in others the w...

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1965
Level:
item
Size:
1 negatives (photographic) (b&w, 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Separating Egypt and Nubia was the First Cataract, mostly inundated today. It was a stretch of river where sharp granite boulders lay strewn along its bed. During the annual flood the river would gather speed and create swirling eddies that caused serious obstacle to river traffic. As the river passed Elephantine, however, the confining hills drew...

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undated
Size:
2 postcards (color halftone)
8 color postcards
10 photographic postcards
11 prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2002-22
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting the people and landscape of Panama, Morocco and the Azores. The collection includes images of villages and structures in Panama, Andre Leconte postcards of Morocco and northern Africa, and an aerial view of an island in the Azores. Also included is a leaflet describing the history and culture of the Azores.

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