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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1961
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item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"Due to a shared cultural background, common social and economic conditions and inherited building materials and techniques, slight variations distinguish the character of the majority of villages in the various regions of Egypt (Nubian villages in the south are an exception). The main vernacular types of building found in rural areas are houses of...

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Creators:
Frater, Fred
Dates:
circa 1947-1950
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1147
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The twenty-eight photographs and corresponding negatives in this collection were taken by photographer Fred S. Frater in Intercourse, Pennsylvania sometime between 1947 and 1950. They document a day-long auction of furniture, farm equipment and household goods that took place during the winter or early spring season. They depict an outdoor setting ...

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1971
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Bushongo houses were constructed on a rectangular plan, usually single cell, and with central posts supporting the ridge. Roofs were inclined between 30 and 45 degrees and were thatched with palm. The framed side walls, approximately 6ft high, were clad with woven palm leaves, secured between light horizontal poles and, in more elegant examples, ba...

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1971
Level:
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1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Bushongo houses were constructed on a rectangular plan, usually single cell, and with central posts supporting the ridge. Roofs were inclined between 30 and 45 degrees and were thatched with palm. The framed side walls, approximately 6ft high, were clad with woven palm leaves, secured between light horizontal poles and, in more elegant examples, ba...

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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

"Dry stems or canes are used for fencing and for house walls and ceilings. The stems are weaved to form mat-like wall panels called seccos." [Mester de Parajd C. and L., 1988: Regards sur l'Habitat Traditionnel au Niger. Editions Créer]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.

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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

"Dry stems or canes are used for fencing and for house walls and ceilings. The stems are weaved to form mat-like wall panels called seccos." [Mester de Parajd C. and L., 1988: Regards sur l'Habitat Traditionnel au Niger. Editions Créer]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.

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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

"Dry stems or canes are used for fencing and for house walls and ceilings. The stems are weaved to form mat-like wall panels called seccos." [Mester de Parajd C. and L., 1988: Regards sur l'Habitat Traditionnel au Niger. Editions Créer]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.

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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

"Dry stems or canes are used for fencing and for house walls and ceilings. The stems are weaved to form mat-like wall panels called seccos." [Mester de Parajd C. and L., 1988: Regards sur l'Habitat Traditionnel au Niger. Editions Créer]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Chief Justice Sir Algernon Brown, and Premier Alhaji Sir Ahmadu Bello, attending the new Law Courts building dedication. The building houses the Chief Justice's Court, the Federal Court of Appeal, and the Sharia Court of Appeal. [Eliot Elisofon's original field notes]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazin...

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Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Chief Justice Sir Algernon Brown, and Premier Alhaji Sir Ahmadu Bello, attending the new Law Courts building dedication. The building houses the Chief Justice's Court, the Federal Court of Appeal, and the Sharia Court of Appeal. [Eliot Elisofon's original field notes]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazin...