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Creators:
Visser, Robert, 1860-1937
Dates:
ca. 1900
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

Printed text on recto reads: "Congo. / No. 25. Vierge à vendre."

Translated postcard caption reads: "Congo. No. 25. Virgin for sale."

Additional printed text on recto reads: "Photographie R. Visser, Déposé."

Items EEPA CG-20-38 and EEPA CF-20-39 are duplicate postcards excepting slight caption variation.

Manuscript message on recto, address on verso. Postmarked postage stamp on verso.

Robert Visser photograph reproduced on postcard is part of series of images carved into an ivory tusk which is now part of the National Museum of African Art (2007-1-2).