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Creators:
Jenness, Aylette
Dates:
1967-1969
Size:
2293 negatives (photographic) (black and white, 35 mm)
46 negatives (photographic) (black and white, 120. mm)
72 contact sheets (black and white)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2015-019
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection includes photographs taken by Aylette Jenness in northern Nigeria between 1967 and 1969. They document daily life in a remote part of Yauri Emerite, focusing on the townspeople of Yelwa and those in its environs.

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Creators:
Galembo, Phyllis
Dates:
1900s
Size:
140 Photographic Prints (contact prints (1 v.), black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-012
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Phyllis Galembo in Nigeria.

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Creators:
Newman, Arnold
Dates:
1958
Size:
1 Photographic Print (silver gelatin, black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1986-017
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Arnold Newman of bronze figures in Tada, Nigeria, 1958.

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Creators:
Fagg, William B., 1914-1992
Dates:
between 1949-1959
Size:
2,452 Photographic Prints ((21 boxes), black and white, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1986-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photographs document William Fagg's extensive survey work in Nigeria and his trips to Benin, Congo, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Zaire. The photographs illustrate African cultures and works of art, especially those of the Yoruba in Nigeria. Nigerian artisans portrayed include a blacksmith in the town of Jebba, a craftsman casting brass at Ijebu-Ode, and a potter at work in Nok. Celebrations and ceremonies documented include the igue oba and itue ceremonies and the festival of leaves in Benin. There are also images of dances of the Bargesh in northern Nigeria and a masked dance at Nok. Architecture documented includes altars and shrines in Benin and in Oyo, Nigeria; a Birom settlement; Brazilian-style houses in Porto Novo, Republic of Benin; an emir's house in Nigeria; a Jarawa village in Nigeria; the mosque in Keffi, Nigeria; and palaces of Yoruba kings. Most of the photographs show sculpture including Benin bronze plaques and hip masks; Esie stone sculpture; Ifa divination boards, drums, and figures; a Kuba ndop (royal statue) in the Kinshasa Museum; Nok terra-cotta and wooden figures; and Tada bronze figures. There also are images of epa (masquerade) masks; gelede (men's society) masks; a head of Olokun (a male Yoruba divinity) from Ibadan, Nigeria; and Yoruba edan ogboni (bronze staffs) and ibeji (twin figures) from Nigeria. Images of objects by identifiable artists include a palace pillar, post and sculpture by Agbonbiofe; a door and epa mask by Areogun; and a house post and lidded bowl by Olowe of Ise.

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Creators:
Holcombe, Bryce P.
Dates:
circa 1970
Size:
436 slides (photographs) (1 volume, color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1986-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs of art objects taken by Bryce P. Holcombe during the 1970s.

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Creators:
Robins, D.C. Major
Dates:
between 1920-1935
Size:
43 gelatin silver prints (1 album, black & white, 12 x 16.5 cm. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1999-003
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Album is comprised of photographs taken in and around Patiko, a settlement of the Acholi peoples (also known as Gan) in Uganda, and among the Teso peoples of Uganda. The images depict architectural features, general appearance of both Acholi and Teso, and in some instances activities and rituals. Photographer unknown.

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Creators:
Heldman, Donald
Dates:
Fall 1967-Spring 1968
Size:
23 photographs (b&w.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2011-009
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Dr. Donald P. Heldman of Gambela (Ethiopia) and surrounding neighborhoods. Images primarily depict a port on the Baro River, Etang Village, and Annuak people fishing, canoeing, smoking, bathing, and carrying food and wood.

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Creators:
Fiofori, Tam
Dates:
1979
Size:
1 Photographic Print (black and white, 25.5 x 38 inches)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2017-008
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection is comprised of a 1979 photograph by Tam Fiofori of Oba Erediauwa's Coronation in Nigeria.

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Creators:
Visser, Robert, 1860-1937
Dates:
circa 1900
Size:
3 Stereographs (printed on postcards; black and white; collotype)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2008-010
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection includes three postcards that depict stereographic images created by Robert Visser of villages, peoples, and a "fetish" figure in Congo (Democratic Republic).

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Creators:
Dean, John
Dates:
1961-1962
Size:
296 slides (photographs) (1 volume, color, 35 mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1976-003
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by John Dean while traveling in the Sudan in 1961 and in Liberia and Sierre Leone in 1962.

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