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Creators:
Southcott, W.
Dates:
between 1906-1908
Size:
1 box (+album)
128 postcards (1 volume, black & white, 9 x 14 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1992-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Postcards mailed mostly in Lagos between 1906 and 1908 by W. Southcott to Miss Eva Jones, and later, during 1907, to Mrs. W. Southcott (nee Jones) of New Brighton, Cheshire.

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
Dates:
between 1880-1913
Size:
14 photographic prints (Cartes-de-Vista (1 box), black & white)
46 photographic prints (dupe prints, black & white, 8 x 10 in. or smaller )
8 photographic prints ((1 box), black & white, 18.5 x 40 cm. or smaller )
32 photographic prints (cabinet cards (1 box), black & white, 4 x 5.5 in. )
Collection ID:
EEPA.1989-003
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs and cabinet cards from Senegal collected by the staff of the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, during the 1980s. Popular from the mid-1860s through the 1900s, cabinet cards were commercially produced 4" x 5 1/2" photoprints mounted on card stock measuring 4 1/4" x 6 1/2", often with an embossed studio name in the corner. Frequently sold as collectors' items, these cards often contained images of attractive women or royalty of various nationalities. Images include cabinet cards from the Bonnevide Photographic Studio and from J. Barbier.

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Creators:
Lankton, James W.
Dates:
1989
Size:
225 slides (photographs) (1 volume, color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1990-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by art gallery owner James W. Lankton in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to document Kuba art and culture. Images are primarily from Mushenge, the Kuba capital. Activities documented include house building, wood carving, coffee drying, embroidering, hat making, drum playing, hair styling and basket weaving. Images of objects include a loom, a mask, musical instruments, royal costumes, road signs and textiles. Architecture includes an art school; village houses; king's palace and reception area; a mission church including altar, doors and interior; market shops; and a weaver's house. Portraits include the Kuba king, the king's retainers, his sons and a weaver.

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Dates:
circa 1890
Size:
1 print (visual works) (albumen, black & white, 19 x 14 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-003
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Portrait photograph of a Zulu man, ca. 1890. Accompanying inscription reads, "A Zulu Ketchbla, J.E.M."

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Creators:
White, Donald
Dates:
1900s
Size:
29 photographic prints (dupe prints (1 v.), black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1986-033
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
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Creators:
Goblet-Vanormelingen, Veronique
Dates:
1986
Size:
1 volume
166 slides (photographs) (color)
215 photographic prints (color, 3.5 x 5 in.)
9 photographic prints (color, 10 x 8in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1987-003
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Veronique Goblet-Vernormelingen during her stay among the Luba people of Zaire in and around Kaniama in 1986.

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Creators:
Adedze, Agbenyega
Dates:
1989
Size:
375 slides (photographs) (includes notes. (1 volume), color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1990-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Agbenyega Adedze in 1989 documenting textile marketing and production among the Ewe people in Togo and southeastern Ghana, as well as an Ewe festival in Togo. The trip was funded by the National Museum of African Art.

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Dates:
[between 1905-1907]
Size:
silver gelatin (black & white, 18 x 12 cm. or smaller)
copy prints (black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1986-026
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs assembled in an album documenting the Fulbe, Tiv and Wurkun peoples of north-central Nigeria. Images include Fulbe on horseback, Tiv women and children, a Wurkun headman, and Wurkun in indigenous attire. Activities illustrated include dancing and playing musical instruments such as drums, horns with gourd resonators and string bows.

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Creators:
Weir, Thomas
Dates:
1960-1966
Size:
48 photographic prints ((1 v.), black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
2,330 slides (photographs) ((2 v.), color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1987-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Thomas Weir in Liberia to document Liberian culture, 1960-1966. The photographs document the architecture, arts, events and peoples of Liberia, particularly the Bassa, Kru and Vai. Activities documented include blacksmithing, ivory carving, the making of a dugout canoe, pottery, market vending and basket and cloth weaving. Architectural images include government ministries, hospitals, schools and numerous street scenes in Monrovia, as well as Bassa houses and villages. Art works depicted include paintings on houses and signs, as well as paintings, sculptures and textiles created as tourist art. Events documented include official government ceremonies with staged indigenous dances; rituals in villages such as young members of the female sande society returning from the initiation camp; and visits by foreign heads of state such as Queen Elizabeth II and Josip Broz Tito of Yoguslavia. Liberians portrayed include President William V.S. Tubman and the people of Monrovia and other towns.

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Creators:
Ames, David Watson
Dates:
1950
Size:
125 slides (photographs) (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1987-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by David Ames of rural Wolof village life in Gambia in 1950.

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