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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:
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:
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:
Hubbard, Chris
Dates:
1969-1970
Size:
47 slides (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2012-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Chris Hubbard in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo from 1969-1970, which primarily depict the funeral of Kuba Nyim Mbopey Mabiintsh ma-Kyeen.

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Dates:
1960-1961
Size:
2 magazines (periodicals) (1 box )
Collection ID:
EEPA.2014-012
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection is comprised of two issues of Life Magazine that include photographs by Eliot Elisofon. The articles that feature his work are "The Hopeful Launching of a Proud and Free Nigeria" (September 26, 1960) and "Africa's Savage Beauty" (October 13, 1961).

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Creators:
Henshaw, David
Dates:
1920s
Size:
32 photographs (b&w.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2015-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection consists of 32 black and white photographs taken in northern Nigeria in the 1920s. They primarily focus on the Henshaw missionary family, their work, and their community in proximity to the city of Minna, Niger State, Nigeria.

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Creators:
Seligman, Thomas K.
Dates:
1970-2004
Size:
1742 slides (photographs) (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2016-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Seligman between 1970 and 2004 primarily of West Africa, including Senegal, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Dogon, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana, Swaziland, Kenya, and Morocco. Additionally, there are some images of masquerades in Cote d'Ivoire and Togo, and scenes in Ghana and Great Zimbabwe. Images depict cultural landscapes, masqu...

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
Dates:
2016
Size:
1 videodiscs (blu-ray disc)
1 videodiscs (dvd)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2017-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection consists of two copies of the DVD "Arts of the Monsoon," (2016) one standard and one Blu-ray. Produced in 2016 by the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, the film portrays how the dhows, in sailing across the monsoon winds of he Indian Ocwean between Oman and East Africa, brought cross-cultural influences along the coastal areas of Sur, Salalah, and Zanzibar.

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Creators:
Freyer, Bryna
Dates:
1953 March 1
Size:
1 Photographic Print (b&w, 23.5 x 17.8 cm)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2014-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographic print of Eliot Elisofon accepting an award on March 1, 1953 from Modern Photography for "Outstanding Color Photography" in the film Moulin Rouge.

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Creators:
Eloise Thompson
Dates:
1965
Size:
20 slides (photographs) (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2012-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection consists of twenty slides taken at the Kibo Art Gallery, which was run by Tanzanian artist Elimo Njau. Ten of the slides were published/distributed by the Kibo Art Gallery and depict art objects. The other ten slides were photographed by Peace Corps volunteer Eloise Thompson and portray people at a workshop at the Kibo Art Gallery in Marangu in 1965, including artist Elimo Njau.

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