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Creators:
Pfeffer, Gulla, 1887-1967
Dates:
circa 1927
Size:
1,561 Photographic prints ((9 v.), black & white, 17.5 x 24 cm. or smaller)
100 Negatives (photographic) (lantern slides, black & white)
443 Negatives (photographic) (black & white)
photographic negatives (black & white, 35 mm.)
12 Boxes (notebooks)
977 Photographic prints ((dupe prints) (4 v.), black & white, 175 x 24 cm.)
546 Photographic prints ((contact prints) (2 v.), black & white, 8 x 11 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photographs document Gulla Kell Pfeffer's trip, ca. 1927, from Victoria (Cameroon) to Kano (Nigeria). She had spent time with the Zumperi, continued on through Takum and Wukari following the old trade road connecting the Grassfields with this region. From there she traveled to Pankshin, Jos, Zaria, before reaching Kano. The pictures have been captioned by Kell Pfeffer.

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Dates:
1970-[ongoing]
Size:
1 Boxe
Collection ID:
EEPA.1992-015
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Reference files of the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives including literature, mostly brochures, from various museums (files 1-2), galleries (files 3-6), universities (files 7-8) and private organizations (file 9) addressing the subjects of African art and culture.

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Creators:
Viditz-Ward, Vera
Dates:
circa 1990
Size:
48 Photographic prints (black and white , 11 x 14 inches.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1992-021
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection contains 48 matted black and white photographs, measuring 11 x 14 inches, taken by photographer and art professor Vera Viditz-Ward. These prints comprised the exhibition Paramount Chiefs of Sierra Leone, which was on display at the National Museum of African Art from November 1990 through September 1991. The images consist of portraits of paramount chiefs in Sierra Leone and include ceremonial clothes and headcovers, jewelry, handheld objects, drums, staffs and ivory trumpets. Culture groups depicted include the Yalunka, Limba, Koranko, Kono, Kissi, Mende, Krim, Vai, Lokko and Temne peoples.

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Creators:
Coronel, Patricia, Dr.
Dates:
1972-1974
Size:
20 Slides (photographs) (1 volume, color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1990-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Patricia Coronel of Aowin (Akan) arts, Ghana, 1972-1974.

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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:
1897
Size:
1 Prints (visual works) (albumen , black & white, 20 x 14 cm. )
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photograph of Ovonramwen, King of Benin (Oba), aboard a ship on his way into exile, 1897. Photographer unknown.

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Creators:
Schneider, Wilhelm, 1902-1990
Dates:
between 1937-1940
Size:
84 Photographic prints (dupe prints (1 box), black & white, 18 x 13 cm. or smaller)
158 Negatives (photographic) (black & white, 4 x 5 in.)
158 Photographic prints (silver gelatin (2 v.), black & white, 18 x 13 cm. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-011
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Wilhelm Schneider (1902-1990) to document his experiences as a missionary for the Swiss Basel Mission in Cameroon, 1937-1940. The photographs document the culture of the Weh people and their neighbors in the Cameroon Grassfields during the 1930s. Activities include a funeral ceremony, hair braiding, house building, bridge crossing, food preparation, drum playing, knife sharpening, cotton spinning, field work, market selling and preaching. Architecture depicted includes chiefs' palaces, compounds, a mission school house, shrines and villages. Portraits include chiefs, kings, members of the secret society, kweifo, with their adornments, and other people showing dress, masks, ornaments and scarification.

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Dates:
circa 1890-circa 1920
Size:
56 Postcards ((1 album), black & white, 8.5 x 13.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1989-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Postcard images of street scenes and buildings taken near the turn of the 19th Century in Freetown, Sierra Leone.

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Creators:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
Dates:
1989
Size:
1 Video recording ((28:00 min.) , sound, color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1989-030
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The videorecording "Togu na and Check: Change and Continuity in the Art of Mali", which documents two forms of art of the Dogon and Bamana peoples in Mali, West Africa, in 1989.

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Creators:
Stevens, Phillips, Jr
Dates:
1964-1965
Size:
99 Slides (photographs) (1 volume, color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1990-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Phillips Stevens Jr. in Nigeria from 1964 through 1965. The photographic images are of Hausa and Yoruba architecture, art works in-situ including the bronzes at Tada and Jebba, and Masquerades among the Nupe peoples.

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