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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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Dates:
1950-1960
Size:
47 Prints (visual works) ((1 box), black & white, 11 x 14 cm. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The photographs document a variety of art works created by Africans. Objects depicted include boxes, bracelets, figures, gold weights, headrests, heads, masks, pendants, stools, and trumpets. Peoples and kingdoms represented include Anyi, Asante, Bamum, Bangwa, Baule, Benin, Chokwe, Fang (Pahouin), Fon, Ife, Lega, Luba, Mende, Nok, Pende and Yoruba. Princeton University staff assembled the collection to illustrate the publications entitled, African Folktales & Sculpture, ed. by Paul Radin (New York: Pantheon Books, 1952). Photographers represented include Ina Bundy, Eliot Elisofon, Walker Evans and Man Ray.

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Creators:
Ederheimer, Guy, Jr
Dates:
1930-1931
Size:
70 Photographic prints ((2 boxes), black & white, 40 x 50 cm. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1986-015
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Guy Ederheimer from 1930 to 1931 in Egypt and South Africa. Images taken in South Africa are portraits and include a Zulu wedding dance. Pictured are the best man, the bride, dancers, mothers with their children. The Egyptian images show Cairo and the Nile River.

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Dates:
circa 1946
Size:
104 Photographic prints (album)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection consists of an album containing 104 photographic prints dating from circa 1946. The photographs depict British soliders and native police, landscape views, a Victory Day parade, and scenes of daily life in and around Freetown, Sierra Leone, and Accra, Achimota, Takoradi, Teshi and Tamale in Ghana. Also included are images of the Volta River, the Oburi (Aburi) Gardens near Accra, and Osu Castle (also known as Fort Christiansborg or Christiansborg Castle), the seat of government in Ghana.

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Creators:
Hillier, Arthur Edmonds, Major, d. 1944
Dates:
circa 1935
Size:
36 Photographs (1 photograph album, black and white)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2006-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection consists of an album containing 36 photographs taken by Maj. Arthur E. Hillier, a British Army officer serving with the Nigeria Regiment, Royal West African Frontier Force, circa 1935. The images are portrait photographs, which were used to identify local staff and employees. Individuals from a variety of culture groups are depicted, including the Hausa, Yoruba, Kanuri, Nupe, Fula, Dakakari, Bella, Baggara, Sara, Angas, Tiv, Bagirmi and Zarma peoples.

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Dates:
1932
Size:
1 Folder
silver gelatin (black & white, 8 x 10 in. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1997-022
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs of heddel pulleys collected by Harold Rome, 1932.

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Creators:
Geary, Christraud M.
Dates:
1999
Size:
32 Prints (visual works) ((1 v.), color, 8 x 10 in.)
32 Negatives (photographic) (color, 35 mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2002-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Thirty-two color photographs of the South African Display on the mall in Washington, DC, during the Smithsonian Institution's Folklife Festival, June-July, 1999.

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Dates:
1974-2002
Size:
54 Folders
Collection ID:
EEPA.1997-021
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection includes education, administrative and program documents collected and produced by the staff of the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, in the conduct of museum business, 1974-2002.

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Dates:
circa 1995
Size:
45 Photographs (color, 8.5 x 11 inches)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2002-008
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Forty-five color photographic prints of African art objects taken by Elliot and Amy Lawrence, circa 1995.

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Dates:
1900s
Size:
1,111 Photographic prints ((3 files), black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1998-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs of art objects from the International Exhibition Foundation. Photographed art objects include, "Dogon Art," from the Lester Wunderman collection; "Sculpture of Black Africa," from the Paul Tishman collection; and, "African Sculpture," by William Fagg.

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