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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:
Alonge, Solomon Osagie, Chief, 1911-1994
Dates:
1926-1989
Size:
100 photographic prints (black and white, hand-colored.)
4 photographic albums
1,800 negatives (photographic) (120 mm.)
150 negatives (photographic) (glass plate)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2009-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection consists of approximately 1,950 glass plate and large format film negatives,100 hand-tinted and black-and-white prints and four photographic albums containing prints of various sizes, taken by Chief Solomon Osagie Alonge, the royal photographer to the Oba of Benin, Akenzua II (1933-1978). These images span six decades (1926 - 1989) and represent a dynamic, continuous record of the Benin Royal Court in Nigeria. Alonge documented the pageantry, ritual and regalia of the Obas, their wives and retainers for over a half-century, including the coronation of the King and the Iyoba, or queen mother. The collection also documents historic visits to Benin by Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip (1956), Princess Alexandra (1960), foreign dignitaries, traditional rulers, political leaders and celebrities. The collection preserves an important historical record of Benin art and culture during the periods of British colonial rule and Nigerian independence in the 20th century. The rarity and historical value of the collection are enhanced by Alonge's privileged access to the Palace as a chief in the Iwebo Palace Society, a position which presents a unique insider's view of Benin royalty. The quality of the collection is testament to Alonge's technological skills in photography and his professionalism in keeping the collection ordered and well-preserved despite the heat, humidity and tropical climate of Nigeria.

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Creators:
Bourne and Shepherd
Dates:
circa 1903
Size:
5 Prints (albumen, unmounted, images 24 x 28 cm. or smaller.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A1999.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Five albumen prints from the studio of Bourne and Shepherd, circa 1903. Each blind stamped "Bourne & Shepherd" in the lower right corner. One print has the inscription "The Delhi Durbar, which took place at Delhi, India. In honor of the crowning of King Edward." written across the top in black ink.

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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
2018
Collection ID:
Accession 19-185
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of four websites maintained by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO). SAO, with the Harvard College Observatory, jointly administers the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA). The John G. Wolbach Library website, crawled September 4, 2018, provides information about the Library's collections and s...

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Creators:
Francisco, J. Bond (John Bond), 1863-1931
Dates:
1880-1957
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.franj
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Writings, including handwritten anecdotes of Francisco's life in Berlin in 1890, an evening at Cafe des Arts in Paris, his service on a coroner's jury in Los Angeles in 1919, early concerts by Adelina Patti, and an essay on music and painting; a 121 p. photo album, "Arizona Notes in Picture by and for Harold Bell Wright, 1911-1914," inscribed by th...

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Creators:
Kohen, Helen L.
Dates:
1978-1996
Size:
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
AAA.kohehele
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Miami art critic Helen Kohen date from 1978 through 1996 and contain letters, postcards, exhibition announcements and invitations, and seventy-four untranscribed interviews of artists, dealers, and collectors in the Miami area.

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Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
2015
Collection ID:
Accession 15-322
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of six websites maintained by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO). SAO, with the Harvard College Observatory, jointly administers the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA). The software website for the CfA High Energy Astrophysics Division, crawled on June 16, 2015, includes basic information ab...

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Creators:
Stone, Benjamin, 1838-1914
Dates:
circa 1862-1907
bulk circa 1862-1871
Size:
170 Items (circa 170 enlarged prints from microfilm)
1 Roll (microfilm)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R4859
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Microfilm of the Benjamin Stone collection of photographs relating to Britain and Europe, North America, South America, Africa, India, and Australasia. Prints made from the microfilm are mostly of portraits of American Indians and some field images relating to delegations, expeditions, dwellings, and the 1862 Sioux uprising in Minnesota. They inc...

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Creators:
Bernard, Joseph-Fidèle, 1878-1972
Dates:
1921
Size:
11 Glass plate negatives
11 Copy negatives
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.132
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Joseph-Fidèle Bernard photographs from Alaska consists of negatives taken by Bernard in 1921 among the Inupiaq (Alaska Inupiat Eskimo) and Siberian Yu'pik communities. Bernard was an artic trader, trapper and captain of the schooner "Teddy Bear."

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Creators:
Smithsonian Channel
Dates:
2015, 2017-2018
Collection ID:
Accession 19-197
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Smithsonian Networks is a joint venture between Showtime Networks and the Smithsonian Institution. It was formed to create channels featuring programs largely inspired by the assets of the Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum and research complex. Smithsonian Channel features award-winning original documentaries, series and ...

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