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Dates:
Before 1868
Size:
1 Sheet (35x50 cm)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7182
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The map includes the imperial palace, Empress Dowager's palace, imperial families' palaces, and court nobles' residences. The map is oriented to the west.

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Creators:
California Palace of the Legion of Honor
Dates:
1910-1945
Size:
2 Reels (ca. 500 items (on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.calipala
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence of the museum's founder Alma de Bretteville Spreckels, with her family, artists, sellers, dealers, museum directors, and others, including Alfredo Barsanti, Lida J. Hahn, Walter Heil, Thomas Carr Howe, Louis Kronberg, Jermayne MacAgy, Lloyd LaPage Rollins, Ralph Stackpole, and others; a scrapbook, 1923-1924; an auction catalog for th...

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Dates:
1954-1955
Size:
31 photographic prints ((1 box), black & white, 19 x 31.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.XXXX-003
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

A bound notebook of prints picturing a model of the royal palace at Babanki Tungo, West Cameroon. The accompanying caption on the inside of the first image reads, "The model represented in this photographic album is the royal palace at Babanki Tungo, West Cameroon. It was carved by Robert Toh, the royal craver, during 1954-55. The brass figurines were sculpted by Umaru Njasi, a brass-caster from Bamum. The photographs are by Evan G. Schneider and were taken in Southeastern Ohio. Mr. Schneider is also responsible for the printing. Gilbert D. Schneider Athens, Ohio - - 1968." The palace and figurines were also donated in 1979 to the Museum of African Art, now the National Museum of African Art (accession no. 79-1-1).

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Creators:
Kistler, Aline
California Palace of the Legion of Honor
Dates:
1930-1936
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.kistalin
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence relating to her work as editor of PRINTS, a print collector's journal; typescript essays and lectures on prints, French Impressionists, architecture and other topics; research and lecture notes; typescripts of interviews with Kistler, and her own account of an interview with Jacob Epstein; lists of catalogued paintings, and miscellan...

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Creators:
McEvoy, Jay D., 1909-2004
Dates:
1934-1995
Size:
1.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mcevjay
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers consist of business and personal letters, 1955-1995, organizational minutes and by-laws of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor and Patrons of Art and Music, 1957-1970s, during the period that McEvoy was the financial director of the Palace of the Legion of Honor; and a scrapbook of the Courvoisier Galleries, 1939-1941, containing ex...

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Dates:
1891 May
Size:
1 albumen print (cabinet card, black and white, 12.7 x 17.8 cm. (5 x 7 inches) (without mount))
Collection ID:
EEPA.1993-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

One cabinet card with an albumen photographic print by Cyril Punch of a Benin altar with two bronze heads supporting ivory tusks and framing a group of brass statues and bells, an inscription on the frame reading, "Juju altar, Benin City, May 1891.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Transportation
Dates:
1875-1911.
Size:
2.6 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0158
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records of construction by plant. Includes orders, dates of construction, customers and costs for passenger, dining and freight cars.

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Creators:
Geary, Christraud M.
Dates:
1977
Size:
752 slides (photographs) (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2001-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Color slides taken by Dr. Christraud M. Geary of art objects in the Bamum Palace Museum in Foubam, Cameroon, in 1977.

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Creators:
Smith, H. Jay
Dates:
circa 1894
Size:
33 Prints
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2420
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

No identifications on photographs. Tentative identifications are: #500 Mesa Verde cliff dwelling. #501 Mesa Verde cliff dwellings. #508 Mesa Verde cliff dwelling: Spruce Tree. #509 Mesa Verde cliff dwellings. #511 Mesa Verde cliff dwellings: Cliff Palace. #514 Mesa Verde cliff dwellings. #515 Mesa Verde cliff dwellings. #516 Mesa Verde cliff dwell...

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Creators:
Mack, Beverly B. (Beverly Blow), 1952-
Dates:
2002, 2005
Size:
664 digital images (JPEG.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2006-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection contains 664 digital images (JPEG files) depicting the built environment, landscape and people of Morocco, Ghana, Niger, Nigeria and South Africa. A large number of images depict people in and around the Gidan Rumfa palace in Kano, Nigeria, including spectators of and participants in a ceremonial procession celebrating Eid ul-Fitr (the end of Ramadan); servants, concubines, praise singers and musicians in and near the palace harem; members of the royal household and the royal guards; and Alhaji Ado Bayero, the Emir of Kano. Other images depict architectural features of the palace. Images from Morocco, Ghana, Niger and South Africa include various scenes of daily life, architecture, markets, cemeteries and landscapes.

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