7 Photographic prints ((collotypes), black & white, 23 x 29 cm.)
7 Negatives (photographic) (black & white, 4 x 5 inches)
Photographs of Afar people in Somalia or Northern Ethiopia, circa 1890.
Ethiopian Studio Photography collection
1 Photographic print (black & white, 9 x 5.5 cm.)
Portrait photographs taken in a photographic studio in Asmara, Ethiopia, during the 1980s.
46 Photographic prints (dupe prints, black & white, 8 x 10 in. or smaller )
8 Photographic prints ((1 box), black & white, 18.5 x 40 cm. or smaller )
32 Photographic prints (cabinet cards (1 box), black & white, 4 x 5.5 in. )
Photographs and cabinet cards from Senegal collected by the staff of the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, during the 1980s. Popular from the mid-1860s through the 1900s, cabinet cards were commercially produced 4" x 5 1/2" photoprints mounted on card stock measuring 4 1/4" x 6 1/2", often with an embossed studio name in the corner. Frequently sold as collectors' items, these cards often contained images of attractive women or royalty of various nationalities. Images include cabinet cards from the Bonnevide Photographic Studio and from J. Barbier.
2 Photographic prints (albumen (1 box), black & white, 16 x 21.5 cm.)
8 Photographic prints (silver gelatin, black & white, 25 x 30 cm. or smaller )
38 Photographic prints (albumen (1 v.), black & white, 14 x 20 cm. or smaller )
70 Photographic prints (albumen (1 box), black & white, 14 x 22 cm. or smaller )
The majority of the photographs were taken in Cape Coast. Some the images were taken in Elmina. Several images depict chiefs, including a chief of Elmina, in their regalia and with their entourages. Other images depict Fante peoples in studio settings. Their attire and coiffures are of great relevance for art historical study. Also included in the album are images of the architecture of Cape Coast and Elmina.
Photograph of Eliot Elisofon Accepting Award from Modern Photography
Photographic print of Eliot Elisofon accepting an award on March 1, 1953 from Modern Photography for "Outstanding Color Photography" in the film Moulin Rouge.
Ruth Marie Hudson Photograph Collection
19 Photographic prints
This collection, which dates from circa 1930, contains 19 black-and-white photographic prints and 9 black-and-white negatives depicting the family of Mrs. Ruth Marie Hudson, as well as the black community in Eustis, Florida. The images portray African American men, women and children.
Photographic Prints of Asia
Four 19th/early 20th century prints: 1 unmounted gelatin silver rural scene in Peshawar by R.B. Holmes. 23.8 x 29.3 cm.; 1 unmounted gelatin silver scene of Afghan men by R.B. Holmes. 23.8 x 29.3 cm.18.6 x 14.3 cm.; 1 unmounted albumen print of 2 Sri Lankan young men with fruit by Scowen Studio. 21.4 x 27.8 cm.; 1 umounted albumen print of Japanese …
Augustus Browning photographs
49 Photographic prints (black & white, 8 x 10 in. or smaller)
Photographs taken by Augustus Browning of Hausa and Fulani peoples in Nigeria between 1982 and 1985.
Mario Meneghini study photographs
Photographs of Nomoli and Kissi Stones, circa 1981.
Lois Evans photographs
Photographs taken by Lois Evans of Mbuti peoples in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the 1970s.