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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:
Prussin, Labelle
Dates:
1979
Size:
2 Sheets (59 x 40 centimeters and 33 x 22 centimeters, colored inks)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2008-18
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Two amulets (called "hatumere" by the Fulbe and "sebe" by the Mande) collected by Labelle Prussin in Bafodea, Sierra Leone in 1979. One is a copy that Labelle Prussin had made of an amulet inscribed in Arabic. The original amulet was later collected by Simon Ottenberg and is now in the collections of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art...

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Creators:
Chaveas, Lucille
Dates:
2003
Size:
17 items (photographic prints , color.)
23 negatives (35mm)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2013-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection consists of 17 color photographic prints and (23) 35mm negatives which were taken in Sierra Leone in 2003, which focus on textile manufacture, specifically needlepointed carpet slippers worn by the Krio women of Freetown.

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Creators:
Robert H. Lowie Museum of Anthropology
Dates:
n.d
Size:
6 Sheets
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7189
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

See finding aid to records of the American Ethnological Society for additional information.

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Creators:
Mack, Beverly
Dates:
1979-1984
Size:
2 volumes
725 slides (photographs) (color)
7 slides (photographs) (black & white)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1984-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Beverly Mack in Sierra Leone and of the Hausa people in Kano, Nigeria. The photographs document the cultures of northern Nigeria and Sierra Leone, including the Hausa people. Locations include Fourah Bay College in Freetown and Port Loko, Sierra Leone, and Kana and Zaria, Nigeria. Africans are shown buying and selling in markets, holding an Islamic celebration at the palace in Kano and riding horses. Architecture shown includes exteriors and interiors of buildings such as houses and Islamic structures, as well as street scenes.

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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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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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Dates:
2007-2013
Size:
11 electronic discs (cd) (1 box)
4 boxes (correspondence and research)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2017-009
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Research collection of materials related to Freetown artist Miranda Olayinka Burney Nicol (1927-1996) created between 2007 and 2013. The collection includes 4 boxes of correspondence and research and 1 box containing 11 electronic discs (CD-ROMS) primarily of images of Oyalinka's artwork. This research was compiled during the preparation of Otten...

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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
between 1978-1992
Size:
3145 slides (photographs) (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection primarily includes photographs of Limba peoples taken by anthropologist Simon Ottenberg during field research in northern Sierra Leone within Bafodea Town, the capital of Wara Wara Bafodea Chiefdom, and Guinea, from October 1978 through July 1980. The collection also includes photographs taken while conducting field research at an Afikpo village-group, in southeastern Nigeria, from January 30, 1988 to February 5, 1988 and in 1992.

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Creators:
Dean, John
Dates:
1961-1962
Size:
296 slides (photographs) (1 volume, color, 35 mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1976-003
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by John Dean while traveling in the Sudan in 1961 and in Liberia and Sierre Leone in 1962.

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