Query: Elisofon, Eliot
Chris Hadsel collection
Creators:
Hadsel, Chris
Dates:
circa 1970-1999
Size:
24 Postcards (col.)
2 Prints (b&w.)
39 Postage stamps (col.)
2 Letters (framed)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2012-015
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection includes 29 postage stamps from the Republic of Mali, (24) color postcards, (2) 8 x 10 inch black and white photogaphs, and (2) framed thank you letters to "Terri" (Ambassador Fred Hadsel). Two postcards (1970, 1972) are to Winifred Hadsel, two have notes describing the location/date (1972-1973), while the rest are blank. The postcards depict landscapes …

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Mozambique Trading Company photographs
Creators:
Machado, Soura (photographer)
Andrade e Serrano, Freire d'
Dates:
circa 1888
Size:
36 Negatives (photographic) (black & white, 4 x 5 in. )
36 Photographic prints ((2 portfolio boxes), black & white, 16 x 22 cm.)
36 Photographic prints ((1 volume), black & white, 8 x 10 in. )
Collection ID:
EEPA.1988-009
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Freire d'Andrade e Serrano and Soura Machado in Mozambique for Carta Agricolo-Silva Imp. (Agricultural Charter-Silver Importers), circa 1888. The photographs were collected by the trading company to document its activities and the conditions in Mozambique.

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in EEPA.1988-009 for Elisofon, Eliot
Walker Evans photographs
Creators:
Evans, Walker, 1903-1975
Dates:
1935
Size:
225 Photographic prints (silver gelatin (3 boxes), black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-010
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Peoples and kingdoms whose art works are shown include the Asante, Baule, Benin, Boki, Dogon, Fang (Pahouin), Ijo, Kuba, Lumbu, Mama, Mende, Mpongwe, Punu and Yoruba. Objects depicted include garments, doors, fly whisks, gold weights, headrests, jewelry, masks, musical instrument such as bells and rhythym pounders, power figures, pipes, staff finials, stools and wood sculptures of men and women.

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Thomas Ofcansky collection
Creators:
Ofcansky, Thomas P., 1947-
Dates:
1678-circa 2005
Size:
1 Booklet (sheet music)
30 Engravings
6 Photographic prints
6 Posters
1 Drawing
2 Documents
12 Maps
Collection ID:
EEPA.2015-012
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection dates from 1678 to circa 2005 and consists of 58 maps, engravings, posters, original documents and photographs related to East, Central and South Africa. There is a special focus on Ethiopia (Abyssinia), Tanzania and the Sudan, and the collection's subjects include East African geography, history, political affairs and African leaders, as well as European (German, Italian, British) and American colonization, exploration and warfare in Africa.

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"The Art of West African Strip-Woven Cloth" video and slides
Creators:
Ashworth, Gavin
Dates:
1987
Size:
2040 Slides (photographs) (+catalog (4 v.), color)
1 Video recording ((12:25 min.) (VHS) , sound, color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-005
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Gavin Ashworth during the summer of 1987 in several villages in Mali and Cote d'Ivoire. The images detail all phases of strip weaving, from the spinning of yarn to the assemblage of the individual strips into large pieces. The still photographs were used in the video which was entitled, Patterns of Life: West-African Strip Weaving Traditions, produced by Caribiner, Inc. for the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1987. Text accompanying videos for sale reads, "In many areas of West Africa, fabric is woven in long narrow strips. The strips are cut to length and then sewn together to make rectangular cloths with striking geometric patterns. These beautiful cloths are worn as wrappers, shawls, and robes. Originally a slide presentation for an exhibition, the Art of West African Strip-Woven Cloth explores the creative activities of the various artisans involved in textile production: spinners, dyers, weavers, and sewers."

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in EEPA.1991-005 for Elisofon, Eliot
Roy Sieber photographs
Creators:
Sieber, Roy, 1923-2001
Dates:
circa 1965
Size:
65 Slides (photographs) ((dupes), color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-011
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Roy Sieber. Images of African textile and the dyeing and weaving processes. Objects depicted include Asante Kente cloth, Hausa embroidered pants, Jukun tie-dye waist cloth, a Kuba hat, Yoruba indigo dye and a Zulu cloak, as well as akwete cloth from Nigeria, an appliqué dress from Cameroon, an appliqué robe from Ghana, cloth from Dahomey (now Benin) and dye pots from Ede. People portrayed include a Dogon dancer, Kajiado warriors with spears and shields, a weaver making cloth, and women dyeing cloth with indigo.

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in EEPA.1985-011 for Elisofon, Eliot
Timothy Garrard photographic collection
Creators:
Garrard, Timothy F.
Dates:
1980-2002
Size:
25,000 items
negatives (color , 35mm)
photographic prints (color , 4 x 6 inches)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2009-013
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection consists of approximately 25,000 images (negatives and prints) taken by the late Dr. Timothy Garrard (1943-2007). Some images were taken in Ghana, Mali and Burkina Faso between 1980-1990, but the majority were taken in Cote d'Ivoire from 1983-2002. Subjects depicted include natural and cultural landscapes, the Senufo Poro society, and the Akan, Baule and Senufo peoples.

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in EEPA.2009-013 for Elisofon, Eliot
Stephen Grant postcards
Dates:
1887-1986
Size:
2 Photographic prints (color)
6,859 Postcards (color, 10 x 15 cm. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2001-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Picture postcards collected by Stephen Grant, Education Official, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), while serving in Africa.

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in EEPA.2001-001 for Elisofon, Eliot
Evan G. Schneider Collection
Creators:
Schneider, Gilbert, (1920-1999)
Schneider, Evan G., (1949 - )
Dates:
1947-1999
Size:
19,304 Slides (negatives, slides, and color transpariencies)
1,400 Digital scans
Collection ID:
EEPA.2020-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Collection contains negatives, slides, and color transparencies taken by Evan Schneider or his father Gilbert in Cameroon, Nigeria, Niger, Algeria, Kenya, Tanzania, and the Sahara, from 1947 to 1999. Also contains vintage silver prints, manuscripts, letters, writings, articles (self-published and other), 16 mm film, CDs, and high-resolution digital scans.

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Herbert Baker photographs
Creators:
Baker, Herbert
Dates:
1950-1965
Size:
184 Photographic prints ((1 box), color)
223 Slides (photographs) ((1 volume), color)
109 Photographic prints (color, 8 x 10 in. or smaller)
13 Photographic prints (black & white, 8 x 10 in. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1978-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs of art objects at various museums taken and assembled by Herbert Baker.

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