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Creators:
Christol, Frank
Dates:
1920s
Size:
215 Photographic prints (dupe prints (2 v.), black & white, 8 x 10 in. )
215 negatives (photographic) (dupe negs, black & white, 4 x 5 in. )
215 Photographic prints (silver gelatin (2 v.), black & white, 8 x 10 in. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1989-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by French Missionary Frank Christol during his stay in the Cameroon Grassfields, during the 1920s. The photographs document the peoples of the Cameroon Grassfields, particularly the Bamileke. Activities depicted include dancing and playing musical instruments. Objects include figures, masks, textiles and vessels. There are images of chiefs' palaces and architectural details such as carved doors and house posts. Portraits, often with people in groups with objects, document dress, hairstyles, jewelry and scarification. People portrayed include carvers with their work and chiefs in their palaces.

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Creators:
Lomas, John E., 1941-
Dates:
1972-1973
Size:
905 slides (photographs) ((2 v.), color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-005
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by John E. Lomas in the Sudan from 1972 through 1973. The images document the art and culture of village peoples of the Sudan to include the Dinka, Murle and Shilluk. Most are portraits showing body painting and scarification. Activities portrayed include buying and selling in markets, domestic chores, hunting and metal smithing. There are also images of modern and traditional architecture.

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Creators:
Pierce, Harvey F.
Dates:
[ca. 1960s]
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0044
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 173 slides of launch complexes, mainly Complexes 34 and 37 and the Vertical Assembly Building (VAB), at Cape Canaveral during the 1960s. These complexes were used for Saturn 5/Apollo launches and were subsequently modified for the Space Shuttle.

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Creators:
Chilver, Elizabeth
Kaberry, Phyllis M.
Dates:
1958-1963
Size:
40 photographic prints ((1 v.), black & white, 17 x 11 mm. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1992-020
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Elizabeth Chilver and Phyllis M. Kaberry of people, costumes and architecture in Cameroon from 1958 through 1963. Duplicate prints from a photographic collection held by the Pitt Rivers Archives in Oxford, England.

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Creators:
Siranne-Coplan, Anni
Dates:
1975-1976
Size:
474 negatives (photographic) (black & white, 35 mm.)
15 contact sheets (+ notes (1 v.))
Collection ID:
EEPA.1975-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Anni Siranne-Coplan in 1975 and 1976 of daily life in Benin, Ghana, Nigeria and Togo. Images depict architecture, open air markets and street scenes in cities, coastal towns and rural villages.

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Creators:
Pelletier, Sujatha
Dates:
1992-1995
Size:
80 slides (photographs) (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1998-003
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs of people and architecture taken by Sujatha Pelletier in Nigeria, Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire, Niger, Morocco and Mali from June of 1992 through June of 1995.

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Creators:
Stevens, Phillips, Jr
Dates:
1964-1965
Size:
99 slides (photographs) (1 volume, color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1990-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Phillips Stevens Jr. in Nigeria from 1964 through 1965. The photographic images are of Hausa and Yoruba architecture, art works in-situ including the bronzes at Tada and Jebba, and Masquerades among the Nupe peoples.

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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:
Lankton, James W.
Dates:
1989
Size:
225 slides (photographs) (1 volume, color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1990-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by art gallery owner James W. Lankton in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to document Kuba art and culture. Images are primarily from Mushenge, the Kuba capital. Activities documented include house building, wood carving, coffee drying, embroidering, hat making, drum playing, hair styling and basket weaving. Images of objects include a loom, a mask, musical instruments, royal costumes, road signs and textiles. Architecture includes an art school; village houses; king's palace and reception area; a mission church including altar, doors and interior; market shops; and a weaver's house. Portraits include the Kuba king, the king's retainers, his sons and a weaver.

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Creators:
Unknown
Dates:
between 1912-1915
Size:
227 Photographic Prints (1 album (61 pages), black and white, 17 x 12 cm. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1993-010
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection is comprised of copy prints of album pages depicting scenes in and around Ngaoundere, Cameroon, circa 1912-1915. The photographs were taken by an unidentified German soldier. Images depict portraits, village scenes, European soldiers, landscapes, and vernacular architecture.

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