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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:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
Dates:
between 1880-1913
Size:
14 photographic prints (Cartes-de-Vista (1 box), black & white)
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. )
Collection ID:
EEPA.1989-003
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

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.

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Dates:
between 1981-1983
Size:
8 photographic prints ((2 boxes), black & white, 11 x 14 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1987-008
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Scott J. Parker in Ghana, 1981-1983.

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Creators:
Goblet-Vanormelingen, Veronique
Dates:
1986
Size:
1 volume
166 slides (photographs) (color)
215 photographic prints (color, 3.5 x 5 in.)
9 photographic prints (color, 10 x 8in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1987-003
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Veronique Goblet-Vernormelingen during her stay among the Luba people of Zaire in and around Kaniama in 1986.

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Creators:
White, Donald
Dates:
1900s
Size:
29 photographic prints (dupe prints (1 v.), black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1986-033
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
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Dates:
[between 1885-1910]
Size:
108 negatives (photographic) (dupe negs., black & white, 4 x 5 in.)
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 )
Collection ID:
EEPA.1995-018
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

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.

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Creators:
Acebes, Hector R.
Dates:
1949-1953
Size:
206 photographic prints ((2 boxes), black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
130 slides (photographs) ((1 vol), color)
23 photographic prints ((1 box), black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-009
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographic images taken by Hector R. Acebes from 1949 to 1953 throughout many countries to include Mali, Tanzania and Morocco.

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Dates:
circa 1885-1910
Size:
128 photographic prints ((1 box), black & white, 13 x 18 cm. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs of Madagascar in the early French colonial period and Merina Kingdom in Central Madagascar, ca. 1887-1900. Portrait images include Queen Ranavalona III (exiled to Algiers in 1897), her husband, the Prime Minister, and other royals. There are images are of Malagasy women from other parts of the island.

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Dates:
circa 1900
Size:
91 photographic prints ((1 box), black & white, 11 x 15 cm. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-005
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs from the Kingdoms of the Interlacustrine area in East Africa. Portraits are of King Daudi, Four Kings and their Prime Ministers, Sir Apolo Kagwa, Chief Bongo and a Busoga Chief. Images also show relics in a Tutsi tomb.

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Creators:
Smith, Thomas William Maccaulay
Dates:
between 1980-1985
Size:
606 negatives (photographic) (+42 contact sheets., black & white, 35 mm. )
1 box
11 slides (photographs) (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1997-015
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Thomas William Maccaulay Smith, an avid photographer, while serving as U.S. Ambassador to Ghana in the early 1980s. The images provide extensive documentation of woodworking techniques to include the carving of tools, stools, canoes and figures. Also included among the images are the textile production and blacksmithing.

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