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Margaret Santiago photograph and postcard collection of people and animals in southern Africa

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Catalog Data

Collector:
Santiago, Margaret  Search this
Photographer:
Acutt, Lynn  Search this
Reiter, Joseph  Search this
Extent:
4 Prints (silver gelatin (including some on postcard-imprinted stock))
2 Postcards (halftone)
1 Postcard (photogravure)
Culture:
Zulu (African people)  Search this
Namibians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Postcards
Photographs
Place:
Namibia
Africa, Southern
South Africa
Mozambique
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs depicting a Zulu mother and child, two women bearing loads on their heads, two women described as "South African native belles," a group of Namibian women using mortars and pestles, a Namibian woman breastfeeding, zebras, and elephants. They include photographs made by Joseph Reiter and Lynn Acutt.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional Acutt photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 97.
Additional postcards of Africa held in the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives Postcard Collection.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Child care  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 91-22, Margaret Santiago photograph and postcard collection of people and animals in southern Africa, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.91-22
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-91-22