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Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Bamana (African people)  Search this
Fulbe (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Mali
Date:
1959
Scope and Contents:
"Among the finest gold ornaments of the Sahel are the Peul earrings worn in the Mopti, Jenne and Macina regions of Mali. gold bicone beads are often profusely adorned with granulation, a technique in which tiny granules of gold are attached to produce a rich, shimmering effect." [Garrard T., 1989: Gold of Africa, Prestel]. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from August 18, 1959 to December 20, 1959.
Local Numbers:
D 1 BMB 4.1 EE 59
General:
Title is provided by EEPA staff based on photographer's notes.
Local Note:
Time Life no. 57938 1 37
Frame value is 5.
Slide No. D 1 BMB 4.1 EE 59
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Body arts  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Women  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Eliot Elisofon Field Collection, EEPA 1973-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
EEPA.1973-001, Item EEPA EECL 2536
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Eliot Elisofon Field collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1973-001-ref17639