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Creator:
Visser, Robert, 1860-1937  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype, b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 2 CF
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Brazzaville)
Date:
ca. 1890
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Congo. / No. 23. La rive de la rivière Luèmmé."
Translated caption reads: "Congo / No. 23. The bank of the Luèmmé river."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Photographie R. Visser, Déposé."
This item is related to the series of images carved into an ivory tusk which is now part of the National Museum of African Art (2007-1-2). Robert Visser possibly pictured in the foreground.
Items EEPA CF-43-12 and EEPA CF-43-13 are duplicate postcards excepting slight printing variation.
Postmarked postage stamp on recto.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CF-43-13
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Citation source: Archives staff.
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:
Portrait photography  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Collection Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014, Item EEPA CF 1985-140512-02
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 12: Congo Français (CF)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1936