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Creator:
Society of African Missions  Search this
Lescuyer, Maurice  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype; black and white, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Africa  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Benin
Date:
circa 1910
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of several men, women, and children, some seated, some standing, outside a house. Printed text on recto reads: "17. Dahomey - Cové - Groupe familial de la corporation des "Artisans en cuivre." Translated caption reads: [Family Group of the Corporation of the "Copper Craftsmen"]. Additional printed text on recto reads: "Missions Africaines, 150, cours Gambetta, Lyon." Printed text on verso reads: "Phototypie Mce Lescuyer, 16, r. des Remparts-d'Ainay, Lyon."
Local number:
DM-20-07
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 -- Africa  Search this
Artists -- Africa  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 DM 2010-025-0038
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 4: Benin (Dahomey) (DM)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref8664