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Keystone-Underwood Stereographs

Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Creator:
Keystone View Company  Search this
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
240 Stereographs (black and white, 9 x 22 cm.)
Container:
Box 1
Box 2
Culture:
Bangi  Search this
Kongo (African people)  Search this
Bangala (African people)  Search this
Zulu (African people)  Search this
Swahili-speaking peoples  Search this
Kikuyu (African people)  Search this
Maasai (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Stereographs
Place:
Zimbabwe
South Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Africa
Tanzania
Kenya
Date:
1882-1930
Summary:
The photographs document African businesses, cities, industry, landscapes, peoples and resources. The collection documents various locations within Kenya, Tanzania, Congo (Democratic Republic of), Zimbabwe, Uganda and South Africa. Peoples represented include Kikuyu, Maasai, Bangi, Chagga, Ndombe, Poto, Bangala, Zulu, and Kongo peoples. There are many images of agriculture, hunting, making pottery, mining diamonds and gold, church services at a Catholic mission, a gathering of chiefs at a court, a lion-killing ceremony, and war dances. Businesses and industries shown include coffee plantations; the DeBeers Diamond Mine; a diamond mine compound and crushing mill; fishing boats; a hemp plantation; ivory trade; a market; and the stock market.
Scope and Contents:
The photographs document African businesses, cities, industry, landscapes, peoples and resources. Place documented include Moshi Province, Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Meru, the Serengeti Plain (Kenya), and Zanzibar in German East Africa (now Tanzania); Victoria Falls and the Zambezi River in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe); Cape Town, Devil's Peak, Johannesburg, Kimberly, Natal Province, and Port Elizabeth in South Africa; the waterfront of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; and Soko, Boma, Leopoldville (now Kinshasa), and Stanley Falls (now Boyoma Falls). There are also photographs of the Nile during a flood.

People portrayed include a Kikuyu man paying brideprice for a wife; Kikuyu women carrying water vessels and planting beans; Maasai women building houses; Swahili people dancing; Swahili women using a power figure to ward off evil; and Zulu men training for war. Other peoples portrayed include Bangala, Bangi, Chagga, Kongo, Ndombe and Poto.

Activities documented include buying ivory, carrying rubber, clearing the ground for a coffee plantation, fishing, gambling, grinding corn, hunting zebra, making pottery, mining diamonds and gold, peeling bark for bark cloth, picking coffee, preparing food, smoking meat, threshing beans, and tying house poles. There are also images of church services at a Catholic mission, a gathering of chiefs at a court, a lion-killing ceremony, and war dances.

Businesses and industries shown include coffee plantations in Rhodesia; the DeBeers Diamond Mine in South Africa; a diamond mine compound and crushing mill; fishing boats off Cape Town; a hemp plantation in Uganda; ivory trade in Mombasa, Kenya; a market; and the stock market in Johannesburg.
Biographical / Historical:
In 1882 the Underwood and Underwood Company began operations in Kansas. Founded by brothers Bert Elias (1862-1943) and Elmer (1860-1947) Underwood, the company pioneered the technique of selling stereographs door-to-door. By 1884, Underwood and Underwood's operations had expanded to the West Coast, and the company soon opened offices throughout the world. In the 1890s, the firm began selling images to publications such as Illustrated London News and Harper's Weekly. At its peak in the early 19th century, the company produced 25,000 images per day.

In the late 1910s, Underwood and Underwood was purchased by a competing stereograph company, the Keystone View Company.
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
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:
Marketplaces  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Industry  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereographs
Identifier:
EEPA.1986-022
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1986-022

West Africa (Senegal) Dakar Packing Ground-Nuts At the Dockyards

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (b&w, 8.8 x 13.8 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Senegal
Date:
[19--]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of a huge pile of ground-nuts in the process of being bagged for shipment. Ships are visible in the background. Text on front reads: "133. Afrique Occidentale (Senegal) Dakar - Manipulation des Arachites sur les Quais." On front: "Collection Generale de l"A.O.F. - fortier, Dakar - Reprod.interd." Text on verso reads: "Carte Postale; Correspondance; Adresse."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1985-147117
General:
Image indexed by negative number.
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:
Industry  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Genre/Form:
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 A1995-13-182
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 38: Senegal (SG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1033

Algeria Algérie - Ecole de tapis arabes

Creator:
Collection Idéale P.S.  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 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Algeria
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "320. Algérie - Ecole de Tapis arabes."
Translated caption reads: "320. Algeria - School of Arab rug [making]."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Collection Idéale P.S."
Manuscript message, address, and postmarked postage stamp on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA AE-09-01
General:
Title source: Abbreviated postcard caption.
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:
Education -- Africa  Search this
Children -- Africa  Search this
Industry  Search this
Weaving  Search this
Portrait photography -- 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 AE 2013-001-0313
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 2: Algeria (AE)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1250

Angola Missionary Industry, Pit Sawing

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 3 AO
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Angola
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "Angola~ Missionary Industry, Pit Sawing."
Publisher's series title: "Africa." printed in red ink on recto.
Local Numbers:
EEPA AO-40-01
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labeled with former accession number format: A1994-06-002.
Collection Restrictions:
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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:
Missions  Search this
Industry  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 AO 1994-006-0002
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 3: Angola (AO)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1521

Chiloango

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 3 AO
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Angola
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "Chiloango."
Manuscript on recto: signed message. Manuscript on verso: date and address. Date reads: "5-3-20." Postmark and evidence of removed stamp on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA AO-35-01
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
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:
Industry  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 AO 2011-001-0005
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 3: Angola (AO)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1537

Lobito Obras do Porto

Creator:
Foto Vieira  Search this
Woermann, Brock & Co.  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 3 AO
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Angola
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "Lobito. Obras do Porto."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Foto Vieira."
Printed text on verso reads: "Imprimidos por Woermann, Brock & Co., Hamburg. / No. 21."
Local Numbers:
EEPA AO-35-02
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
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:
Industry  Search this
Ports  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 AO 2011-001-0006
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 3: Angola (AO)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1538

Lobito Obras do Porto

Creator:
Ferreira, M.D.  Search this
K Ltd.  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 3 AO
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Angola
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "Lobito. Obras do Porto. Foto. M.D. Ferreira."
Manuscript on verso: address and dated message. Verso postmarked.
Stamp box logo reads: "K LTD."
Local Numbers:
EEPA AO-35-03
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
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:
Industry  Search this
Ports  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 AO 2011-001-0007
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 3: Angola (AO)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1539

Descarga d'animaes

Creator:
Ferreira Oliveira & Ca.  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 3 AO
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Angola
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "Descarga d'animaes."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Ferreira Oliveira & Ca. Editores No. 39."
Local Numbers:
EEPA AO-35-04
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
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:
Industry  Search this
Ships  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 AO 2011-001-0008
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 3: Angola (AO)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1540

Lobito Pôrto - Cais Acostável

Creator:
Neogravura  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 3 AO
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Angola
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "Pôrto - Cais Acostável; Lobito; The Harbor - Quay."
Printed text on verso reads: "Neogravura, Limitada - Lisbon."
Local Numbers:
EEPA AO-35-05
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
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:
Industry  Search this
Ports  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 AO 2011-001-0009
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 3: Angola (AO)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1541

Ponte sobre o Zambeze

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 3 AO
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Angola
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Manuscript on verso reads: "Ponte sobre o Zambeze." Signed.
Stamp box logo reads: "K."
Local Numbers:
EEPA AO-35-06
General:
Title source: Postcard manuscript.
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:
Industry  Search this
Bridges  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 AO 2011-001-0010
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 3: Angola (AO)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1542

Catumbella Ponte do caminho de ferro em construcção sobre o rio Catumbella

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 3 AO
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Angola
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "Catumbella - Ponte do caminho de ferro em construcção sobre o rio Catumbella."
Local Numbers:
EEPA AO-35-07
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
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:
Industry  Search this
Bridges  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 AO 2011-001-0011
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 3: Angola (AO)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1543

Roça "Boa Entrada" Instalações do serração mecanica

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 3 AO
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Angola
Date:
1925
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "Roça "Boa Entrada" Instalações do serração mecanica. 1925."
Gold border on recto.
Local Numbers:
EEPA AO-35-08
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
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:
Industry  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 AO 2011-001-0012
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 3: Angola (AO)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1544

Materiol circulante do Caminho de Ferro do Amboim

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 3 AO
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Angola
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "Materiol circulante do Caminho de Ferro do Amboim."
Gold border on recto.
Local Numbers:
EEPA AO-35-09
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
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:
Industry  Search this
Railroads  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 AO 2011-001-0013
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 3: Angola (AO)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1545

Benguella Hotel Paris, Motor da Luz eletrica

Creator:
Tiberio d' Oliveira & Ca.  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 3 AO
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Angola
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "Benguella. Hotel Paris / Motor da Luz eletrica."
Printed text on verso reads: "Collecção Tiberio d' Oliveira & Ca., Benguella. No. 6."
Local Numbers:
EEPA AO-35-10
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
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:
Industry  Search this
Bridges  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 AO 2011-001-0014
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 3: Angola (AO)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1546

4. Chemin de fer Brazzaville-Océan Une Carrière

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., monochrome, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 2 CF
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Brazzaville)
Date:
[ca. 1900]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "4. Chemin de fer Brazzaville-Océan. - Une Carrière."
Translated caption reads: "4. Brazzaville-Ocean Railway. - A Quarry. "
Local Numbers:
EEPA CF-47-18
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:
Railroads  Search this
Industry  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Genre/Form:
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 1985-140539
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-ref1958

Entrée du premier tunnel du Chemin de fer

Creator:
Marichelle (Loango)  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
Place:
Africa
Congo (Brazzaville)
Date:
[ca. 1900]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Entrée du premier tunnel du Chemin de fer."
Translated caption reads: "Entrance of the first railway tunnel."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Loango, cliché Marichelle."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CF-47-17
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:
Railroads  Search this
Industry  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Genre/Form:
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 1985-140556
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-ref1973

36. Congo Français Brazzaville: Arrosage des caféiers

Creator:
Leray  Search this
Impriméries Réunies de Nancy  Search this
Augouard  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 2 CF
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Brazzaville)
Congo, Republic of the, -- Commune de Brazzaville, -- Brazzaville
Date:
[ca. 1900]
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "36. Congo Français. - Brazzaville: Arrosage des caféiers."
Translated caption reads: "36. French Congo. - Brazzaville: Watering the coffee plants."
Publisher's logo on recto: "Impr. Réunies de Nancy." Additional printed text on recto reads: "Col. Leray - Cliché Augouard."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CF-26-01
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:
Agriculture  Search this
Industry  Search this
Missions  Search this
Missionaries  Search this
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Genre/Form:
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 1985-140557
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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-ref1974

Congo Français No. 2. Une factorerie de commerce

Photographer:
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
Place:
Africa
Congo (Brazzaville)
Date:
[ca. 1900]
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "Congo Français. / No. 2. Une factorerie de commerce."
Translated caption reads: "French Congo. / No. 2. A commercial factory."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Photographie R. Visser, Déposé."
Items EEPA CF-29-04 and EEPA CF-29-05 are duplicate postcards.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CF-29-04
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:
Commerce  Search this
Industry  Search this
Genre/Form:
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 1985-140558
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-ref1975

Kouilou Achat du caoutchouc, qui fera les pneus

Creator:
Marichelle (Loango)  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 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Brazzaville)
Congo, Republic of the, -- Kouilou Region
Date:
[ca. 1900]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "Kouilou; Achat du Caoutchouc, qui fera les pneus."
Translated caption reads: "Kouilou; Purchase of Rubber, which will make tires."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Loango, cliché Marichelle."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CF-16-04
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:
Marketplaces  Search this
Industry  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Children  Search this
Genre/Form:
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 1985-140559
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-ref1976

Congo Français No. 2. Une factorerie de commerce

Photographer:
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
Place:
Africa
Congo (Brazzaville)
Date:
[ca. 1903]
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "Congo Français. / No. 2. Une factorerie de commerce."
Translated caption reads: "French Congo. / No. 2. A commercial factory."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Photographie R. Visser, Déposé."
Postmarked postage stampa on verso. Manuscript note and address on verso.
Items EEPA CF-29-04 and EEPA CF-29-05 are duplicate postcards.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CF-29-05
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:
Commerce  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Industry  Search this
Genre/Form:
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 1985-140560
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-ref1977

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