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Tatouage d'un Beau Gars du Tchad

Creator:
Marichelle (Loango)  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 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Chad
Date:
ca. 1905
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "Tatouage d'un Beau Gars du Tchad."
Translated caption reads: "Tattoos of a handsome fellow from Chad."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Loango, Cliché Marichelle."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CD-20-05
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:
Portrait photography  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Scarification (Body marking)  Search this
Men  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 CD 1985-140205
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 10: Chad (CD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1898

Potash Boat on Lake Chad. Africa

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Chad
Chad -- Lac -- Lake Chad
Date:
ca. 1940
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "Potash Boat on Lake Chad. Africa."
Printed text on verso reads: "Post Card / British Made."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CD-24-01
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:
Transportation -- Africa  Search this
Men  Search this
Boats  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 CD 1985-140226
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 10: Chad (CD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1913

1. Une pirogue sur le Logone entre Moundou et Laï

Creator:
Braun & Compagnie (France)  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
Chad
Chad -- Logone Occidental -- Logone River
Date:
ca. 1905
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "1. Une pirogue sur le Logone entre Moundou et Laï."
Translated caption reads: "1. A pirogue on the Logone between Moundou and Lai."
Printed text on verso reads: "Braun & Cie, Imp., Editeurs-Concessionnaires / Paris - France."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Exigez 'Jean Bart' / Cirage Imperméable / Pour le Gros: / Produits d'entretien 'Jean-Bart' / 65, Bd de la République, Roubaix / Cires, Cirages, Encaustiques, Produits pour Métaux." Translation reads: "Demand ' Jean Bart ' / Waterproof Shoe polish / By the Gros: / 'Jean-Bart' cleaning products / 65, Boulevard of the Republic, Roubaix / Wax, Shoe polishes, Furniture polishes, Produced for Metals." Stamp box reads: "Tarif maximum cartes postales."
Braun & Cie, Imp., Editeurs-Concessionnaires / Paris - France
Local Numbers:
EEPA CD-24-02
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:
Transportation -- Africa  Search this
Men  Search this
Boats  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 CD 1985-140227
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 10: Chad (CD)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref1914

26. Brazzaville (Congo Français) Type de Sangha

Creator:
J. Haudy  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 1
Culture:
Sanga (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Brazzaville)
Date:
[ca. 1913]
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on verso reads: "26. Brazzaville (Congo Français). Type de Sangha."
Translated postcard caption reads: "26. Brazzaville (French Congo). Sangha Type."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Collection J. Haudy."
Postmarked postage stamp on recto. Manuscript note and address on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CF-20-27
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
Men  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 1985-140704
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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-ref2088

Le sympatique Françoise vendeur de la "Mukanda Congolaise"

Creator:
Mukanda Congolaise  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Congo (Brazzaville)
Africa
Date:
[ca. 1910]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on verso reads: "Le sympatique Françoise, vendeur de la «Mukanda Congolaise»."
Translated caption reads: "Friendly Françoise, the 'Mukanda Congolaise' seller."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "Edition «La Mukanda Congolaise»."
Stamped text on verso reads: "Frans Fisset / Negociant / Bokote / Equateur."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CF-20-29
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:
Men  Search this
Portrait photography  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 1985-140708
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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-ref2091

Congo Français No. 11. Indigènes Bakunis

Creator:
Visser, Robert, 1860-1937  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 1
Culture:
Kunyi (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Brazzaville)
Date:
[ca. 1906]
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "Congo Français / No. 11. Indigènes Bakunis"
Translated caption reads: "French Congo. No. 11. Indigenous Bakunis."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Photographie R. Visser, Déposé."
Postmarked postage stamp on recto.
Local Numbers:
EEPA CF-20-32
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
Men  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 1985-140712
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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-ref2094

86. Congo Brazzavile: Anciens Tirailleurs Sénégalais

Creator:
Vialle (Brazzaville)  Search this
Meyrignac et Puydebois (Brive)  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 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Congo (Brazzaville)
Congo, Republic of the, -- Commune de Brazzaville, -- Brazzaville
Date:
[ca. 1907]
Scope and Contents:
Printed caption on recto reads: "86. Congo.- Brazzaville. - Anciens Tirailleurs Sénégalais."
Translated caption reads: "86. Congo. Brazzaville; Former Senegalese Infantrymen."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Cliché Vialle, Brazzavile - Phototypie Meyrignac et Puydebois, Brive (France)."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CF-20-35
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
Men  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 1985-140715
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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-ref2097

10. Subdivision de Paoua Un chef de village

Creator:
Braun & Compagnie (France)  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 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Central African Republic
Central African Republic -- Ouham-Pendé -- Paoua
Date:
ca. 1905
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "10. Subdivision de Paoua - Un chef de village / (En guise d'ornement a serti dans son nez deux culots de cartoutes calibre 12)."
Translated caption reads: "10. Paoua Subdivision - A village chief (As an adornment has set the caps of two 12 gauge shotgun shells in his nose)."
Printed text on verso reads: "Braun & Cie, Imp., Editeurs-Concessionnaires / Paris - France."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CX-15-07
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:
Portrait photography  Search this
Leaders  Search this
Body arts  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Men  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 CX 1985-140201
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 9: Central African Republic (CX)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref3739

5. Moktar Sow vieux serviteur de la France

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype, b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Central African Republic
Date:
ca. 1905
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "5. Moktar Sow, vieux serviteur de la France."
Translated caption reads: "5. Moktar Sow, old servant of France."
Printed text on verso reads: "Braun & Cie, Imp., Editeurs-Concessionnaires / Paris - France."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CX-20-13
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:
Portrait photography  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Men  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 CX 1985-140202
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 9: Central African Republic (CX)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref3740

4. Hte-Sangha Le sorcier Kommanda

Creator:
Braun & Compagnie (France)  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 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Central African Republic
Date:
ca. 1905
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "4. Hte-Sangha - Le Sorcier Kommanda."
Translated caption reads: "4. Haute-Sangha - The sorcerer Kommanda."
Printed text on verso reads: "Braun & Cie, Imp., Editeurs-Concessionnaires / Paris - France."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CX-20-12
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:
Portrait photography  Search this
Men  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 CX 1985-140203
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 9: Central African Republic (CX)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref3741

1. Paoua - Dans la Grande Brousse N'Django et Youedjé

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype, b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Place:
Africa
Central African Republic
Central African Republic -- Ouham-Pendé -- Paoua
Date:
ca. 1905
Scope and Contents:
Printed text on recto reads: "1. Paoua - Dans la grande brousse - N'Django et Youedjé."
Translated caption reads: "10. Paoua - In the vast bush - N'Django and Youedjé."
Printed text on verso reads: "Braun & Cie, Imp., Editeurs-Concessionnaires / Paris - France."
Local Numbers:
EEPA CX-20-14
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:
Portrait photography  Search this
Musical instruments -- Africa  Search this
Men  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 CX 1985-140204
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 9: Central African Republic (CX)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
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ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref3742

Type Hova -TANANARIVE

Creator:
G. A.  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 1
Culture:
Merina (Malagasy people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Madagascar
Madagascar, -- Antananarivo province, -- Antananarivo (Tananarive)
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "Type Hova - Tananarive."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Edition G. A."
Local Numbers:
EEPA MG-20-06
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
Men  Search this
Horses  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 MG 1985-149002
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 26: Madagascar (MG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5514

Types hovas (environs de TANANARIVE) - F.N

Creator:
F. N.  Search this
France. Agence Économique de Madagascar  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 1
Culture:
Merina (Malagasy people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Madagascar
Date:
ca. 1905
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "Hova Types (surroundings of Tananarive)."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "Cl. de l'Ag. Econ. de Madagascar."
Local Numbers:
EEPA MG-20-08
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
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Men  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 MG 1985-149003
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 26: Madagascar (MG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5515

Madagascar - Types Hovas

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Merina (Malagasy people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Madagascar
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "Madagascar - Hova Types."
Local Numbers:
EEPA MG-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  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Men  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 MG 1985-149004
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 26: Madagascar (MG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5516

Madagascar - Vieillard Antambahoaka

Creator:
France. Agence Économique de Madagascar  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 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Madagascar
Date:
ca. 1905
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "Madagascar - Old Antambahoaka."
Printed text on verso reads: "Madagascar / Superficie : 590.000 kilomètres carres - Population : 3.400.000 habitants. Principaux produits : Vanille, Riz, Manioc, Pois du Cap, Café, Viande, Peaux, Cire, Raphia, Or, Pierres précieuses, Mica, Graphite, Minéraux radioactifs et autres. / Pour tous renseignements, s'adresser à l'Agence économique de Madagascar, 40, Rue du Général-Foy, à Paris."
Local Numbers:
EEPA MG-20-17
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:
Portrait photography  Search this
Men  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 MG 1985-149005
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 26: Madagascar (MG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5517

Madagascar - Nain Malgache

Creator:
A. Thiriat & Co (Toulouse)  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 1
Culture:
Malagasy people  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Madagascar
Date:
ca. 1926
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "Madagascar - Dwarfish Malgache."
Printed text on recto reads: "Edit des Etablis, Lavigne, Tananrive."
Logo on verso reads: "A. Thiriat & Co. Imprimer, Toulouse."
Original hand-written address on verso, "Monsieur et Madame Mation. 37 Rue de Polognenos, St. Germain en Laye, Seine et Clise, France."
Original hand-written text on recto, "R. Zani master worker TCE, Tananarive, Madagascar 29 October 1926. Jean Sir and Madame. We have arrived without too many incidents. The children are not too bored - They play with other Europeans who live across from us. Jacques speaks often about his mémé (granny) who will come and stay with us. Marie Therese has made a lot of progress in talking but I believe that he will be jeoulous of the other little girl; he always wants to be in my arms to be caressed. My husband has been assigned to the railways. I hope your health is good as well as that of Suzanne and Maurise and your family. Good tidings from us to Simone as well as your employees - Please accept dear Sir and madame our best friendships."
Local Numbers:
EEPA MG-20-18
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:
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Men  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 MG 1985-149006
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 26: Madagascar (MG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5518

Madagascar - Mponjaka Sakalave

Creator:
Rousselet, Jules, photographer  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 1
Culture:
Sakalava (Malagasy people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Madagascar
Date:
ca. 1903
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "382. - Madagascar - Mponjaka Sakalave." Postmarked and stamped on recto, "Tulear, Madagascar, 23 July 1903."
Additional printed text on recto reads: "C. A. Jules Rousselet Photographe. Majunga. Madagascar."
Original hand-written address on verso, "Monsieur Toulon, officier d'administration en retraite P1 Place de St. Michel, Marseille."
Original hand-written text on recto, "The card and austere face of this native king will give you some idea of our stake of mind - there is no longer laughtor around here and health too seems to leave me . I may be obliged to send my fame by back before long. Codially yours."
Local Numbers:
EEPA MG-15-03
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:
Leaders  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Men  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 MG 1985-149007
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 26: Madagascar (MG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5519

Guerrier

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Bara (Malagasy people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Madagascar
Date:
ca. 1902
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "Warrior." Postmarked and stamped on recto, "Tamatave, Madagascar, 18 August 1902," "Reunion a Marseille, 19 August 1902," and "[September?] 1902, Pyrenees."
Original hand-written address on verso, "Monsieur Jacques de Lieutenaut au 18 de bignes, en manuevres Paris (Basses- Pyrénées) France."
Original hand-written text on recto, "Bara, Tamatave, 28 August 1902."
Local Numbers:
EEPA MG-20-20
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
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Men  Search this
warriors  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 MG 1985-149008
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 26: Madagascar (MG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5520

Fianarantsoa Famille Malgache

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Malagasy people  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Madagascar
Madagascar, -- Fianarantsoa province, -- Fianarantsoa
Date:
ca. 1910
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "Fianarantsoa. Malagache family."
Local Numbers:
EEPA MG-20-09
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
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Households -- Africa  Search this
Family  Search this
Women  Search this
Men  Search this
Children  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 MG 1985-149009
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 26: Madagascar (MG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5521

Madagascar - Diégo-Suarez Une Famille malgache devant sa case

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Malagasy people  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Madagascar
Madagascar, -- Antsiranana province, -- Antsiranana (Diégo-Suarez)
Date:
ca. 1912
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "Madagascar - Diégo-Suarez. A malgache family in front of their house." Postmarked and stamped on recto, "Periers, 27 December 1912
Original hand-written address on verso, "Mademoiselle Madeline Hiol, Percefline de Periers, Manche."
Original hand-written text on recto, "Good wishes for 1913."
Local Numbers:
EEPA MG-20-11
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
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Textile fabrics  Search this
Households -- Africa  Search this
Family  Search this
Men  Search this
Women  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 MG 1985-149011
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 26: Madagascar (MG)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref5523

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