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Director's Records, 1991-2004

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Office of Exhibits Central  Search this
Subject:
Headley, Michael A  Search this
Physical description:
1.5 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 document box)
Type:
Brochures
Collection descriptions
Manuscripts
Pamphlets
Drawings
Color photographs
Place:
Ghana
Date:
1991
1991-2004
Topic:
Exhibitions  Search this
Safety  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 08-160
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2020; Transferring office; 8/1/2008 memorandum, Wright to Headley; Contact reference staff for details
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Director's Records 1991-2011 [Smithsonian Institution Office of Exhibits Central]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_281438

Country Files, circa 1992-1998

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution Office of International Relations  Search this
Subject:
Hyatt, Vera Lawrence  Search this
National Resource Conservation and Historic Preservation Project  Search this
Crossroads of Continents: Cultures of Siberia and Alaska (Exhibition) (1988: Washington D.C.)  Search this
Elmina Castle Across the Centuries (Exhibition) (1996: Elmina Township, Ghana)  Search this
Physical description:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Books
Collection descriptions
Brochures
Clippings
Manuscripts
Drawings
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Ghana
Date:
1992
1992-1998
circa 1992-1998
Topic:
Museums--Educational aspects  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 99-111
Restrictions & Rights:
Restricted for 15 years, until Jan-01-2014; Transferring office; Contact reference staff for details
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Country Files 1964-2014 [Smithsonian Institution Office of International Relations]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_251841

African Postcard Collection

Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
61 Volumes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Volumes
Postcards
Place:
Algeria
Angola
Benin
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chad
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Côte d'Ivoire
Mozambique
Morocco
Mali
Namibia
Rwanda
Niger
Nigeria
Somalia
South Africa
Sierra Leone
Sudan
Tanzania
Togo
Tunisia
Zimbabwe
Zambia
Uganda
Senegal
Kenya
Liberia
Ghana
Guinea
Mauritania
Madagascar
Malawi
Djibouti
Ethiopia
Gabon
Egypt
Eritrea
Africa
Date:
1898-[ongoing]
Summary:
This collection includes postcards from 45 African countries. Subjects include agriculture; animals; artists; body arts; cityscapes; cultural landscapes; dance; education; expeditions; flora; industry; leaders; marketplaces; medicine; military; missionaries; music; portraits; recreation; rites and ceremonies; and transportation, among many other topics.
Arrangement note:
Arranged by country and topic
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.
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Citation:
African Postcard collection, EEPA 1985-014, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1985-014
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African Postcard Collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1985-014
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Eva L. R. Meyerowitz Photographs

Photographer:
Meyerowitz, Eva Levine-Richter, 1899-1994  Search this
Creator:
Meyerowitz, Herbert Vladimir, 1900-1945  Search this
Extent:
88 negatives (photographic) (black and white, 35 mm)
268 copy negatives (black and white, 35 mm)
285 Photographic prints ((0.4 cubic feet; 3 binders), black and white, 8 x 10 inches or smaller)
16 contact sheets (black and white, 8 1/2 x 11 inches or smaller)
Culture:
Fon (African people)  Search this
Konkomba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Negatives (photographic)
Copy negatives
Photographic prints
Contact sheets
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
Africa
Abomey (Benin)
Umahahya (Nigeria)
Techiman (Ghana)
Benin
Ghana
Nigeria
Date:
circa 1936 - circa 1937
Summary:
This collection consists of negatives and photographic prints taken in 1936 and 1937 by Eva L.R. Meyerowitz in Nigeria, Benin and Ghana. Peoples depicted include the Akan, Fon, Konkomba, and Tallensi and subjects include artisans, blacksmiths, dancing, markets, artwork and objects that were originally displyed in King Bezu's palace in Abomey, potters, shrines, and vernacular architeture.
Scope and Contents:
This collection measures 0.5 cubic feet and consists of negatives and photographs taken by Eva L.R. Meyerowitz in Abomey, Republic of Benin; Umahahya, Nigeria; and Techiman, Ghana. Peoples depicted include the Akan, Fon, Konkomba, and Tallensi. Subjects include artisans; artwork and objects that were originally displyed in King Bezu's palace in Abomey, including sculptures, staffs, applique cloth, and bas-reliefs; blacksmiths; dancing; a Legba shrine; markets, including one in Bohicon, Nigeria; potters; priests and priestesses at Abomey; and vernacular architeture. Individuals depicted include two wives of King Behanzin, Prince Justin Aho, and the only surviving Dahomey Amazon women warriors who had fought against the French in 1894.
Arrangement:
Collection arranged in two series by format:

Series 1: Negatives, 356 items, 0.1 cubic feet (1 box), 1936-1937

Series 2: Photographic Prints, 0.4 cubic feet (3 volumes), circa 1936 - circa 1937
Biographical / Historical:
Born in Berlin, Eva Lewin-Richter Meyerowitz (1899-1994) was an anthropologist and photographer. In 1925 she married sculptor, educator, and British colonial administrator in Africa, Herbert Meyerowitz (1900-1945). They had one child. Eva and Herbert moved to South Africa and collaboratively surveyed the indigenous crafts of the Gold Coast. In South Africa, Herbert taught at Cape Town University and opened an art school. Having moved away from Africa for several years, Meyerowitz returned after World War II and lived for forty years in the Bono-Tekyiman State of Ghana. She was made Queen Mother there in 1950.

Some of Meyerowitz's publications include: The Akan of Ghana (1958); The Divine Kingship in Ghana and Ancient Egypt (1962); and At the Court of an African King (1962).
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:
Tallensi (African people)  Search this
Akan (African people)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Black-and-white photographs
Citation:
Eva L. R. Meyerowitz photographs, EEPA 1987-009, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1987-009
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Eva L. R. Meyerowitz Photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1987-009
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Fantee Woman

Photographer:
Johnston, W.S.  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Fanti (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1907]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of a Fanti woman carrying a child on her back. Postmarked 14 June 1907 and postmarked arrived Bruselles 30 June 1907.
Printed caption on recto reads: "Fantee Woman." Additional printed text on recto reads: "Photo W. S. Johnston."
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-20-01
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:
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Women -- Africa  Search this
Children -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- 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 GH 1985-140301
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4550

Amauna, la Négresse blanch avec sa Sœur de la Côte-d'Or (Afrique)

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
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1900]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of a two young women. Original caption reads: "Amauna; Negresse blanche, avec sa Soeur; de la Côte-d'Or (Afrique). " Translated caption reads, "Amauna: The white Negress, with her Sister; of the Gold Coast (Africa)."
Items EEPA GH-20-02 and EEPA GH-20-03 are duplicate postcards.
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-20-03
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:
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Women -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- 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 GH 1985-140302-01
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4551

Amauna, la Négresse blanch avec sa Sœur de la Côte-d'Or (Afrique)

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
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1900]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of a two young women. Original caption reads: "Amauna; Negresse blanche, avec sa Soeur; de la Côte-d'Or (Afrique). " Translated caption reads, "Amauna: The white Negress, with her Sister; of the Gold Coast (Africa)."
Items EEPA GH-20-02 and EEPA GH-20-03 are duplicate postcards.
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-20-02
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:
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Women -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- 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 GH 1985-140302-02
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4552

Traditional "Kente" Attire

Creator:
C. B. C. (Accra)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 15.5 x 11 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1980]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of a young woman dressed in Kente cloth, Accra, Ghana, circa 1980.
Caption on verso reads: "Traditional 'Kente' Attire."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "C.B.C. Box 3285, Accra - Ghana."
Stamp box reads: "A. C. P. 008."
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-20-07

EEPA GH 1985-140304
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labelled with former accession number format: A1992-18. Additional accession number on verso: EEPA 1985-140304.
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
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Textile fabrics  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 GH 1992-018
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4553

Group of Fantis

Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (collotype., b&w, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Fanti (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1900]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of a group of men and boys, ca. 1900. Original caption reads, "6. Group of Fantis. Natives of Gold Coast, West Africa."
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-20-04
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:
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- 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 GH 1985-140306
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4554

Drummers In Action

Creator:
C. B. C. (Accra)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 15 x 10.5 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1970]
Scope and Contents:
Drummers. Caption on verso reads: "Drummers in action, Ghana."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "C.B.C. Box 3285, Accra - Ghana."
Stamp box reads: "A. C. P. 13."
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-19-05

EEPA GH 1985-140311
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labelled with former accession number format: A1992-18. Additional accession number on verso: EEPA 1985-140311.
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:
Music -- Africa  Search this
Musicians -- Africa  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 GH 1992-018
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4555

War Drums Ashanti

Creator:
Methodist Book Depot Ltd. (Ghana)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (photograph., monochrome, 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Culture:
Ashanti (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Four young male drummers. Text on frontside reads:"War Drums, Ashanti."
Item number on recto: "N⁰ 10."
Printed text on verso reads: "Copyright of Methodist Book Depots, Cape Coase, Gold Coast; This is a real photograph; Printed in Great Britain."
Stamp box reads: "H."
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-19-03
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:
Music -- Africa  Search this
Musicians -- Africa  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 GH 1985-140313
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4556

An Ashanti Priest Gold Coast

Creator:
Raphael Tuck & Sons  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 14 x 9 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Paintings
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Artwork depiction of an Ashanti priest. Text on frontside reads: "An Ashanti Priest, Gold Coast." Caption on verso reads: "An Ashanti Priest, Gold Coast. A fetish priest with the regalia of his office, including the 'doso' or kilt of palm leaf fibre."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "'Printed in England. Copyright Gold Coast Government; Raphael Tuck& Sons, Ltd., London; Series VI." Publisher's logo on recto: "Oilette; 8." Artist's signature on recto, text not legible.
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-23-02
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:
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Leaders  Search this
Genre/Form:
Picture postcards
Paintings -- Reproductions
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 GH 1985-140317
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4557

Carving an Ashanti Stool

Creator:
C. B. C. (Accra)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 16 x 11 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1976]
Scope and Contents:
A man carving a wooden stool. Text on verso reads: "Carving An Ashanti Stool." and "C.B.C. Box 3285, Accra - Ghana."
Items EEPA GH-04-02 and EEPA GH-04-03 are duplicate postcards.
Message, address, and postmarked postage stamp on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-04-02
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:
Artists -- Africa  Search this
Wood working  Search this
Stools  Search this
Ashanti (African people)  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 GH 1985-140319.01
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4558

Sekondi Beating Foo-Foo

Creator:
Pickering & Berthoud Ltd. (Accra)  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
Ghana
Ghana, -- Western Region, -- Sekondi
Date:
[ca. 1900]
Scope and Contents:
Three women using a large mortar and pestles; a young child is also present. Text on frontside reads: "Sekondi. Beating Foo-Foo." and "Pickering & Berthoud. No.8." Text on verso reads: "Post Card. Carte postale. Union postale universelle."
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-12-01
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:
Households -- Africa  Search this
Domestic scenes  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- Africa  Search this
Textile fabrics  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 GH 1985-140324
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4559

An Athlete of the Gold Coast

Creator:
Raphael Tuck & Sons  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
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of a male (shot-put) athlete. Caption on verso reads: "Un Athlete de la Cote d'Or; Le Gouvernement de la Cote d'Or encourage l'education physique comme faisant partie de l'education de la jeunesse. Cette photographie represente un etudiant de l'Ecole Technique du Gouvernement sise a Accra, la capitale de la cote d'Or."
Additional printed text on verso reads: "'Printed in England. Copyright Gold Coast Government; Raphael Tuck& Sons, Ltd., London; Art publishers to Their Majesties The King and Queen and to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales." Publisher's logos on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-21-02
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:
Recreation -- Africa  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 GH 1985-140344
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4560

Gold Coast Lt. Chief Andor of Elmina

Photographer:
Johnston, W.S.  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
Culture:
Fanti (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1906]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of Lt. Chief Andor of Elmina, photograph by W.S. Johnston, ca. 1906.
Postmarked, "Bruxelles Arrivee 1906/11/30." Manuscript on recto; address on verso.
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-15-04
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:
Leaders  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- 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 GH 1985-140345
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4561

Scene A chief dancing during the Mayemi Festival Krobo Odumase

Creator:
Rovictor Industrial Photos (Accra)  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of African Art (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Postcard (halftone., col., 9 x 14 cm.)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Postcards
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1980]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard image of a chief dancing during the Mayemi Festival, "Krobo Odumase."
Printed caption on verso reads: "Szene: Ein Häuptling tanzt auf dem Mayemi Festival Krobo Odumase; Scène: Un chef de tribu dansant pendant le Festival Mayemi Krobo Odumase; Scene: A chief dancing during the Mayemi Festival Krobo Odumase.
Additional printed text on verso reads: "(21) Photo by Rovictor Industrial Photos P. O. Box 6004 Tel. 2 24 65 - Accra."
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-15-02

EEPA GH 1992-018
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labelled with former accession number format: A1992-18. Additional accession number on verso: EEPA 1985-140309.
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
Dance  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Costume -- 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 GH 1985-140309
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4562

[Painting a woman's face]

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
Picture postcards
Place:
Africa
Ghana
Date:
[ca. 1950]
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-05-01
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labelled with former accession number format: A1992-18.
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:
Body arts  Search this
Portrait photography -- Africa  Search this
Rites and ceremonies -- 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 GH 1992-018
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4563

The Local Industry, Mahogany Logs for Shipment Axim, Gold Coast Colony

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
Ghana
Ghana, -- Western Region, -- Axim
Date:
[ca. 1910]
Scope and Contents:
View of floating logs and a town on the distant shore.
Printed caption on recto reads: "The Local Industry, Mahogany Logs for Shipment, Axim, Gold Coast Colony." Stamp box reads: "Printed in Germany." Item number on verso: "210669."
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-35-02
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labelled with former accession number format: A1993-19-20. Additional accession number on verso: EEPA 1985-140339.
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 GH 1993-019-0020
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African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4564

Murphy Street Upper Town, Axim, Gold Coast Colony

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
Ghana
Ghana, -- Western Region, -- Axim
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
View of a town street.
Stamp box reads: "Printed in Germany." Item number on verso: "210670."
Local Numbers:
EEPA GH-06-01
General:
Title source: Postcard caption.
Numbering Peculiarities Note:
Verso labelled with former accession number format: A1993-19-21. Additional accession number on verso: EEPA 1985-140334.
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:
Cityscape photography  Search this
Architecture -- Africa  Search this
Cultural landscapes  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 GH 1993-019-0021
See more items in:
African Postcard Collection
African Postcard Collection / Series 20: Ghana (GH)
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1985-014-ref4565

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