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Photographs depicting a Zulu mother and child, two women bearing loads on their heads, two women described as "South African native belles," a group of Namibian women using mortars and pestles, a Namibian woman breastfeeding, zebras, and elephants. They include photographs made by Joseph Reiter and Lynn Acutt.
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional Acutt photographs held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 97.
Additional postcards of Africa held in the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives Postcard Collection.
During his trip to South Africa, Elisofon drove from Cape Town to Johannesburg by Great Karoo route. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon was on assignment for Life magazine and traveled to Africa from January 8, 1947 to end of June 1947.
Negative number 24658, C-1A, 18.
Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
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