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Pictorial works Exhibitions
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Christraud M Geary; Krzysztof Pluskota; National Museum of African Art (U.S.)
|ISBN:||0856675512 9780856675515 0856675520 9780856675522|
|Notes:||"Published in conjunction with the exhibition In and out of focus : images from Central Africa, 1885-1960, organized by the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, December 6, 2002-March 16, 2003"--T.p. verso.
Most of the photographs are from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, a dept. of the National Museum of African Art.
|Description:||128 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.|
Past and present designations --
A world of images. Photography and physical anthropology ; The creation of a Central African image world ; Africans and the image world --
Central Africa in popular imagery. Late 19th-century in the Central African Coast ; The Congo Free State and its imagery, 1885-1908 ; Photographs from the Congo Free State in present-day perspective ; Imagery and the anti-Léopold Campaign ; L'illustration Congolaise and the circulation of images between 1924 and 1940 ; Royal visits, car rallies and tourism ; Colonial ministries and the dissemination of imagery --
Atelier PHOTO cinématographique, C. Zagourski. Eastern Europe and Asia, 1883-1924 ; Léopoldville, Belgian Congo, 1924-1944 / by Krzysztof Pluskota --
The image world of Casimir Zagourski. Business matters ; "Vanishing Africa," a documentary film in stills --
Africans and photography. The elegant Mangbetu ; The aristocratic Tutsi ; The artistic Kuba ; Early African photographers ; The portrait session ; From private portraits to public images.
|Responsibility:||Christraud M. Geary ; with an essay by Krzysztof Pluskota.|
"Christraud Geary examines the way photographic images helped create our perception of Africa."--Robert Armstrong, Minneapolis Star-Tribune
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