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    Tuareg men with traditional swords, near Tombouctou, Mali, [negative].
     
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    Creator: 
    Elisofon, Eliot photographer.
    Title: 
    Tuareg men with traditional swords, near Tombouctou, Mali, [negative].
    Contained in: 
    Eliot Elisofon Field photographs, 1942-1972
    Phy. Description: 
    photographic negative b&w; 35mm.
    Produced: 
    1970
    Summary: 
    The photograph depicts men's audience watching two tuareg men performing with their traditional straight doubled-edged blade sword (takouba) and iron spears (allarh). During his trip to Mali, Elisofon visited the Tuareg people located in the Tombouctou region. This photograph was taken when Eliot Elisofon traveled to Africa from March 17, 1970 to July 17, 1970.
    Organization: 
    Image index by negative number and EEPA subject categories.
    General Note: 
    Title source: Index card based on photographer's notes.
    Restrictions: 
    Permission to reproduce images from Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For information on photo services and research appointments, please visit <http://africa.si.edu/research/archives.html> or contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu <mailto:elisofonarchives@si.edu>.
    The Elisofon black-and-white negatives are currently in the process of digitization and many are unavailable for reproduction. If the catalogue record has a thumbnail image attached, please contact the Archives staff for access at elisofonarchives@si.edu <mailto:elisofonarchives@si.edu>.
    Culture: 
    Tuaregs
    Subject-Topical: 
    Clothing and dress -- Africa
    Weapons
    Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa
    Dance
    Subject - Geographical: 
    Africa
    Mali
    Form / Genre: 
    Black-and-white negatives
    Negatives
    Repository Loc: 
    Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of African Art, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, 950 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20560-0708
    Local Number: 
    EEPA EENG 02074
    EENG-IV-15, 3.
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