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  • Collection: Elliott Forsyth Images of Ethiopia and Eritrea, 1959

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The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-098.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-097.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-096.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-095.jpg
The tabot or a book of scripture has been placed before the clergy with young acolytes in attendance. The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-094.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-093.jpg
Temkat ceremonies were held in several places in succession. Best clothes are worn for the occasion. The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-092.jpg
Temkat ceremonies were held in several places in succession. Best clothes are worn for the occasion. The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-091.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-090.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-089.jpg
The temporary structure in the background possibly contains either tablets associated with St Michael or the tabot, the replica of the Ark of the Covenant, which has a central place in an Ethiopian church. The original slide was taken during a…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-088.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-087.jpg
This gentleman's clothing indicates he is surely an elevated dignitary. The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide.…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-086.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-085.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-084.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-083.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-082.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-081.jpg
The debteras (deacons) are waiting to perform a liturgical dance. The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-080.jpg
The imperial throne is seen here covered with red cloth. The Emperor, who usually attended this ceremony, was absent from Addis Ababa on this occasion. The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-079.jpg
The faithful “re-baptise” each other by splashing water. The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-078.jpg
A priest blessing the water at the pool. The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-077.jpg
Temkat is the Ethiopian Orthodox celebration of Epiphany. Timket celebrates the Baptism of Jesus in the Jordan River. This is one of a great many religious feasts observed by the Ethiopian church. The original slide was taken during a three-week…

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Religion is central to Ethiopian life and this priest is clearly a man of some standing judging from his dress and the harness of his horse. The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-075.jpg
The caves in upper part of this image are possibly those used by hermits in the past. The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-074.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-073.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-072.jpg
The girl on the right appears to be dressed as a nun. There is still some monastic life in this village. The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-071.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-070.jpg
Atissa has been a centre of hermit life in the past. This tomb is posibly that of one of these hermits. The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-069.jpg
Tekia Haymanot (13th c. saint) is remembered in folklore particularly for standing on one leg for a very long time so that the other dropped off, but in history had a major influence on the spread of Christianity in his time and was counsellor to…

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View of the church in Atissa. Christianity in Ethiopia is Coptic in origin and Monophysite in doctrine. The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-067.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-066.jpg
Eucalypts planted around the village. The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-065.jpg
Atissa is an Amhara village set in a great valley. You can see the octagonal church, “tukuls” and galvanised iron on roofs. The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-064.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-063.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-062.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-061.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-060.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-059.jpg
This image shows our little party, Elliott Forsyth's host H. George and 2 ladies who were teachers at the girls’ school, picnicking. The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott…

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The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-057.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-056.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-055.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-054.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-053.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-052.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-051.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-050.jpg
The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during Elliott Forsyth’s study leave in 1959, from the University of Adelaide. Elliott used the images in the collection extensively for lectures on…