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

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The letter was written by Elliott Forsyth in Athens, Greece, on February 10, 1959, during a period of convalescence. It gives a detailed account of Elliott’s travels in Ethiopia during January 1959.

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This is the transcript of a lecture given by Elliott Forsyth for the University of the Third Age, Deepdene, Victoria, Australia, on 23 February 2010. It is an account of his three-week study leave visit to Ethiopia in 1959 and describes the country…

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This image illustrates the character of mountain massif. 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…

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A dry season landscape in January. 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-008.jpg
Group of ‘tukuls’ (traditional houses) and terraced cultivation on the road to Harar. 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…

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View from the road to Harar. 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…

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View from the road to Harar. 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…

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Crops of either teff, a common cereal grain used for making injera, the indigenous flat bread, or durra, a type of sorghum. 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-012.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-013.jpg
Most likely a Harari Moslem woman. Harar is a major centre of Islam and a walled city. 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-014.jpg
Group of traditional houses surrounded by cacti and eucalypts. 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-015.jpg
One of the major towns of Ethiopia. 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-016.jpg
Woman wearing the traditional shamma, a cotton overgarment. 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-017.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-018.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-019.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-020.jpg
Palace, possibly used by the Governor of the province. 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…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-021.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-023.jpg
Plantations of Australian eucalypts (probably Tasmanian bluegums) introduced in late 19th century. They are a valuable source of timber and firewood. The original slide was taken during a three-week visit to Ethiopia and Eritrea undertaken during…

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Eucalypts and humped African cattle by a creek. 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-025.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-026.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-027.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-028.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-029.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-030.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-031.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-032.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-033.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-034.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-035.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-036.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-037.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-038.jpg
The boughs being carried are used as fuel for fires as there is little other wood available. 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…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-039.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-040.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-041.jpg
Shamma, a cotton overgarments hanging in the market 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…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-042.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-043.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-044.jpg
This vendor is selling Coptic crosses and chalices and horsehair flyswats with silver handles 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…

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The chalice being shown is used in Coptic religious services. 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…

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The cross on the right of the photograph was purchased at Harar. These crosses are worn around the necks of Ethiopian Christian women. 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-047.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-048.jpg
The Solomonian legend tells how King Solomon seduced the Queen of Sheba and how the son born of that union became Menelik I, Emperor of Ethiopia. It’s from this legend that Ethiopian kings, including Haile Selassié, derived their divine authority.…

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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-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…

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-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-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-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…