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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-107.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-102.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-103.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-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-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-100.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-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-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-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-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-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-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…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-147.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-138.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-136.jpg
Asmara is situated in the highlands and the descent to Massawa, a port on the Red Sea, is very steep. 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-045.jpg
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…

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.…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-150.pdf
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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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-076.jpg
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-124.jpg
The Italian influence is visible in Asmara 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-007.jpg
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-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-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-112.jpg
The students were residents here and their fees and expenses were paid by the State. 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-144.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-143.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-126.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-141.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-101.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…

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-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-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-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…

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-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-058.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-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-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-122.jpg
Princess Hiruth Desta, granddaughter of Haile Selassié, a Cambridge graduate and Principal of a girl’s school attached to the palace. Princess Ruth came to a lunch arranged by members of her staff. Her school was possibly the only girls’…

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This is a map of Ethiopia as conceived in the 16th c. and associated with the Prester John legend probably resulting from the accounts of 16th c. Portuguese travellers. The position of the country is reasonably correct, but the details shown of the…

https://repository.erc.monash.edu/files/upload/Data-Collections/Elliott-Forsyth/eth-134.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…