UFDC - Martin Rikli Photographs Collection
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Launches and lighters pulled up alongside the ship's gangway.
A crowd of people appear to be waiting at the train station.
Two children appear in front of a wooden fence and the door to what may be a house.
A European man in a wool jacket poses in front of two other men.
Apparently the Emperor's son is seated in a chair under a tent with his attendants.
War Monument at Port Taufiq, Egypt
A formal assembly of Ethiopian officials is seated on an outdoor dais.
Large railway station with many Africans and a European man.
Europeans at a dinner with champagne being poured by a servant in white gloves.
A group of Europeans sits at a cafe table with coffee. An Ethiopian server carries a coffee pot.
A group of Ethiopian men and women.
Mehesso rail station, with people approaching boxcars and a large building in the background.
Church attendants in bare feet hold an icon under a parasol outside a columned building.
Emperor, seated with coffee and dessert service on small table.
Emperor with Dr. Fritz Grobba, reading a letter.
Monument for Australia and New Zealand troops was unveiled at Port Said in 1932.
Same young woman stands in a courtyard, posing for the camera.
Young boys with baskets in front of a troop of resting camels.
Boats on the beach with men. Boats and large ships in the water behind them.
Young woman posed in a bed.
Palais Longchamp, Marseille
Emperor Haile Selassie I seated on a chair with two European men in background. One man in a pith helmet is operating a movie camera aimed toward the Emperor.
View of a single funnel passenger steamer.
Ethiopian men appear to be waiting for an arrival at the railway station. One European man is standing in the background.
Four Ethiopian men outside the church.
Sunrise or sunset from aboard ship. Apparently overlooking the port at Djibouti.
A uniformed Ethiopian man apparently approaches the Emperor to declare his loyalty. This is a traditional ritual performed in anticipation of war.
African adults and children appear to be begging from the railroad passengers.
Aicha rail station in background with Ethiopians and westerners standing along tracks.
Crescent Hotel and Hotel de L'Europe in Aden, Yemen.
An Ethiopian woman appears seated next to a European man in a tuxedo at a banquet table.
Looking down at the Cisterns of Tawila from above Aden, Yemen with the city in the background.
Formal coffee and dessert service with silverware & china.
African children and adults next to a railway car. They are possibly begging or selling goods to the railroad passengers.
Landscape view of a dry river bed with hills or bluffs in background.
Church officials in their regalia are assembled outdoors under fringed parasols.
Two women with covered baskets, one with basket on head.
A view from the passenger car looking at front of train along a curve.
An African soldier in a white uniform with a sash and plumed fez.
Ministers Count Vinci (Italy), Sir Sidney Barton (England), and Janssens (Belgium) sit at a formal assembly.
Marseilles, France: Place d'Aix and La Canebière tramway or street cars.
Five children pose for photo with an infant on the hip of one young girl.
A small household compound in the desert with rock wall, oil barrel and flat roof.
A large number of Ethiopians appears to be in a church (St. George?). Several religious officials stand under parasols.
Landscape with several Ethiopians, a donkey, bridge, buildings, trees, and hills in the background.
Two herders with a small flock of about a dozen goats.
Ethiopian man with bananas.
Egyptian Patriarch of the Orthodox Church leaves the building. A European man in top hat waves.
Four women stand near the train. A trough, fence and building are visible.
Missing print from album.
Emperor in his tent is accompanied by Prince Makonnen and others.
Same baby, seated on a carpet and dressed in white crocheted outfit with a lace color, inspects a flower.
Several African men appear to be selling bananas.
Four small fishing boats with oars
Two Ethiopian women pose along a road with a stone wall terrace and a fence.
Tram tracks on road along the water (La Corniche)
Minister Barton appears with a European woman at a dinner or reception.
A view of the Emperor with his entourage and visitors in a tent. He is accompanied by his small white dog.
Animals crossing the river at a ford.
Storm clouds and lightning over a nearby steamer with deck lights on. Surface damage obscures the view.
Emperor Haile Selassie I walks away from what appears to be a military tent. A European officer and two Ethiopian women are following him.
Emperor is seated at a dining table next to a European woman. He is being served from a dish on a tray.
A variety of people in front of the horse race track grandstand at Jan Meda.
A fancy silver coffee service appears on a banquet table.
Emperor steps out of a train car into an awaiting crowd.
Emperor is seated with family members (Empress Menen, Princess Tsehai and Prince Makonnen?). European military officers, Ethiopian women and a European priest appear to be standing behind.
Emperor Haile Selassie I descends some outdoor stairs with a servant holding his parasol. They are accompanied by two small white dogs.
View of port with large cranes in the background
Goats in a boat on the river bank. Possibly the Awash River (aka Hawash)?
Young woman stands alone on a barren desert plain.
Emperor Haile Selassie I on what appear to be cushions or a bed under a large canopy.
Emperor Haile Selassie I seated in a car.
Another view of assembled irregular troops at the stairs of the imperial palace with a lion statue behind them.
An African woman, young girl, and an infant.
Europeans in formal dress ion driveway in front of the Gibbi palace.
View of Marseilles with the basilica of Notre-Dame de la Garde on the hill above the city and the old port.
Ethiopians outside the Old Palace or Gibbi.
A large group of Ethiopian soldiers in a field, with some men apparently looking for something in the grass or gathering grain. A European man appears to be taking a photograph. Possibly the Emperor's son (Prince Mahonnen) is holding a handful of grass.
Emperor is standing with a turbaned man behind him.
Church officials inside the church.
Lady Barton and a European man are seated at a dining table with trays and glasses.
An older African woman with a cane and a young child stand on the railroad tracks.
Haile Selassie I is seated with others at a banquet table. Print is spotted.
Two young women in the courtyard, where one drinks from a teapot spout.
Buildings along the quay with small boats.
A profile view of an Ethiopian man.
Aden viewed below the mountains and road up hill to Cisterns of Tawila.
An Ethiopian official or member of the court poses for a photograph.
A group of Africans and herds of goats nearby a watering hole.
Street view of Djibouti Town with people, buildings, electric lines and tower in background.
Main Pass road above Aden.
African women and children alongside railroad car.
Frau Kirchholtes with several men outdoors.
A man poses with egrets.
Desert scene with wall, thatched roof houses and a few people.
A river view with livestock and trees, apparently taken from a railroad bridge.
Gibbi or royal palace.
Port Said "Native Quarter."
Ministers Bodard and Barton toast with brandy snifters.
View from the train car with a large boulder between the tracks and telegraph lines.
Ethiopian officials appear to be assembled in a courtroom.
Banquet table with several European women, Ethiopians and European men.
A young Ethiopian boy holds a church icon. Two men, one in church regalia, pose next to him.
Ships passing through the Suez Canal, 1935.
Print missing from album.
Emperor Haile Selassie I entering a tent. Ethiopian and European men appear in the background.
Desert scene with round mud walled and thatched roof houses.
European man in all white clothes and pith helmet in front of Crescent Hotel in Aden, Yemen.
Two small white dogs. Print surface is scratched.
African soldiers in dress white uniforms. Lances with flags include one with a swastika.
Emperor Haile Selassie I and others standing outdoors. A hand holding a parasol appears in front of the Emperor's son.
A portrait of Princess Tsehai with a "gofere" (or "Afro") hair style, drinking coffee.
Possibly the Emperor Haile Selassie I and a European woman in a room. Several large bare light bulbs are mounted on the wall behind them.
A church attendant carries a pair of religious paintings or church icons.
Ethiopian Emperor is seated with a European diplomat. Other men appear in the background.
European men, probably diplomats in their top hats and tails, appear to be waiting under strings of flags for the arrival of a train. A very tall African soldier appears in the background.
A European woman and an Ethiopian man stand next to each other. She is wearing a fur coat.
Count Vinci, Italian Minister.
Another view of the Emperor Haile Selassie I reviewing troops or passing an honor guard.
A young woman with necklace and other jewelry rests her head on her hand at a curtained, latticed window.
European men shaking hands at the train station.
Young woman poses for the camera, reclining on a bed in a classic harem pose.
Church attendants in regalia. One holds an icon depicting St. George killing the dragon.
A group of African men and women stand alongside the tracks at a station.
A young Ethiopian man (Prince Mahonnen?) wears a dark cape and hat while walking in a field with other men.
Military parade with soldier bearing flag.
An Ethiopian military officer bows in front of the Emperor and declares his loyalty.
Emperor is seated with Ethiopian and European men in background. A bearded man appears in the foreground (possibly the Egyptian Patriarch?).
Two Ethiopian irregular soldiers pose with their shouldered rifles on the palace stairs.
An Ethiopian woman appears seated in a room. A European man is behind a piano in the background.
Two African women in dark shawls alongside the railroad tracks.
Church of Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, also known as the Église des Réformés in Marseille.
Emperor Haile Selassie I on throne in a straw tent.
Marseilles: The Palais de la Bourse (Stock Exchange) now houses the Chamber of Commerce
Ethiopian officials including Blaten Geta Heruy walk outside a building.
African woman stands next to one of the train's passenger cars.
View of the old port at Marseilles with small boats
Emperor Haile Selassie I stands on a carpet under a parasol next to a train car. His dog watches from the passenger car interior.
Ships passing through the Suez Canal, 1935 (second, duplicate print in album).
A young woman (possibly Somali) wearing a necklace, choker and other jewelry looks out from a curtained, latticed window.
Ethiopian men are gathered outside and on the stairs of an official building.
Men in a variety of uniforms with pith helmets, turbans, fezzes, etc. Flags on lances include one with a swastika.
A group of African woman sit in the shade of a tree with railroad cars in the background.
An assembly of Ethiopian officials applauds.
An assembly of church officials in vestments stands outdoors under many fringed parasols.
Ministers Albert Bodard (France) and Sir Sidney Barton (Britain).
A river with Ethiopians along the banks, apparently doing laundry and drying sheets in the grass.
A river view with trees on the banks.
Group of Ethiopian women and children.
An official church ceremony with the Egyptian Patriarch seated on a dais in front of three attendants.
Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church is seen leaving the building.
Salt manufacturing with ponds and piles of salt in background
A crowd of Ethiopians at the church with a placard that reads (original in English) "The temptation of Jesus."
Ethiopian men and women along the tracks at a railway station.
Suez canal scene with man on camel in foreground and single funnel steamer behind.
View of train from the passenger car as it climbs uphill to a mountain pass (possibly at Har?).
Emperor Haile Selassie I seated in a tent with his attendants.
Two European women are seated on a couch. One is smoking a cigarette.
Ships await entry to Suez Canal.
An official assembly of Ethiopian officials.
Emperor in a room with an Ethiopian woman and two European women. Possibly they are Frau David Hall who appears in a leopard skin coat and Frau Hilda Johanssen. Another person next to the Emperor is partly obscured.
A young woman poses for the camera against a sunlit wall.
View from ship of small boats and a town on bluff over the water.
Same young woman leans against a pillow in the light from a window. Surface of print is scratched.
Emperor Haile Selassie I.
A group of 25 or more African women and children alongside the train tracks.
Soldiers in turbans are assembled at a military encampment, possibly at Gannat.
European men and women seated at a banquet table.
Ships in queue for entry to Suez Canal.
Emperor Haile Selassie I seated in a luxury car with the convertible top down.
An Ethiopian man posed for a photograph in front of a lion statue.
Main Street, Crater "Native Quarter."
Two European women and an Ethiopian member of the court inside the palace. Possibly Frau Hertel with (Blatten Geta Henry?) and the Foreign Minister.
Men in white kaftans in front of horse and cart.
Emperor appears on a balcony above a large crowd. He appears to be giving a speech, with his son standing nearby.
A large group of irregular Ethiopian soldiers and others lines the street in front of the first movie theater in Addis.
A portrait of the Emperor seated at a desk, with a pen in his hand.
Two women and several children appear to be offering items for sale to train passengers.
Woman passing a fenced compound.
Train locomotive next to water tank.
Crescent Steamer Point business district at Aden (a British colony at the time, now Republic of Yemen).
Fishing boats pulled up on beach with others in water. Steamers in background.
Desert scene with camel and nomads silhouetted against large dunes.
Another young woman poses for the camera in the courtyard sunlight.
Emperor Haile Selassie I seated at an official gathering.
Three Europeans stand next to a small truck near railroad tracks.
Four European men appear beside a passenger rail car.
A jockey weighs his saddle before a horse race.
Young woman stands in a courtyard holds a child on her hip.
Herders with their livestock fording the river.
Americans Mr. Georges and Minister Van Engert in formal attire on a porch.
Man carrying four tuna on a pole yoke in front of buildings in Aden.
A Sikh soldier posing for the camera. Men and horses appear behind him.
Three or four Ethiopian women (including Princess Tsehai) appear to be making bandages at a table with a European woman in the background. Possibly working at the Red Cross.
An Ethiopian woman is sitting on a carpet outdoors with a baby, possibly a child of the Emperor.
Youngsters on camels pose in front of barren hills (Aden).
Landscape view from the passenger car of train.
Landscape view of mountains.
A view of an assembly of Ethiopian officials seated on an outdoor dais. Minister of War Ras Mulugeta is seated at center left.
Suez Canal Authority building, Port Said, Egypt.
Ethiopian Foreign Minister Baten Geta Heruy stands at a desk near a European man.
Ten or more Ethiopian officials are assembled outdoors under 3 parasols and with a flag. A crowd of people in front of a long building with a corrugated roof stands behind them.
Two women walking from railway tracks toward a group of flat roof, stone houses.
Steamer Point, Aden.
A few people appear to be repacking the load on a camel.
A crowd of people surround the Emperor as he makes his way to a waiting car. He wears a white scarf over his face.
Landscape view of grasslands, trees, and mountains.
An Ethiopian official stands, apparently reading from a book in the courtroom.
Emperor apparently in consultation with German Minister Kirchholtes.
Baby is sitting on a carpet. Possibly one of the royal family.
An African woman in dark clothes.
A formal presentation of over 70 turbaned soldiers.
Ethiopian military officers and others stand in their formal uniforms.
Emperor Haile Selassie I appears standing with an Ethiopian man holding a book in the background.
African women and children stand near the rail train.
A large assembly of Ethiopian soldiers lines a stone roadway with trees and houses in the background. One officier appears on a white horse.
An assembly of armed Ethiopian irregular troops line the stairs at the palace. A lion statue and a round building can be seen behind them.
Young woman stands in a courtyard, posing for the camera.
Two Egyptian men (one in white, the other in a black kaftan)
A large number of Ethiopian men appear to be harvesting grain by hand in a field.
Ethiopian officials stand in the assembly hall.
Port Said street scene with Egyptians, Europeans, bicycles, horses
Emperor Haile Selassie I on throne.
Four African children standing and running, apparently alongside the moving train.
Frau Boud shades herself with an umbrella.
Emperor Haile Selassie I and Prince Makonnen.
Interior view of an empty courtroom or assembly hall.
Ethiopian man in traditional military regalia, possibly a general who fought at Adwa. He holds a spear and wears a hat trimmed with a lion's mane.
Emperor Haile Selassie I stands with worshippers in the church.
Marseilles: Canal and barges with the Cathédrale Sainte-Marie-Majeure de Marseille in background
Barefoot Ethiopian army (or irregular?) soldiers line a parade route through Addis Ababa.
Emperor Haile Selassie I seated on a chair with Ethiopian and European men in the background.
Two Ethiopian women pose for a photograph. A stone wall appears behind them.
A camel (dromedary) and two people.
Two Ethiopian men, possibly officials or court members, pose for a photograph.
Small fishing boat with oars, two men in boat and a swimmer
General Eric Virgin, adviser to the Emperor, with Major Dobé.
A group of Ethiopian soldiers and other men standing in front of what appears to be the train station in Addis Ababa. An advertisement for "Mc Nish's Special Scotch Whisky" is posted on the wall behind them.
Emperor descends the stairs at the assembly hall.
A large luxury automobile passes an assembled group of soldiers.
About a dozen Ethiopian men in white robes are sitting and standing on a carpeted area.
Herders on a savanna with a dozen or fifteen camels (dromedaries).
Three children running alongside a rail car.
An assembly of Ethiopian officials stands in the courtroom, looking up to where the Emperor appeared in an earlier photograph.
Aden, Yemen, in front of the mountains and viewed from the roadside above.
An Ethiopian man appears to be pointing with a stick at the top of a thatched roof on a round building.
Two people walking on a path away from the railway tracks.
An Ethiopian woman walks along a road bordered by a stone wall topped by cacti.
General Virgin with Major Lefèvre.
Emperor on his throne holding a saber (at his side is possibly Prince Makonnen?) and other members of his entourage.
Freighter at anchor with lighters (small boats for loading and unloading the ship) in port.
Patriarch passes through a gate with church officials under a parasol.
Two girls run alongside the train tracks.
Interior view of the church with the Emperor and officials. A European man is seated in the foreground.
Two Muslim men and a child pray outside the church building.
Veranda of a hotel with shuttered doors, probably the group's lodgings in Djibouti Town.
Emperor appears to be in consultation with a European diplomat. Print is spotted and scratched.
A mosque with its minaret at Port Taufiq, Egypt
Europeans in formal dress ion driveway in front of the Gibbi palace.
Two European men appear to be in conversation outdoors. One wears a pith helmet.
A beautiful portrait of Empress Menen, holding a telephone or microphone.
Landscape view of a home with stone walls near the train tracks. Two people are visible.
Emperor walks past a formally assembled military unit with standard bearer.
Marseilles: Obelisk at la Place Castellane, terminal of the tramway
Emperor Haile Selassie I seated on a chair with Ethiopian men in the background.
Children sit in front of mosque wall with palm tree and Minaret of the Grand Mosque of Djibouti town behind.
View of Djibouti port with buildings and bay, islands from hills above.
Desert scene with hills.
Emperor apparently in consultation with Min. Kirchholtes.
Cisterns of Tawila also known as the Tawila Tanks in the hills above Aden, Yemen.
Landscape view from train.
European man in all white outfit with shorts and pith helmet under an arched loggia with trees and shrubs.
A bridge and road with several Ethiopians walking past.
Street scene of Port Said, wide boulevard with cars in front to "Simon Arzi Store."
Interior view of the Emperor's son and a court member seated in front of a formal dessert service.
Men in open area with goats. Aden, Yemen.
Cathedral of Sainte-Marie-Majeure de Marseille and tower of Fort Saint-Jean.
Children alongside the railroad car with adults and train tracks behind.
Savanna landscape with goats or cattle.
Young woman poses for the camera in a doorway, raising one arm.
Men with camels pulling two-wheeled carts in front of several buildings.
Marseilles: Place d'Aix and L'Arc de Triomphe monument
Three Europeans handling a vervet monkey.
European man and woman hold a monkey while an Ethiopian holds leashes.
A European woman dives into a lake from the rocks. A waterfall is visible behind her as she enters the water.
A long, wide, straight road heading down a hill.
Portrait of a European woman and a young girl in a wooden boat near the banks of a lake.
A European man in a light suit is petting a monkey.
Landscape view with buildings, trees and mountains.
Portrait of Empress Menen(?) with a parasol.
A shorebird is visible roosting in a tree, it is possibly a small heron or egret.
European man riding a white horse.
European man and woman in riding clothes sit on ground with four Ethiopian woman nearby. The man carries a shotgun on his shoulder.
A European man appears to be approaching a large termite mound in a savanna.
Two Europeans stand outside a (hotel?) building with a carefully tended garden.
A European man rides a horse on a dirt track.
Two European men in pith helmets and jodhpurs stand in front of a car, railroad tracks and some thatch roofed homes.
People walking along a road in the countryside.
A European man in a light suit and pith helmet.
A view of a dirt road with a convertible automobile along the side. Hills are visible in the distance.
An Ethiopian rural compound with a rock wall surrounding several round, thatched houses.
Market scene with two women, one holding a small parasol.
A group of about seven Ethiopians sits on the side of a field that appears to have just been harvested.
Six Ethiopian women dancing on a rural path. They appear to be from a lowland region.
Fireman with a truck in front of the Pharmacie W. Zahn. One man sitting on the front fender holds a trumpet.
Landscape view on a misty day with mountains visible on the horizon. Possibly a view of Addis Ababa.
An open car and about ten people standing near the railway tracks. A small village is visible behind them.
Landscape view of grasslands and trees.
An older Ethiopian man with a long white beard. He's dressed in traditional military regalia with a lion's mane collar over a Western uniform jacket. He wears a pith helmet and carries a spear.
Market scene with about thirty people and two donkeys.
Portrait of five men in a room, sitting around a coffee table.
Two European men in dark suits and fedoras.
Landscape view with wildflowers and trees.
Fourteen Ethiopians stand near a small building with a white stone wall. An arch is visible behind with "Hotel du Lac" written on it.
Portrait of an Ethiopian man and woman carrying large pottery vessels on their backs.
A European man bends down to hold the bare foot of a European woman while two Ethiopians look on.
View of sky with clouds.
Two Europeans, one with a rifle, are in the foreground with a lake and mountains are behind.
Two men are seen rowing a wooden boat. One is an Ethiopian while the other appears to be a European with a beard and pith helmet.
Landscape view with trees and mountains on the horizon.
Three or more Ethiopian women carrying baskets. What appear to be European buildings are visible in the background.
Diver climbs out of the water near the waterfall after her dive.
Portrait of an Ethiopian man in a dark cape and hat.
An Ethiopian man on a stone walk outside a large Victorian home(?).
Portrait of an Ethiopian man with a turban.
A group of four Ethiopian men and women in light colored clothing.
A European woman rides a white horse. Fences appear behind her and a dog walks along the path nearby.
About seven people buying and selling grain in baskets by the side of a wooded road. Several small parasols are visible.
Landscape view of a grassy area. Trees and hills are visible in the background.
A marketplace in an urban setting with about twenty buyers and sellers visible, some with parasols.
Landscape with trees and a man in the foreground.
An Ethiopian man and a European woman with a lion cub.
Hilly savanna view.
An Ethiopian soldier on the street in traditional uniform with a sword on his side. A ceremonial gate is visible in the background.
Landscape from altitude with a tree and a person framing the view.
European woman (Frau Hilda Johanssen?) in fur collar with monkeys on leashes.
Several European men stand next to a railroad train passenger car.
Portrait of a woman. Image is out of focus.
A group of four men appear to talk together, with the two Ethiopians in traditional dress and two Europeans.
Four European men and women, one in a bathing suit, sit on the bank of a body of water.
A view of the lake shore from above. Mountains are visible at the horizon.
Several tall granary baskets are supported with stones.
A group of six Europeans sit in a living room.
Posed topless portrait of an Ethiopian woman.
Two European men in pith helmets and a woman in a dress sit on the grass in what appears to be the back garden of a house.
Landscape view of lake. A flock of large birds appears standing in the water near shore.
A Black Kite is seen soaring over a tree.
Twenty-five or more Zebu cattle are watering at the shore of a lake.
A European woman in riding outfit poses on the shore of a lake.
Landscape with mountains, trees and two houses with conical thatched roofs in foreground.
A market scene with several buyers and sellers.
A firefighter demonstrates the technique of holding the hose nozzle. A hatchet is sheathed in his belt.
Portrait of an older Ethiopian man in traditional military regalia, ornamented with lion's mane hat and collar.
Another view of the large shade tree with people and livestock under it.
A view of a market stall.
Two large black sedans are parked outside an official building.
Portrait of an Ethiopian man dressed in a traditional white outfit.
A building with shutters, galvanized roof and shrubs.
Two Ethiopian men hold three or four flamingo carcasses up to a European man with a rifle on his shoulder.
European man in all white poses in front of banana trees.
About six Ethiopians and four European men. One of the latter has a rifle slung on his shoulder.
Firefighters deploy a large ladder on a cart. Several hoses lay on the ground nearby.
A large ceremonial gate.
A group of nine Ethiopian women and children stand in a field.
A crowd of people at the train station.
A thatched building without walls. A group of Europeans is visible inside.
Group portrait of two European men, a European woman (possibly Frau Hilda Johanssen?) and about fourteen Ethiopians. The Europeans all wear riding clothes: tall boots, jodhpurs and pith helmets. The men wear sport jackets and ties.
Man in dark suit on a white horse. An Ethiopian man stands nearby.
Woman in bathing suit poses next to a lake under a waterfall.
A European woman in a bathing suit and swim cap.
Close up of pharmacy murals. One depicts Adam & Eve while another shows seated and standing people, one man holding a cup.
Landscape view with two men in foreground. They appear to be hunting.
An Ethiopian man holds a monkey on a leash.
Aerial photo of farmland and a village or small settlement.
Two Europeans with Emperor Haile Selassie I.
A European woman and two Ethiopian men in a courtyard with a pair of baboons. One of the monkeys is on a leash.
Four Europeans seated around a small wicker table. One of the men wears spats.
A European man and woman in pith helmets, with Ethiopians in the background.
A building with a fence and a "Photo Adler" sign over a gate, possibly a photography studio or laboratory.
Portrait of German Minister Johann Kirchholtes with a polka-dot bow tie
A formal social occasion with the same diplomat, three European women in gowns and furs, along with Empress Menen.
Landscape view of a savanna with a tree and mountains on the horizon.
Portrait of four Europeans sitting next to a convertible car. A mountain and clouds are visible in the distance.
European woman poses in the front passenger seat of a convertible car. The rumble seat is open and a lake is visible behind the car.
An Ethiopian man poses in a dark uniform with light pants. He appears to be a firefighter or member of the Sapeurs-Pompiers.
An Ethiopian woman with a baby on her back. Another person sits on thre ground in the shade of a tree.
Portrait of a man with his herding staff.
A view of an official building in Addis Ababa.
Two European women watch as five Ethiopian men work to move a large tree truck with levers.
An Ethiopian woman stands for an impromptu portrait on the street. An arched gateway is visible in the background.
Four Europeans seated around a table on a porch. They appear to be having breakfast.
Portrait of an Ethiopian woman. in front of what appear to be rural homes.
Two Ethiopian children, the older with a bundle of sticks.
A pharmacy shop advertises with a set of painted signs, one depicting what appears to be Adam and Eve.
A portrait of two Ethiopian children in ragged clothes.
Portrait of three or four Ethiopians in front of round houses with thatched conical roofs. Two of the men's heads are shaved.
Rural village with a man standing by a crossroads of footpaths. He holds his hands up, palms facing forward. Twenty or more conical thatched roof houses are visible.
A group of Europeans dining on a veranda.
Two Europeans stand in the foreground of a landscape view of a steep, eroded mountainside.
Landscape with trees and mountains.
European woman in her bathing suit poses for a portrait in the grass.
A convertible car with a person in the rumble seat is fording a rocky river bed.
A European man with a rifle appears to be hunting while an Ethiopian man walks behind, possibly carrying a bird.
A view at the train station with many men in traditional dress and a few soldiers.
Portrait of five Europeans, two women and three men, in the front garden of a Western style building. The man on the far right may be Martin Rikli.
Eight German diplomats in tuxedos and pith helmets stand behind a parked Mercedes sedan flying Nazi diplomatic flags.
A rural village with over fifty people, along with some livestock in the foreground.
An aerial photo of a rural landscape, with a bluff of eroded cliffs.
Man riding a horse on a track.
Some donkeys are visible in the foreground of a marketplace.
A convertible car in a deep rut.
Woman in bathing suit stands on rocks near the water.
An aerial photo of what appears to be an eroded canyon side.
An Ethiopian soldier stands outside of what appears to be a military building made of stone. A round roofed tower is inside of a round wall.
Ethiopians gather water or washing at the base of a steep cliff with houses above.
Two men walk past a building with what appears to be a Red Cross flag covering the door.
A group of two European men and three women in pith helmets. One man carries a shotgun as they walk along a rocky path.
An older Ethiopian man in traditional military regalia, including a lion's mane collar and holding a spear. He may be a veteran of the Battle of Adwa.
An aerial photo of hilly terrain. Print has some spotting.
An Ethiopian with staff and cross (possibly a priest?). A line of soldiers appears in the background, along with men in Western suits as well as uniforms and traditional outfits. People appear to be cheering.
Ethiopian pedestrians on a dirt road.
View of a rocky hillside and mountains in the background.
Portrait of a European woman on a wooden boat. The steep shore of a lake is visible in the background.
Portrait of a young rural Ethiopian woman in ragged clothes.
Ethiopians with horses at a public fountain with a large building in the background.
Monkey on a chain with youngster in her arms.
A group of six Europeans at the train station (the man in a white pith helmet and round glasses may be Martin Rikli). Several Ethiopians are at the door of a boxcar in the background.
Landscape view, possibly of Addis Ababa, with mountains visible on horizon.
An Ethiopian man holds a lion cub.
A view of interactions between buyers and sellers in the marketplace.
Landscape scene with a small river and trees along a hillside.
A scene next to the railroad tracks with Europeans in pith helmets and jodhpurs, with thatched roof houses and a uniformed Ethiopian man in the background.
Another view of a man in traditional military regalia.
Ethiopians at the market.
Ethiopians, possibly at the end of a parade, dressed in traditional Amharic feudal uniforms with swords. The statue in the background appears to be of Menelik, commemorating the Battle of Adwa.
Candid portrait of an Ethiopian woman.
An Ethiopian man in uniform stands at the window a a train car and displays a newspaper with a photo of Hitler on the front page (Munchner Illustrierte Presse).
An aerial photo of a landscape with eroded cliffs. Some of the land above appears to be cultivated.
A posed topless portrait of an Ethiopian woman. Print surface is damaged.
View of lake shore with a European woman dressed in white seated on the bank.
A portrait of an Ethiopian man dressed in white, with a white hat and sheer head scarf.
A tortoise has pulled its head into its shell as a man inspects it on the ground.
Portrait of a young rural Ethiopian posed to expose her breast.
Several Ethiopians stand near a car on a dirt road. A European woman stands on the running board.
Man with his arm in a white sling.
Twenty or more beds(?) with woven tops appear to be for sale in the market.
Landscape view of lake framed by foliage.
Landscape view from altitude towards some distant hills, framed by trees and clouds.
Ethiopians in the street.
Table setting with injera and Ethiopian food.
Photo of a bird, apparently a Black Kite in flight.
Landscape view with rooftops and trees.
A view of the city with a round building in the foreground.
Landscape with mountains, rocks and succulent vegetation in foreground.
Black Kite soaring.
Ethiopian children walking in a field with trees.
A European woman (Frau Hilda Johanssen?) in jodhpurs and riding boots poses in front of a cactus.
A street scene in Addis Ababa. A sign for the Imprimerie Artistique is visible near a telephone pole. The center of town may be visible on the horizon.
A road lined with Ethiopian soldiers, apparently taken from a car on the road.
A small hill with many buildings. A pair of towers is visible.
About 20 donkeys are packed with goods. Some buildings are visible on the horizon.
A portrait of a young Ethiopian child, standing outside a house in an enclosed garden area.
Ethiopian Imperial Guard (Kebur Zabagna) soldiers, several on horseback, fill a street in front of commercial buildings. Note the traditional stirrup with a loop for just the big toe.
European man riding a white horse on a dirt track.
A landscape view of a lake and a tree with a European woman looking toward the distance.
Two European men in pith helmets and jodhpurs stand in front of train tracks with a large village visible behind them.
Two Ethiopians are visible in the foreground, with the lake and mountains behind them.
Portrait of a European woman with a dark horse.
Black Kite in flight above the treetops on a cloudy day.
European woman in her bathing suit poses for a portrait standing by the lake shore.
Transporting a large tree trunk on a cart with eight or more oxen. They appear to be arriving in a settled area.
A group of 120 or more Ethiopians is gathered in an open rural area with mountains in the background. A dozen or more people face the photographer in the foreground.
A European woman diving into a lake from some large rocks. A waterfall is visible behind her.
Three servers in turbans and white gloves offer alcoholic beverages.
A small group of about four people sits above an eroded hillside.
Group portrait of two European men and about a dozen Ethiopians on the stairs of a building.
Vervet monkey sitting on a stump.
European man holds horse's bridle with an Ethiopian man nearby.
A young Ethiopian boy carries an infant and holds a parasol. Stone masonry is visible in the background.
Livestock herds near a small body of water. Print is spotted.
Vervet monkey in a tree.
A hunting party of two Europeans with a dozen Ethiopian men and boys.
A group of Ethiopian men in a small residential courtyard.
Ethiopians outside a home. The road appears to be muddy.
Red Cross awning with flags and a small group of Ethiopians and Europeans. A man on a ladder is mounting a flag on the storefront.
Landscape view of tall grasses on the bank of a lake. A European woman dressed in white is in the foreground.
An Ethiopian man dressed in white holds a Vervet monkey.
Landscape of a rising path with some rocks and a large tree.
A large square around the statue of Menelik is crowded with many people and cars.
A landscape view of a large sugar loaf hill. Some houses and large trees are visible in the middle distance.
Ethiopians at a market. Both cover their faces from the photographer and one holds a small parasol.
A savanna landscape with vultures and a dog near what appears to be an animal carcass.
Ethiopian men on horses along a rural road. A European woman (Frau Hilda Johanssen?) appears in the foreground.
Posed topless portrait of an Ethiopian woman.
A European woman is on a boat pulled on shore. The steep bank of the lake is visible behind.
A company of firefighters on board their fire truck. A pump and hose are partly visible.
Aerial photograph of Addis Ababa.
Landscape view overlooking a broad savanna or plain. A man and part of a car are in the foreground. Print has surface damage.
A woman and three children in a grassy field. Other people are visible in the background.
A single herder with about eight Zebu cattle visible.
A view of the sky with clouds. Print has spotting.
A European woman climbs through some large rocks to approach the water.
Portrait of a European woman on porch.
Three European men and a woman in riding outfits standing beside horses in a wooded area.
A landscape view with perhaps eight people and their livestock walking along a path.
A man and a woman walk along the road, where the man appears to use his staff to direct a pack horse.
Landscape with grasslands.
Rural landscape view with a town visible in the distant hills at the foot of a mountain. A road or railway is visible in the middle distance.
European woman stands on large rocks near a lake with a waterfall.
Aerial photograph of a large compound with a church, palace(?) and dozens of other buildings.
Two Europeans with Emperor Haile Selassie I.
A large official house with a flag flying above the door.
Four Ethiopian men work to move a tree trunk.
A view of palm trees.
Portrait of five Ethiopians outside a thatched roof home.
A landscape scene with grasslands, trees and mountains in the background.
Three Europeans in a fenced garden area, possibly the grounds of a hotel. One of the men is raising a rifle while another looks with binoculars. The woman appears to be looking at plants in the garden.
Two European women (one Frau Hilda Johanssen?) seated at a table outdoors.
Another image of many people gathered in an open rural area.
A view of what appears to be a village street with a tree and about six people standing outside of small houses.
Landscape view of a lake with steep banks and mountains visible in the background.
Portrait of a European man in jodhpurs and pith helmet standing near three Ethiopian children.
A large shade tree is the center of this landscape view.
Ethiopians on a wide residential street in Addis Ababa.
European woman (Frau Hilda Johanssen?) in a fur stole holding leashes with two baboons.
A group of Europeans are gathered near two cars at the railroad tracks.
Three or four women are dancing while another sits on the side of a walking path in what appears to be a rural area.
A European woman in a white robe.
Shrubs and garden plants outside of a building.
Market scene with grain sellers and children.
Ethiopians walking in front of several large buildings.
An aerial photo of farmland, houses, an eroded bluff and what appears to be the shore of a lake.
A European man and, apparently, an Ethiopian man in Western civilian clothing sit together with binoculars in front of a steep hillside.
Market scene with Ethiopians walking along the road. One man carries what appears to be lumber. A policeman or soldier is visible.
An Ethiopian man in dark cape and white hat.
A wide view of an urban marketplace with many shaded stalls and over fifty people.
A group of people at the train station.
Zebu cattle are being watered. A European woman stands together with two Ethiopian herders.
Diver sits on the rocks in front of the waterfall.
A portrait of a European man in a dark suit holding a pith helmet in front of a banana tree.
Ethiopian pedestrians walking along a road.
European horseback riders with a man on a white horse and a woman on a dark horse.
Man in dark suit and hat rides a white horse.
Ethiopian woman with a baby on her back at the train station. A covered bowl and lantern are visible in the foreground.
European men, some on horseback, along a road with a drainage ditch.
A young Ethiopian girl. Print surface is spotty and scratched.
Landscape with a large tree and a group of about a dozen people walking past its trunk. A town is visible in the distance.
Europeans and Ethiopians walking along a street in front of several small shops with signs: Cordonnerie Universelle, Coiffeur, etc.
Portrait of a European man and woman with a convertible car. A wide flat plain is visible in the distance.
A rural path down the hillside is bordered by what appears to be cactus so dense they form a fence. Several buildings are visible in the middle distance.
Posed nude portrait of an Ethiopian woman. She wears a beaded necklace.
Ethiopian men and a soldier in the street at a stone wall and gate.
European man in a tree with pith helmet and riding boots.
Four European men pose for a photograph.
Portrait of an Ethiopian woman in front of a railroad car (the rail line insignia is visible).
Group of Ethiopian men in town, on a street with stone walls behind them.
Portrait of a European woman dressed in white and holding a rifle at the bottom of a very steep ravine.
Rural road with a loaded cart and view of yokes. Cattle graze at the side of the road.
Interior view with nine Europeans in formal dress.
A scene with many goats, possibly a livestock market with buildings in the background.
Portrait of an Ethiopian man with a herder's staff and wearing a wide brimmed hat.
A group of people outdoors. A woman in dark clothing wears a beaded necklace. Print has some spotting.
A construction site or a logging enterprise with thatched buildings, stored timber and lumber.
Ethiopians at a tailor's shop. A sewing machine and bolts of cloth are visible.
A European woman on a white horse. She's dressed in white. Fenced gardens and homes appear behind her.
A man in a dark suit stands next to a horse. An Ethiopian man and some buildings are in the background.
Vervet monkey in tree.
Residential buildings in Addis Ababa.
A group of five barefoot men in military uniforms and white turbans stand at attention. Lances with flags are nearby, one with a swastika is visible in the background.
Landscape with grasses, trees and mountains.
Ethiopians walk along a broad avenue of Addis Ababa.
Landscape view with grassland, several clumps of trees and mountains in the background.
Landscape view from a hill looking down into a wooded valley.
Three men walk along a street. One is in uniform.
A portrait of a European woman, apparently sitting in an automobile, with a large group of Ethiopians behind her. Mountains are visible on the horizon.
Landscape scene with a riding track.
Ethiopian people on the street.
Posed nude portrait of an Ethiopian woman.
A parade with Ethiopian soldiers in traditional shammas carrying rifles (Amharic Gascegna)
A European woman helps a young girl hold the reins as she rides a horse.
A European man on white horse.
European man riding horseback on a track.
A European man with his arm in a sling.
Apparently a market scene.
Portrait of German Minister Johann Kirchholtes at an official event
European man in pith helmet rides a white horse.
A group of Ethiopian tailors and others work in a sandbagged area outside Akbarali Abdul Husain & Co. General Merchants.
A boy in a fez and a man in a black cape are among a large group of Ethiopians.
Several village buildings with mountains visible behind them. Print is spotted.
Ethiopian men on horseback are riding up the street. One is in uniform and has a rifle on his back.
Landscape view of hilly terrain with rocks, two people, trees. Print has spotting.
A young Ethiopian man poses in a field with trees.
Landscape view of a lake. A flock of waterfowl appears visible on the water.
Landscape view over the treetops with a mountain on the horizon.
Two Ethiopian women carrying loads on their heads up a very steep hillside. It appears to be the inside of a large, water filled crater.
A European woman poses for a portrait at the bow of a wooden boat. Several others sit nearby.
A group of Europeans standing at the train station with a passenger car behind them.
Candid portrait of Dr. Kirchholtes, the German Minister to Ethiopia.
A group of Europeans sit on the grass. Behind them an Ethiopian man and a mountain can be seen.
Street scene with pedestrians, horses and donkeys and a ravine between two roads.
Landscape view of a still lake with steep banks (possibly a water filled crater?). Mountains are visible in the background.
Four Ethiopian men are harvesting grain in a squatting position. Each holds a small sickle-like blade, or falch.
Martin Rikli Photographs, 1935-1936. Album 3 : Full Album
A bearded Ethiopian man (army officer?) in a dark cape and hat sits on a donkey.
A herder with Zebu cattle. Item may be a duplicate print.
Young Ethiopian men march in double file formation. Their Western style uniforms and equipment are visible, as is one canteen.
Over one-hundred Ethiopian men harvest grain in a large field. A group of dignitaries appears to be standing in the middle distance. A falch is visible on the right hand edge of the photograph.
Ethiopian women and children stand near a large mowed field.
Large group of Ethiopian men (several with rifles) and a European man in civilian clothing appear to be walking across an open field. Six men squat low to the ground in the foreground, where a cartridge belt is visible around one's waist. A tent or the roof of a house if visible in the distance.
Young men (possibly in a military school such as the École de Guerre Haile Selassie I at Gannat?), appear at attention in parade formation. They wear sandals, shorts and hold sticks rather than rifles. Their wide-brimmed hats are in the Smokey Bear or Mountie style.
Three pair of Zebu cattle are plowing a field with wooden plows.
Close up view of a wooden plow in the foreground, along with a broader view of another plow in the background.
A man in military uniform on a black horse appears to be giving the Nazi salute in front of a veranda. A tall stone wall is in the background.
A rural courtyard with a shaded area housing a tailor and sewing machine, a dirt covered ramp and several other people and buildings.
Two herders with Zebu cattle standing on rocks near the shore of a lake.
Interior cooking scene, possibly a man cooking injera on a mogogo.
Two Ethiopian soldiers in khaki uniforms with capes walk along a road in front of some shops.
About 30 Ethiopian soldiers in traditional shammas and some in khaki uniforms appears to be meeting. Several are shaded under a white cloth held over their heads.
Close up view of broken, shattered wood in a wall.
Ethiopian Imperial Guard lancers. The officer in front wears large epaulets.
A uniformed soldier leaves a residential compound with an armful of equipment.
Europeans in truck appear to be interacting with Ethiopians in the street.
Ethiopian Imperial Guard soldiers on parade. The officers carry swords.
A group of horsemen with mounted drums in a street, surrounded by crowds.
Wide view of camp with tents, parked cars and small groups of children and adults, in civilian and military dress.
Portrait of school children sitting on benches.
Soldiers in shammas marching along a street.
Portrait of a man with a khaki jacket, cartridge belt around his waist and a top hat posing with a machine gun.
Two soldiers in shammas and khaki jackets leaving a compound gate with large bags on their shoulders.
Military exercise with Ethiopian soldiers. Thatch roof houses are in the background.
An officer of the Ethiopian Imperial Guard, with several formations of troops in the background.
Emperor salutes a large assembly of troops from his horse.
Several groups of soldiers marching along a street. Some appear to be feudal levies wearing traditional shammas while the mounted soldiers wear dark capes and broad brimmed pith helmets.
Street scene with soldiers and civilians carrying belongings. "Imprimerie Artistique" (printer) sign is visible in background.
Street scene outside S.F. Fernandes & Sons, with square arch in background.
A group of 30 or more Ethiopian soldiers in shammas in a loose marching formation on the street.
Courtroom scene with Ethiopian men inside and others seated outdoors.
Ten irregular soldiers assemble in front of a piked fence. Several wear cartridge belts.
Close view of a large crowd of soldiers and civilians.
A group of apparently irregular Ethiopian troops are standing in formation along a street.
Young Ethiopian cadets stand at their desks in a school room.
Ethiopian soldiers in traditional shammas as well as some in khaki uniform jackets.
Portrait of a young man with light colored hat and sandals, sunglasses and a khaki jacket.
Soldiers in shammas and officers in dark capes, mounted on donkeys or horses, march in the street.
Wider view of Amharic banner and a Red Cross flag in a procession that includes a crate with the Red Cross symbol mounted on a donkey.
A crowd of people gathered in the street outside a building with a Singer Sewing Machine company sign.
Religious ceremony, with a group of priests in an open area at lower right. A large crowd of hundreds is assembled behind them.
A soldier or policeman wearing a khaki uniform appears to address a crowd while reading from a sheet of paper in his hands.
Portrait of two young Ethiopian soldiers sitting in the street. One has lowered his rifle toward the photographer, though his pose appears non-aggressive.
Ethiopian Imperial Guard soldiers on parade. The lead soldiers carry lances with small flags.
Ethiopian Imperial Guard soldiers walk alongside a donkey with packed cases.
Ethiopian Imperial Guard soldiers marching. They wear armbands with Red Cross emblem on their right arms.
Emperor Haile Selassie I stands at a formal review of troops.
Street scene with apparent looters outside S.F. Fernandes & Sons, with square arch in background.
Street with many pedestrians. Two men are handcuffed together.
Soldiers in a variety of different clothing styles march together with rifles on their shoulders.
Ethiopian Imperial Guard lancers. Several are mounted on white horses.
Ethiopian Imperial Guard officers and troops. A young boy holds a bugle.
Closer view of parading Ethiopian Imperial Guard soldiers.
European man in civilian dress stands near two automobiles parked next to a pond.
Soldiers or medics on a truck. Note the Red Cross emblems on their hats and on the armband of man at the cab door. The soldier in the foreground wears a turban.
School building and its grounds. One person is visible in the corner.
A group portrait of four Ethiopian soldiers in shammas, with their rifles shouldered casually.
Group portrait of mostly Europeans in the bed of a truck. One is armed with a machine gun, and they appear to be evacuating the city since several have suitcases in hand.
Close up view of Ethiopian soldiers in a military exercise.
A wide view of the Emperor reviewing troops with Ethiopian and European officers.
Small group of soldiers in shammas walking along a rocky, walled road with a horse.
Close up view of Muslim men wearing turbans and fezzes in a crowd.
Group portrait of Ethiopian soldiers in traditional shammas standing shoulder to shoulder.
Ethiopian Imperial Guard soldiers in parade formation. They carry rifles with bayonets on their shoulders.
An Ethiopian man stands in the street with his hand out, palm up.
Standard bearer and officers of the Kebur Zabagna, Ethiopian Imperial Guard. Note the lion's mane on their caps and epaulets.
Weaver preparing to make strip cloth in a courtyard.
Portrait of two girls in class. Print surface is scratched.
Ethiopian Imperial Guard soldiers in field exercises.
Ethiopian soldier training with an anti-aircraft gun on a large tripod.
Image of a dead man's body in situ, uncovered.
Appears to be a military bunker, possibly displaying bombing damage(?).
Soldiers in khaki uniforms appear to be stationed in a commercial store, possibly an armory(?) or one supplying military uniforms.
Soldiers in shammas march along the street, several in front are mounted on horseback.
Manacled prisoners sit on the ground. One man reads a book.
Detail view of a banner in Amharic (Ge'ez script) held up by a group of soldiers. Images of the Ethiopian flag and a Red Cross appear on it.
Weavers with strip cloth loom and large spindle.
Portrait of a judge in his courtroom.
Group portrait of four men (possibly with looted clothing?) brandishing knives, a sword and a pistol.
Courtroom scene: a judge is seated at a covered table with other men around him.
School children seated at tables. A teacher faces them at his desk below a large sign in Amharic (Ge'ez script).
A funeral procession progresses uphill on a cobble street with a stone wall.
Seated prisoners with armed guards. A tower is visible behind them.
Many soldiers assembled for review by the Emperor and officers on horses.
Ethiopian Imperial Guard soldiers with lances stand along a road.
Two Ethiopian soldiers train with anti-aircraft guns on large tripods.
Pedestrians carrying covered baskets in front of a long procession on the street.
Soldiers marching with a European officer in white uniform. The Ethiopian troops wear dark uniforms with ostrich plumes on their hats.
Armed Ethiopian soldiers assembled, possibly in a war dance. One man carries a drawn, curved sword and small round shield.
Prisoners sitting on the ground in a walled courtyard. Several manacles are visible.
Portrait of Ethiopian boys seated at their desks in a classroom.
School children standing in lines outside a building.
Portrait of a group of soldiers sitting alongside a dirt road.
Ethiopian Imperial Guard soldiers appear to be lifting a timber with a lever.
School girls in white skirts, dark sweaters and berets are lined up outdoors with small flags. Printed "Superior" on one skirt appears to indicate it was made from a rice or flour sack.
An apparent parachute and canister for distributing Aerial Propaganda Leaflets in situ by a garden wall.
Portrait of about a dozen officers of the Ethiopian Imperial Guard.
Close view of the horses with mounted drums, this time at rest and without riders.
An encampment with white tents, parked cars and an Ethiopian man with a pickax being overseen by a European man in a suit.
Appears to be a bomb crater in a residential courtyard and the bodies of two uniformed guards near the compound's gate.
Close up detail view of a painted leather harness.
Appears to be the entrance to an underground bunker with several people nearby and a small canvas tent behind it.
Mounted lancers in traditional dress. Print is spotted, also focus is blurred by action.
Very young cadets march in formation.
Ethiopian Imperial Guard soldiers line a street. They appear to be standing on a curb.
About 16 Ethiopian officers in a variety of capes and hats are assembled in a line.
Three Ethiopian men at a gate, one wears a top hat, one is in a khaki uniform and the third wears a shabba.
Soldiers training using two small (anti-tank?) artillery pieces.
Ethiopian troops in shammas march along a street with an officer wearing khakis.
A crowd of people in the street appears outside the Post and Telegraph Office.
Ethiopian soldiers appear to be marching out of formation and without their hats.
Possibly an Italian airplane that has dropped Aerial Propaganda Leaflets(?).
Europeans in truck bed along with several cars in a small convoy behind it. Several men hold rifles, machine guns or pistols.
Infantry soldiers training in a large field.
Portrait of several soldiers in khakis and shammas.
A classroom of Ethiopian girls in white dresses. A map of France is mounted on the wall behind their desks. One girl appears to be European.
Street scene with a man carrying a sewing machine on his head.
An anti-tank artillery team in training.
Close up view of a wide loom.
Street scene in downtown Addis Ababa. A ceremonial square arch with the Lion of Judah emblem appears in the background. Crowds of people in background may be looters.
Portrait of Ethiopian men, one with a large curved sword.
Ethiopian soldier appears to be involved in a training exercise.
Ethiopian Imperial Guard soldiers in parade with drummers.
An Ethiopian soldier trains using an anti-aircraft gun on a tripod.
People passing a group of heavily packed mules.
Portrait of European civilians and an Ethiopian military officer. Apparently an Aerial Propaganda Leaflet canister is being delivered to the authorities(?).
Portrait of two manacled prisoners sitting against a wall.
Several people stand over a covered body on a bed, possibly a bombing victim.
Four men stand in a room. Possibly a courtroom?
Street scene with soldiers and civilians carrying belongings. Imprimerie (printer) sign is visible in background.
A large group of soldiers passing through the street in town. They're wearing mostly traditional white capes with rifles. Mounted soldiers may be behind them.
A group of Ethiopian soldiers in shammas with their shouldered rifles marches down the street.
Military exercise with Ethiopian soldiers training using small, wheeled artillery pieces.
A group of smiling mounted soldiers on donkeys are surrounded by civilians. One man is dressed in traditional regalia and holds a spear.
Training exercise with two teams of anti-tank artillery soldiers moving their equipment.
Infantry soldiers training in a large field, a long line of prone men with rifles.
Portrait of an older Ethiopian man in a dark cape.
Ethiopian soldiers in shammas assemble on the street outside Ministry of War offices.
Ethiopian soldiers in a training exercise, wide view.
Ethiopian Imperial Guard soldiers in parade with drummers.
Street scene with soldiers and civilians apparently sorting through bundles of belongings. Imprimerie (printer) sign is visible in background.
An assembly of armed men appear to be confronting others apparently guarding stairs.
Possibly a courtroom: several men are seated at a table with books as another man reads from some papers standing up facing a carpeted area.
Ethiopian Imperial Guard soldiers appear to be training with a light machine gun.
Parade formation of young Ethiopians with drummers in front and some bugle like horns visible in the rear.
Interior of courtroom. A military officer behind a barrier, with nine men at a table of books and others seated behind them.
Portrait of school children seated at their benches. One boy appears to be sleeping.
Interior courtyard. Possibly a prison yard.
Courtroom view of Ethiopian men writing at tables, reading papers, etc.
An Ethiopian and two Europeans at a table after dinner.
An outdoor scene. The judge appears to be making an announcement to an assemble crowd.
Six Ethiopian soldiers sitting beside several mules with some children standing nearby.
Ethiopian soldiers train with a light machine gun.
Military school cadets marching three abreast.
A formal occasion with members of the royal family on a stage (Prince Makonen appears at the left in a dark outfit, while some of the women may be weeping). A mural behind appears to depict biplanes approaching a building while people run away. A possible depiction of Italian bombings of Red Cross facilities?
Portrait of an officer of the Ethiopian Imperial Guard on horseback.
Six Ethiopian young men are seated at looms in a large room.
Infantry of the Kebur Zabagna or Ethiopian Imperial Guard, the elite of the army. It is notable how well and uniformly they are equipped and dressed.
Portrait of a soldier in a dark cape, brandishing a spear for the photographer. He wears a cartridge belt around his waist and sits on a mule. A crowd surrounds him in the city street.
Ethiopian Imperial Guard troops with standard bearer.
Apparent looting of S.F. Fernandes & Sons. The sign reads: "High Class Tailors & Import Merchants, purveyors to the Abyssinian government & foreign legations."
Soldiers march along a street.
Portrait of Ethiopian Imperial Guard officers with European military officers. In the center may be Captain Viking Tamm, director of the École de Guerre Haile Selassie I at Gannat, Ethiopia, which opened in April 1935.
Path with a large hole, possibly collapsed from rain.
Ethiopian Imperial Guard soldiers in formation with drummers.
A large group of what appear to be European civilians (some are armed with rifles) at an outdoor park or meeting area.
Weaver with a large spindle, preparing to make strip cloth.
A gymnastics class of Ethiopian students holding weights above their heads.
Interior view of a large stone cistern or covered storage tank.
Portrait of an Ethiopian sitting near covered baskets and a pot. Chickens are visible in the background.
Ethiopian Imperial Guard soldiers in parade formation.
About ten Ethiopian men stand in the street outside a commercial building porch (S.F. Fernandes & Sons).
A single file line of civilians walking down a street side, many carrying belongings.
Room interior, possibly with one wall damaged by a shell or bomb.
Long line of Ethiopian Imperial Guard troops standing at attention.
Aftermath of fires: a large masonry building with galvanized roof sheets scattered around the grounds.
A stamped official invitation from Alto Commissariato per L'Africa Orientale to the German legation for the trial of the Ethiopian ex-Min. of War.
Italian troops marching on a large field. Some tents and buildings are visible in the distance.
Portrait of a group of four men around an ammunition box labeled "P&PT Addis."
An Ethiopian man in a cape greets seated dignitaries.
Corpses lie uncovered. Each of these young men has his right foot tied with a rope.
Three armed civilian men in the parking area outside a villa.
Ethiopians at a train stop. An Italian carabinieri officer is visible as well.
Four European civilian men stand outdoors.
Italian colonial troops in fezzes appear to be packing horses. One soldier holds an envelope.
Wider view of the city street with pedestrians passing a partly covered corpse and burned buildings in the distance.
Aftermath of fires in business district of Addis Ababa.
Italian troops in an encampment. Horses are pastured in the distance.
View of sailing Dhows from the deck of a ship.
Twenty or more African troops on horseback, they may be Eritrean Cavalry Askari based on the "Penne di Falco" or hawk feathers in their fezzes.
An uncovered corpse lies among the litter near a street curb.
Street view of a business district in Addis Ababa with trash in the street, several automobiles. Among the trash is a Sandeman crate and what appear to be many bottles.
Several bodies lie in the streets.
Italian colonial troops in the street. One soldier is reading from a book along with others on a bench.
Pedestrian walking by burned out buildings.
Cow being hoisted from a crane into a ship's hold.
Italian carabinieri officer holds an Ethiopian woman by the arm at a train stop. She wears a dark shawl.
Interior of a camp cook house with stores of tea cups, coffee service, oil lamps and bottles of wine. Several men are in the area, one inside the opening of a nearby tent.
Italian military troops in a convoy of open trucks in downtown Addis Ababa. Several trucks carry artillery guns. A burned out building is visible in the background.
Three European men, one seated at a large mounted machine gun.
Three African soldiers in the open door of a railroad box car with a machine gun inside.
An Italian officer is mounted on a donkey, with a colonial African soldier following behind.
An Ethiopian man in a dark cape walks through a roped area. Several soldiers are visible in the background.
Apparently more of the aftermath of fires in Addis Ababa. This looks like an official building.
An open bed truck appears to carry Indian troops (in turbans). Groups of men stand at the roadside.
Portrait of two European men in a train compartment.
Close view of open bed truck with turbaned troops.
An Italian military officer appears to be greeting seated dignitaries.
Interior view of European men and women with wine, cigarettes. The photographer is reflected in the window with the glare of the flash.
Italian and colonial troops in truck convoy in front of the Addis Ababa train station. One truck door is painted with an "autotrasporti" sign.
Truck with two Ethiopian soldiers armed with sub-machine guns and a group of European men outside a villa flying the Swastika flag.
Ruined buildings. There appears to be a tour of officials through the area.
Partly covered corpse with legs tied together post mortem (lividity is visible on legs).
A corpse in the street is partly covered with paper and foliage. Two playing cards are nearby.
Portrait of an Ethiopian soldier sitting on car fender with a long rifle.
Swimmers swimming away from ship. They may be attempting to retrieve an overboard cow.
European civilian men gathered outside a villa flying a Nazi Luftwaffe flag.
A group of Italian soldiers and officers apparently touring damaged, burned commercial buildings.
Street view of a business district in Addis Ababa shows burned buildings and trash in the street.
Close view of a warehouse or storehouse with piles of supplies and an Ethiopian guard.
A large rowboat in the water with about nine Africans on board.
Removal of a corpse with a stretcher by several men. Visible in the background is a sign for "Chabaz Photo Studio."
Cars, four soldiers with a suitcase and a paddywagon in the parking area of a large masonry building.
A group of Italian soldiers, one raising a pickax, appear to be digging graves. Small grave markers appear behind them and corpses lie uncovered in the foreground.
Fire damage to buildings in business district of Addis Ababa.
Two Europeans in a convertible automobile back seat with looting damage visible behind.
Several flat bed trucks with wood slat sides and a few Italian soldiers in front of a small building.
An Italian officer on a horse salutes. Several officers standing by the street are also visible.
Dhow sailing nearby.
Several Italian colonial (African) soldiers with an Ethiopian family outside a residential building.
Groups of men on the road and parking area outside a villa.
Portrait of several men in western suits and hats. They appear to stand on a wooden dais.
European civilian men gathering into a line outside a villa flying a Nazi Luftwaffe flag.
"A.M. Mohamed Ally & Co." building with "Essence Texaco" and "Kodaks" advertising signs. Italian soldiers in line in front of a closed gate. Ethiopian men in shammas are in the crowd, with one apparently selling a chicken to a soldier.
A looter is possibly being beaten with a cane or threatened with a drawn sword. The "Imprimerie Artistique" sign is visible in the background. Print has staining damage.
Portrait of three men, two are appear to be Japanese diplomats (apparently only two Japanese were in the country at this time).
European woman, possibly in a cook's uniform, sits on the floor with her arms crossed.
Italian officers and others entering a large automobile outside a masonry building.
Parading Italian troops in formation.
Italian and colonial troops appear to be in a parade in front of a burned out building.
Burning, partly collapsed buildings in Addis Ababa.
Aftermath of fires in business district of Addis Ababa. A sign reads: "Pharmacie Centrale"
Groups of Europeans and Ethiopians in a large parking area outside a villa.
Two small tanks appear to be in a parade on a wide boulevard.
View of lifeboat and several lighters with stowed sails from a passenger ship.
Wide view of what appears to be a warehouse or storehouse with piles of supplies and an Ethiopian guard.
Wider view of camp cook house.
Removal of a corpse from the street by several men. One man wears a Red Cross symbol on his uniform armband while several others cover their faces with cloth.
European armed civilian and soldier in uniform walking along a road.
Large crowd of mostly European civilians with some military. Appears to be evacuees from the city as some carry rifles, children appear to wear helmets, etc. A villa appears at the end of the road.
Parading Italian troops marching on the street.
Interior of camp cook house with tea cups, coffee service, oil lamps and bottles of wine. Several men sit inside the covered area.
Tractor pulling a wheeled artillery piece in parade. It appears to be articulated, with Italians in front and colonial troops with fezzes in the back. The colonial infantry insignia are clearly visible on the officer's epaulet in the foreground.
Interior view of European men and women with cigarettes.
An uncovered corpse.
Italian colonial troops appear to be setting up camp.
Portrait of two young Italian colonial soldiers posing in the street.
View from the front of a masonry building, with a soldier (officer?) on the porch.
Italian military officers at street side salute the Italian Royal Army flag carried by parading troops.
Troop carrying tractor in parade between wooden wheeled artillery pieces.
Cow being hoisted from a crane into a ship's hold.
A rooster scratches among trash in the street.
European man appears to survey the fire damage in a business district of Addis Ababa. A damaged sign reads: "Pharmacie & Drogue Ethiopiene."
Italian colonial troops along the side of the road. Military uniforms and insignia are clearly visible and appear to indicate they are Eritrean. One soldier's large armband shows three stars.
Italian troops marching in a parade. Mounted standard bearers display the flag of the Regio Esercito (Royal Army).
A European man and woman sit on top of a gate pedestal while Ethiopians appear to being looking through the gate below.
A corpse in the street is partly covered with cloth, paper and foliage. Two playing cards are visible by the feet.
Group portrait of turbaned troops in an open bed truck.
Portrait of a young Ethiopian boy in uniform. He is held in place by a European man.
Assembly of about 30 African colonial troops in front of burned out "Pharmacie W. Zahn" building. An Italian officer stands beside the formation.
Italian colonial (zaptié gendarmerie?) troops seated in an open truck with a small artillery piece behind them.
Large Italian troop formation in parade on a wide boulevard. Print is damaged.
A view of tents and people.
View of severe fire damage in Addis Ababa. Soldiers appear to be stationed in front of buildings.
An Ethiopian man passes by a European soldier and two civilians. The man is armed with a rifle while the woman is holding a book.
A small group of mounted Italian military officers is saluted by another group of standing Italian military officers.
Italian colonial troops are lined up at the curb of a street with a crowd of civilian observers above them on a terrace. "Mon Cine" sign is on a building behind the people.
Two Ethiopian men greet one another on a street with much fire and looting damage in evidence.
Woman standing under a parasol in port. A freighter is in the background.
European man appears to survey the aftermath of fires in a business district of Addis Ababa.
View of burned buildings from a square in Addis Ababa. A memorial in the square is shaped like the Mercedes-Benz logo.
Portrait of two young European women in a room with piles of household belongings.
Portrait of a European man, he appears to be in the seat of a train compartment.
Apparently a group of dignitaries on a roped dais.
Ethiopian man in a shamma reads a posted order in Italian: Popolazioni dello Scioa Udite!
Close view of Italian pith helmet with military insignia and handwriting (place names in military campaign?): L. Asciano, Quoram, Dessie, Addis Abbeba appear most visible.
Mobs burned European owned businesses after Haile Selassie left the city (May 2, 1936).
Interior view of European men and women. One man wears an unusual hat.
Italian colonial (Eritrean?) troops in open bed trucks.
Handwritten letter by Rikli written during trip
Martin Rikli Photographs, 1935-1936. Album 4.
Abessinien von Heute-Blickpunkt der Welt
Handwritten letter by Rikli written during trip
Handwritten letter by Rikli written during trip
Handwritten letter by Rikli written during trip
Exhibit Proposal Presentation
Wall Text for Exhibit
Object Check List