Christraud M. Geary photographs of Senegal, EEPA 1993-006

Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.1993-006
Creators:
Geary, Christraud M.
Dates:
1993
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
251 slides (photographs)
1 volume
color
Repository:
Photographs taken by Christraud M. Geary during a research trip to Senegal in 1993. Locations documented include Île de Gorée, Saint-Louis, Luoga, and Dakar. Subjects include street scenes, artworks, views of and in the Institut Fondamental d'Afrique Noire (IFAN), and merchants at the Sandaga Market (Dakar).

Arrangement
Arrangement
The original order of the collection has been maintained. It is arranged chronologically and divided into 4 series by location:
  • Series 1: Île de Gorée, 1993 (97 slides)
  • Series 2: Saint-Louis, 1993 (91 slides)
  • Series 3: Louga, 1993 (13 slides)
  • Series 4: Dakar, 1993 (50 slides)

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Christraud M. Geary (1946-) was formally a curator of the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives at the National Museum of African Art. She received a PhD in cultural anthropology and African studies from the University of Frankfurt, Germany, in 1973. Geary specializes in the history of photography in Africa and in the study of African art.

Administration
Processing Information
Hannah Storch, in consultation with Christraud Geary, created the metadata in 2019. The collection was digitized and made accessible online in 2019.
Author
Eden Orelove

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Conditions Governing Access note
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Preferred Citation
Christraud M. Geary photographs of Senegal, EEPA 1993-006, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by Christraud Geary, 1993.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Color slides Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Senegal Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Africa Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Dakar (Senegal) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Saint-Louis (Senegal) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Gorée (Senegal) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
National Museum of African Art
P.O. Box 37012
MRC 708
Washington, DC 20013-7012
elisofonarchives@si.edu
http://africa.si.edu/collection/eliot-elisofon-photographic-archives/