West Africa photograph album, EEPA 2005-014, circa 1946

Summary
Collection ID:
EEPA.2005-014
Dates:
circa 1946
Languages:
Undetermined
Physical Description:
104 photographic prints
album
Repository:
The collection consists of an album containing 104 photographic prints dating from circa 1946. The photographs depict British soliders and native police, landscape views, a Victory Day parade, and scenes of daily life in and around Freetown, Sierra Leone, and Accra, Achimota, Takoradi, Teshi and Tamale in Ghana. Also included are images of the Volta River, the Oburi (Aburi) Gardens near Accra, and Osu Castle (also known as Fort Christiansborg or Christiansborg Castle), the seat of government in Ghana.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Bryna Freyer is a curator at the National Museum of African Art.

General note
General note
Title provided by EEPA staff.

Container
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Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Conditions Governing Use note
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Preferred Citation note
West African Photograph Album, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Donated by Bryna Freyer, 2005.

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Achimota (Ghana) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Accra (Ghana) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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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/