Photographs taken by Christraud Geary during a research trip to Dakar and Goree Island, Senegal in 1990.
Photographs taken by Christraud M. Geary during a research trip to Mali and Senegal in 1998.
Photographs and cabinet cards from Senegal collected by the staff of the National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, during the 1980s. Popular from the mid-1860s through the 1900s, cabinet cards were commercially produced 4" x 5 1/2" photoprints mounted on card stock measuring 4 1/4" x 6 1/2", often with an embossed studio name in the corner. Frequently sold as collectors' items, these cards often contained images of attractive women or royalty of various nationalities. Images include cabinet cards from the Bonnevide Photographic Studio and from J. Barbier.
Photographs taken by Christraud Geary during a research trip to Senegal in 1993.
Photographs taken by Richard Wechsler during his travels in Senegal and Gambia, circa 1970.
Photographs taken by Warren Robbins during a research trip to Cameroon, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal and Ghana in 1982.
Photographs taken by Amie Richwine during her travels in Mauritania and Senegal.
Photographic album purchased by Blake Robinson in 1961 from the Charlejean Studio in Brazzaville, Congo. These images are of great interest as the images were most likely taken by an African photographer. Images include three of rivers scenes, two of funeral ceremonies, one each of a President and a press conference, three of modern house interiors and one aerial of Monumama. 42 postcards are from the city and surrounding countryside of Mogadishu, Somalia and depict architecture and wildlife. Evidence of Italian and Islamic influences appear in the urban scenes of Mogadishu's schools, banks, burial grounds, places of worship and legislative building. People pictured in the background are seen in mostly European clothing. A few scenes of the countryside include Somali herders in their traditional garments. Postcards of wildlife illustrate elephants, wart hogs, lions, buffalo, antelope and a leopard. 73 postcards depict scenes of urban and rural living in Chad, Nigeria, Liberia, Senegal, Cote d'Ivoire, Congo and Morocco. Images include market places, aerial views of Goree and Liberian basket weavers.
Photographs taken by Carl M. Purcell during his travels through East Africa and West Africa to include Ethiopia, Senegal, Chad, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Tanzania, Gabon and Ghana. Images are mostly portraits of individuals, circa 1970.
Photographs taken by Amina Dickerson in 1982 during her travels in Niger, Nigeria and Senegal. Images are mostly of the Hausa, Yoruba and Tuareg peoples.