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Travel to Western Africa: Las Palmas, Canary Islands, One of the Port of Call along the Journey to Lagos, Nigeria

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Creator:
Turner, Lorenzo Dow 1890-1972
Subject:
Turner, Lorenzo Dow
Physical description:
1 photographic negative : b&w; 35mm
Type:
Negatives
Place:
Canary Islands, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria
Africa
The Canaries
Date:
1951
Notes:
Title is provided by ACMA Archives staff based on researcher's notes.
This photograph was taken by Lorenzo Dow Turner while conducting field research in Nigeria, on a Fulbright Research Award from March 1951 through December 1951.
The Lorenzo Dow Turner papers were donated to the Anacostia Community Museum in 2003 by Professor Turner's widow, Lois Turner Williams. Additional materials were donated in the spring of 2010 by Mrs. Turner Williams.
Summary:
Additional information from Archives Staff reads, "In February 15, 1951, Lorenzo Dow Turner embarked in London on 'The Accra' (Elder Dempster Lines) to reach Lagos, Nigeria, on February 28, 1951. The ports of calls along the journey were The Canaries islands; Freetown, Sierra Leone; and at Takoradi, Gold Coast (now Ghana). Upon his return in November 17, 1951, he embarked in Freetown, Sierra Leone, again on the 'Accra,' to reach Liverpool, England, on November 26, 1951."
Cite as:
Lorenzo Dow Turner papers, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Lois Turner Williams
Topic:
Architecture
Cultural landscapes
Local number:
ACMA LDT-N-R37-1222
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu
See more items in:
Sub-series 5.4.1: Research: Africa
Lorenzo Dow Turner papers, Series 5: Photographs ca 1890-1974
Lorenzo Dow Turner papers 1895-1972
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_302971

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