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Field Work in Bunce Island, Sierra Leone: Group of Expatriates Gathering for a Picnic at Ruins of the British Slave Castle

view Field Work in Bunce Island, Sierra Leone: Group of Expatriates Gathering for a Picnic at Ruins of the British Slave Castle digital asset number 1
Creator:
Turner, Lorenzo Dow 1890-1972
Subject:
Turner, Lorenzo Dow
Physical description:
1 photographic negative : b&w; 35mm
Type:
Negatives
Place:
Sierra Leone, Western Area, Bunce Island
Africa
Sierra Leone
Date:
1951
Notes:
Title is provided by ACMA Archives staff based on researcher's notes.
Summary:
Additional information from Margaret Wade-Lewis publication reads, "After leaving Nigeria [September 1951], Turner spent approximately two months in Sierra Leone collecting Krio language samples, proverbs, and folklore. Residing with the Brodericks, a prominent family in Freetown, he paid a visit to Princess Fatima Massaquoi [...]. He recorded her speaking in Vai." [Lorenzo Dow Turner: Father of Gullah Studies. By Margaret Wade-Lewis. Published by: Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2007, p. 175]
Cite as:
Lorenzo Dow Turner papers, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Lois Turner Williams
Topic:
Architecture
Cultural landscapes
Historic sites
Monuments
Slave trade--History
Local number:
ACMA LDT-N-R12-358
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

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