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Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Collection Source:
Harris, Nancy H.  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Gorlia, Emile E.O.  Search this
Extent:
1 Stereograph (b&w, 6 x 13 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Stereographs
Place:
Africa
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Senegal
Date:
[ca. 1920]
Scope and Contents:
Judge E. Gorlia's fourth journey in the Belgian Congo from November 1920 to February 1923.
The "Compagnie Maritime Belge du Congo" was ensuring a service every three weeks between Antwerp (Belgium) and Matadi (Congo). The ports of call along the journey were eventually La Pallice (France), Casablanca (Morocco), Ténériffe (Canaries islands, Spain), Dakar (Sénégal), Freetown (Sierra Leone), Conakry (Guinee), Grand Bassam (Ivory Coast), and Banana, Boma, Matadi (Congo).
In November 1920 the passenger steamer "Anversville" navigated 21 days to Matadi, its final destination. It called a few hours in ther harbour of Dakar, the adminstrative center of Senegal, then under French rules.
General:
Title source: Archives staff; title not provided by photographer.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection digitized and available online. Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Transportation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereographs
Collection Citation:
Emile Gorlia Photographs, EEPA 1977-001, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1977-001, Item EEPA 1977-0001-528
See more items in:
Emile Gorlia photographs
Emile Gorlia photographs / Fourth Trip to Congo
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1977-001-ref1373