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Ghana photograph album

Names:
Aburi Garden  Search this
Extent:
104 Photographic prints (album)
Container:
Volume 1
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographic prints
Albums
Photographs
Portraits
Place:
Freetown (Sierra Leone)
Tamale (Ghana)
Takoradi (Ghana)
Volta River (Ghana)
Teshi (Ghana)
Africa
Sierra Leone
Ghana
Achimota (Ghana)
Accra (Ghana)
Date:
circa 1946
Summary:
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:
Bryna Freyer is a curator at the National Museum of African Art.
General note:
Title provided by EEPA staff.
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
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:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Natural landscapes  Search this
Domestic scenes  Search this
Police  Search this
Parades  Search this
Soldiers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Albums
Photographic prints
Photographs
Portraits
Citation:
West African Photograph Album, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-014
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo741dca835-0289-4447-aff3-824a38431a61
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2005-014

Oplismenus hirtellus (L.) P. Beauv.

Biogeographical Region:
22 - West Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
F. N. Howes  Search this
Place:
Gold Coast. Aburi Gardens., Ghana, Africa
Collection Date:
Transcribed d/m/y: 4/11/25
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Panicoideae
Published Name:
Oplismenus hirtellus (L.) P. Beauv.
Barcode:
04287783
USNM Number:
1297285
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3d19fc2b8-0df5-454a-96e5-e41f8e085998
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16061586

Axonopus compressus (Sw.) P. Beauv.

Biogeographical Region:
22 - West Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
G. A. Oduro  Search this
Place:
Gold Coast Soil & Land-use Survey. Lawn & check on erosion. Aburi Garden., Ghana, Africa
Collection Date:
18 Apr 1951
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Panicoideae
Published Name:
Axonopus compressus (Sw.) P. Beauv.
Barcode:
04255934
USNM Number:
2208916
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a9b784fc-d2f4-476c-acf2-cc42308c9f69
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16120935

Flowering plants and ferns

Biogeographical Region:
22 - West Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
John T. Baldwin  Search this
Microhabitat Description:
Cultivated in Aburi Gardens.  Search this
Place:
Gold Coast, Ghana, Africa
Collection Date:
30 Sep 1949
Barcode:
03468634
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39d59fc7b-13a4-4750-a902-6550549bce1d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_14691902

Eragrostis tenella (L.) P. Beauv. ex Roem. & Schult.

Biogeographical Region:
22 - West Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
G. A. K. Adesi  Search this
Min. Elevation:
430  Search this
Place:
Gold Coast Soil & Land-Use Survey. Aburi Gardens., Ghana, Africa
Collection Date:
16 Oct 1952
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Chloridoideae
Published Name:
Eragrostis tenella (L.) P. Beauv. ex Roem. & Schult.
Barcode:
04383406
USNM Number:
2208955
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c4854884-10fd-4517-a522-8544f19acd11
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16248520

A catalogue of the Aburi Gardens, being a complete list of all the plants grown in the GovernmentBotanical Gardens at Aburi, Gold Coast, West Africa, together with their popular or local names, us es, habits, and habitats; prepared for the Institute of Commercial Research in the Tropics, by A.E.Evans ..

Author:
Aburi Government Botanical Gardens  Search this
Evans, A. E  Search this
University of Liverpool Institute of Commercial Research in the Tropics  Search this
Physical description:
3 p. l., 40 p. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Gold Coast
Date:
1906
Topic:
Botanical gardens  Search this
Call number:
QK73.A2 A2X
QK73.A2A2X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_165769

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