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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

Anacystis montana

Biogeographical Region:
African Terrestrial  Search this
Collector:
George William Lawson  Search this
Place:
Achimota, Ghana, Africa
Collection Date:
5 Oct 1959
Taxonomy:
Eubacteria Cyanobacteria Chroococcales Chroococcaceae
Published Name:
Anacystis montana
Barcode:
02732440
USNM Number:
101272
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Botany
Algae
Collection of Francis Drouet
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3ebcd75ea-ae37-4495-8c9a-0d77d5f605c4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2239688

Cassipourea congoensis W.T. Aiton ex DC.

Biogeographical Region:
22 - West Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
J. B. Hall  Search this
Place:
Achimota., Ghana, Africa
Collection Date:
Transcribed d/m/y: 21/5/77
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Malpighiales Rhizophoraceae
Published Name:
Cassipourea congoensis W.T. Aiton ex DC.
Barcode:
03045495
USNM Number:
2829636
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3edd3680a-1a0c-4a8b-9793-1b292b2af7f5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_14399759

Scytonema hofmannii C. Agardh ex Bornet & Flahault

Biogeographical Region:
African Terrestrial  Search this
Collector:
George William Lawson  Search this
Place:
Achimota, Ghana, Africa
Collection Date:
10 May 1951
Taxonomy:
Eubacteria Cyanobacteria Nostocales Scytonemataceae
Published Name:
Scytonema hofmannii C. Agardh ex Bornet & Flahault
Barcode:
02644188
USNM Number:
106331
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Botany
Algae
Collection of Francis Drouet
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3a62f8df0-d176-4e72-96bd-634e3b85cfa7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2384441

Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault

Biogeographical Region:
African Terrestrial  Search this
Collector:
George William Lawson  Search this
Place:
Achimota, Ghana, Africa
Collection Date:
7 May 1951
Taxonomy:
Eubacteria Cyanobacteria Nostocales Nostocaceae
Published Name:
Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault
Barcode:
02563156
USNM Number:
135030
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Botany
Algae
Collection of Francis Drouet
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/392c8a0fc-aa86-4b4a-9415-97c27e0db172
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2327074

Coccochloris elabens

Biogeographical Region:
Tropical East Atlantic  Search this
Collector:
George William Lawson  Search this
Place:
Achimota, Ghana, Africa
Collection Date:
11 Nov 1955
Taxonomy:
Eubacteria Cyanobacteria Chroococcales Chroococcaceae
Published Name:
Coccochloris elabens
Barcode:
02617472
USNM Number:
102739
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Botany
Algae
Collection of Francis Drouet
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/35535cadc-04b6-4e26-913f-7896721b1330
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2357588

Premna quadrifolia Schumach. & Thonn.

Biogeographical Region:
22 - West Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
John McEwan Dalziel  Search this
Place:
Gold Coast: Achimota., Ghana, Africa
Collection Date:
26 Feb 1927
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Lamiales Lamiaceae
Published Name:
Premna quadrifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Barcode:
02780312
USNM Number:
1272983
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3accea7ec-2268-496c-b11b-422faee55fe2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13882928

Baphia pubescens Hook. f.

Biogeographical Region:
22 - West Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
Akpabla, G. K.  Search this
Place:
Achimota, Ghana, Africa
Collection Date:
Jun 1951
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Fabales Fabaceae Papilionoideae
Published Name:
Baphia pubescens Hook. f.
Barcode:
02275934
USNM Number:
2645378
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3dc2639e5-a7ab-44aa-b43d-ae09ddaa56e0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13241554

Haematoloechus exoterorchis

Collector:
Dr. James D. Thomas  Search this
Prep Count:
4
Preparation:
Slide
Place:
Legon and Achimota, Ghana, Africa
Collection Date:
10 Dec 1957
Published Name:
Haematoloechus exoterorchis Rees, 1964
Other Numbers:
USNPC Accession (Catalog) : 062891.00
USNM Number:
1358607
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Invertebrate Zoology
Platyhelminthes
US National Parasite Collection
Parasite Collection
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3e8797813-039d-4a38-9cec-a2e3c4da96af
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_12012909

Pseudoneodiplostomum thomasi

Collector:
Dr. James D. Thomas  Search this
Prep Count:
2
Preparation:
Slide
Place:
Achimota?, Ghana, Africa
Collection Date:
1 Dec 1956
Published Name:
Pseudoneodiplostomum thomasi (Dollfus, 1935)
Other Numbers:
USNPC Accession (Catalog) : 062923.00
USNM Number:
1358639
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Invertebrate Zoology
Platyhelminthes
US National Parasite Collection
Parasite Collection
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/31bb9e951-20cd-4872-8f9b-5d70922f36b1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_12012941

Achimota: the early years, 1924-1948 [by] C. Kingsley Williams

Author:
Williams, C. Kingsley (Charles Kingsley)  Search this
Subject:
Prince of Wales College and School (Achimota, Ghana)  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 158 pages illustrations, map, portraits 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1962
[1962]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1045184

A museum for Sierra Leone? : amateur enthusiasms and colonial museum policy in British West Africa / Paul Basu

Author:
Basu, Paul  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
National Museum (Sierra Leone)  Search this
Institute of West African Arts, Industries and Social Science (Achimota, Ghana)  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Sierra Leone
Freetown
Africa, English-speaking West
Date:
2012
Topic:
Museums  Search this
Museums--History  Search this
Call number:
AM41 .C87 2012
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1030056

The Institute of West African Arts, Industries and Social Science : the Society's afternoon meeting for the Rev. R. W. Stopford, Principal of Achimota College, Gold Coast, 26th May 1943 / R. W. Stopford ; introduction by Hanns Vischer

Author:
Stopford, Robert Wright  Search this
Vischer, Hanns 1876-1945  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Institute of West African Arts, Industries and Social Science (Achimota, Ghana)  Search this
Achimota School Department of Arts and Crafts  Search this
Type:
Manuscripts
Place:
Ghana
Date:
1943
Topic:
Handicraft  Search this
Education and state  Search this
Call number:
VF-- Art, Ghana
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1106342

Expansion hindered / by C. Kingsley Williams

Author:
Williams, C. Kingsley (Charles Kingsley)  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Meyerowitz, Herbert Vladimir 1900-1945  Search this
Achimota School Faculty  Search this
Achimota School Administration  Search this
Institute of West African Arts, Industries and Social Science (Achimota, Ghana)  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Ghana
Achimota
Date:
1962
Topic:
Art education  Search this
Call number:
LG481.P75 W5 1962
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1064542

Secondary industries and inter-colonial collaboration

Author:
Meyerowitz, Herbert Vladimir 1900-1945  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Meyerowitz, Herbert Vladimir 1900-1945  Search this
Institute of West African Arts, Industries and Social Science (Achimota, Ghana))  Search this
Achimota School  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Ghana
Date:
1943
Topic:
Handicraft  Search this
Handicraft industried  Search this
Art education  Search this
Call number:
DT1.A1 A258
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1106343

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