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.
Bryna Freyer is a curator at the National Museum of African Art.
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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