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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

Brachydeuterus auritus

Collector:
Gilbert W. Bane  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Atlantic  Search this
Vessel:
Amegah  Search this
Place:
West of Takoradi, Ghana, Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly, Western Region, Ghana, Atlantic
Collection Date:
25 Nov 1961
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Osteichthyes, Actinopterygii, Neopterygii, Acanthopterygii, Perciformes, Percoidei, Haemulidae
Published Name:
Brachydeuterus auritus
Accession Number:
272618
USNM Number:
395906
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Vertebrate Zoology
Fishes
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3f2c01e0a-292e-40d6-b234-fbaed9558e12
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_5326427

Drepane longimana

Collector:
Gilbert W. Bane  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
Atlantic  Search this
Vessel:
Amegah  Search this
Prep Count:
2
Preparation:
Glycerin with Bone Stain
Place:
West of Takoradi, Ghana, Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly, Western Region, Ghana, Atlantic
Collection Date:
25 Nov 1961
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Osteichthyes, Actinopterygii, Neopterygii, Acanthopterygii, Perciformes, Percoidei, Drepaneidae
Published Name:
Drepane longimana
Accession Number:
272618
USNM Number:
261383
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Vertebrate Zoology
Fishes
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/38a8f3ed5-640a-4eb3-8d4b-741f07affd0e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_5119832

Bathygobius soporator

Collector:
Gilbert W. Bane  Search this
William J. Richards  Search this
Place:
Bridge 300 yards upstream from Rio Hwini mouth, Takoradi, Ghana, Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly, Western Region, Ghana, Africa
Collection Date:
27 Jul 1961
Taxonomy:
Animalia, Chordata, Vertebrata, Osteichthyes, Actinopterygii, Neopterygii, Acanthopterygii, Perciformes, Gobioidei, Gobiidae, Gobiinae
Published Name:
Bathygobius soporator
Accession Number:
272618
USNM Number:
340356
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Vertebrate Zoology
Fishes
Data Source:
NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3833ce3cb-5a7d-4398-8f18-c038d242af7a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhvz_5243617

Schizothrix calcicola Gomont

Biogeographical Region:
22 - West Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
D. M. John  Search this
Place:
Komenda (between cape coast and Takoradi) Ghana, W. Africa, Komenda, Central, Ghana, Africa
Collection Date:
7 Sep 1971
Taxonomy:
Eubacteria Cyanobacteria Synechococcales Synechococcales familia incertae sedis
Published Name:
Schizothrix calcicola Gomont
Barcode:
02576937
USNM Number:
128186
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Botany
Algae
Collection of Francis Drouet
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3bf4d9f25-4781-4aa6-896a-76fb8d4b2db1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_13793805

Desplatsia sp.

Biogeographical Region:
22 - West Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
A. A. Enti  Search this
Place:
Subiri Forest Reserve, near Takoradi, Ghana, Africa
Collection Date:
Dec 1972
Taxonomy:
Plantae Dicotyledonae Malvales Tiliaceae
Published Name:
Desplatsia sp.
Barcode:
00602681
USNM Number:
3386727
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Tiliaceae/Guaramacal
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/32d6e8510-9a28-4872-ba7b-5331fd554f5c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2036608

Microcoleus lyngbyaceus Kütz. ex Forti

Biogeographical Region:
Tropical East Atlantic  Search this
Collector:
George William Lawson  Search this
Place:
Takoradi, Ghana, Africa
Collection Date:
15 Dec 1952
Taxonomy:
Eubacteria Cyanobacteria Oscillatoriales Microcoleaceae
Published Name:
Microcoleus lyngbyaceus Kütz. ex Forti
Barcode:
02620277
USNM Number:
114869
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Botany
Algae
Collection of Francis Drouet
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3ffccca4e-f270-4961-8aa5-e1f31b2a5374
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2318639

Hyperthelia dissoluta (Nees ex Steud.) Clayton

Biogeographical Region:
22 - West Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
C. Vigne  Search this
Min. Elevation:
15  Search this
Place:
Gold Coast. Takoradi., Ghana, Africa
Collection Date:
Nov 1941
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Panicoideae
Published Name:
Hyperthelia dissoluta (Nees ex Steud.) Clayton
Barcode:
04354177
USNM Number:
1818839
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3c9d7c849-c694-413a-a4f4-347571261468
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16207569

Eragrostis blepharostachya K. Schum.

Biogeographical Region:
22 - West Tropical Africa  Search this
Collector:
C. Vigne  Search this
Min. Elevation:
15  Search this
Place:
Gold Coast. In grass plains near coast. Takoradi., Ghana, Africa
Collection Date:
Nov 1941
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Poales Poaceae Chloridoideae
Published Name:
Eragrostis blepharostachya K. Schum.
Barcode:
04381253
USNM Number:
1818837
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Botany
Flowering plants and ferns
Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3f8aac315-e805-4f75-9136-b8121fbccc2e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_16246450

Blanket

Maker:
Mende artist  Search this
Medium:
Cotton, indigo dye, natural dye
Dimensions:
H x W: 246.4 x 137.2 cm (97 x 54 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Takoradi, Sierra Leone
Date:
Before 1941
Topic:
Household  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
hand  Search this
Credit Line:
National Museum of African Art, National Museum of Natural History, purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, 1983-85, EJ10420
Object number:
EJ10420
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys780b2cc6c-e5f3-419c-ac1e-6f80fc5da8fd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_EJ10420

Nidaliopsis sp.

Expedition:
Guinean Trawling Survey, ICITA  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Guinea  Search this
Vessel:
La Rafale R/V  Search this
Depth (m):
32 - 32
Preparation:
Alcohol (Ethanol)
Place:
S Of Takoradi, Ghana, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
5 Oct 1963
Published Name:
Nidaliopsis sp.
USNM Number:
1615931
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Invertebrate Zoology
Cnidaria
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/36733bd5f-cf69-4fef-907d-ed6476fc9300
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_15436964

Murexiella bojadoreensis

Collector:
P. Ryall  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean  Search this
Depth (m):
60 - 60
Preparation:
Alcohol (Ethanol)
Place:
5 Mile Off Mpatano, W Of Takoradi, Ghana, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
Dec 1986
Published Name:
Murexiella bojadoreensis Locard, 1897
USNM Number:
857088
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Invertebrate Zoology
Mollusca
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/345c83945-1da5-4081-955c-c8ce11ddc97c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_521557

Delonovolva senegalensis

Microhabitat Description:
On yellow gorgonia  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Guinea  Search this
Depth (m):
25 - 25
Preparation:
Dry
Place:
Takoradi, Ghana, North Atlantic Ocean
Published Name:
Delonovolva senegalensis (Schilder, 1931)
USNM Number:
773427
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Invertebrate Zoology
Mollusca
Wright collection
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3985114c5-d105-4590-9c03-9fed3b919d5e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_577962

Fossarilittorina meleagris

Collector:
G. Vermeij  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Guinea  Search this
Preparation:
Dry
Place:
Takoradi, Ghana, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
8 Jul 1971
Published Name:
Fossarilittorina meleagris (Potiez & Michaud, 1838)
USNM Number:
707154
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Invertebrate Zoology
Mollusca
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/37bbbee59-e30a-4e9d-a23d-e2160980f74e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_449882

Fossarilittorina meleagris

Collector:
G. Vermeij  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Guinea  Search this
Preparation:
Dry
Place:
Takoradi, Ghana, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
8 Jul 1971
Published Name:
Fossarilittorina meleagris (Potiez & Michaud, 1838)
USNM Number:
707155
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Invertebrate Zoology
Mollusca
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/327b734bf-6d7a-4a81-bdfc-d5fa19f3b795
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_449883

Melarhaphe neritoides

Collector:
G. Vermeij  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Guinea  Search this
Preparation:
Dry
Place:
Takoradi, Ghana, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
8 Jul 1971
Published Name:
Melarhaphe neritoides (Linnaeus, 1758)
USNM Number:
714070
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Invertebrate Zoology
Mollusca
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3b2088308-8708-4378-bf8d-0eb0f1d072cd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_451119

Nodilittorina punctata

Collector:
G. Vermeij  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Guinea  Search this
Preparation:
Dry
Place:
Takoradi, Ghana, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
8 Jul 1971
Published Name:
Nodilittorina punctata (Gmelin, 1791)
USNM Number:
714071
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Invertebrate Zoology
Mollusca
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/33bab751a-d41a-4256-ae2d-635195607fe3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_451120

Nodilittorina punctata

Expedition:
Atlantide Expedition West Africa  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Guinea  Search this
Preparation:
Dry
Place:
Takoradi, Ghana, North Atlantic Ocean
Published Name:
Nodilittorina punctata (Gmelin, 1791)
USNM Number:
807561
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Invertebrate Zoology
Mollusca
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3656488f7-62bb-44d3-900f-a4822b989a11
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_481260

Modiolus nicklesi

Expedition:
Guinean Trawling Survey, ICITA  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Guinea  Search this
Vessel:
La Rafale R/V  Search this
Depth (m):
32 - 32
Preparation:
Alcohol (Ethanol)
Place:
S Of Takoradi, Ghana, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
5 Oct 1963
Published Name:
Modiolus nicklesi Ockelmann, 1983
USNM Number:
828925
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Invertebrate Zoology
Mollusca
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/355dd01cc-a27c-4d15-9d25-939dac5c0ce7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_496733

Murexiella bojadoreensis

Collector:
P. Ryall  Search this
Ocean/Sea/Gulf:
North Atlantic Ocean  Search this
Depth (m):
60 - 60
Preparation:
Dry
Place:
5 Mile Off Mpatano, W Of Takoradi, Ghana, North Atlantic Ocean
Collection Date:
Dec 1986
Published Name:
Murexiella bojadoreensis Locard, 1897
USNM Number:
846301
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Invertebrate Zoology
Mollusca
Data Source:
NMNH - Invertebrate Zoology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/30f9e7b53-96ca-4132-8c1e-23476096b1e3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhinvertebratezoology_511512

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