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Africa Photograph Album, ca. 1936-1952.
Bernath Mss 248
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Title:

Africa Photograph Album, ca. 1936-1952

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Album contains 180 black and white photographs taken in Nigeria, Gold Coast (Ghana), Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Niger, and Sierra Leone. Photos are captioned in English, and document travels around Africa, including a trans-Saharan journey. Images feature local peoples, such as the Touareg, Yoruba, and Fulani; Yorubans dyeing and weaving cloth; a Yoruba wedding party; markets; expedition camps and vehicles; wells; the Emir's guard in Kano; scenic views of forests, deserts, oases, gorges; Fulani herdsmen; camels; Roman amphitheater in El Djem; mosques, minarets, city gates and other street scenes; Touareg salt mines. Locations include Owo, Jibiya Forest, Katsina, Kazaure, Kano, Daura (Nigeria); Yendi, Takoradi Harbor (Ghana); Tessaoua, Agades (Niger); In Guezzam, Ghardaia, Ahaggar Mountains (Algeria); El Djem (Tunisia); Marrakech, Fez, Rabat (Morocco); Freetown Harbor (Sierra Leone). Some of the pages appear to be out of order.

Date:

1936 (issued)

Subject:

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Tuaregs
Fula (African people)
Yoruba (African people)
Nigeria -- Pictorial works
Algeria -- Pictorial works
Ghana -- Pictorial works
Morocco -- Pictorial works
Niger -- Pictorial works
Sierra Leone -- Pictorial works
Tunisia -- Pictorial works
Africa, West -- Description and travel

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Purchase, 2006.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Africa Photograph Album. Bernath Mss 248. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Photographs.
Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

.3 linear ft.

Language:

English

Identifier:

Bernath Mss 248

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.