"Sénégal - Fils de Chef" (Senegal - Son of Chief)

François-Edmond Fortier, French (worked in Dakar, Senegal), 1862 - 1928


early 20th century

Photo offset lithograph postcard

Overall: 5 1/2 × 3 9/16 in. (14 × 9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund



Africa, Western Africa, Senegal


20th century

Object Name




Not on view


Printed in black ink, top left: 233 Senegal - Fils de chef; signed in black ink, top right: Amities Albert; printed in black ink, along lower left edge, from bottom to top: Fortier. Phot., Dakar; affixed, at top left: [green and white postage stamp]; stamped in black ink, top left: DAKAR 06 [illeg.]; stamped on reverse, in black ink, lower left: D'ANGELY 06 [illeg.]; inscribed on reverse, in black ink, center: [address in French]

Course History

REL 28.04, MES 19.05, WGSS 43.06, Gender in Islam, Zahra Ayubi, Spring 2020

WGST 41.4, Transnational Muslim Feminisms, Zahra. Ayubi, Fall 2014

Exhibition History

Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body, Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 1-August 10, 2008; Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, September 10-December 10, 2008; San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California, January 21-April 26, 2009.


Alexandre Przopiorski, Lyon, France; sold to present collection, 2006.

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