Motherhood

South African Photo and Stereo Company (SAPSCO), Johannesburg

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early 20th century

Photo offset lithograph postcard

Overall: 5 3/8 x 3 7/16 in. (13.6 x 8.7 cm)

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

2006.18.28

Geography/Culture

Africa, Southern Africa, South Africa

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph: Postcard

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Printed, in white ink, lower left: Motherhood.; printed, in white ink, lower right: COPYRIGHT / R. 17 - R; printed, in brown ink, on reverse, lower left: "SAPSCO" Real Photo, Box 5792, Johannesburg; printed, in brown in, on reverse, upper left: For Inland Postage and some Foreign / Countries this space may now be used / for communication.; printed, in brown ink, on reverse, upper right: The Address only to be Written Here

Course History

ANTH 3, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Chelsey Kivland, Winter 2015

ANTH 3, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Chelsey Kivland, Winter 2015

HIST 66, AAAS 15, History of Africa since 1800, Naaborko Sackeyfio, Spring 2013

HIST 7.2, Harem: European Imaginations and Ottoman Realities, Zeynep Turkyilmaz, Katherine Hart, Amelia Kahl, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Made in the Middle: Constructing Black Identities across the African Diaspora, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Anthropology 3, Winter 2015, Chelsey Kivland, Teaching Exhibition, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 15, 2014-March 15,2015.

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.

Publication History

Barbara Thompson, Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body, Seattle: University of Washington Press [Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College], 2008, p. 212, plate 79.

Provenance

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

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