"Afrique Occidentale - Guinee - Dans un Village Soussou" (Western African - Guinea - In a Soussou Village)

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


early 20th century

Photo offset lithograph postcard

Overall: 3 1/2 × 5 1/2 in. (8.9 × 14 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


Inscribed, in black ink, top center: 27/7/12; printed, on a green and white postage stamp, affixed at top right: AFRIQUE OCCIDENTALE FRANCAISE GUINEE; printed, in red ink, lower left: Collection Generale Fortier, Dakar; printed, in red ink, lower right: 669 - Afrique Occidentale / GUINEE / Dans un Village Soussou; printed, in black ink, on reverse, top center: CARTE POSTALE / La Correspondence au recto n'est pas acceptee par tous les Pays Etrangers. (se renseigner a la Poste.); inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, top center: French Guinea; inscribed, in black ink, left side: [short message written in French]

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.

Catalogue Raisonne

Fortier no. 669

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