Conakry - Group of Young Native Girls after the Excision Ceremony ("Conakry - Groupe de jeunnes Filles circoncises")

Unknown Guinean, Guinean

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early 20th century

Photo offset lithograph postcard

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

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

2006.18.33

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Guinea

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Printed, in black ink, bottom center: CONAKRY. - Groupe de Jeunes Filles Circoncises.; inscribed, in graphite, on reverse, top center: French Guinea / Young Girls after the / excision ceremony; printed, in black ink, on reverse, upper left: CARTE POSTALE

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.

Provenance

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

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