"1087. Afrique Occidentale - Jeunne Femmes Arabes" (Western Africa - Young Arab Women)

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

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about 1900-1906

Photo offset lithograph postcard

Fortier 1087

Overall: 3 1/2 × 5 1/2 in. (8.9 × 13.9 cm)

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

2006.18.6

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Senegal

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Printed, in black ink, top center: 1087. - Afrique Occidentale. - Jeunne Femmes Arabes; printed, in black ink, bottom right: Collection Generale Fortier, Dakar Reproduction interdite; stamped, on reverse, in blue ink: Cartes Postales documentaires 19_ / Collection / Louis / HESSENBRUCH No_; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, top center: Aquarellee / Watercolored

Course History

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

WGST 65.7, Queer Popular Culture, Eng-Beng Lim, Summer 2015

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

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

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.

A Space for Dialogue 89, Goddesses, Models, and Prostitutes: An Exploration of the Reclining Female Nude, Olivia Field, Class of 2015, Kathryn Conroy Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 18-August 30, 2015.

Publication History

Olivia Field, A Space for Dialogue 89, Goddesses, Models, and Prostitutes: An Exploration of the Reclining Female Nude, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2015, checklist no. 3.

Provenance

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

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