"Little Popo Young Girl"

Alphonso Sylvester Lisk-Carew, Sierra Leonean, 1887 - 1969


early 20th century

Photo offset lithograph poscard

Overall: 5 3/8 × 3 7/16 in. (13.7 × 8.8 cm)

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



Africa, Western Africa, Sierra Leone


20th century

Object Name




Not on view


Printed, in black ink, lower left: Little Popo young girl; printed, on reverse, in black ink: POSTKARTE-CARTE-POSTALE / Weltpostverein-Union Postale Universelle. / Post card; printed, in black ink, along left side, from bottom to top: Photo Carew.; stamped, on reverse, in pink ink: Cartes Postales documentaires 1968 collection Louis HESSENBRUCH No. _[with 68 handwritten in black ink]; inscribed, on reverse, in graphite, top center: Dahomey / Benin

Course History

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.

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. 201, plate 67.


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

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