42 Conakry - Une femme comme il faut French Guinea (Conakry - A Lady)

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about 1905

Photo offset lithograph postcard

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

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

2006.18.8

Publisher

Comptoir Parisien, Paris and Conakry, Guinea

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Guinea

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Printed, in black ink, top left: 42 Conakry. -Une femme / (A "Lady"); printed, in black ink, top right: comme il faut; printed, in black ink, along right side, from bottom to top: Comptoir Parisien, a Conakry, editeur; printed, in red nk, on green postage stamp affixed at top right: GUINEE FRANCAISE; stamped, in black ink, top right: [illeg.]; stamped on reverse, in black ink, top right: GUINEE FRANCAISE 11 MAI 06 [illeg.]; inscribed, in purple ink, lower half: [name of sender and addressee n 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.

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. 187, plate 51.

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

Comptoir Parisien no. 42

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