Native Women "Femmes Indigenes"

J. N. Alcobia, Belgian (worked in Belgian Congo), late 19th - early 20th century

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early 20th century

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

2006.18.9

Publisher

Edition de la maison Moura & Irmão

Geography/Culture

Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Printed, in black ink, bottom center: Femmes indigenes.; printed, on reverse, in black ink: Carte Postale / Congo Belge - Leopoldville; printed, on reverse, in black ink, along left side, from bottom to top: Phot de J.N. Alcobia. Edition de la maison Monra & Irmao; stamped on reverse, in blue ink: Cartes Postales documentaires/1979/Collection/Louis/HESSENBRUCH/No._ [with 79 handwritten in blue ink]

Course History

ANTH 3, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Chelsey Kivland, Winter 2015

ANTH 3, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Chelsey Kivland, Winter 2015

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

Made in the Middle: Constructing Black Identities across the African Diaspora, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Anthropology 3, Winter 2015, Chelsey Kivland, Teaching Exhibition, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 15, 2014-March 15,2015.

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. 260, figure 8.1.

Provenance

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

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