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Timothy Garrard photographic collection

Photographer:
Garrard, Timothy F.  Search this
Names:
Poro (Society)  Search this
Extent:
25,000 items
negatives (color , 35mm)
photographic prints (color , 4 x 6 inches)
Container:
Item 25000
Culture:
Senufo (African people)  Search this
Baule (African people)  Search this
Akan (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographic prints
Negatives
Color photographs
Place:
Africa
Mali
Côte d'Ivoire
Ghana
Burkina Faso
Date:
1980-2002
Summary:
The collection consists of approximately 25,000 images (negatives and prints) taken by the late Dr. Timothy Garrard (1943-2007). Some images were taken in Ghana, Mali and Burkina Faso between 1980-1990, but the majority were taken in Cote d'Ivoire from 1983-2002. Subjects depicted include natural and cultural landscapes, the Senufo Poro society, and the Akan, Baule and Senufo peoples.
Arrangement note:
Negatives are arranged by binder and reflects the original order established by the photographer.
Biographical/Historical note:
Dr. Timothy F. Garrard (1943-2007) was a British lawyer and archaeologist who lived and worked most of his adult life in West Africa, including Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire. He is known for his scholarly work on the gold trade, and in particular, his study of goldweights, the bronze castings used for weighing gold dust, the original currency of the region.
General note:
Title provided by EEPA staff.
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Goldweights  Search this
Natural landscapes  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Negatives
Color photographs
Citation:
Timothy Garrard photographic collection, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2009-013
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2009-013

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