A. Deschacht Guinea Francaise, Two Native Women, Oval Portrait
Medium Vintage Gelatin Silver Print
Photo Date ca. 1900 Print Date ca. 1900
Dimensions 6.75 x 9.25 in. (171 x 235 mm)
Photo Country Guinea
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Guinea Francaise, Two Native Women, Oval Portrait, ca. 1900
6.75 x 9.25 inch Vintage Gelatin Silver Print
The incredible hairstyles and body ornamentation of these women are documented by Deschacht's studio in Conakry, French Guinea's capital city. The Fulani, Malinké, and Susu people comprise most of the poulation in the country, which is located on the Western, Atlantic coast of Africa. A fine oval-shaped print with great details. Embossed on recto is a stamp: "A. Deschacht/Conakry/Guinee Francaise."
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