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HomeContentsThemes > Togo


Information requests
106.01   Improving content on countries
106.02   Introduction to Togo
This theme includes example sections and will be revised and added to as we proceed. Suggestions for additions, improvements and the correction of factual errors are always appreciated.
Information requests 
106.01   Africa >  Improving content on countries 
We are seeking to extend the information and examples we can share on this country.
  • Earliest photographs
  • Key photographers and their studios
  • Major documentary photographic series
  • Significant historical events
  • Books, magazines and journals - including their covers
  • Photographic societies and associations - including outings and meetings
These points are indicative of topics that could be included on this page and if you have expertise you would like to share now is the time to get in touch.
If you are able to assist in any way it is appreciated.
106.02   Africa >  Introduction to Togo 
Information on photography within the boundaries of present day Togo is fragmentary and a considerable amount of research still needs to be carried out to establish a framework. The Lutterodt family[1] travelled the coastline and photographed the hinterland. 

  1. Λ Erin Haney, "Lutterodt family" IN Oxford Companion to the Photograph


HomeContents > Further research

General reading 
David, Philippe, 1999, ‘Photographer-publishers in Togo‘, in 1999, Anthology of African and Indian Ocean Photography, (Editions Revue Noire), pp. 43-47 [Δ
Readings on, or by, individual photographers 
Alex A. Acolatse 
David, Philippe, 1992, Alex A. Acolatse (1880-1975): hommage à l'un des premiers photographes togolais, (Lome´: Ed. Haho / Goethe-Institut) isbn-10: 290671836X isbn-13: 978-2906718364 [Δ
If you feel this list is missing a significant book or article please let me know - Alan - 

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Alex A. Acolatse  (1880-1975) • Lutterodt family
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We need to build up Visual Indexes for:  
So if you have, or know about, series that you feel would be appropriate let me know right away, thanks
Alan -

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