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HomeContentsThemes > Gambia


Information requests
79.01   Improving content on countries
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 
79.01   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.


HomeContents > Further research

Readings on, or by, individual photographers 
Augustus Washington 
White, David O., 1974, January, ‘Augustus Washington, Black Dagguerreotypist of Hartford‘, The Connecticut Historical Society Bulletin, vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 14-19 [Δ
Daniel West 
1857, May, ‘Western Africa [27 April 1857]‘, The Wesleyan Missionary Notices, pp. 69-73 [Letters concerning the death of Rev. Daniel West] [Δ
West, Daniel, 1857, The Life and Journals of the Rev. Daniel West. Wesleyan Minister on Deputation to the Wesleyan Missions Stations on the Gold Coast, Western Africa, (London: Hamilton, Adams & Co.) [Δ
If you feel this list is missing a significant book or article please let me know - Alan - 

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Augustus Washington  (check) • Daniel West  (1815-1857)
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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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