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HomeContentsThemes > Senegal


Information requests
99.01   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 
99.01   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

General reading 
Hickling, Patricia, 2014, ‘Bonnevide: Photographie des Colonies: Early Studio Photography in Senegal‘, Journal of Visual Anthropology, vol. 27, no. 4, pp. 339-361 [Δ
Readings on, or by, individual photographers 
Mama Casset 
Foadey, G.E.; Pivin, J.-L. & Medoune Seye, B., 1994, Mama Casset et les précurseurs de la photographie au Sénégal, (Editions Revue Noire) isbn-10: 2909571076 isbn-13: 978-2909571072 [French] [Δ
Saint Leon, Pascal Martin & Pivin, Jean Loup, 2011, Mama Casset: The Studio African Photo in Dakar's Medina, (Revue Noire) isbn-13: 978-2841052783 [French and English] [Δ
Jules Itier 
Itier, Jules & Boye, Michel (ed.), 1999, Journal de Voyage au Senegal et en Guyane (1842-1843), (Bordeaux: Academie Montesquieu) isbn-10: 2860330577 [Δ
Paul-Émile Miot 
Chomette, Michèle & Richard, Pierre-Marc, 1995, Paul-Émile Miot (1827-1900), un marin photographe 1857-1870, (Paris: Éditions Galerie Michèle Chomette) [A series of four booklets with the following titles: I. Terre-Neuve 1857-1859; II. Amérique du Sud 1868-1870; III. Océanie 1869-1870 et Sénégal 1871; IV. La croisade de l'Astrée 1868-1871 avec Félix Auguste Leclerc 1838-1899] [Δ
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
If you feel this list is missing a significant book or article please let me know - Alan - 

HomeContentsPhotographers > Photographers worth investigating

Bonnevide • Mama Casset  (1908-1992) • Saidou Dicko  (1979-) • Jules Itier  (1802-1877) • Paul-Émile Miot  (1827-1900) • Augustus Washington  (check)
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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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