C1893 EDOUARD FOA, RARE ANTIQUE 19thC PHOTOGRAPH, ZANZIBAR AFRICAN 2 WOMEN KANGA

C1893 EDOUARD FOA, RARE ANTIQUE 19thC PHOTOGRAPH, ZANZIBAR AFRICAN 2 WOMEN KANGA
C1893 EDOUARD FOA, RARE ANTIQUE 19thC PHOTOGRAPH, ZANZIBAR AFRICAN 2 WOMEN KANGA
C1893 EDOUARD FOA, RARE ANTIQUE 19thC PHOTOGRAPH, ZANZIBAR AFRICAN 2 WOMEN KANGA
C1893 EDOUARD FOA, RARE ANTIQUE 19thC PHOTOGRAPH, ZANZIBAR AFRICAN 2 WOMEN KANGA
C1893 EDOUARD FOA, RARE ANTIQUE 19thC PHOTOGRAPH, ZANZIBAR AFRICAN 2 WOMEN KANGA
C1893 EDOUARD FOA, RARE ANTIQUE 19thC PHOTOGRAPH, ZANZIBAR AFRICAN 2 WOMEN KANGA
C1893 EDOUARD FOA, RARE ANTIQUE 19thC PHOTOGRAPH, ZANZIBAR AFRICAN 2 WOMEN KANGA
C1893 EDOUARD FOA, RARE ANTIQUE 19thC PHOTOGRAPH, ZANZIBAR AFRICAN 2 WOMEN KANGA
C1893 EDOUARD FOA, RARE ANTIQUE 19thC PHOTOGRAPH, ZANZIBAR AFRICAN 2 WOMEN KANGA
C1893 EDOUARD FOA, RARE ANTIQUE 19thC PHOTOGRAPH, ZANZIBAR AFRICAN 2 WOMEN KANGA
C1893 EDOUARD FOA, RARE ANTIQUE 19thC PHOTOGRAPH, ZANZIBAR AFRICAN 2 WOMEN KANGA
C1893 EDOUARD FOA, RARE ANTIQUE 19thC PHOTOGRAPH, ZANZIBAR AFRICAN 2 WOMEN KANGA

C1893 EDOUARD FOA, RARE ANTIQUE 19thC PHOTOGRAPH, ZANZIBAR AFRICAN 2 WOMEN KANGA
C1893 EDOUARD FOA, RARE ANTIQUE 19thC PHOTOGRAPH, ZANZIBAR AFRICAN 2 WOMEN KANGA. A scarce antique original photograph by the famous French explorer Edouard Foa. Inscribed in in black ink in his distinctive hand'Zanzibar' and dated 1893. The photographic image sensitively captures two young women dressed in traditional Kanga cloth, seated in front of a thatched wall.

The photograph is mounted on a card backing outlined in black ink. At the age of 30, he undertook his most remarkable expedition, a long journey through Africa from 1891 - 1898, during which he documented and enriched the knowledge of the continent through numerous topographical and ethnological discoveries. He compiled a number of photographic albums during this time, one of which focused on the peoples and traditions of Zanzibar, an island off the East coast of Africa, part of Tanzania. His original photographs are extremely scarce and are rarely seen for sale. He died at the early age of 39 on June 29, 1901.

Image: 20.2 cm x 14.3 cm or 8 inches x 5 5/8 inches. In good antique condition, a clean image. Some light spots of discolouration to the mounting card. Please see the images provided which complement this description. If you have any questions, please dont hesitate to ask and we will be happy to help.

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C1893 EDOUARD FOA, RARE ANTIQUE 19thC PHOTOGRAPH, ZANZIBAR AFRICAN 2 WOMEN KANGA


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