Site that presents the 14 books of João M. Loureiro. The books contain a collection of more than 12,000 photographical postcards from former Portuguese colonies from the end of the 19th century until 1975. On the web site you can find a sample of 4 - 5 postcards from each book. [editors ilissAfrica]
Gallica is the virtual library of the National Library of France. Through its African collection you have access to the accounts, photographs etc of travellers to / exploreres of Africa. The virtual library holds 900 text documents (partly whole books in full text), 30 journals, 80 maps, 20 hours auf audio material and 6,500 photographs. In the year 2002, furthermaterial was meant to be added. You have four possibilities of access: free search of the catalogue, browsing via geography, topic and journals.
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"Africa through a lens is a set of thousands of images taken from a broader photographic collection of Foreign and Commonwealth Office images, held at The National Archives. Starting with some ... early photographs from the 1860s, the images span over 100 years of African history. These images are now available, for the first time, to view online." ... [according to site editor’s information]
The site does NOT contain all the documents listed on the first page, but only the 81 photographs from the beginning of the 20th century given by M. Ryff, founder of the Société Commerciale de l'Ouest Africain (SCOA) (West African Trading Company) . [editors ilissAfrica]
Scientific Association that deals with the former Portuguese colonies and Lusophonie. Besides information on publications, conferences and the like, you will find their journal "Lusotopie". The fulltext of the articles can be accessed for the issues between 1995-2004. As from 2005 on, access is subject to a fee.
Man old and new photographs about Senegal (Dakar, regions, people, Saint-Louis, Île de Gorée, old colonial posters of exhibition etc of French West Africa, etc), old engravings, glass painting, architecture, stamps, bank notes and much more [editors ilissAfrica]
Old picture album with photographs from Zanzibar, Johannesburg, Lesotho, Swaziland. The pictures have no date and the exact locations are not known either. The author asks people who might know or recognize more about / on these pictures to get in touch with him: email@example.com. One first hit indicates that the pictures might be pre-1910. ... [editors ilissAfrica]