Current Location:
Eberhard Center -> 2nd Floor (EC)
Location Notes:
EC; 2nd flr., South Hall Southeast Corner.

Fish Market, Ga District, Ghana

Artwork
Identifier:
2008.373.1
Artist:
Dan Watts
Credit:
Gift of Dan Watts
Medium:
Photograph
Date:
2007
Dimensions:
Artworks -
Description:
Photograph of three African women working fish market. Six large bowls filled with fish run through picture vertically. Woman at center wearing long yellow dress.
Historical Context:
Ghana formely known as the Gold Coast, gained notoreity in the 19th century as a major port during the transatlantic slave trade. The Ga District has grown from 170,000 people in 1994 to over 500,000 in 2009. As a result of this tremendous population growth, the region has now been divided into three municipal areas — Ga East, Ga West, and Ga South. Grand Rapids maintains a sister city relationship with Ga East and Ga West.

Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Term:
color photography