Traditional village, Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana



Hand coloured postcard titled "SEKONDI, Negerhütten". Published by C.A.W. Grün, Hamburg-Ohlsdorf. Image shows a traditional village in Sekundi-Takoradi, Ghana, ca. 1912. Thatched roof houses and wooden canoes sit between a backdrop of palm trees and a beach on the Gulf of Guinea. From the collection of William John Roberts, Liverpool-born merchant for The Lagos Stores, Ltd. Based in Nigeria, 1912-1914.