Alphonso Lisk-Carew

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Alphonso Lisk-Carew
Born Alphonso Silvester Lisk-Carew
Died 1969
Nationality Sierra Leonean
Known for Photography

Alphonso Sylvester Lisk-Carew (1887–1969) was active as a photographer in Sierra Leone from around 1905 to 1920-1925.

Life and work[edit]

Alphonso Lisk-Carew founded his business in 1905. His brother Arthur was his assistant. Lisk-Carew advertised as Photographers, importers of photographic materials, stationery, toys, fancy goods, etc., 3 East Brook Lane and 30, corner of Westmoreland and Gloucester Streets Freetown, Sierra Leone.[1] The brothers made photographic trips into the interior of Sierra Leone and also to the Gambia circa 1912. The Lisk-Carew brothers were appointed photographers for the visit of the Duke of Connaught in 1910.[2]

Selected photographs[edit]

Publications about Lisk-Carew[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ RCS Photographers Index
  2. ^ Macmillan, Allister ed.: The red book of West Africa. Historical and descriptive, commercial and industrial facts, figures, and resources. London, W.H. and L. Collingridge, 1920.