Alphonso Silvester Lisk-Carew
|Died||1969 (aged 81–82)|
Alphonso Sylvester Lisk-Carew (1887–1969) was a Sierra Leonean photographer, active from around 1905, to 1920 to 1925.
Life and work
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. 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.
Publications about Lisk-Carew
- Vera Viditz-Ward: "Photography in Sierra Leone, 1850–1918". In: Africa (1987), 57:4, p. 510–518
- Sierra Leone, 1787–1987. Two Centuries of Intellectual Life. Manchester, 1987. (p. 514–516.) ISBN 0719027918 (=Repr. of Africa, 57: 4)
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