Felicia Abban

A pioneer of her craft, Felicia Abban was Ghana’s first professional woman photographer. Beginning her career in the 1950s as her father’s apprentice, she went on to work as a photographer for Ghana’s first president, Kwame Nkrumah, during the 1960s. During her sixty year career, she documented Ghanain society and history in vital detail. She is widely recognised and acclaimed for her studio portraiture, which features both herself and the women of Accra.

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