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Headdress, early 1900s (wood, hair & pigment) Featured Africa Image

Headdress, early 1900s (wood, hair & pigment)

499597 Headdress, early 1900s (wood, hair & pigment)
by Nigerian School, (19th-20th century); 20.4x17.8x16.2 cm; Cleveland Museum of Art, OH, USA; (add.info.: This was used in masked performances of the Agrinya society, a powerful guild formerly restricted to men who had killed an elephant, lion, or man. The white pigment connotes the realm of the ancestors, while the aggressive expression of the face seems to suggest the courage of Agrinya society members.
); James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial Fund; Nigerian, out of copyright

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Fort Desaix, 1898 (litho) Featured Africa Image

Fort Desaix, 1898 (litho)

REV419615 Fort Desaix, 1898 (litho) by Baratier, Albert Ernest Augustine (1864-1917) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Illustration based on a photo taken by Albert Ernest Augustin Baratier (1864-1917) while Second-in-Command during the Mission Marchand of 1898; published in Vers le Nil: Souvenirs de la Mission Marchand: De Brazzaville a Fort Desaix by Baratier and published in Paris by Artheme Fayard; Fort Desaix was the final stage in the route taken by General Marchand and his Second-in-Command, Albert Ernest Augustin Baratier (1864-1917) across Central Africa to prevent the British from linking Sudan to Uganda and to claim more land for France;); French, out of copyright

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Customary Greeting in Abyssinia, 1907 (colour litho) Featured Africa Image

Customary Greeting in Abyssinia, 1907 (colour litho)

473004 Customary Greeting in Abyssinia, 1907 (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Two Abyssinian men in traditional dress greeting each other in Amharic; the usual phrase used between men is Indemin Alleh? (How are You?) and one or both hands are placed on the shoulder of the person being greeted; No.14. from the Greetings of the World series of cigarette cards produced by Hignett Bros.,Imperial Tobacco Company;); English, out of copyright

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