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Kongo nkisi nkondi in the form of a two-headed dog, Kozo, from Cabinda (wood and iron) Featured African Image

Kongo nkisi nkondi in the form of a two-headed dog, Kozo, from Cabinda (wood and iron)

HSC94480 Kongo nkisi nkondi in the form of a two-headed dog, Kozo, from Cabinda (wood and iron) by African, (19th century); h:67.5 cm; Musee Barbier-Mueller, Geneva, Switzerland; (add.info.: a container of spirits from the land of the dead; mediates between living and dead;); Photo A© Heini Schneebeli; African, out of copyright

© © Heini Schneebeli / Bridgeman Images

Ashanti stool taken from the Palace of King Prempei at Kumasi during the 3rd Ashanti War Featured African Image

Ashanti stool taken from the Palace of King Prempei at Kumasi during the 3rd Ashanti War

2973879 Ashanti stool taken from the Palace of King Prempei at Kumasi during the 3rd Ashanti War, c.1896 (wood) by African, (19th century); National Army Museum, London; (add.info.: Carved dark wood, unpolished, with openwork decoration; rectangular and deeply curved downwards; rests on 4 legs with rounded corners.
This Ashanti stool is known as a A'MmaadwaA, a female stool. In the Ashanti matrilineal society, this particular stool is meant to symbolise the soul of society. The curved seat, as well as rounded ridges and woodwork denote the A'genderA of the stool.); A© National Army Museum ; African, out of copyright

© © National Army Museum / Bridgeman Images

Francis Hutcheson, c.1740-45 (oil on canvas) Featured African Image

Francis Hutcheson, c.1740-45 (oil on canvas)

1267907 Francis Hutcheson, c.1740-45 (oil on canvas) by Ramsay, Allan (1713-84); 125.7x101.3 cm; The Hunterian, University of Glasgow, Scotland; (add.info.: The Rev. Francis Hutcheson (1694-1746) was a Scottish-Irish philosopher.
Wearing a black academic gown over a brown coat, the sitter was Professor of Moral Philosophy at the University of Glasgow from 1729 to 1746 and appropriately holds a copy of Cicero's De Finibus'. He was an inspirational teacher, lecturing in English rather than the traditional latin. His students included Adam Smith and the founder of the Hunterian, Dr William Hunter.); A© Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery ; Scottish, out of copyright

© © Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery / Bridgeman Images