West Africa, full-length frontal portrait of adult male "head chief" or "king of Akropong" sitting on throne. Male wearing sandals, patterned cloth robe, neck-ornaments, wrist-ornaments, finger-ornaments, crown. Feet resting on leopard-skin. Holding cutlass [?]. Several ornate metal staffs with wooden handles around male. Some staffs have sculptures of human figures at top, others have birds. Backdrop painted in European style. Medium: Sepia. Gelatin silver print?

An00044016 001 l

Place

Made In
Akropong

Time

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1989
Made
1905

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