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Heroic Africans: Legendary Leaders, Iconic Sculptures
September 21, 2011–January 29, 2012
Selected Artworks (101-150 of 155 Results)
Ndop figure: Kot áNce or Kot áMbúl
Date: 19th-early 20th century
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: Portrait-Kuba-02
Ndop figure: Mbó Pelyeeng áNce
Date: ca. 1765
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: Portrait-Kuba-03
Ndop figure: Shyáám áMbúl áNgoong
Date: ca. 1630
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: Portrait-Kuba-04
Ndop figure: Mbó Mbóósh, Mishé miShyááng máMbúl, or Kot áNce
Date: ca. 1760-1780
Medium: Wood (Crossopterix febrifuga), camwood powder
Accession Number: Portrait-Kuba-06
Figure of a leopard chief: Chibwabwa Ilunga
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood (Trichilia gilgiana), cowrie shells
Accession Number: Portrait-Luluwa-01
Figure of a leopard chief
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: Portrait-Luluwa-02
Figure of a leopard chief
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood (Vitex madiensis), pigments, metal, plastic
Accession Number: Portrait-Luluwa-06
Figure of a leopard chief: Ilunga Mukulu
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Medium: Wood
Accession Number: Portrait-Luluwa-07
A chief of the Lunda
Date: Early 20th century (postmarked February 15,1910)
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.59.2011
Demba-war, king of Cayor, and his two sons
Date: Early 20th century
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.63.2011
King of Benin (Oba Ovonrramwen Nogbaisi, r. 1888–1914)
Date: ca. 1897
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.54.2011
King Daudi
Date: 1909
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.46.2011
Lawson, king of Anécho [Aného]
Date: 1933
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.44.2011
King of Oyo [Adeyemi I Alowolodu, r. 1876-1905]
Date: Early 20th century
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.42.2011
The oba of Benin [Eweka II, r. 1914-33]
Date: Early 20th century
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.40.2011
His Highness Boua Kouassi, king of the Anyi
Date: ca. 1910–15
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.37.2011
Chief Kétounou of Bonou Village
Date: Early 20th century (postmarked March 21, 1905)
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.36.2011
Béhanzin, former king of Dahomey [r. 1889-94]
Date: 1906
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.34.2011
Chief of royal blood
Date: Early 20th century
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.19.2011
The king of Djoloff
Date: Early 20th century
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.22.2011
Mbo, king of Bali
Date: Early 20th century
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.23.2011
Bankoa, chief of the Bateke
Date: Early 20th century (postmarked June 26th, 1920)
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.26.2011
King of Sakete
Date: 1905
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.33.2011
Gara, chief of the Pande
Date: Early 20th century
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.18.2011
His Highness Gi-Gia, king of Allada, and his advisers
Date: 1905
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.16.2011
Chief Missangha
Date: Early 20th century
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.11.2011
Bongélima notable
Date: Early 20th century
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.10.2011
Wife of the Chief
Date: Early 20th century
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.9.2011
The Great Chief Okodongwe
Date: Early 20th century
Medium: Silver gelatin print on postcard stock
Accession Number: TR.248.8.2011
Moata Vamoa, a chief of the Lunda
Date: Early 20th century
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.7.2011
Madam Hamonyah, chief of Kennema
Date: 1905–1907
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.5.2011
Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Agyeman Prempeh II [r. 1931-70]
Date: Early 20th century
Medium: Silver gelatin print on postcard stock
Accession Number: TR.248.4.2011
The king of Benin and family (Oba Ovonrramwen Nogbaisi, r. 1888-1914)
Date: ca. 1898
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: Postcard44
District chief
Date: Early 20th century
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.65.2011
Agnibilécro-Kangah, chief of the Anyi
Date: Early 20th century
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.2.2011
Chief of Dschang
Date: Early 20th century
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.20.2011
Chief Vonshatura of Dochaug [Dschang]
Date: Early 20th century
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.248.35.2011
Sultan Njoya in the courtyard of his palace at Foumban (r. ca. 1885–1933)
Date: ca. 1917
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.324.2.2011
Sultan of Bamum (Njoya, r. ca. 1885–1933)
Date: ca. 1910
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.324.1.2011
A large mmaso in the southern Anyi traditional area of Sanwi
Date: ca. 1900
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: TR.477.1.2010
Kot Mábíínc (r. 1919–39)
Date: 1929–37
Accession Number: TR.477.2.2010
The king of Oyo crowned (Adeyemi I Alowolodu, r. 1876–1905)
Arthur F. Humphrey III
Date: Early 20th century
Medium: Postcard
Accession Number: Humphrey 1
Great chief of Balé (King Fonyonga II of Bali-Nyonga, r. 1901–40)
Date: ca. 1935
Medium: Postcard, collotype
Accession Number: Geary 1
The queen Ranavalona III [b. 1861; r. 1883-1897, d. 1917]
Date: ca. 1906
Medium: Postcard, collotype
Accession Number: Geary 2
Her Majesty Ranavalona, former queen of Madagascar [b. 1861; r. 1883-1897; d. 1917]
Date: ca. 1905
Medium: Postcard, collotype
Accession Number: Geary 3
Type of Sakalava woman [Queen Binao of the Sakalava kingdom; r. 1895-1927]
Date: around 1904
Medium: Postcard, collotype
Accession Number: Geary 4
Chief Dombi (Ndombe) and his son
Date: ca. 1913
Medium: Postcard, collotype
Accession Number: Geary 5
Sakalava women [Queen Binao of the Sakalava kingdom, r. 1895-1927, and attendant]
Date: around 1904
Medium: Postcard, collotype
Accession Number: Geary 6
Nyakandaiy Julie Kapeku with a chiwimba, Zambia
Phyllis Galembo
(American, born 1952)
Date: 2007
Medium: Lifochrome print
Accession Number: 2012.531.1
Ndop figure: Kot áNce or Kot áMbúl
Date: 19th-early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Kuba-02
Ndop figure: Mbó Pelyeeng áNce
Date: ca. 1765
Accession Number: Portrait-Kuba-03
Ndop figure: Shyáám áMbúl áNgoong
Date: ca. 1630
Accession Number: Portrait-Kuba-04
Ndop figure: Mbó Mbóósh, Mishé miShyááng máMbúl, or Kot áNce
Date: ca. 1760-1780
Accession Number: Portrait-Kuba-06
Figure of a leopard chief: Chibwabwa Ilunga
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Luluwa-01
Figure of a leopard chief
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Luluwa-02
Figure of a leopard chief
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Luluwa-06
Figure of a leopard chief: Ilunga Mukulu
Date: 19th–early 20th century
Accession Number: Portrait-Luluwa-07
A chief of the Lunda
Date: Early 20th century (postmarked February 15,1910)
Accession Number: TR.248.59.2011
Demba-war, king of Cayor, and his two sons
Date: Early 20th century
Accession Number: TR.248.63.2011
King of Benin (Oba Ovonrramwen Nogbaisi, r. 1888–1914)
Date: ca. 1897
Accession Number: TR.248.54.2011
King Daudi
Date: 1909
Accession Number: TR.248.46.2011
Lawson, king of Anécho [Aného]
Date: 1933
Accession Number: TR.248.44.2011
King of Oyo [Adeyemi I Alowolodu, r. 1876-1905]
Date: Early 20th century
Accession Number: TR.248.42.2011
The oba of Benin [Eweka II, r. 1914-33]
Date: Early 20th century
Accession Number: TR.248.40.2011
His Highness Boua Kouassi, king of the Anyi
Date: ca. 1910–15
Accession Number: TR.248.37.2011
Chief Kétounou of Bonou Village
Date: Early 20th century (postmarked March 21, 1905)
Accession Number: TR.248.36.2011
Béhanzin, former king of Dahomey [r. 1889-94]
Date: 1906
Accession Number: TR.248.34.2011
Chief of royal blood
Date: Early 20th century
Accession Number: TR.248.19.2011
The king of Djoloff
Date: Early 20th century
Accession Number: TR.248.22.2011
Mbo, king of Bali
Date: Early 20th century
Accession Number: TR.248.23.2011
Bankoa, chief of the Bateke
Date: Early 20th century (postmarked June 26th, 1920)
Accession Number: TR.248.26.2011
King of Sakete
Date: 1905
Accession Number: TR.248.33.2011
Gara, chief of the Pande
Date: Early 20th century
Accession Number: TR.248.18.2011
His Highness Gi-Gia, king of Allada, and his advisers
Date: 1905
Accession Number: TR.248.16.2011
Chief Missangha
Date: Early 20th century
Accession Number: TR.248.11.2011
Bongélima notable
Date: Early 20th century
Accession Number: TR.248.10.2011
Wife of the Chief
Date: Early 20th century
Accession Number: TR.248.9.2011
The Great Chief Okodongwe
Date: Early 20th century
Accession Number: TR.248.8.2011
Moata Vamoa, a chief of the Lunda
Date: Early 20th century
Accession Number: TR.248.7.2011
Madam Hamonyah, chief of Kennema
Date: 1905–1907
Accession Number: TR.248.5.2011
Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Agyeman Prempeh II [r. 1931-70]
Date: Early 20th century
Accession Number: TR.248.4.2011
District chief
Date: Early 20th century
Accession Number: TR.248.65.2011
Agnibilécro-Kangah, chief of the Anyi
Date: Early 20th century
Accession Number: TR.248.2.2011
Chief of Dschang
Date: Early 20th century
Accession Number: TR.248.20.2011
Chief Vonshatura of Dochaug [Dschang]
Date: Early 20th century
Accession Number: TR.248.35.2011
Sultan of Bamum (Njoya, r. ca. 1885–1933)
Date: ca. 1910
Accession Number: TR.324.1.2011
A large mmaso in the southern Anyi traditional area of Sanwi
Date: ca. 1900
Accession Number: TR.477.1.2010
Kot Mábíínc (r. 1919–39)
Date: 1929–37
Accession Number: TR.477.2.2010
The king of Oyo crowned (Adeyemi I Alowolodu, r. 1876–1905)
Arthur F. Humphrey III
Date: Early 20th century
Accession Number: Humphrey 1
The queen Ranavalona III [b. 1861; r. 1883-1897, d. 1917]
Date: ca. 1906
Accession Number: Geary 2
Chief Dombi (Ndombe) and his son
Date: ca. 1913
Accession Number: Geary 5
Nyakandaiy Julie Kapeku with a chiwimba, Zambia
Phyllis Galembo
(American, born 1952)
Date: 2007
Accession Number: 2012.531.1
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