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Painting in water based pigment on printed Italian military paper depicting Wayzero Menen riding a horse. She wears a crown and carries a hankerchief while a retainer holds a flywhisk and umbrella all of which symbolise Wayzero Menen's high status.
Verso; A troop of Ethiopian foot soldiers are shown carrying guns and shields. Four ride horses with Ethiopian toe stirrup and leather headstalls.
Framed with paper a mount.
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Height: 40.50 centimetres
Width: 31.20 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Previously part of a book of images used as models for mural paintings. These were made by an Ethiopian priest who was producing paintings and murals in the 1940s.
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- "Acquired from a mural painter 1/2 Day's drive from Addis Ababa" from label found with paintings.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
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