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Painting in water based pigment on Italian military paper depicting Emperor Menelik II of Ethiopia on horseback accompanied by two retainers, two angels and a flag of red, yellow and green.
Verso; Empress Zauditu on horseback surrounded by retainers, one of whom carries an umbrella and fly whisk to protect and honour the Empress. Above are two angels. Framed with a paper mount.
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Height: 43.70 centimetres
Width: 32 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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