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Queen Victoria (figure)

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Such figures of Queen Victoria were modelled on portrait pictures of the monarch. They belong to the “Colon Figures” which were produced in many sub-Saharan regions of Africa. They were indended to represent colonial agents.

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  • Title: Queen Victoria (figure)
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Publisher: Museum of Ethnology Hamburg
  • Rights: Museum of Ethnology Hamburg | Photo: Brigitte Saal
  • External Link: Homepage Museum für Völkerkunde Hamburg
  • Medium: wood
  • on display: not on display
  • Date of Acquisition: 1904
  • Context of Origin: Liberia, West Africa
  • Collection: Coll. Bornhorst

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