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A window to Ghana and Africa - Nana Kofi Acquah Photography

Kente is a ceremonial cloth hand-woven on a horizontal treadle loom, kente comes in strips measuring about 4 inches wide and sown together.

Oromo woman, 1888.

An archive remixing research project celebrating the beauty of women of the black diaspora in vintage style because I love discovering old pictures that are new to me (and I wanted a place to save.

Africa | An Asante Nseniefo (herald/court crier) with the insignia of his office, a cap made of a wooden plate covered with gold leaf sewn onto the skin of a black colobus monkey. | © imknownmadic2 on Flickr

Asante officials wearing large amulets, in the court of Asantehene Otomfuo Nana Opoku Ware II - By Eliot Elisofon

King Peggy, King of Otuam, Ghana.  (YES, people...KING P-E-G-G-Y!)  American woman becomes King: http://www.cnn.com/2013/01/31/world/africa/king-peggy-otuam-ghana

King Peggy King of Otuam, Ghana Co-Author, King Peggy: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village

Africa | Girl in traditional attire. Krobo, Ghana || Scanned postcard; publisher CBC. Post stamped 1975.

Girl in traditional attire, Krobo, Ghana - posted from Nigeria, courrier des marins, seamen's mail

1930s Ghana: A young King Otumfuo Osei Agyeman Prempeh II, King of Asante, 1931- 1970  In 1931 he was installed as Kumasihene. In that same year he imme­diately began to work vigorously for the restoration of Asante Confederacy which was eventually accomplished in 1935. Accordingly his status was raised from that of Kumasihene to Asantehene. This was one of his greatest achievements.

dynamicafrica: “ “ Ghana: A young King Otumfuo Osei Agyeman Prempeh II, King of Asante, 1970 In 1931 he was installed as Kumasihene. In that same year he imme­diately began to work vigorously for the restoration of Asante Confederacy.

Semestrale di culture visuali e testimonianze dal campo

Conus shell pendant hanging from the neck . Metal medallion on the forehead where men of high authority would wear a conus shell disc .

Togbe Afede XIV, the king of Asogli State of Ghana, attends the Yam Festival in Ho, the Volta Regional Capital, 165 km northeast of Ghana's capital Accra, 21 Sep 2013.

Togbe Afede XIV, the king of Asogli State of Ghana, attends the Yam Festival in Ho, the Volta Regional Capital, 165 km northeast of Ghana's capital Accra

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