Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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man carving chair
  • Chokwe peoples
  • man carving chair
  • Where object was made: Angola
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 17.5 x 12.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 6 7/8 x 4 15/16 in
  • Gift of Claude D. Brown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7699.01
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The black and white image is of a man with an adze carving the backrest of a chair. The carved uprights and rungs are to the carver's proper left. There are several structures in the background.

.01 is mounted on thin cardboard with a dark blue image of a bird and "Belgian Congo Africa" written in black marker.