Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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group of men with buildings
  • unknown Chokwe maker
  • group of men with buildings, late 1800s–1908
  • Where object was made: Angola
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 11.5 x 16.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 in
  • Gift of Claude D. Brown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7670.03

The black and white image is of a group of men and boys standing among grass buildings. The structure on the facing left is elevated while the center structure, behind the men and boys, and the structure on the facing right are on the ground. The men and boys are all wearing dark cloth wrapped around their hips and no shirts. There is a tree in the background.