Smithsonian National Museum of African Art , Washington, DC Photos

The Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art (1983) on the National Mall was designed by Jean Paul Carlhian. This museum displays African carvings and decorative arts.

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Smithsonian National Museum of African Art on National Mall. Washington, DC.National Museum of African Art is a Smithsonian Museum beside Smithsonian Castle. Washington, DC.Ivory bracelet by Yoruba peoples of Owo region of Nigeria at National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.Ivory & wood staff & finial by Kongo peoples of Mayombe region of Democratic Republic of the Congo at National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.
Smithsonian National Museum of African Art (1983) on National Mall. Washington, DC. Architect: Jean Paul Carlhian.National Museum of African Art is a Smithsonian Museum beside Smithsonian Castle. Washington, DC.Ivory bracelet (16th C) by Yoruba peoples of Owo region of Nigeria at National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.Ivory & wood staff & finial (19th C) by Kongo peoples of Mayombe region of Democratic Republic of the Congo at National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.
Ivory & stone staff finial by Kongo peoples of Mayombe region of Democratic Republic of the Congo at National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.Wood female figure by Baule peoples of Côte d'Ivoire at National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.Wood reliquary guardian figure by Kota peoples of Gabon at National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.Wood mask attrib. Efik peoples of Nigeria at National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.
Ivory & stone staff finial (19th C) by Kongo peoples of Mayombe region of Democratic Republic of the Congo at National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.Wood female figure (late 19th or early 20th C) by Baule peoples of Côte d'Ivoire at National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.Wood reliquary guardian figure (late 19th or early 20th C) by Kota peoples of Gabon at National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.Wood mask (early 20th C) attrib. Efik peoples of Nigeria at National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.
Wood equestrian figure by Yoruba peoples of Nigeria at National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.Ethiopian manuscript page of King David playing Harp at National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.Battle of Adwa on March 1-2, 1898 painting by unknown of Ethiopia at National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.Emperor Haile Selassie portrait by Aläqa Gabra Selasse of Ethiopia at National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.
Wood equestrian figure (mid 20th C) by Yoruba peoples of Nigeria at National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.Ethiopian manuscript page of King David playing Harp (15th C) at National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.Battle of Adwa on March 1-2, 1898 painting (c1968) by unknown of Ethiopia at National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.Emperor Haile Selassie portrait (c1973) by Aläqa Gabra Selasse of Ethiopia at National Museum of African Art. Washington, DC.

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