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small African sternwheel steamboat named SERPA PINTO after a Portuguese explorer and colonial administrator of southern Africa. The gentleman's full name was Alexandre Alberto da Rocha de Serpa Pinto, Viscount of Serpa Pinto ("Serpa Pinto" for short who was born in April of 1846, embarked on his African adventures during the 1860's and died in Portugal in December, 1900.

small African sternwheel steamboat named SERPA PINTO after a Portuguese explorer and colonial administrator of southern Africa. The gentleman's full name was Alexandre Alberto da Rocha de Serpa Pinto, Viscount of Serpa Pinto ("Serpa Pinto" for short who was born in April of 1846, embarked on his African adventures during the 1860's and died in Portugal in December, 1900.

Artisans at Kurmi, a Kano Bazaar, 1906

Artisans at Kurmi, a Kano Bazaar, 1906

Matadi, Congo, pedra de Ielala, Diogo Cão - Yellala Falls - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Matadi, Congo, pedra de Ielala, Diogo Cão - Yellala Falls - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Patrice Emery Lumumba [1925-1961] " ...Mais ma foi restera inébranlable. Je sais et je sens au fond de moi même que tôt ou tard mon peuple se débarassera de tous ses ennemis intérieurs et extérieurs, qu'il se lèvera comme un seul homme pour dire non au...

Patrice Emery Lumumba [1925-1961] " ...Mais ma foi restera inébranlable. Je sais et je sens au fond de moi même que tôt ou tard mon peuple se débarassera de tous ses ennemis intérieurs et extérieurs, qu'il se lèvera comme un seul homme pour dire non au...

Benin Kingdom

Benin Kingdom

Africa | Church of St George.  Lalibela, Ethiopia.  Lalibela's churches carved into the rock were declared a World Heritage site in 1978 | ©Pascal Rateau

Church of St George, Lalibela, Ethiopia. Lalibela's churches carved into the rock were declared a World Heritage site in 1978

Kongo / Angola Town, engraving by Fortunato da Alemandini after a water color by Giovanni Cavazzi 1687. Giovanni Cavazzi was a Catholic missionary who worked in West Central Africa during the mid 17th century. While in Africa he did several watercolors of the peoples of Kongo and Angola. Engravings were made from his paintings by Fortunato da Alemandini to illustrate a book Cavazzi wrote about Africa. This book was first published in 1687.

Kongo / Angola Town, engraving by Fortunato da Alemandini after a water color by Giovanni Cavazzi 1687. Giovanni Cavazzi was a Catholic missionary who worked in West Central Africa during the mid 17th century. While in Africa he did several watercolors of the peoples of Kongo and Angola. Engravings were made from his paintings by Fortunato da Alemandini to illustrate a book Cavazzi wrote about Africa. This book was first published in 1687.

Interior of the Great Hall. Mangbetu peoples, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Drawing by Georg Schweinfurth.

Mangbetu peoples, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Drawing by Georg Schweinfurth.

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Architecture of loss: a recreation of the tower brass serpent and bird lost in the 1897 Benin City mass fire and pillage carried out by the British.

Mali/Senegal Area

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