King of Benin (Oba) in procession, late 17th cent.

Source

Giulio Ferrario, IL Costume Antico & Moderno . . . . (Milano, 1815-1827), vol. 2, pt. 1, plate 38

Description

Mounted on a horse, the king is depicted being surrounded by retainers playing various musical instruments. This image appears to be derived from one edition or another of Dapper (e.g., 1668, 1686); see image reference BO17 on this website.

Language

Italian

Rights

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Identifier

FER1
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