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What museums for Africa?

What museums for Africa?

heritage in the future : Benin, Ghana, Togo, November 18-23, 1991 : proceedings of the Encounters.

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Published by International Council of Museums in [Paris] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Museums -- Africa -- History -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 411-435).

      ContributionsInternational Council of Museums.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAM80 .W53 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination461 p. ;
      Number of Pages461
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1521639M
      ISBN 109290121122
      LC Control Number93209212

      Reinventing Africa: Museums, Material Culture and Popular Imagination in Late Victorian and Edwardian England by Coombes, Dr. Annie E. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This museum is the only one of its kind in South interesting artwork, forged keys, the development of the penal system in this country and houses a fascinating collection of illegally-made items confiscated from prisoners. Address: Prison Reserve, Central Prison, Potgieter Street Tel: () Kruger House Museum.

      Analysis - A large number of artefacts held in Western museums and libraries are known to have been appropriated over the ages through conquest and colonialism. The looting of African objects. Museum Africa or MuseuMAfricA (formerly known as the Africana Museum) is an historical museum in Newtown, Johannesburg, South Africa. History. The museum was established in , when the Johannesburg Public Library bought a large quantity of Africana material and books from John Gaspard Gubbins. From the mids, the museum's scope widened.

      The National Museums of Kenya (NMK) is a state corporation that manages museums, sites and monuments in carries out heritage research, and has expertise in subjects ranging from palaeontology, ethnography and biodiversity research and conservation. Its headquarters and the National Museum (Nairobi National Museum) are located on Museum Hill, near Uhuru Highway . National Museum of African Art, Rm. Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC Mailing Address: Warren M. Robbins Library, National Museum of African Art Smithsonian Institution PO Box MRC Washington, DC


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