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West African Gallery

Available as Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 137 pictures in our West African collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


M. Park, (1771-1806), 1830. Creator: Unknown Featured Print

M. Park, (1771-1806), 1830. Creator: Unknown

M. Park, (1771-1806), 1830. Mungo Park (1771-1806) Scottish explorer of West Africa, noted for exploration of the upper Niger River c1796, his book Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa, theorised the Niger and Congo merged to become the same river. He drowned after jumping from his boat while being pursued by hostile natives. From "Biographical Illustrations", by Alfred Howard. [Thomas Tegg, R. Griffin and Co., J. Cumming, London, Glasgow and Dublin, 1830]

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Ejagham wooden head, east coast of Nigeria, 20th century. Artist: Werner Forman Featured Print

Ejagham wooden head, east coast of Nigeria, 20th century. Artist: Werner Forman

Ejagham wooden head, east coast of Nigeria, 20th century. Made from wood, antelope skin and human hair. Head hunting was an important aspect of masculine status among the Ejagham. It is suggested that these masks were introduced to replace dances with captured heads following the imposition of colonial rule. Attainment of the highest grade in some men's societies was dependent on having taken a head. From the Entwistle Gallery, London

© Werner Forman Archive/Courtesy Entwistle Gallery, London / Heritage-Images

Edo terracotta head, Benin City, Nigeria, 17th century. Artist: Werner Forman Featured Print

Edo terracotta head, Benin City, Nigeria, 17th century. Artist: Werner Forman

Edo terracotta head, Benin City, Nigeria, 17th century. From the ancestral shrine of a leading member of the brass casting guild. The Oba of Benin maintained strict control over the use of prestige materials: heads cast in brass were used only by the royal family, wooden heads by non-royal chiefs, and ceramic heads by the brass casters. From the Entwistle Gallery, London

© Werner Forman Archive / Courtesy Entwistle Gallery, London / Heritage-Images