Photographer: Daderot. Bronze by: Uyi Omodamwen., CC0, via Wikimedia Commons
English: Exhibit in the Etnografiska museet, Stockholm, Sweden. Bronze plaque depicting the meeting between Akenzua II, Oba of Benin, and Queen Elizabeth II, during the latter's visit to Nigeria in 1956. Cast in 2009 by the Oba's grandson Uyi Omodamwen (born 1974) and donated to the museum in 2010. Photography was permitted in the museum without restriction.
This is a photo of an artwork at the Museum of Ethnography in Sweden with the identifier:
Oba Akenzua II greeting Queen Elizabeth II by Philip Omodamwen, Brass & wood Collection of High Priest Osemwegie Ebohon, Benin City
Queen Elizabeth 11 with her husband Prince Phillips visited Nigeria in 1958 six years after she was crowned Queen of England and Head of the Common Wealth of Nations. They were greeted by Oba Akenzua 11 at the airport. The moment of handshake is depicted in this plaque.
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This book uses evidence from the Benin Bronze War Plaques to unveil West Africa's glorious past that has been swept under the carpet.
It overturns the history of West Africa written by the Transatlantic Slave Trade.
It connects a period in world history when Portugal a world power and Europe's superpower at the time allied with Benin Empire the superpower on the West African coast to defeat a threat to exploration and the success of The Age of Discovery.
Find out more about West Africa's buried history.
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Germany has this week unveiled a digital database for its Benin Bronzes.
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Why the Queen of England has a throne in Nigeria.
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A true story, this book tells the story of Benin Princess Iyomon displaced from the Benin Royal Palace by the British in 1897.
This book should be read by anyone engaging in the current debate on: To repatriate or not to repatriate the Benin Bronzes.
The story is light and entertaining. Included in the book are some current Benin artwork.
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