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Asante: Kingdom of Gold opening ceremony photographic slides

Identifier: PSC 91
Scope and Contents

Slides from the opening ceremony for the temporary exhibition Asante: Kingdom of Gold, held at the American Museum of Natural History, October 14, 1984. Shows procession on Central Park West from West 72 Street to West 79 Street. King Otumfuo Opoku Ware II, courtiers, Asante musicians, Mayor Ed Koch and Thomas Nicholson shown participating in the ceremony. Also includes press slides of the artifacts displayed.

Dates: 1984

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  • Names: Beckett, J. (Jackie) X
  • Subject: Ashanti (African people) X