Sutan avec harem Afranchi [sic] [Sultan with stamped harem]

Material Information

Sutan avec harem Afranchi [sic] [Sultan with stamped harem]
Series Title:
Hassan Musa Mail Art Collection
Alternate Title:
Sultan with stamped harem
Musa, Hassan, b.1951, contemporary visual artist
Musa, Hassan
Court, Elsbeth
Publication Date:
white paper envelope ( medium )
16 cm x 23 cm


General Note:
Collection name: Hassan Musa Mail Art Collection
General Note:
Reference: MS 381333/2
General Note:
Acquisition: The donation was made to SOAS Library in June 2018 by Elsbeth Court, an academic who teaches African Art on the IFCELS course at SOAS, with the support and agreement of the artist Hassan Musa.
General Note:
Mail Art. In this parody of orientalist painting, a desert scene satirizes petrol sheikhs/sultans and their harem of two Mariannes (a symbol for the French nation), using stamps for her heads. In a similar Mail Art drawing to a Sudanese friend, the title is ’petroparadisio’.
General Note:
VIAF (name authority) : Musa, Hassan : URI
General Note:
VIAF (name authority) : Elsbeth Court : URI
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Extent: 1 item
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Medium: work of art

Record Information

Source Institution:
SOAS University of London
Holding Location:
Archives and Special Collections
Rights Management:
Copyright in the artwork of Hassan Musa assigned to SOAS by the artist, 2018. Copyrights persist in other images and texts. The user is advised to investigate copyrights before making any re-use of this material.
Resource Identifier:
MS 381333 ( Order with )