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"Eno: A Kaffir Chief.", circa 1846-1851

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5c(1)
Call Number: MSS 11, Series IV

Scope and Contents

Portrait of "Eno: A Kaffir Chief," showing a middle-aged African man with a leopard-skin cape draped around his shoulders. He wears a black beaded necklace and earring. His hair is cropped short. It is unclear how Norris came to paint this portrait--whether Eno was a prisoner of the British regiment or had some kind of pact of non-aggression with colonial forces.


  • circa 1846-1851


Physical Description

1 watercolor, tipped into decorative mat ; 14.5 x 17 cm

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

The materials are open for research.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Part of the Yale Center for British Art, Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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