Sande society dancers, Tuiyor, Fiama Chiefdom, Kono District
Mural depicting Manga Sewa, Falaba, Solimana Chiefdom, Koinadugu District
Ruins of the 'slave fort' on Bunce Island in the Sierra Leone River
Ndoli jowei and elders, Moyambawo, Kori Chiefdom, Moyamba District
Plantain Island, site of slave barracoons associated with John Newton, author of 'Amazing Grace'
Members of the Firestone community, Mountain Cut, Freetown
Mathoma masquerade, National Dance Troupe of Sierra Leone
From the Collection...
Brighton Museum and Art Gallery
Carved wooden helmet mask used by the exclusively female Sande (Mende) or Bondo/Bundu (Temne) societies. The mask is traditionally worn by a high-ranking member of ...[more]