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A personal curation of artworks that reflect the lives and times of the Global Majority.

Artists featured in this Curation: Albert Charles Challen (1847–1881), Martin Jennings (b.1957), Pangolin Editions, Greg Bunbury (b.1976), John Pratt (1941–2020), Bob Collins (1924–2002), Mike Owen (b.1954), Angus McBean (1904–1990), David Alan Redpath Michie (1928–2015), Augustus Edwin John (1878–1961), and 222 more
378 artworks
Mary Jane Seacole, née Grant
Photo credit: National Portrait Gallery, London

Mary Jane Seacole, née Grant 1869

Albert Charles Challen (1847–1881)

Oil on panel

H 24 x W 18 cm

National Portrait Gallery, London

Mary Seacole (1805–1881)
© Martin Jennings. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2022. Photo credit: Colleen Rowe Harvey / Art UK

Mary Seacole (1805–1881) 2016

Martin Jennings (b.1957) and Pangolin Editions (founded 1985)

Bronze, Cumbrian black slate & Portland stone

H 490 cm

Mary Seacole
© Greg Bunbury. Photo credit: Black Outdoor Art

Mary Seacole 2020

Greg Bunbury (b.1976)

Large format print on paper

H 304.8 x W 609.6 cm

Black Outdoor Art

Shirley Bassey (b.1937) with Her Mother Eliza-Jane Metcalfe (1901–1981)
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: courtesy of National Portrait Gallery, London

Shirley Bassey (b.1937) with Her Mother Eliza-Jane Metcalfe (1901–1981) 1955

John Pratt (1941–2020)

Gelatin silver print

H 22.8 x W 20.5 cm

National Portrait Gallery, London

Shirley Bassey (b.1937) and Sharon Bassey (b.1954)
© estate of Bob Collins / National Portrait Gallery, London. Photo credit: courtesy of National Portrait Gallery, London

Shirley Bassey (b.1937) and Sharon Bassey (b.1954) 1957

Bob Collins (1924–2002)

Selenium-toned bromide print from original negative

H 38.4 x W 38.4 cm

National Portrait Gallery, London

Shirley Bassey (b.1937)
© Mike Owen / National Portrait Gallery, London. Photo credit: courtesy of National Portrait Gallery, London

Shirley Bassey (b.1937) 1997

Mike Owen (b.1954)

Digital C-type colour print

H 24.2 x W 19.5 cm

National Portrait Gallery, London

Shirley Bassey (b.1937)
© Angus McBean Photograph. © Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University. Photo credit: courtesy of National Portrait Gallery, London

Shirley Bassey (b.1937) 1959

Angus McBean (1904–1990)

Bromide print

H 35.5 x W 27 cm

National Portrait Gallery, London

Black Girls Walking in a Sunny Shower, Washington
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: The Fleming Collection

Black Girls Walking in a Sunny Shower, Washington 1978

David Alan Redpath Michie (1928–2015)

Oil on canvas

H 44.4 x W 42 cm

The Fleming Collection

Portrait of a Jamaican Woman
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

Portrait of a Jamaican Woman c.1937

Augustus Edwin John (1878–1961)

Oil on canvas

H 55.9 x W 45.7 cm

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

Portrait of a Jamaican Woman
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

Portrait of a Jamaican Woman c.1937

Augustus Edwin John (1878–1961)

Oil on canvas

H 55.9 x W 45.7 cm

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

Jamaican Girl
© Royal Academy of Arts. Photo credit: Royal Academy of Arts

Jamaican Girl c.1956–1960

Dod Procter (1892–1972)

Oil on board

H 30 x W 24.5 cm

Royal Academy of Arts

Portrait of Henry Thomas, a Jamaican Man
Photo credit: Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives

Portrait of Henry Thomas, a Jamaican Man c.1935

Glyn Warren Philpot (1884–1937)

Oil on canvas

H 44.4 x W 36.8 cm

Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives

Bronze Woman
© the copyright holders. Photo credit: Vincenzo Albano / Art UK

Bronze Woman 2008

Aleix Barbat and Ian Homer Walters (1930–2006)

Bronze

H 300 cm

West African Madonna by River
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: The Box (Plymouth City Council)

West African Madonna by River

Victor Elford (1911–2003)

Oil on board

H 59 x W 47 cm

The Box, Plymouth

Red Madonna
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: The Box (Plymouth City Council)

Red Madonna

Victor Elford (1911–2003)

Oil on board

H 76 x W 60 cm

The Box, Plymouth

Yombe Mother and Child
Photo credit: Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum

Yombe Mother and Child

unknown artist

Wood

H 28.2 x W 8 x D 6 cm

Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum

Kneeling Mother and Baby*
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Kneeling Mother and Baby*

unknown artist

Bronze

H 50 x W 28 x D 30 cm

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

James Pinson Labulo Davies (1828–1906) and Sarah Forbes Bonetta (Sarah Davies) (1843–1880)
Photo credit: National Portrait Gallery, London

James Pinson Labulo Davies (1828–1906) and Sarah Forbes Bonetta (Sarah Davies) (1843–1880) 1862

Camille Silvy (1834–1910)

Albumen print

H 9 x W 6 cm

National Portrait Gallery, London

Sarah (Aina) Forbes Bonetta Davies (1843–1880)
© the artist. Photo credit: English Heritage

Sarah (Aina) Forbes Bonetta Davies (1843–1880) 2020

Hannah Uzor (b.1982)

Acrylic & fabric on canvas

H 120 x W 80 cm

English Heritage, Osborne House

James Pinson Labulo Davies (1828–1906) and Sarah Forbes Bonetta (Sarah Davies) (1843–1880)
Photo credit: National Portrait Gallery, London

James Pinson Labulo Davies (1828–1906) and Sarah Forbes Bonetta (Sarah Davies) (1843–1880) 1862

Camille Silvy (1834–1910)

Albumen print

H 12.9 x W 10.8 cm

National Portrait Gallery, London

Sarah Forbes Bonetta (Sarah Davies) (1843–1880)
Photo credit: National Portrait Gallery, London

Sarah Forbes Bonetta (Sarah Davies) (1843–1880) 1862

Camille Silvy (1834–1910)

Albumen print

H 8.3 x W 5.6 cm

National Portrait Gallery, London

Lady Grace Carteret (1713–1755), Countess of Dysart with a Child (Lady Frances Tollemache?, 1738–1807), and a Black Servant, Cockatoo and Spaniel
Photo credit: National Trust Images
Ann De Lisle De Beauvoir (b.1631/1632)
Photo credit: Guernsey Museums and Galleries

Ann De Lisle De Beauvoir (b.1631/1632) 1669

Henri Gascars (1634–1701) (circle of)

Oil on canvas

H 100.4 x W 88 cm

Guernsey Museums and Galleries

Still Life with Figures 17th C

Flemish School

Oil on canvas on board

H 175.2 x W 204 cm

York Museums Trust

Still Life with African Figures
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Hatton Gallery

Still Life with African Figures

Fred Uhlman (1901–1985)

Oil on canvas

H 61 x W 91 cm

Hatton Gallery

Mary Helden (1726–1766) with a Dog and Her Black Page, 'Sambo'
Photo credit: National Trust Images

Mary Helden (1726–1766) with a Dog and Her Black Page, 'Sambo' 1739

Charles Philips (1708–1747)

Oil on canvas

H 232.5 x W 147.5 cm

National Trust, Sprivers

Lady and Attendant with Fruit
Photo credit: Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library

Lady and Attendant with Fruit

Gilbert Soest (c.1605–1681)

Oil on canvas

H 59.5 x W 49.5 cm

Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library

A Young Girl with an Enslaved Servant and a Dog c.1725

Bartholomew Dandridge (1691–c.1754)

Oil on canvas

H 121.9 x W 121.9 cm

Yale Center for British Art

Girl with a Dog
Photo credit: The Bowes Museum

Girl with a Dog 1708

Philip Vilain (active 1694–1717)

Oil on canvas

H 108.7 x W 82.5 cm

The Bowes Museum

Louise de Kéroualle, Duchess of Portsmouth
Photo credit: National Portrait Gallery, London

Louise de Kéroualle, Duchess of Portsmouth 1682

Pierre Mignard I (1612–1695)

Oil on canvas

H 120.7 x W 95.3 cm

National Portrait Gallery, London

West Indian Women of Color, with a Child and Black Servant c.1780

Agostino Brunias (c.1730–1796)

Oil on canvas

H 31.1 x W 25.1 cm

Yale Center for British Art

Portrait of a West Indian Girl
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Heritage Doncaster

Portrait of a West Indian Girl

Stanley Royle (1888–1961)

Oil on canvas

H 49 x W 38 cm

Heritage Doncaster

A West Indian Girl
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

A West Indian Girl c.1940

Augustus Edwin John (1878–1961)

Oil on canvas

H 61 x W 45.7 cm

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

A West Indian Girl
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

A West Indian Girl c.1940

Augustus Edwin John (1878–1961)

Oil on canvas

H 61 x W 45.7 cm

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

A West Indian Flower Girl and Two Other Free Women of Color c.1769

Agostino Brunias (c.1730–1796)

Oil on canvas

H 31.8 x W 24.8 cm

Yale Center for British Art

A West Indian Girl
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

A West Indian Girl c.1940

Augustus Edwin John (1878–1961)

Oil on canvas

H 61.5 x W 45.8 cm

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

West Indian Waitresses
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Ben Uri Collection

West Indian Waitresses c.1955

Eva Frankfurther (1930–1959)

Oil on paper

H 76 x W 55 cm

Ben Uri Collection

West Indian Man of Color, Directing Two Carib Women with a Child c.1780

Agostino Brunias (c.1730–1796)

Oil on canvas

H 30.5 x W 25.1 cm

Yale Center for British Art

Free West Indian Dominicans c.1770

Agostino Brunias (c.1730–1796)

Oil on canvas

H 31.8 x W 24.8 cm

Yale Center for British Art

West Indian
© the artist. Photo credit: Rugby Art Gallery and Museum Art Collections

West Indian 1973

Winston Branch (b.1947)

Oil on canvas

H 105 x W 90.2 cm

Rugby Art Gallery and Museum Art Collections

The Black Boy
Photo credit: Victoria Art Gallery

The Black Boy c.1769

William Jones (active 1764–1782)

Oil on canvas

H 89.5 x W 70 cm

Victoria Art Gallery

Study of a Boy c.1827–c.1838

William Etty (1787–1849)

Oil on millboard

H 50.8 x W 36.8 cm

York Museums Trust

Seated Arab with Black Boy
Photo credit: Royal Watercolour Society

Seated Arab with Black Boy

Alfred Edward Emslie (1848–1918)

Watercolour on paper

H 35.3 x W 25.7 cm

Royal Watercolour Society

A Boy and a Girl and a Black Page
Photo credit: National Trust Images

A Boy and a Girl and a Black Page 1658

Anglo/Dutch School

Oil on canvas

H 139.5 x W 147.5 cm

National Trust, Oxburgh Hall

Laura de' Dianti with Her Black Page 16th C

Titian (c.1488–1576) (after)

Oil on canvas

H 114.5 x W 91.5 cm

National Trust, Hatchlands

Charles Seymour (1662–1748), 6th Duke of Somerset, KG, with a Black Page
Photo credit: National Trust Images

Charles Seymour (1662–1748), 6th Duke of Somerset, KG, with a Black Page c.1690–1692

John Closterman (1660–1711)

Oil on canvas

H 207.5 x W 144 cm

National Trust, Petworth House

John Delaval (1756–1775), as an Archer, with a Black Page
Photo credit: National Trust Images

John Delaval (1756–1775), as an Archer, with a Black Page

William Bell (1733–1794)

Oil on canvas

H 91 x W 58.5 cm

National Trust, Seaton Delaval

Figure of a Black Servant in Livery
Photo credit: Wilberforce House Museum

Figure of a Black Servant in Livery 18th C

unknown artist

Wood

H 155 x W 93 x D 750 cm

Wilberforce House Museum

Supposed Portrait of Florence Smyth (b.1634), and an Unnamed Black Attendant
Photo credit: Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives

Supposed Portrait of Florence Smyth (b.1634), and an Unnamed Black Attendant c.1640

Gilbert Jackson (active 1615–1645) (circle of)

Oil on canvas

H 66 x W 58.5 cm

Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives

Two Jamaican Girls
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Walker Art Gallery

Two Jamaican Girls 1937

Augustus Edwin John (1878–1961)

Oil on canvas

H 76.2 x W 63.8 cm

Walker Art Gallery

Aboriginal Portrait
© The Sidney Nolan Trust. All rights reserved, DACS 2022. Photo credit: Britten Pears Arts

Aboriginal Portrait 1971

Sidney Nolan (1917–1992)

Mixed

Britten Pears Arts

Aboriginal Peoples Go Hunting in a Rocky Ravine in Formosa
Photo credit: Wellcome Collection

Aboriginal Peoples Go Hunting in a Rocky Ravine in Formosa c.1850

unknown artist

Gouache, pen, ink & gilt on card

H 39 x W 36.5 cm

Wellcome Collection

Mouth of the St John's River, Kaffraria, and Aboriginal Inhabitants
Photo credit: The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Mouth of the St John's River, Kaffraria, and Aboriginal Inhabitants c.1882

Marianne North (1830–1890)

Oil on board

H 35.4 x W 50.7 cm

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Aboriginal Peoples of Formosa Engaged in Hunting Deer and Ploughing the Field
Photo credit: Wellcome Collection

Aboriginal Peoples of Formosa Engaged in Hunting Deer and Ploughing the Field c.1850

unknown artist

Gouache, pen, ink & gilt on card

H 39 x W 36.5 cm

Wellcome Collection

Aboriginal Canoes Communicating with the 'Monarch' and the 'Tom Tough', 28 August 1855
Photo credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

Aboriginal Canoes Communicating with the 'Monarch' and the 'Tom Tough', 28 August 1855 1868

Thomas Baines (1820–1875)

Oil on canvas

H 45.8 x W 66 cm

National Maritime Museum

An Australian Aborigine
Photo credit: Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library

An Australian Aborigine 1916

Frederick C. Britton (1889–1931)

Charcoal on brown-toned paper

H 50.3 x W 42.3 cm

Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library

Aborigine
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Wolfson College, University of Oxford

Aborigine 1962

Kenneth Leslie Rowell (1920–1999)

Oil on canvas

H 99 x W 76 cm

Wolfson College, University of Oxford

Woman with Aborigines
Photo credit: Darlington Borough Art Collection

Woman with Aborigines

R. Noble

Oil on canvas

H 52.5 x W 68 cm

Darlington Borough Art Collection

Head of a South American
Photo credit: Guernsey Museums and Galleries

Head of a South American

unknown artist

Resin & paint

H 33 x W 19 x D 24 cm

Guernsey Museums and Galleries

Portrait of a North American Indian
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Bradford Museums and Galleries

Portrait of a North American Indian

Roderick Russell

Oil on hardboard

H 68 x W 50 cm

Bradford Museums and Galleries

An American Indian Medicine Man
Photo credit: Wellcome Collection

An American Indian Medicine Man

unknown artist

Oil on canvas

H 37 x W 31 cm

Wellcome Collection

Yellowhead, a North American Indian Medicine Man Aged 40
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Wellcome Collection

Yellowhead, a North American Indian Medicine Man Aged 40 1920

William Langdon Kihn (1898–1957)

Pastel, crayon & pencil on paper (?)

H 63.5 x W 42.3 cm

Wellcome Collection

General Johnson Saving a Wounded French Officer from a North American Indian
Photo credit: Derby Museums

General Johnson Saving a Wounded French Officer from a North American Indian c.1768

Benjamin West (1738–1820)

Oil on canvas

H 129.5 x W 106.5 cm

Derby Museums

Albert Mad Plume, a North American Indian Medicine Man
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Wellcome Collection

Albert Mad Plume, a North American Indian Medicine Man

William Langdon Kihn (1898–1957)

Pastel, crayon & pencil on paper (?)

H 60.5 x W 40.8 cm

Wellcome Collection

The Slave Trade (Slaves on the West Coast of Africa)
Photo credit: Bridgeman Images

The Slave Trade (Slaves on the West Coast of Africa) c.1839–1840

François Auguste Biard (1799–1882)

Oil on canvas

H 162 x W 228.6 cm

Wilberforce House Museum

The Song of the Nubian Slave
Photo credit: Royal Academy of Arts

The Song of the Nubian Slave 1863

Frederick Goodall (1822–1904)

Oil on canvas

H 71.2 x W 92 cm

Royal Academy of Arts

Africans on a Plantation
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Zoological Society of London

Africans on a Plantation c.1985

Wilde

Oil on canvas

H 47 x W 65 cm

Zoological Society of London

Tobacco Plantation in S. Rhodesia
Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

Tobacco Plantation in S. Rhodesia 1926–1933

Frank Cheyne Papé (1878–1972) and Johnson, Riddle and Co. Ltd (active c.1927–1945) and Her Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO)

Lithograph on paper

H 102 x W 152.5 cm

Manchester Art Gallery

African Woman Making Beer

unknown artist

Wood

H 7 x W 6.4 cm

Canterbury Museums and Galleries

Female African Figure*
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: University of Birmingham

Female African Figure*

F. O. Idehem

Wood

University of Birmingham

African Women
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: University College London Hospitals

African Women 2008

J. Jameson

Oil on board

H 49.5 x W 39 cm

University College London Hospitals

Two African Women
© the estate of Leon Underwood / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Jerwood Collection

Two African Women 1949

Leon Underwood (1890–1975)

Charcoal & watercolour on paper

H 53.5 x W 38.5 cm

Jerwood Collection

Women Dancing in a Busy Street in a North African (?) Country
Photo credit: Wellcome Collection

Women Dancing in a Busy Street in a North African (?) Country 19th C (?)

unknown artist

Watercolour on paper

H 28.2 x W 67.5 cm

Wellcome Collection

Three African Women
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: University of Reading Art Collection

Three African Women

B. Long

Acrylic & hair on paper

H 50 x W 60 cm

University of Reading Art Collection

Bust of an African Woman
Photo credit: National Trust Images

Bust of an African Woman 1861

Charles Henri Cordier (1827–1905)

Bronze

H 78 x W 33 cm

National Trust, Ickworth

West African Woman Carrying a Bowl
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: The Box (Plymouth City Council)

West African Woman Carrying a Bowl

Victor Elford (1911–2003)

Oil on board

H 58 x W 45 cm

The Box, Plymouth

Head of an African Woman
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Royal Engineers Museum, Library and Archive, Gillingham

Head of an African Woman

unknown artist

Ebony

H 16.5 x W 11.5 x D 10 cm

Royal Engineers Museum, Library and Archive, Gillingham

African Woman
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Hull Guildhall

African Woman

unknown artist

Wood

H 32 x W 9 x D 10 cm

Hull Guildhall

African Boy Riding a Billy Goat
Photo credit: The Henry Barber Trust, The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham

African Boy Riding a Billy Goat modelled and cast early 1500s

Andrea Riccio (1470–1532) (attributed to)

Bronze, marble & gilt bronze

H 21.7 x W 22.1 cm

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts

Leenu, Portrait of an African Girl
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Kirklees Museums and Galleries

Leenu, Portrait of an African Girl 1942

Richard Procter Dugdale (1913–1989)

Oil on board

H 46 x W 36 cm

Kirklees Museums and Galleries

Portrait of an African Girl
© estate of Peter de Francia, courtesy James Hyman Gallery, London. Photo credit: Museums Sheffield

Portrait of an African Girl 1957

Peter de Francia (1921–2012)

Oil on canvas

H 178 x W 131 cm

Museums Sheffield

African Girl No. 2
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Nottingham City Museums & Galleries

African Girl No. 2 1965

Carel Victor Morlais Weight (1908–1997)

Oil on canvas

H 101.6 x W 76.2 cm

Nottingham City Museums & Galleries

African Girl 1955

Arnold Forrester Warden (1892–1963)

Plaster

H 40 x W 33 x D 24 cm

Stockport Heritage Services

African Village

Corneille

Oil

Paisley Museum and Art Galleries, Renfrewshire Council Collections

African Village*
Photo credit: North Hertfordshire Museum

African Village*

Thomas J. Wani

Oil on canvas

H 36 x W 52 cm

North Hertfordshire Museum

African Village
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: St Michael's Hospital

African Village

unknown artist

Acrylic on paper

H 46.5 x W 71 cm

St Michael's Hospital

African Scene: Village and Coast (?)
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: University of St Andrews

African Scene: Village and Coast (?)

Bandre (active 20th C)

Oil on board

H 47 x W 59 cm

University of St Andrews

Harold Moody (1882–1947)
© National Portrait Gallery, London. Photo credit: National Portrait Gallery, London

Harold Moody (1882–1947) 1997

Ronald Moody (1900–1984)

Bronze

H 40.5 x W 23 x D 27.5 cm

National Portrait Gallery, London

Paul Robeson (1898–1976) 1927

Jacob Epstein (1880–1959)

Bronze

H 34.5 x W 21.5 x D 29.5 cm

York Museums Trust

Paul Robeson (1898–1976)
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

Paul Robeson (1898–1976) 1968

Ronald Moody (1900–1984)

Copper & resin

H 38.7 x W 22.8 x D 29 cm

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

Paul Robeson's Son
© the artist's estate / Tate Images. Photo credit: Museums Sheffield

Paul Robeson's Son 1938

Jacob Epstein (1880–1959)

Patinated bronze

H 31.4 x W 25.5 x D 22.5 cm

Museums Sheffield

Paul Robeson (1898–1976)
© the artist's estate / Tate Images. Photo credit: Rochdale Arts & Heritage Service

Paul Robeson (1898–1976) c.1940

Jacob Epstein (1880–1959)

Bronze

H 34 x W 21 x D 30 cm

Rochdale Arts & Heritage Service

From Tarzan to Rambo: English Born ‘Native’ Considers her Relationship to the Constructed/Self Image and her Roots in Reconstruction
© Sonia Boyce. All rights reserved, DACS 2022. Photo credit: Tate

From Tarzan to Rambo: English Born ‘Native’ Considers her Relationship to the Constructed/Self Image and her Roots in Reconstruction 1987

Sonia Boyce (b.1962)

Photographs, black and white, on paper, photocopies on paper, acrylic paint, ballpoint pen, crayon and felt-tip pen

H 125 x W 360 cm

Tate

Network
© courtesy of the artist, lender and YSP. Photo credit: Jonty Wilde, courtesy of YSP

Network 2013

Thomas J. Price (b.1981)

Bronze

H 285.3 x W 184 x D 184 cm

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Sportswear (Achilles Street)
© the artist. Photo credit: Toni Hafkenscheid, courtesy of the artist

Sportswear (Achilles Street) 2011

Thomas J. Price (b.1981)

Bronze & perspex with integral wooden plinth

H 171 x W 36 cm

Government Art Collection

John Delaval (1756–1775), as an Archer, with a Black Page, in a Landscape Setting
Photo credit: National Trust Images

John Delaval (1756–1775), as an Archer, with a Black Page, in a Landscape Setting 1770

William Bell (1733–1794)

Oil on canvas

H 231 x W 145 cm

National Trust, Seaton Delaval

Viscount Weymouth's Hunt: Thomas, 2nd Viscount Weymouth, with a Black Page and other Huntsmen at the Kill
Photo credit: Tate

Viscount Weymouth's Hunt: Thomas, 2nd Viscount Weymouth, with a Black Page and other Huntsmen at the Kill 1733–6

John Wootton (c.1682–1764)

Oil on canvas

H 359 x W 345 cm

Tate

Two Negroes
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Newport Museum and Art Gallery

Two Negroes

Colin Jones (1928–1967)

Oil on canvas

H 26.6 x W 36.7 cm

Newport Museum and Art Gallery

De negro y india se produce un lobo
Photo credit: Leicester Museums and Galleries

De negro y india se produce un lobo

Mexican School

Oil on canvas

H 103 x W 147 cm

Leicester Museums and Galleries

Negro Dancers – Victoria, Ora and Serafina
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Dundee Art Galleries and Museums Collection (Dundee City Council)

Negro Dancers – Victoria, Ora and Serafina

William Russell Flint (1880–1969)

Oil on canvas

H 50.8 x W 76.2 cm

Dundee Art Galleries and Museums Collection (Dundee City Council)

Negro in White
Photo credit: Dundee Art Galleries and Museums Collection (Dundee City Council)

Negro in White c.1922

Francis Campbell Boileau Cadell (1883–1937)

Oil on canvas

H 76.2 x W 63.8 cm

Dundee Art Galleries and Museums Collection (Dundee City Council)

Man's Head
Photo credit: Towner

Man's Head c.1858

Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836–1912)

Oil on canvas

H 43.9 x W 43.5 cm

Towner

Negro
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Hartlepool Museums and Heritage Service

Negro

Enrico Equi (b.1936)

Oil on board

H 90 x W 69.5 cm

Hartlepool Museums and Heritage Service

Dancing Negro
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Museums Sheffield

Dancing Negro

Laura Sylvia Gosse (1881–1968)

Oil on canvas

H 110.9 x W 62.2 cm

Museums Sheffield

Ornamental Panels of Two of the Four Continents: Africa
Photo credit: National Trust Images

Ornamental Panels of Two of the Four Continents: Africa

Jean-Baptiste Le Prince (1734–1781) (attributed to)

Oil on panel

H 125.5 x W 56 cm

National Trust, Hinton Ampner

Finial in the Form of an African Man's Head 1848–1852

Angelo Giordani

Bronze

H 21.5 x W 7 x D 9.5 cm

National Trust, Kingston Lacy

Ancilla with an Orange
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: RWA (Royal West of England Academy)

Ancilla with an Orange

Dod Procter (1892–1972)

Oil on canvas

H 60 x W 51 cm

RWA (Royal West of England Academy)

Sketch of Burmese Children
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Atkinson Art Gallery Collection

Sketch of Burmese Children

Dod Procter (1892–1972)

Oil on canvas

H 59 x W 49.5 cm

Atkinson Art Gallery Collection

Sketch of a Native Girl, Burma
Photo credit: National Trust for Scotland, Broughton House & Garden

Sketch of a Native Girl, Burma 1922–1927

Edward Atkinson Hornel (1864–1933)

Oil on canvas

H 51 x W 40.5 cm

National Trust for Scotland, Broughton House & Garden

Boys and Coconuts
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Cornwall Council

Boys and Coconuts 1954

Dod Procter (1892–1972)

Oil on canvas

H 65 x W 50 cm

Cornwall Council

Gabriel in St Lucia
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Penlee House Gallery & Museum

Gabriel in St Lucia 1950–1960

Dod Procter (1892–1972)

Oil on canvas

H 46 x W 36 cm

Penlee House Gallery & Museum

African Head

unknown artist

University of Leicester

African Head
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: The Box (Plymouth City Council)

African Head

Dod Procter (1892–1972)

Oil on hardboard

H 29.3 x W 24.6 cm

The Box, Plymouth

African Head (Dahomy Princess) 1928–1929

Dora Gordine (1895–1991)

Plaster

H 41.2 x W 13.8 x D 26.5 cm

Dorich House Museum, Kingston University

The Sunday Shirt
© Royal Academy of Arts. Photo credit: Royal Academy of Arts

The Sunday Shirt c.1957

Dod Procter (1892–1972)

Oil on canvas

H 54 x W 43.2 cm

Royal Academy of Arts

Caribbean Family in Trafalgar Square, London
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Museum of London

Caribbean Family in Trafalgar Square, London 1950–1962

Harold Dearden (1888–1962)

Oil on canvas

H 76.5 x W 73.6 cm

Museum of London

Caribbean Grey Day
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: RWA (Royal West of England Academy)

Caribbean Grey Day

Alethea Garstin (1894–1978)

Oil on canvas

H 22 x W 26.5 cm

RWA (Royal West of England Academy)

British Empire Panel (7) West Indies
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: City & County of Swansea: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery Collection

British Empire Panel (7) West Indies c.1930

Frank Brangwyn (1867–1956)

Oil on canvas

H 365.7 x W 396 cm

Glynn Vivian Art Gallery

British Empire Panel (13) East Africa
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: City & County of Swansea: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery Collection

British Empire Panel (13) East Africa c.1930

Frank Brangwyn (1867–1956)

Oil on canvas

H 365.7 x W 396 cm

Glynn Vivian Art Gallery

Javanese Head
© Dorich House Museum, Kingston University. Photo credit: Tate

Javanese Head 1931

Dora Gordine (1895–1991)

Bronze on wooden base

H 45.8 x W 21 x D 27.5 cm

Tate

Suni
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge

Suni

Marguerite Milward (1873–1953)

Bronze

H 42 x W 20 x D 23 cm

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge

A Pathan Sowar, 25th Cavalry (Frontier Force)
Photo credit: National Army Museum

A Pathan Sowar, 25th Cavalry (Frontier Force) c.1908

Leila Kathleen Williamson (1859–1939)

Oil on canvas

H 55.5 x W 44.1 cm

National Army Museum

A Sick Tribal Chief Consulting His Witch Doctor and Admits to Having Eaten a German Missionary
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Wellcome Collection

A Sick Tribal Chief Consulting His Witch Doctor and Admits to Having Eaten a German Missionary

Frederick Garnett (1876–1933)

Pen & ink on paper (?)

H 20.4 x W 28.4 cm

Wellcome Collection

Tribal Village of Huts in a Cliff-Bound Landscape, 1931 (Africa)
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Bushey Museum and Art Gallery

Tribal Village of Huts in a Cliff-Bound Landscape, 1931 (Africa) 1931

Catherine Rosabelle Chamney (1894–1966)

Watercolour on paper

H 21.5 x W 33.5 cm

Bushey Museum and Art Gallery

Tribal Gathering
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Art & Heritage Collections, Robert Gordon University

Tribal Gathering 1971

James Tytler (b.1948)

Oil on canvas

H 127 x W 148.8 cm

Art & Heritage Collections, Robert Gordon University

Formosan Tribal Peoples Engaged in Raising the Thatched Roof of a Hut, Mending Fishing Nets and Tending Lobster Traps in a Stream
Photo credit: Wellcome Collection

Formosan Tribal Peoples Engaged in Raising the Thatched Roof of a Hut, Mending Fishing Nets and Tending Lobster Traps in a Stream c.1850

unknown artist

Gouache, pen & ink on card

H 21.6 x W 17.8 cm

Wellcome Collection

Tribal Mark
© Estate of Aubrey Williams. All rights reserved, DACS 2022. Photo credit: Tate

Tribal Mark 1961

Aubrey Williams (1926–1990)

Oil on canvas

H 76 x W 102 cm

Tate

The Empire's Copra
Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

The Empire's Copra

Elijah Albert Cox (1876–1955) and Waterlow and Sons Ltd (active 1810–1960s) and Her Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO)

Lithograph on paper

H 51 x W 76 cm

Manchester Art Gallery

The Empire's Sugar Cane
Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

The Empire's Sugar Cane 1927

Elijah Albert Cox (1876–1955) and Eyre & Spottiswoode Ltd (active c.1875–c.1970) and Her Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO)

Lithograph on paper

H 102 x W 152.5 cm

Manchester Art Gallery

Katherine Dunham Dance Company Rehearsing, Empire Theatre, Glasgow
© The International Association of Margaret Morris Movement Limited. Photo credit: Perth & Kinross Council

Katherine Dunham Dance Company Rehearsing, Empire Theatre, Glasgow 1952

Margaret Morris (1891–1980)

Oil on canvas

H 66 x W 96.7 cm

Perth & Kinross Council

Picking Empire-Grown Tea
Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

Picking Empire-Grown Tea

Harold Sandys Williamson (1892–1978) and Jordison & Co. Ltd (active c.1926–c.1957) and Her Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO)

Lithograph on paper

H 102 x W 64 cm

Manchester Art Gallery

The Adoration of the Magi
Photo credit: National Trust Images

The Adoration of the Magi c.1518

Jan van Doornik (c.1470–c.1527) (attributed to)

Oil on panel

H 91.5 x W 60 cm

National Trust, Stourhead

The Adoration of the Magi
Photo credit: National Trust Images

The Adoration of the Magi c.1515

Hieronymus Bosch (c.1450–1516) (attributed to)

Oil on panel

H 100 x W 73 cm

National Trust, Petworth House

A Sergeant of a Cavalry Regiment
Photo credit: National Army Museum

A Sergeant of a Cavalry Regiment c.1830

unknown artist

Oil on canvas

H 85.6 x W 65 cm

National Army Museum

Soldier of the King's African Rifles, Ceremonial Dress
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: The Royal Logistic Corps Museum

Soldier of the King's African Rifles, Ceremonial Dress 1962

J. Gilson

Oil on canvas

H 53 x W 45 cm

The Royal Logistic Corps Museum

I Was There IV
© the artist. Photo credit: Barbara Walker

I Was There IV 2019

Barbara Walker (b.1964)

Pen & ink on tracing paper over digital print

H 49 x W 39 cm

Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives

I Was There V
© the artist. Photo credit: Barbara Walker

I Was There V 2019

Barbara Walker (b.1964)

Pen & ink on tracing paper over digital print

H 49 x W 39 cm

Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives

This is General Gordon – I have forgotten was there a past? 2011

Bob and Roberta Smith (b.1963)

Signwriting enamel paint & found materials

Leeds Museums and Galleries

Smoking Beach Boy
© John Byrne. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2022 . Photo credit: Royal Scottish Academy of Art & Architecture

Smoking Beach Boy

John Byrne (b.1940)

Oil on board

H 121 x W 270 cm

Royal Scottish Academy of Art & Architecture

Between the Two my Heart is Balanced
© the artist. Photo credit: Tate

Between the Two my Heart is Balanced 1991

Lubaina Himid (b.1954)

Acrylic on canvas

H 121.8 x W 152.4 cm

Tate

Kaffir Head
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: The Cheltenham Trust and Cheltenham Borough Council

Kaffir Head 1920s

Neville Lewis (1895–1972)

Oil on panel

H 34 x W 23.6 cm

The Wilson

Onward Christian Soldiers
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London

Onward Christian Soldiers 1987

Mowbray Odonkor (b.1962)

Acrylic on paper

H 152 x W 182 cm

Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre

Sir John Chardin
Photo credit: Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford

Sir John Chardin 1711

British School

Oil on canvas

H 138 x W 138 cm

The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

The Zulu
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Nottingham City Museums & Galleries

The Zulu 1930

Neville Lewis (1895–1972)

Oil on wood

H 35.6 x W 25.4 cm

Nottingham City Museums & Galleries

The Message of Peace
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: BBC

The Message of Peace 1982

Seth Ayorkwa

Oil on canvas

H 67 x W 61.5 cm

BBC

Sheikh in Zamibal
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Roebuck Collection

Sheikh in Zamibal 1951

Terence McCaw (1913–1978)

Oil on canvas

H 45.7 x W 40.6 cm

Roebuck Collection

Woman's Head
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Leicestershire County Council Artworks Collection

Woman's Head 1991

Patrick Martin (b.1958)

Oil & distemper on paper

H 105 x W 75 cm

Leicestershire County Council Artworks Collection

James Howe, Benjamin Tilden, an Unidentified Man and a Portrait of Richard John Thompson 1729–1739

Jacopo Amigoni (c.1682–1752)

Oil on canvas

H 144 x W 193 cm

York Museums Trust

Bush Landscape with Figures
Photo credit: Loughborough University

Bush Landscape with Figures

William Mitcheson Timlin (1893–1943)

Oil on canvas

H 101 x W 151 cm

Loughborough University

After the Lion Hunt (W. F. Webb and Captain W. Codrington, South Africa)
Photo credit: Nottingham City Museums & Galleries

After the Lion Hunt (W. F. Webb and Captain W. Codrington, South Africa) 1857

Alfred Corbould (c.1821–1874)

Oil on canvas

H 267 x W 334 cm

Nottingham City Museums & Galleries

View on the Kwanga River with a Native in a Canoe
Photo credit: Government Art Collection

View on the Kwanga River with a Native in a Canoe 1884–1894

Henry Bailey (1848–1933)

Oil on canvas

H 22 x W 33.5 cm

Government Art Collection

Women and Trees*
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: CW+

Women and Trees* 2003

Yasmine

Acrylic on paper

H 26.5 x W 50.5 cm

CW+

African Musicians 1939

Samuel Haile (1909–1948)

Oil on canvas

H 56 x W 76.2 cm

York Museums Trust

A Homage to Velázquez
Photo credit: The National Gallery, London

A Homage to Velázquez about 1692-1700

Luca Giordano (1634–1705)

Oil on canvas

H 205.2 x W 182.2 cm

The National Gallery, London

Monkey dey Chop, Baboon dey Cry
© the artist. Photo credit: Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London

Monkey dey Chop, Baboon dey Cry 1984

Tam Joseph (b.1947)

Acrylic on canvas

H 155 x W 225 cm

Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre

Bob Jones, Temne Boy, Freetown, West Africa
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Roebuck Collection

Bob Jones, Temne Boy, Freetown, West Africa 1941

J. Hays (active 1942–1961)

Oil on canvas

H 35.6 x W 25 cm

Roebuck Collection

Scenery and Events in South Africa
Photo credit: King's Lynn Museums

Scenery and Events in South Africa 1852

Thomas Baines (1820–1875)

Oil on paper

H 65 x W 51.5 cm

King's Lynn Museums

A Fellah of Kinneh
Photo credit: The Stirling Smith Art Gallery & Museum

A Fellah of Kinneh 1869

Thomas Stuart Smith (1813–1869)

Oil on canvas

H 96 x W 66 cm

The Stirling Smith Art Gallery & Museum

An Egyptian Fellahah with Her Child
Photo credit: Victoria and Albert Museum, London

An Egyptian Fellahah with Her Child c.1830–1840

Achille-Constant-Théodore-Emile Prisse d'Avennes (1807–1879) (attributed to)

Oil on canvas

H 33.2 x W 24.3 cm

Paintings Collection

A Man Cooking Meat on an Indian Barbeque
Photo credit: Wellcome Collection

A Man Cooking Meat on an Indian Barbeque 19th C (?)

unknown artist

Gouache on mica

H 14.3 x W 11 cm

Wellcome Collection

Sticks for the Cooking Fire
© the artist. Photo credit: Down County Museum

Sticks for the Cooking Fire

Khadija Shaw (b.1966)

Oil on paper

H 41.5 x W 29.3 cm

Down County Museum

A Man Sitting on Top of a Device for Cooking (?)
Photo credit: Wellcome Collection

A Man Sitting on Top of a Device for Cooking (?) 19th C (?)

unknown artist

Gouache & watercolour on paper

H 5.3 x W 8.3 cm

Wellcome Collection

Boy Blowing on a Firebrand
Photo credit: Colchester and Ipswich Museums Service: Ipswich Borough Council Collection

Boy Blowing on a Firebrand

Godfried Schalcken (1643–1706) (after)

Oil on panel

H 41 x W 31 cm

Colchester and Ipswich Museums Service: Ipswich Borough Council Collection

Nigerian Man Playing an Instrument
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Oxford Brookes University

Nigerian Man Playing an Instrument 1962

Richard Procter Dugdale (1913–1989)

Oil on hardboard

H 49.5 x W 45.2 cm

Oxford Brookes University

Nigerian Woman Carrying Baby
Photo credit: East Ayrshire Council

Nigerian Woman Carrying Baby

unknown artist

Hardwood & beads

H 70 x W 16 x D 24 cm

East Ayrshire Council

Head of a Nigerian
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

Head of a Nigerian

James Lawrence Isherwood (1917–1989)

Oil on panel

H 34 x W 29 cm

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

Nigerian Girl
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Scottish Borders Council

Nigerian Girl 1906

Thomas John Clapperton (1879–1962)

Plaster & wood

H 45 x W 13.5 x D 11.5 cm

Scottish Borders Council

Nigerian Orderly Sergeant
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Police Service of Northern Ireland

Nigerian Orderly Sergeant 1949

Lash

Oil on board

H 50 x W 40 cm

Police Service of Northern Ireland

Nigerian Dancers
© Courtesy of The Ben Enwonwu Foundation. Photo credit: Luton Culture

Nigerian Dancers

Ben Enwonwu (1917–1994)

Oil on canvas

H 59 x W 50.5 cm

Luton Culture

Nigerian Shrine Figure
Photo credit: Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum

Nigerian Shrine Figure

unknown artist

Wood

H 42 x W 10.5 x D 8 cm

Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum

Gun Drill: Fort Mombasa, Kenya
Photo credit: IWM (Imperial War Museums)

Gun Drill: Fort Mombasa, Kenya 1943

Violet Muriel Baber Mimpriss (1895–1987)

Oil on canvas

H 50.8 x W 60.9 cm

IWM (Imperial War Museums)

Kenyan Soldier
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Defence Academy of the United Kingdom

Kenyan Soldier

unknown artist

Bronze

Defence Academy of the United Kingdom

White Wedding in Kenya
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Archive and Museum)

White Wedding in Kenya 1953

Stanley Warren (1917–1992)

Oil on canvas

H 89.5 x W 131 cm

Bruce Castle Museum (Haringey Archive and Museum)

Wooden Sculpture from Kenya
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Watford Museum

Wooden Sculpture from Kenya

unknown artist

Wood

H 29 x W 6 x D 4 cm

Watford Museum

South Africa III
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: University of Surrey

South Africa III 2003

Hannah Satchel (b.1980)

Oil on canvas

H 134 x W 270 cm

University of Surrey

Nelson Mandela (1918–2013)
© the artist. Photo credit: Glasgow Caledonian University

Nelson Mandela (1918–2013) 2000

Anne H. Mackintosh (b.1944)

Oil on canvas

H 152.4 x W 121.9 cm

Glasgow Caledonian University

Nelson Mandela (1918–2013)
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Saïd Business School

Nelson Mandela (1918–2013)

Michael Rizzello (1926–2004)

Bronze

Saïd Business School

Nelson Mandela (1918–2013)
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Maarten Roes Francken / Art UK

Nelson Mandela (1918–2013) 2007

Ian Homer Walters (1930–2006) and Morris Singer Art Foundry Ltd (founded 1927)

Portland stone & bronze

H 275 cm

Nelson Mandela (1918–2013), at Nineteen
© the artist. Photo credit: Museums & Galleries Edinburgh – City of Edinburgh Council

Nelson Mandela (1918–2013), at Nineteen 1986

Lex Braes (b.1956)

Oil on canvas

H 208.6 x W 175.6 cm

Museums & Galleries Edinburgh – City of Edinburgh Council

Nelson Mandela (1918–2013)
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: National Portrait Gallery, London

Nelson Mandela (1918–2013) 2008

Ian Homer Walters (1930–2006)

Bronze

H 68.5 cm

National Portrait Gallery, London

Nelson Mandela (1918–2013), President of the Republic of South Africa
© the artist. Photo credit: Parliamentary Art Collection

Nelson Mandela (1918–2013), President of the Republic of South Africa 1996

John Doubleday (b.1947)

Bronze

Parliamentary Art Collection

Nelson Mandela (1918–2013)
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Vincenzo Albano / Art UK

Nelson Mandela (1918–2013) 1982

Ian Homer Walters (1930–2006) and J. Whitehead & Sons Ltd (active 1880–1985) and Morris Singer Art Foundry Ltd (founded 1927)

Bronze resin, bronze, concrete & South African ebony granite

H 152 cm

Jerita, 2010, Johannesburg, South Africa
© the artist. Photo credit: Arts Council of Northern Ireland

Jerita, 2010, Johannesburg, South Africa

Shaleen Temple (b.1987)

Lambdachrome lightjet print on Dibond

H 101.6 x W 101.6 cm

Arts Council of Northern Ireland

Market Woman in Ghana
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: University of Sussex

Market Woman in Ghana 1947

Lebrecht Hesse

Oil on canvas

H 61 x W 50.5 cm

University of Sussex

'Obuasi' Loading Cocoa at Accra, Ghana
© the artist. Photo credit: Merseyside Maritime Museum

'Obuasi' Loading Cocoa at Accra, Ghana

John Stobart (b.1929)

Oil on canvas

H 71.1 x W 101.6 cm

Merseyside Maritime Museum

Portrait of Female Berber – Morocco
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Bushey Museum and Art Gallery

Portrait of Female Berber – Morocco

Gillian Morris

Oil on canvas

H 31 x W 23 cm

Bushey Museum and Art Gallery

Acrobats, Marrakesh, Morocco
© Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums. Photo credit: Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums

Acrobats, Marrakesh, Morocco 1936

James McBey (1883–1959)

Oil on canvas

H 81.5 x W 66 cm

Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums

Ouarzazate, Morocco
© Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums. Photo credit: Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums

Ouarzazate, Morocco c.1935

James McBey (1883–1959)

Oil on canvas

H 70.5 x W 91.7 cm

Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums

Male Figure
Photo credit: Horniman Museum and Gardens

Male Figure

unknown artist

Wood

H 30.5 x W 7 x D 5.5 cm

Horniman Museum and Gardens

Male Figure
Photo credit: Horniman Museum and Gardens

Male Figure

unknown artist

Wood, pigment & metal

H 34 x W 16 x D 7.5 cm

Horniman Museum and Gardens

Container for Nkisi Force (with Headdress) 1890–1925

unknown artist

Wood, resin, glass & feather

H 29 x W 7.5 x D 7.2 cm

Science Museum

Container for Nkisi Force 1880–1920

unknown artist

Wood, iron & cloth

H 26 x W 5.6 x D 5.6 cm

Science Museum

Nkisi Force Container 1890–1910

unknown artist

Wood, glass & resin

H 38.3 x W 17 x D 15.5 cm

Science Museum

Two Designs for the Mengo Medical Mission, Uganda: on the Front Two Scientists Researching and on the Reverse a Medicine Man and Physician
Photo credit: Wellcome Collection

Two Designs for the Mengo Medical Mission, Uganda: on the Front Two Scientists Researching and on the Reverse a Medicine Man and Physician 1927

Albert Ruskin Cook (1870–1951)

Pen, ink & gouache on paper (?)

H 42.9 x W 58.1 cm

Wellcome Collection

Musician and Clown – Le grand ballet de Senegal
© Royal Scottish Academy of Art & Architecture / Bridgeman Images . Photo credit: Royal Scottish Academy of Art & Architecture

Musician and Clown – Le grand ballet de Senegal 1968

David Alan Redpath Michie (1928–2015)

Oil on hardboard panel

H 35 x W 45.8 cm

Royal Scottish Academy of Art & Architecture

A Malian Man
Photo credit: Wellcome Collection

A Malian Man 19th C (?)

unknown artist

Gouache on mica

H 11.5 x W 7.6 cm

Wellcome Collection

The Wife of a Malian Man
Photo credit: Wellcome Collection

The Wife of a Malian Man 19th C (?)

unknown artist

Gouache on mica

H 11.5 x W 7.6 cm

Wellcome Collection

Malian Figure
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: The Gurkha Museum

Malian Figure

unknown artist

Wood

H 21 x W 9 x D 5 cm

The Gurkha Museum

Mali Carving of Three Male Figures
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: University of Birmingham

Mali Carving of Three Male Figures

Lamidi Olonade Fakeye (1928–2009)

Wood

H 33 x W 20 x D 3 cm

University of Birmingham

Lemon Girl of the Gambia
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Southampton Solent University

Lemon Girl of the Gambia 2006

Sam Baker (b.1984)

Mixed media on board

H 157.5 x W 96.6 cm

Southampton Solent University

The Capture of Tubabecelong, Gambia
Photo credit: Penlee House Gallery & Museum

The Capture of Tubabecelong, Gambia 1866

Louis William Desanges (1822–1906)

Oil on canvas

H 132 x W 183 cm

Penlee House Gallery & Museum

Captain Atal: Served at Keren, Eritrea
Photo credit: IWM (Imperial War Museums)

Captain Atal: Served at Keren, Eritrea 1941

Henry Marvell Carr (1894–1970)

Oil on canvas

H 111.7 x W 86.3 cm

IWM (Imperial War Museums)

Sudanese Guard
© the artist. Photo credit: National Army Museum

Sudanese Guard 1953

Ralph Lillford (b.1932)

Oil on canvas

H 60.96 x W 53.34 cm

National Army Museum

A Sudan Cotton Field
Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

A Sudan Cotton Field

Edward Barnard Lintott (1875–1951) and Johnson, Riddle and Co. Ltd (active c.1927–1945) and Her Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO)

Lithograph on paper

H 102 x W 152.5 cm

Manchester Art Gallery

A Niger Fisherman
Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

A Niger Fisherman

Nathaniel Lloyd and Co. Ltd (active c.1931–c.1975) and Her Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO) and Gerald Spencer Pryse (1882–1957)

Lithograph on paper

H 102 x W 152.5 cm

Manchester Art Gallery

Argungu Fishing Festival

Michael Agwu

Oil on canvas

H 71 x W 81.5 cm

The Pitt Rivers Museum

Bust of an Oba
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: University of Birmingham

Bust of an Oba

David Omoregie

Ebony

H 37 cm

University of Birmingham

Memorial Head*
Photo credit: National Museums Scotland

Memorial Head* 19th C

unknown artist

Brass

H 47 x W 33 x D 33 cm

National Museums Scotland

Lakinle
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Horniman Museum and Gardens

Lakinle 20th C

unknown artist

Paint on canvas

H 55.8 x W 39.8 cm

Horniman Museum and Gardens

Dele Giwa
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Horniman Museum and Gardens

Dele Giwa 20th C

unknown artist

Paint on canvas

H 48.5 x W 33 cm

Horniman Museum and Gardens

Yoruba Woman, Nigeria
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Oxford Brookes University

Yoruba Woman, Nigeria 1961

Richard Procter Dugdale (1913–1989)

Oil on hardboard

H 46 x W 30.5 cm

Oxford Brookes University

Yoruba Offering Bowl
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Ilfracombe Museum

Yoruba Offering Bowl

unknown artist

Wood, textile & glass beads

H 36 x W 30 x D 33 cm

Ilfracombe Museum

Boy Wearing a Fez
Photo credit: Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives

Boy Wearing a Fez 1830s

British School

Oil on board

H 25.4 x W 20 cm

Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives

Yoruba Figure
Photo credit: Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum

Yoruba Figure

unknown artist

Wood

H 28.5 x W 13.5 x D 10 cm

Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum

Court Attendant*
Photo credit: National Museums Scotland

Court Attendant* 17th C–18th C

unknown artist

Brass & ivory

National Museums Scotland

Male Ancestral Figure*
Photo credit: National Museums Scotland

Male Ancestral Figure* 19th C

unknown artist

Wood

H 61.6 cm

National Museums Scotland

Efik Carved Head
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Ilfracombe Museum

Efik Carved Head

unknown artist

Wood, bone & reed

H 32 x W 15 x D 15 cm

Ilfracombe Museum

The Missionary Boy c.1805

William Etty (1787–1849)

Oil on millboard

H 64.1 x W 40.4 cm

York Museums Trust

Mrs Fanny Eaton (Profile Left)
Photo credit: The Fitzwilliam Museum

Mrs Fanny Eaton (Profile Left) 1859

Simeon Solomon (1840–1905)

Graphite on paper

H 14.9 x W 13.1 cm

The Fitzwilliam Museum

Mrs Fanny Eaton
Photo credit: The Fitzwilliam Museum

Mrs Fanny Eaton 1859

Simeon Solomon (1840–1905)

Graphite on paper

H 14.7 x W 13.4 cm

The Fitzwilliam Museum

Fanny Eaton 1861

Joanna Mary Wells (1831–1861)

Oil on paper laid to linen

H 17.1 x W 13.7 cm

Yale Center for British Art

The Beloved ('The Bride')
Photo credit: Tate

The Beloved ('The Bride') 1865–6

Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828–1882)

Oil on canvas

H 82.5 x W 76.2 cm

Tate

Louis Black (1820–1866)
Photo credit: ANGUSalive

Louis Black (1820–1866)

James Irvine (1822–1889)

Oil on canvas

H 59 x W 41.5 cm

ANGUSalive

Miss La La at the Cirque Fernando
Photo credit: The National Gallery, London

Miss La La at the Cirque Fernando 1879

Edgar Degas (1834–1917)

Oil on canvas

H 117.2 x W 77.5 cm

The National Gallery, London

Melancholy Man
Photo credit: Royal Pavilion & Museums Trust, Brighton & Hove

Melancholy Man 1936

Glyn Warren Philpot (1884–1937)

Oil on canvas

H 129.5 x W 74.2 cm

Royal Pavilion & Museums Trust, Brighton & Hove

Man Thinking of Heaven
Photo credit: Royal Pavilion & Museums Trust, Brighton & Hove

Man Thinking of Heaven 1937

Glyn Warren Philpot (1884–1937)

Oil on canvas

H 99 x W 76 cm

Royal Pavilion & Museums Trust, Brighton & Hove

Model Standing against Blue Wall 1962

Craigie Ronald John Aitchison (1926–2009)

Oil on canvas

H 66 x W 55.9 cm

Tate

Georgeous Macaulay in a Sou'wester
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

Georgeous Macaulay in a Sou'wester 1976

Craigie Ronald John Aitchison (1926–2009)

Oil on canvas

H 76.4 x W 63.3 cm

Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

The Family of Sir William Young
Photo credit: Walker Art Gallery

The Family of Sir William Young c.1767–1769

Johann Zoffany (1733–1810)

Oil on canvas

H 114.3 x W 167.8 cm

Walker Art Gallery

The Death of Edward Colston
Photo credit: Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives

The Death of Edward Colston c.1844

Richard Jeffreys Lewis (1822/1823–1883)

Oil on canvas

H 100.6 x W 126.5 cm

Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives

Harvesting the Sugar-Cane in Minas Geraes, Brazil
Photo credit: The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Harvesting the Sugar-Cane in Minas Geraes, Brazil c.1873

Marianne North (1830–1890)

Oil on board

H 35 x W 25 cm

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Reaping Sugar Canes in the West Indies
Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

Reaping Sugar Canes in the West Indies

Frank Newbould (1887–1951) and Waterlow and Sons Ltd (active 1810–1960s) and Her Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO)

Lithograph on paper

H 102 x W 152.5 cm

Manchester Art Gallery

Getting in the Sugar Cane, River Nile
Photo credit: Grundy Art Gallery

Getting in the Sugar Cane, River Nile c.1875

Frederick Goodall (1822–1904)

Oil on canvas

H 80.5 x W 126.5 cm

Grundy Art Gallery

Walter Tull (1883–1918)
© the artist. Photo credit: Northampton Borough Council

Walter Tull (1883–1918) 2017

Richard Austin (b.1959)

Cold cast bronze

H 189 x W 79.5 x D 68 cm

Northampton Borough Council

Rifleman Thaman Gurung (1924–1944), VC, 1st Battalion, 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles (Frontier Force)
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: National Army Museum

Rifleman Thaman Gurung (1924–1944), VC, 1st Battalion, 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles (Frontier Force) c.1945

Desmond Doig (1921–1983)

Oil on canvas

H 57 x W 43 cm

National Army Museum

Regimental Sergeant Major Sulimani, 3rd Battalion, King’s African Rifles
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: National Army Museum

Regimental Sergeant Major Sulimani, 3rd Battalion, King’s African Rifles c.1939

Dorothy King (active c.1939)

Oil on board

H 61 x W 40 cm

National Army Museum

Askari, Corporal of the 5th Kings African Rifles
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Cheshire Military Museum

Askari, Corporal of the 5th Kings African Rifles 1963

Gaby Remnant

Oil on canvas

H 70 x W 55 cm

Cheshire Military Museum

Sergeant Ali Jebba, Royal West African Frontier Force
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: National Army Museum

Sergeant Ali Jebba, Royal West African Frontier Force c.1945

unknown artist

Oil on canvas

H 76.5 x W 61.5 cm

National Army Museum

Captain Effendi Juma, 3rd Battalion, King’s African Rifles
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: National Army Museum

Captain Effendi Juma, 3rd Battalion, King’s African Rifles c.1939

Dorothy King (active c.1939)

Oil on board

H 41 x W 31 cm

National Army Museum

Troops of the Royal West African Frontier Force in the Arakan, Burma, c.1944
© National Army Museum. Photo credit: National Army Museum

Troops of the Royal West African Frontier Force in the Arakan, Burma, c.1944 1991

Hugh Ralph Micklem (1918–2009)

Oil on canvas

H 72 x W 92 cm

National Army Museum

A Hottentot Woman with Prominent Buttocks Due to an Abnormal Accumulation of Fat
Photo credit: Wellcome Collection

A Hottentot Woman with Prominent Buttocks Due to an Abnormal Accumulation of Fat

unknown artist

Watercolour on paper (?)

H 27.6 x W 21.5 cm

Wellcome Collection

Kaffirs and Rebel Hottentots Attacking a Wagon Train
Photo credit: King's Lynn Museums

Kaffirs and Rebel Hottentots Attacking a Wagon Train 1854

Thomas Baines (1820–1875)

Oil on canvas

H 38 x W 61 cm

King's Lynn Museums

Portrait of an Enslaved Man
Photo credit: Southend Museums Service

Portrait of an Enslaved Man

Gwynedd May Hudson (1881–c.1935)

Oil on canvas

H 62 x W 51 cm

Southend Museums Service

Three Young Women Chained Together at the Neck (Enslaved?) Are Being Escorted along a Road by Two Men with Guns (Slave Traders?)
Photo credit: Wellcome Collection

Elihu Yale with Members of his Family and an Enslaved Child c.1719

Johannes Verelst (1648–1734) (attributed to)

Oil on canvas

H 201.3 x W 235.6 cm

Yale Center for British Art

Figure of a Chained Captive, after Pietro Tacca's Enslaved Figures on the Monument to Ferdinand I de' Medici in Leghorn, Italy
Photo credit: Sir John Soane’s Museum
Figure of an Enslaved African
Photo credit: International Slavery Museum

Figure of an Enslaved African 19th C

unknown artist

Wood

H 190 cm

International Slavery Museum

Study of a Mulatto Woman
Photo credit: The Fitzwilliam Museum

Study of a Mulatto Woman 1820–1825

French School

Oil on canvas

H 55.9 x W 24.5 cm

The Fitzwilliam Museum

A Mulatto
Photo credit: Dudley Museums Service

A Mulatto c.1933

Percy Shakespeare (1906–1943)

Oil on canvas

H 78 x W 65 cm

Dudley Museums Service

The Quadroon Girl
Photo credit: Dundee Art Galleries and Museums Collection (Dundee City Council)

The Quadroon Girl

Robert Gavin (1827–1883)

Oil on canvas

H 63.5 x W 76.5 cm

Dundee Art Galleries and Museums Collection (Dundee City Council)

OLAUDAH EQUIANO – African, slave, author, abolitionist
© Christy Symington MRSS. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2022. Photo credit: International Slavery Museum

OLAUDAH EQUIANO – African, slave, author, abolitionist 2017

Christy Symington (b.1962)

Bronze

H 80 x W 30 x D 25 cm

International Slavery Museum

Olaudah Equiano ('Gustavus Vassa')
Photo credit: National Portrait Gallery, London

Olaudah Equiano ('Gustavus Vassa') published 1789

Daniel Orme (c.1766–c.1832)

Stipple engraving on paper

H 15.6 x W 9.5 cm

National Portrait Gallery, London

OLAUDAH EQUIANO – African, slave, author, abolitionist
© Christy Symington MRSS. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2022. Photo credit: Parliamentary Art Collection

OLAUDAH EQUIANO – African, slave, author, abolitionist 2006

Christy Symington (b.1962)

Bronze

Parliamentary Art Collection

Liberty Sculpture
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: International Slavery Museum

Liberty Sculpture

John C. Cook (b.1952)

Metal chains & straw/willow (?)

H 94 x W 191 x D 54 cm

International Slavery Museum

Sorting Tobacco Leaves
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: People's History Museum

Sorting Tobacco Leaves

Clifford Hooper Rowe (1904–1989)

Oil on board

H 122 x W 61 cm

People's History Museum

An Egyptian Baker and His Assistant at the Door of a Cake-Shop
Photo credit: Victoria and Albert Museum, London

An Egyptian Baker and His Assistant at the Door of a Cake-Shop c.1830–1840

Achille-Constant-Théodore-Emile Prisse d'Avennes (1807–1879) (attributed to)

Oil on canvas

H 21.3 x W 27.3 cm

Paintings Collection

Child in Pushchair
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: People's History Museum

Child in Pushchair 1970

Clifford Hooper Rowe (1904–1989)

Oil on board

H 64 x W 122 cm

People's History Museum

The Negress
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Ben Uri Collection

The Negress c.1933

Albert Abramovitz (1879–1963)

Woodcut on paper

H 18.5 x W 13.5 cm

Ben Uri Collection

A Star Caresses the Breast of a Negress (Painting Poem) (Une Étoile caresse le sein d'une négresse (peinture-poème))
© Successió Miró / ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2022. Photo credit: Tate
Negress in Blue
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: The Hepworth Wakefield

Negress in Blue

Solomon Steel

Oil on canvas

H 89.5 x W 60 cm

The Hepworth Wakefield

Portrait of a Negress
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Hartlepool Museums and Heritage Service

Portrait of a Negress

Thomas Greig (d.1973)

Oil on board

H 49 x W 38.5 cm

Hartlepool Museums and Heritage Service

A Woman
© Crispin Rogers. Photo credit: Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums

A Woman 1938

Claude Rogers (1907–1979)

Oil on canvas

H 61 x W 45.5 cm

Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums

A Woman
Photo credit: Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums

A Woman

Esther Blaikie Mackinnon (1885–1934)

Oil on canvas

H 51.2 x W 41 cm

Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums

Sokari Douglas Camp (b.1958)
© the artist. Photo credit: Sal Idriss / National Portrait Gallery, London

Sokari Douglas Camp (b.1958) 2006

Sal Idriss (b.1970)

C-type colour print

H 37 x W 36.7 cm

National Portrait Gallery, London

Is Famine Ever Permissible? Compulsory Migration Ethiopia
© the artist. Photo credit: British Red Cross Museum and Archives

Is Famine Ever Permissible? Compulsory Migration Ethiopia 1991

Eve Goldsmith Coxeter (b.1928)

Oil on paper

H 101 x W 129 cm

British Red Cross Museum and Archives

Black Singer
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: People's History Museum

Black Singer 1969

Clifford Hooper Rowe (1904–1989)

Oil on board

H 97 x W 152 cm

People's History Museum

The Hunted Slaves
Photo credit: Walker Art Gallery

The Hunted Slaves 1861

Richard Ansdell (1815–1885)

Oil on canvas

H 184 x W 308 cm

Walker Art Gallery

The Black Boy
Photo credit: Walker Art Gallery

The Black Boy c.1844

William Lindsay Windus (1822–1907)

Oil on canvas

H 76.1 x W 63.5 cm

Walker Art Gallery

Egyptian Woman with Amphora
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Walker Art Gallery

Egyptian Woman with Amphora

George Herbert Tyson Smith (1883–1972)

Bronze

H 14.7 cm

Walker Art Gallery

David II of Abyssinia (1508–1540)
Photo credit: Walker Art Gallery

David II of Abyssinia (1508–1540) late 16th C–early 17th C

Northern Italian School

Oil (?) on walnut panel

H 22.8 x W 16.8 cm

Walker Art Gallery

Sculptor at Work
© Estate of Alfred Aaron Wolmark. All rights reserved, DACS 2022. Photo credit: Birmingham Museums Trust

Sculptor at Work 1913

Alfred Aaron Wolmark (1877–1961)

Oil on canvas

H 91.9 x W 72 cm

Birmingham Museums Trust

Black Lady
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Bassetlaw District Council

Black Lady 1978

Mary Kempson

Oil on hardboard

H 54.1 x W 44 cm

Bassetlaw District Council

A Nubian Athlete
Photo credit: Lady Lever Art Gallery

A Nubian Athlete 18th C

Italian School

Black marble

H 178 cm

Lady Lever Art Gallery

Jamaican Girl
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Harbour Cottage Trust

Jamaican Girl

Vera Alabaster (1889–1964)

Oil on canvas

H 49 x W 39.3 cm

Harbour Cottage Trust

Jamaican Series – Bathers
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Sir Francis Cook Collection

Jamaican Series – Bathers 1961

Francis Ferdinand Maurice Cook (1907–1978)

Tempera on board

H 24 x W 36 cm

Sir Francis Cook Collection

Jamaican Landscape
© Royal College of Art / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: St Anne's College, University of Oxford

Jamaican Landscape 1952

John Minton (1917–1957)

Oil on canvas

H 82 x W 102 cm

St Anne's College, University of Oxford

The Jamaican Doll
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: National Trust Images

The Jamaican Doll 1962

Michael Lester Leszczynski (1906–1972)

Oil on board

H 65 x W 55 cm

National Trust, The Argory

Christiaan van Molhoop
Photo credit: Tate

Christiaan van Molhoop c.1795

Ozias Humphry (1742–1810)

Pastel on paper

H 72.5 x W 61 cm

Tate

Bill Morris
© National Portrait Gallery, London. Photo credit: National Portrait Gallery, London

Bill Morris 2005

John Keane (b.1954)

Oil on inkjet printed cotton mounted on canvas

H 115 x W 96.3 cm

National Portrait Gallery, London

In the House of My Father
© the estate of Donald G. Rodney. Photo credit: Tate

In the House of My Father 1996–1997

Donald G. Rodney (1961–1998)

Chromogenic print on aluminium

H 122 x W 153 cm

Tate

Custard Apple (Annonaceae), Breadfruit (Moraceae), and Soursop (Annonaceae)
© the artist, courtesy of Paula Cooper Gallery, New York. Photo credit: Tracy Jenkins / Art UK
Guadaloupe Head
© Dorich House Museum, Kingston University. Photo credit: Tate

Guadaloupe Head 1928

Dora Gordine (1895–1991)

Bronze on fabric & wooden base

H 36 x W 23 x D 23 cm

Tate

South Africa
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: University of Surrey

South Africa 2003

Hannah Satchel (b.1980)

Oil on canvas

H 134 x W 270 cm

University of Surrey

Untitled
© Chris Ofili. Photo credit: British Council Collection

Untitled 1996

Chris Ofili (b.1968)

Mixed media on canvas

H 7 x W 9 cm

British Council Collection

No Woman, No Cry
© Chris Ofili. Photo credit: Tate

No Woman, No Cry 1998

Chris Ofili (b.1968)

Oil paint, acrylic paint, graphite, polyester resin, printed paper, glitter, map pins and elephant dung on canvas

H 243.8 x W 182.8 cm

Tate

Double Captain Shit and the Legend of the Black Stars
© Chris Ofili. Photo credit: Tate

Double Captain Shit and the Legend of the Black Stars 1997

Chris Ofili (b.1968)

Oil paint, acrylic paint, printed paper, glitter, map pins, polyester resin and elephant dung on canvas

H 244 x W 183 cm

Tate

Union Black
© Chris Ofili. Photo credit: Tate

Union Black 2003

Chris Ofili (b.1968)

Polyester

H 144.5 x W 259 cm

Tate

Chris Ofili
© Chris Ofili. Photo credit: National Portrait Gallery, London

Chris Ofili 1991

Chris Ofili (b.1968)

Oil on canvas

H 101.9 x W 44.2 cm

National Portrait Gallery, London

Popcorn Shells
© Chris Ofili. Photo credit: Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London

Popcorn Shells 1995

Chris Ofili (b.1968)

Paper collage, oil, polyester resin, map-pins & elephant dung on linen & two elephant dung props

H 182.9 x W 121.9 cm

Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre

Wanabe
© Royal College of Art. Photo credit: Royal College of Art

Wanabe 1992

Chris Ofili (b.1968)

Oil & alkyd on canvas

H 182.8 x W 152 cm

Royal College of Art

Cleopatra
© Royal College of Art. Photo credit: Royal College of Art

Cleopatra 1992

Chris Ofili (b.1968)

Oil on canvas

H 70 x W 45 cm

Royal College of Art

Public Enemy
© Royal College of Art. Photo credit: Royal College of Art

Public Enemy 1992

Chris Ofili (b.1968)

Oil on canvas

H 183.2 x W 244 cm

Royal College of Art

Untitled
© Royal College of Art. Photo credit: Royal College of Art

Untitled 1992

Chris Ofili (b.1968)

Oil on canvas

H 198 x W 199 cm

Royal College of Art

Untitled
© Royal College of Art. Photo credit: Royal College of Art

Untitled 1992

Chris Ofili (b.1968)

Acrylic on canvas

H 74.6 x W 59.7 cm

Royal College of Art

Nigerian King and Soldiers 2001

unknown artist

Papier-mâché, plastic & wood

Hackney Museum

Ashanti Head of a Woman
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Watford Museum

Ashanti Head of a Woman

unknown artist

Stone

H 11.5 x W 9.5 x D 6.5 cm

Watford Museum

Seated Queen with a Child
Photo credit: Horniman Museum and Gardens

Seated Queen with a Child

unknown artist

Wood

Horniman Museum and Gardens

Male Ntumpane Drummer
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge

Male Ntumpane Drummer

Osei Bonsu (1900–1977)

Wood & cloth

H 33 x W 10 x D 12 cm

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge

Nana Prempeh
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge

Nana Prempeh

Osei Bonsu (1900–1977) (attributed to)

Wood & metal

H 25.5 x W 19.8 x D 7.5 cm

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge

Man Playing a Drum*
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge

Man Playing a Drum*

Osei Bonsu (1900–1977) (attributed to)

Wood, pigment & cloth

H 42 x W 13.8 x D 11.4 cm

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge

Female Figure Seated on a Throne
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Horniman Museum and Gardens

Female Figure Seated on a Throne

unknown artist

Wood & cotton

Horniman Museum and Gardens

Female Figure
Photo credit: Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum

Female Figure

unknown artist

Wood

H 43 x W 14 x D 11 cm

Russell-Cotes Art Gallery & Museum

Nana Prempeh's Carrier of Mpompomsuo
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge

Nana Prempeh's Carrier of Mpompomsuo

Osei Bonsu (1900–1977)

Wood

H 40.5 x W 13 x D 16.5 cm

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge

Woman Carrying a Baby on Her Back*
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge

Woman Carrying a Baby on Her Back*

Osei Bonsu (1900–1977)

Wood

H 38 x W 13 x D 17 cm

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge

Woman*
Photo credit: Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge

Woman*

unknown artist

Wood & pigment

H 43.5 x W 10 x D 8.4 cm

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge

Sankofa Bird*
Photo credit: Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge

Sankofa Bird*

unknown artist

Brass

H 4.8 x W 3 x D 2.6 cm

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge

Standing Female Figure*
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Hackney Museum

Standing Female Figure* 1972

unknown artist

Wood

Hackney Museum

Bird
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge

Bird

Osei Bonsu (1900–1977) (school of)

Wood

H 28 x W 11.5 x D 20 cm

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge

Fetish Man
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge

Fetish Man

Osei Bonsu (1900–1977)

Wood

H 30.4 x W 8 x D 10 cm

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge

Akua'ba Figure
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Hatton Gallery

Akua'ba Figure

unknown artist

Wood & beads

H 30 x W 11.8 cm

Hatton Gallery

Male Shrine Figure
Photo credit: Horniman Museum and Gardens

Male Shrine Figure

unknown artist

Wood

H 57 x W 7 x D 9 cm

Horniman Museum and Gardens

Male Figure with a Necklace
Photo credit: Horniman Museum and Gardens

Male Figure with a Necklace

unknown artist

Wood & string

H 77 x W 27 x D 9 cm

Horniman Museum and Gardens

Crouching Figure
Photo credit: Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery

Crouching Figure 18th C

unknown artist

Stone

H 15 x W 6.5 cm

Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery

UK School Report
© the artist. Photo credit: Museums Sheffield

UK School Report

Tam Joseph (b.1947)

Acrylic on canvas

H 75.9 x W 142 cm

Museums Sheffield

Native Woman with Fetish
© the artist. Photo credit: Bradford Museums and Galleries

Native Woman with Fetish 1986

Tam Joseph (b.1947)

Acrylic on canvas

H 124.5 x W 164 cm

Bradford Museums and Galleries

Learning to Walk
© the artist. Photo credit: Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London

Learning to Walk 1988

Tam Joseph (b.1947)

Sand, acrylic & pigment on canvas

H 201 x W 386 cm

Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre

Freedom and Change
© the artist. Photo credit: Tate

Freedom and Change 1984

Lubaina Himid (b.1954)

Wood, textiles, cardboard, paint, graphite, coloured pencil, chalk & ink

H 309.6 x W 590 x D 6 cm

Tate

Ankledeep
© the artist. Photo credit: Tate

Ankledeep 1991

Lubaina Himid (b.1954)

Acrylic on canvas

H 152.4 x W 121.9 cm

Tate

My Parents, Their Children
© the artist. Photo credit: Birmingham Museums Trust

My Parents, Their Children 1986

Lubaina Himid (b.1954)

Acrylic & mixed media on canvas

H 151 x W 184 cm

Birmingham Museums Trust

Five
© the artist. Photo credit: Leeds Museums and Galleries

Five 1991

Lubaina Himid (b.1954)

Acrylic on canvas

H 121.8 x W 152.3 cm

Leeds Museums and Galleries

The Tailor
© the artist. Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

The Tailor 2010

Lubaina Himid (b.1954)

Acrylic on paper

H 183 x W 102 cm

Manchester Art Gallery

Man in Paper Drawer
© the artist. Photo credit: Rugby Art Gallery and Museum Art Collections

Man in Paper Drawer

Lubaina Himid (b.1954)

Wood & paint

Rugby Art Gallery and Museum Art Collections

Drowned Orchard: Secret Boatyard
© the artist. Photo credit: Tate

Drowned Orchard: Secret Boatyard 2014

Lubaina Himid (b.1954)

Acrylic paint on wood

H 300 x W 450 x D 100 cm

Tate

Invasion
© the artist. Photo credit: Wolverhampton Arts and Heritage

Invasion 1992

Lubaina Himid (b.1954)

Acrylic on canvas

H 213.5 x W 152.5 cm

Wolverhampton Arts and Heritage

Le Rodeur: The Pulley
© the artist. Photo credit: Government Art Collection

Le Rodeur: The Pulley 2017

Lubaina Himid (b.1954)

Acrylic on canvas

H 183 x W 244 cm

Government Art Collection

2017, acrylic on canvas by Lubaina Himid (b.1954)

Hannibal's Sister
© the artist. Photo credit: Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library

Hannibal's Sister 1989

Lubaina Himid (b.1954)

Acrylic on canvas

H 183 x W 183 cm

Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library

The Dandy
© the artist. Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

The Dandy 2010

Lubaina Himid (b.1954)

Acrylic on paper

H 183 x W 102 cm

Manchester Art Gallery

Ikegobo to the Iyoba (Hand Altar to the Queen Mother)
Photo credit: The Henry Barber Trust, The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham

Ikegobo to the Iyoba (Hand Altar to the Queen Mother) about late 18th C/early 19th C

unknown artist

Brass

H 21.3 x W 26.7 cm

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts

Head of a Girl
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Rugby Art Gallery and Museum Art Collections

Head of a Girl 1971

Craigie Ronald John Aitchison (1926–2009)

Oil on canvas

H 76.5 x W 64 cm

Rugby Art Gallery and Museum Art Collections

African Scene*
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge

African Scene* 1968

Sinclair

Oil on canvas

H 63 x W 90 cm

Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge

Mirror Image I
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Wolverhampton Arts and Heritage

Mirror Image I

Ade Suberu (b.1968)

Mixed media on board

H 153 x W 107 cm

Wolverhampton Arts and Heritage

Man Drinking Coffee
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Government Art Collection

Man Drinking Coffee 2019

Joy Labinjo (b.1994)

Oil & spray on canvas

H 140 x W 160 cm

Government Art Collection

2019, oil & spray on canvas by Joy Labinjo (b.1994)

Alton Peters
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Government Art Collection

Alton Peters 1983

Craigie Ronald John Aitchison (1926–2009)

Oil on canvas

H 76 x W 63 cm

Government Art Collection

The Couple
© the artist. Photo credit: Southampton City Art Gallery

The Couple

Lizzie Jones (b.1972)

Acrylic & wax on canvas

H 107.3 x W 112.8 cm

Southampton City Art Gallery

Black Man Walking
Photo credit: Ferens Art Gallery

Black Man Walking 1929

Glyn Warren Philpot (1884–1937)

Bronze

H 83.2 x W 46.5 x D 20.3 cm

Ferens Art Gallery

Half-Length Portrait of a Black Man
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

Half-Length Portrait of a Black Man

William Charles Penn (1877–1968)

Oil on board

H 91.4 x W 71.1 cm

Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

A Young Black Man (?Francis Barber)
Photo credit: Tate

A Young Black Man (?Francis Barber)

Joshua Reynolds (1723–1792) (manner of)

Oil on canvas

H 75.6 x W 87.9 cm

Tate

A Young Black Man (?Francis Barber)
Photo credit: Tate

A Young Black Man (?Francis Barber)

Joshua Reynolds (1723–1792) (manner of)

Oil on canvas

H 45.1 x W 36.2 cm

Tate

Portrait of an Unknown Black Man
Photo credit: Guernsey Museums and Galleries

Portrait of an Unknown Black Man 1886

Arturo Ferrari (1861–1932)

Oil on canvas

H 35.2 x W 28.5 cm

Guernsey Museums and Galleries

Head of a Black Man
Photo credit: Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford

Head of a Black Man

Anthony van Dyck (1599–1641) (after)

Oil on canvas

H 47 x W 37 cm

The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

Head of a Black Man
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

Head of a Black Man 1929

William Charles Penn (1877–1968)

Oil on canvas

H 68.5 x W 55.8 cm

Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

Portrait Study, Head of a Black Man
© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

Portrait Study, Head of a Black Man

William Charles Penn (1877–1968)

Oil on board

H 60.9 x W 50.8 cm

Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

A Bald Man Wearing a Red Loin Cloth Holding a Club and a Black Cloth
Photo credit: Wellcome Collection

A Bald Man Wearing a Red Loin Cloth Holding a Club and a Black Cloth 19th C (?)

unknown artist

Gouache on mica

H 12.6 x W 9.7 cm

Wellcome Collection

A Man Wearing a Loin Cloth and a Black Shawl Holding Musical Instruments in Both Hands
Photo credit: Wellcome Collection

A Man Wearing a Loin Cloth and a Black Shawl Holding Musical Instruments in Both Hands 19th C (?)

unknown artist

Gouache on mica

H 12.5 x W 9.6 cm

Wellcome Collection

A Bald Man Wearing a Loin Cloth Holding a Wooden Club and a Black Piece of Cloth
Photo credit: Wellcome Collection

A Bald Man Wearing a Loin Cloth Holding a Wooden Club and a Black Piece of Cloth 19th C (?)

unknown artist

Gouache on mica

H 14 x W 10.7 cm

Wellcome Collection

A Man Wearing a Green Cap with a Black Shawl Draped over His Shoulder Holding Two Sticks (?)
Photo credit: Wellcome Collection

A Man Wearing a Green Cap with a Black Shawl Draped over His Shoulder Holding Two Sticks (?) 19th C (?)

unknown artist

Gouache on mica

H 12.7 x W 9.6 cm

Wellcome Collection

Go West Young Man
© the artist. Photo credit: Tate

Go West Young Man 1987

Keith Piper (b.1960)

14 photographs, gelatin silver print on paper mounted onto board

H 84 x W 56 cm

Tate

Black Girls Walking in a Sunny Shower, Washington
© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Photo credit: Perth & Kinross Council

Black Girls Walking in a Sunny Shower, Washington 1980

David Alan Redpath Michie (1928–2015)

Oil on canvas

H 91.4 x W 91.4 cm

Perth & Kinross Council

Portrait of an Unknown Man
Photo credit: Dr Johnson's House

Portrait of an Unknown Man

James Northcote (1746–1831) (attributed to)

Oil on canvas

H 90 x W 77 cm

Dr Johnson's House

Figure of a Māori Man
Photo credit: Hartlepool Museums and Heritage Service

Figure of a Māori Man 19th C

unknown artist

Kauri gum

H 9.3 x W 6 x D 6.7 cm

Hartlepool Museums and Heritage Service

A Man and Two Women from Palau
Photo credit: The Trustees of the British Museum. Shared under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) licence

A Man and Two Women from Palau 1791

Spoilum (Guan Zuolin) (active 1765–1805)

Oil on canvas

British Museum

Cricket Man
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

Cricket Man

John Heritage (1931–1994)

Oil on board

H 151 x W 213 cm

Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

A Black Landsknecht and Bystanders
Photo credit: National Trust Images

A Black Landsknecht and Bystanders c.1510–1520

German School

Oil on panel

H 92 x W 52 cm

National Trust, Waddesdon Manor

Man on a Couch
© the artist. Photo credit: Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre, London

Man on a Couch 1976

Colin Hall (b.1952)

Ink & emulsion on etching plate on board

H 29.3 x W 42.2 cm

Arts Council Collection, Southbank Centre

UGO
© the artist. Photo credit: Manx National Heritage

UGO 1954

Bryan Kneale (b.1930)

Oil on canvas

H 74 x W 54 cm

Manx National Heritage

The Oil Stove
© the artist. Photo credit: Hastings Museum and Art Gallery

The Oil Stove 1950s

Elisabeth Blackstone Smith (b.1937)

Oil on paper

H 137.2 x W 76.2 cm

Hastings Museum and Art Gallery

A Barotse Woman
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

A Barotse Woman 1928

Neville Lewis (1895–1972)

Oil on panel

H 40.8 x W 30.4 cm

Manchester Art Gallery

Buck Clayton (1911–1991), Manchester Jazz Festival, 1963
© the artist's estate, courtesy of National Jazz Archive. Photo credit: National Jazz Archive

Buck Clayton (1911–1991), Manchester Jazz Festival, 1963 1963

Brian Foskett (1940–2017)

Black & white photograph

H 16 x W 24 cm

National Jazz Archive

Chris Ofili (b.1968)
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Leicester Museums and Galleries

Chris Ofili (b.1968) 1989

Susan Thomas

Acrylic on canvas

H 76 x W 58 cm

Leicester Museums and Galleries

Music of the Steppes
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Horniman Museum and Gardens

Music of the Steppes 2000

Bazarbay Serekeev (b.1942)

Pigment on canvas laid on hardboard with metal

H 47.5 x W 58.3 cm

Horniman Museum and Gardens

Le couple au ballon
© Niki de Saint Phalle Charitable Art Foundation / ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2022. Photo credit: Glasgow Museums

Le couple au ballon 1974

Niki de Saint Phalle (1930–2002)

Polyester, paint & steel

H 45 x W 46 x D 24 cm

Glasgow Museums

Ngairo Rakai Hikuroa 1878

Gottfried Lindauer (1839–1926)

Oil on canvas

H 96 x W 79.5 cm

The Pitt Rivers Museum

Platform Piece 1
© the copyright holders. Photo credit: Vincenzo Albano / Art UK

Platform Piece 1 1985

Kevin Atherton (b.1950) and A. & A. Sculpture Casting (active c.1978–c.1988)

Bronze

H 188 cm

Olive Morris
© Greg Bunbury. Photo credit: Black Outdoor Art

Olive Morris 2020

Greg Bunbury (b.1976)

Large format print on paper

H 304.8 x W 609.6 cm

Black Outdoor Art

Charles Stanhope, 3rd Earl of Harrington, and a Servant 1782

Joshua Reynolds (1723–1792)

Oil on canvas

H 236.2 x W 142.2 cm

Yale Center for British Art

The Moorish Maiden's First Love
Photo credit: Royal Scottish Academy of Art & Architecture

The Moorish Maiden's First Love c.1879

Robert Gavin (1827–1883)

Oil on canvas

H 92.3 x W 65.2 cm

Royal Scottish Academy of Art & Architecture

Miss Victoria
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Leicestershire County Council Artworks Collection

Miss Victoria 1983

Elaine Steele (active 1983–1984)

Oil & watercolour on paper

H 83.5 x W 63 cm

Leicestershire County Council Artworks Collection

Henry Thomas
Photo credit: Pallant House Gallery, Chichester

Henry Thomas 1934–1935

Glyn Warren Philpot (1884–1937)

Oil on canvas

H 52.5 x W 36.4 cm

Pallant House Gallery

The Young Catechist
Photo credit: Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives

The Young Catechist 1827

Henry Hoppner Meyer (1782–1847)

Oil on canvas

H 91.5 x W 71 cm

Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives

Variation on ‘Othello’
Photo credit: Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives

Variation on ‘Othello’ c.1933–1934

Walter Richard Sickert (1860–1942)

Oil on canvas

H 110 x W 73 cm

Bristol Museums, Galleries & Archives

Untitled 1986
© the artist. Photo credit: Manchester Art Gallery

Untitled 1986 1986

Keith Piper (b.1960)

Emulsion on canvas

H 218.4 x W 213.4 cm

Manchester Art Gallery

Pink Umbrella
© the artist. Photo credit: Scarborough Museums Trust

Pink Umbrella 2016

Robert Pugh

Multi-plate colour etching on paper

H 31 x W 25 cm

Scarborough Museums Trust

Boy Reading
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Stromness Museum

Boy Reading

Ajidasile Orisadipe

Thorn

H 8.7 x W 3.4 x D 3.4 cm

Stromness Museum

Boys Eating
© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Stromness Museum

Boys Eating

Ajidasile Orisadipe

Silk cotton tree wood

H 6.8 x W 3.4 x D 3.8 cm

Stromness Museum

Woman with Child on Back
© Sokari Douglas Camp. All rights reserved, DACS 2022. Photo credit: Leicester Museums and Galleries

Woman with Child on Back 1986

Sokari Douglas Camp (b.1958)

Steel & paint

H 175 x W 72 x D 55 cm

Leicester Museums and Galleries

Fulani Girl
© Courtesy of The Ben Enwonwu Foundation. Photo credit: Government Art Collection

Fulani Girl

Ben Enwonwu (1917–1994)

Ebony

H 33 x W 15 cm

Government Art Collection

Monotony
© Courtesy of The Ben Enwonwu Foundation. Photo credit: University of Chichester, Otter Gallery

Monotony 1948

Ben Enwonwu (1917–1994)

Oil on canvas

H 91 x W 71 cm

University of Chichester, Otter Gallery