4 cards from and about Khartoum

Scope and Content

3 printed cards with works by Khartoum artists: Merghany (watercolour), El Mur, Otayb and one commercial post card by a French surrealist:

a. Pipe à fumer deux tabacs différentes 1972 / Two different tabaccos pipe 1972 [sic]. Commercial postcard depicting Jacques Carelman's 'Pipe for smoking two different tobaccos', 1972, printed by Éditions Delta Concept

b. Voix du Soudan : Figures de la chanson soudanaise. Postcard from the Institut Français Soudan. One of a series entitled "Livres soudanais (bilingue arabe-français) pour enfants", with an illustration credit for Otaybi

c. Matryoshka dans le désert. Postcard from the Institut Français Soudan. One of a series entitled "Livres soudanais (bilingue arabe-français) pour enfants", with an illustration credit for Salah El Mur

d. Watercolor painting by Hussein Merghani. Postcard from the Institut Français Soudan. One of a series entitled "Livres soudanais (bilingue arabe-français) pour enfants", with an illustration credit for Salah El Mur

Access Information

Collection currently on display in the Brunei Gallery, SOAS, until 23rd March 2019.

Restrictions Apply

Acquisition Information

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.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

11cm x 15cm

Archivist's Note

Catalogued

Conditions Governing Use

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.