Salamāt from Venezia [Greetings from Venice]

Scope and Content

Mail Art. On the address side of a post card from Venice, Musa drew a mermaid in an odalisque pose with a stamp head. The greeting 'Salamat from Venezia' is signed by the family.

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

post card 10.5cm x 14.5cm

Archivist's Note


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.