[untitled envelope with a fishing scene]

Scope and Content

Mail Art. The envelope's main feature is a cut paper/papier coupé boat with fishermen on a river; this is the same as the book cover of Musa's La Nacre (The Pearl) 2015; the river scene is specified by drawing and collaged stamps of water life.

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

brown paper envelope 15cm x 23 cm

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.