Museum Collection [c 1896-1965]

Materials created by the Offices of the Royal Palace of Bamum Kings, currently displayed as part of the permanent Museum exhibition at the Archives du Palais des Rois Bamoun. The materials range from c 1896-1956 and consist of Bamum history, official records and correspondence of the Royal Palace of Bamum Kings, and a range of writings of artistic and scientific scope, such as calendars, maps, and manuals on medicine and love. Objects and ephemera including a royal ink well and document bags have also been digitised.

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  • King Njoya’s Brass Inkwell

    File Ref: EAP051/1/3/7
    Leaves: 5 photographic images of same object; Pages: 5; Measurements: 16cm x 10cm; Dates: unknown; Script: Akauku Nyiet; Condition: Good; Comments: on side is King Njoya’s name, written in a “mirror image”. When ink is applied to the protruding brass lette ...
  • Document bag and a beaded document folder [c 1930?]

    File Ref: EAP051/1/3/21
    Leaves: 4 photographs of objects; Pages:; Measurements:; Dates: ca.1930?; Script:; Condition: Poor; Comments. ...