Posts tagged with 'Selim Aga'
30 August 2016 by Zachary
After Liverpool Museum opened in its new building on William Brown Street in October 1860 (now World Museum), the first five African artefacts it acquired a month later were purchased from the African-born explorer Selim Aga. Aga acquired these five artefacts in the interior of Nigeria on the voyage of the Dayspring. You can find out more about Selim Aga and see the items he collected in our new Selim Aga online collection.
But the objects in this group only hint at Aga’s remarkable life as an explorer. Read more…