Images from Bamum: German Colonial Photography at the Court of King Njoya, Cameroon, West Africa

June 15, 1988 – September 6, 1988

National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC

Sublevel 1 Floor Plan

Some 60 photographs portray life at the court of King Njoya (1902-1915), including Bamum festivals, palace architecture, and royal art as well as the royal family.