Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Princess Regent, Wife of Ras Tafari, and Attendants

The Princess Regent Menen Asfaw, wife of Ras Tafari, and her attendants in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Princess Regent is seated and dressed in royal robes. Her chair is located on top of a rug. Her four attendants sit behind her, and a male attendent is holding an umbrella over her. Another attendant is visible in the background. The Princess Regent married Regent Ras Tafari Makonnen in 1911, and became an Empress when he became Emperor Haile Selassie I, (1922).
Identifier
NYSA_A3045-78_A15458
Date
1922
Language
English
Source
New York State Archives, New York State. Education Dept. Division of Visual Instruction. Instructional lantern slides, ca. 1856-1939. Series A3045-78, No. A15458.
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