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Colour drawing of the annual procession of clergy carrying traditional Ethiopian crosses, at the Church of St Michael, Ankobar, Ethiopia

Colour drawing of the annual procession of clergy carrying traditional Ethiopian crosses, at the Church of St Michael, Ankobar, Ethiopia

Colour drawing of the annual procession of clergy carrying traditional Ethiopian crosses, at the Church of St Michael, Ankobar, Ethiopia, where the Ark of the Covenant is reputed to be kept. With mountain landscape in background. Drawn by Johann Martin Bernatz (1802-1878), as official artist to an embassy to Sahela Selassie, King of Shoa, led by Capt William Cornwallis Harris, Bombay Engineers, 1842. British Library OIOC WD 2209/5. Copyright © 1997, The British Library Board