Saturday, January 5, 2013

Warrior Queen

Queen Ana de Sousa Nzingha Mbande of the Ndongo and Matamba Kingdoms of the Mbundu people in southwestern Africa now modern day Angola roughly. She lived during the time of the Atlantic slave trade and fought hard to preserve the peace of her kingdom to protect it from Dutch and Portuguese take over. by Achille DevÈria, printed by FranÁois Le Villain, published by Edward Bull, published by Edward Churton, after Unknown artist, hand-coloured lithograph, 1830s © National Portrait Gallery, London

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