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Letter Opener For The Black Star Line

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A letter opener carved from ebony wood

About the Model

A letter opener carved from ebony wood with a depiction of Kwame Nkrumah, the first prime minister and president of Ghana. In 1957 Ghana launched its first shipping company, the Black Star Line. It was named after an American company by Marcus Garvey to promote black economic advancement and encourage black immigration to Africa.


Arts + Humanities


Tools, Equipment, Black Star Line, African American, Africa, Business, Transportation, Travel, Marcus Garvey, culture, social studies, history, african art, black culture, shipping, Ghana


Mar 31 2022