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Gabon

D. Francine Farr

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Country on the Atlantic coast of western equatorial Africa, bordered by Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon to the north and by the Republic of Congo to the east and south. Gabon became independent in 1960. Its capital is Libreville and French is the national language.

Keywords: Geography and cultural history; Continuing traditions; Popular arts; Fine arts; Art life and organization

Reference Entry.  1666 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Art

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