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"Bokassa the First" Emperor of the Central African Empire: the 55 year old Jean Bedel Bokassa, the self-proclaimed Emperor of the Central African Empire, is the ruler of this nation of 2.5 million citizens, who flourishes in ceremonies and pomp. In this photograph, he is wearing part of the 1,000 medals and decorations that he has collected in his reign. Central African Republic, December 1, 1970

1970
(French, b. 1941)
Image: 21.4 x 14.5 cm (8 7/16 x 5 11/16 in.); With black border: 21.9 x 14.9 cm (8 5/8 x 5 7/8 in.); Paper: 23.8 x 17.8 cm (9 3/8 x 7 in.)
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"Bokassa the First" Emperor of the Central African Empire: the 55 year old Jean Bedel Bokassa, the self-proclaimed Emperor of the Central African Empire, is the ruler of this nation of 2.5 million citizens, who flourishes in ceremonies and pomp. In this photograph, he is wearing part of the 1,000 medals and decorations that he has collected in his reign. Central African Republic, December 1, 1970

"Bokassa the First" Emperor of the Central African Empire: the 55 year old Jean Bedel Bokassa, the self-proclaimed Emperor of the Central African Empire, is the ruler of this nation of 2.5 million citizens, who flourishes in ceremonies and pomp. In this photograph, he is wearing part of the 1,000 medals and decorations that he has collected in his reign. Central African Republic, December 1, 1970

1970

Guy Le Querrec

(French, b. 1941)
France

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