host = $host; $this->dbUser = $dbUser; $this->dbPass = $dbPass; $this->dbName = $dbName; $this->connectToDb(); } /** * Establishes connection to MySQL and selects a database * @return void * @access private */ function connectToDb() { // Make connection to MySQL server if (!$this->dbConn = @mysql_connect($this->host, $this->dbUser, $this->dbPass)) { trigger_error('Could not connect to server'); $this->connectError = true; // Select database } else if (!@mysql_select_db($this->dbName,$this->dbConn)) { trigger_error('Could not select database'); $this->connectError = true; } } /** * Checks for MySQL errors * @return boolean * @access public */ function isError() { if ($this->connectError) { return true; } $error = mysql_error($this->dbConn); if (empty($error)) { return false; } else { return true; } } /** * Returns an instance of MySQLResult to fetch rows with * @param $sql string the database query to run * @return MySQLResult * @access public */ function &query($sql) { if (!$queryResource = mysql_query($sql, $this->dbConn)) { trigger_error('Query failed: ' . mysql_error($this->dbConn) . ' SQL: ' . $sql); } else { return new MySQLResult($this, $queryResource); } } } /** * MySQLResult Data Fetching Class * @access public * @package SPLIB */ class MySQLResult { /** * Instance of MySQL providing database connection * @access private * @var MySQL */ var $mysql; /** * Query resource * @access private * @var resource */ var $query; /** * MySQLResult constructor * @param object mysql (instance of MySQL class) * @param resource query (MySQL query resource) * @access public */ function MySQLResult(&$mysql, $query) { $this->mysql = &$mysql; $this->query = $query; } /** * Fetches a row from the result * @return array * @access public */ function fetch() { if ($row = mysql_fetch_array($this->query, MYSQL_ASSOC)) { return $row; } else if ( $this->size() > 0 ) { mysql_data_seek($this->query, 0); return false; } else { return false; } } /** * Returns the number of rows selected * @return int * @access public */ function size () { return mysql_num_rows($this->query); } /** * Returns the ID of the last row inserted * @return int * @access public */ function insertID () { return mysql_insert_id($this->mysql->dbConn); } /** * Checks for MySQL errors * @return boolean * @access public */ function isError() { return $this->mysql->isError(); } /** * Returns an instance of MySQLResult to fetch rows with * @param $sql string the database query to run * @return MySQLResult * @access public */ } ?> Collection: Ethnography - Africa (Page 1 of 2) - Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery Information Centre
             
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Collection: Ethnography - Africa

There are 17 objects in this collection.
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Beaded Girdle Belt

Accession Number:1937A28.17
Maker:Zulu / Northern Nguni
Collection:Ethnography - Africa

Presented by Mrs W H Carnegie, 1937.
Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery


Beaded Roll Collar

Accession Number:1978A192
Maker:Zulu / Northern Nguni
Collection:Ethnography - Africa

Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery


Brass Figure of a Man on Horseback

Accession Number:1980A28
Collection:Ethnography - Africa

Presented by M J Lidell, 1980.
Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery


Bushman's Kit

Accession Number:1933A20
Collection:Ethnography - Africa

Presented by J R Ratcliffe, 1933.
Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery


Drum

Accession Number:1922A13.5D
Maker:Jukun people
Collection:Ethnography - Africa

Presented by Percy Amaury Talbot, 1922.
Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery


Face Mask

Accession Number:1988A76
Maker:Fang People
Collection:Ethnography - Africa

Presented by Westfield Museum.
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Fan

Accession Number:1989A190
Maker:Hausa
Collection:Ethnography - Africa

Presented by Tamworth Castle Museum.
Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery


Gourd Rattle

Accession Number:1986A15
Collection:Ethnography - Africa

Presented by the Estate of Wilfred Dodds, 1986.
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Helmet Mask - Ngou Ntangha

Accession Number:1987A289
Maker:Fang people
Collection:Ethnography - Africa

Presented by an anonymous donor, 1987.
Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery


Ivory Horn

Accession Number:1977A125
Collection:Ethnography - Africa

Accessioned, 1977.
Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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