Uganda Doll Kampala Firewood Seller

Doll as sold through a craft shop on Buganda Road in Kampala, the capital of Uganda. Depicting a street vendor riding a bicycle on his way to a local market to sell firewood.

Came in original paper bag with label ‘Craft Box, Quality African Arts & Crafts, Permanently low fixed prices (Buganda Road, next to 1000 Cups coffee shop)’.

Folklore is in the air… uhm… ear!


Object Ethnic doll
Origin Uganda, Kampala
Culture Unknown
Medium Fabric, painted paper maché, wire, wood, natural fiber
Mark or Tag Label on paper bag
Made by Unknown
Size H 20 x W 20 cm
Dated Not dated
Acquired Fleemarket 2013


No postcard available. There should be a nice postcard here that matches this doll, to show you how the people living in Uganda are dressed in their traditional costume.

There is nothing suitable in our postcard books at the moment, too bad!

Happy collecting,