Rare African art collection on display in BK

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One of the world's largest and rarest African art collection is on display in Brooklyn.

Eric Edwards has been collecting African art for nearly 50 years.

Part of his personal collection is on display at the Weeksville Heritage Center in Brooklyn.

Edwards has more than 2,500 artifacts from all 54 African countries.

His impressive collection spans over 4,000 years of history.

The "From Africa to Weeksville" exhibition is on display through Sept. 28.

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