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Your Last Chance to See the Guinness Book of Records’ Largest Painting by Numbers Right Here in Lagos



The largest painting by numbers measures 3,130.55 m² (33,696 ft² 138.2 in²) and was unveiled by the Ecole de Dessin in partnership with Lagos State Government, Nigeria, on 17 November 2010 in celebration of Guinness World Records Day 2010 and also a means to draw awareness to issue of climate change in Nigeria.

The painting measured 63.5 m (208 ft 3.99 in) x 49.3 m (161 ft 8.94 in) and was created by 350 volunteers and represents the map of Nigeria, the logo of in the middle of the map, the flag of Nigeria (green, white, green) which was painted around the map.

This painting has been on display at the Methodist Boys High School Victoria Island Lagos since the 1st of October and today is the last day this ionic work of art will be on display.

So if you’re in Lagos, hurry on over to Victoria Island and don’t miss a chance to view this precious work of art.


  1. purplepearl

    October 12, 2012 at 1:59 pm

    Wow, really nice

  2. Haba BELLA!

    October 12, 2012 at 2:07 pm

    And we’re just hearing now ehn Bella? What do you expect us to do eh? leave everything and dash there NOW?

    • partyrider

      October 12, 2012 at 3:54 pm vex

  3. @ajiriavae

    October 12, 2012 at 3:08 pm

    Lagos state is really trying to get noticed. Nice effort but I think there are more effective ways to get a city on the tourism map.

  4. huh?

    October 12, 2012 at 4:57 pm

    In celebration with Guiness Book of world record day? Or is in the Guiness Book of world record?

  5. lahips

    October 12, 2012 at 4:59 pm

    nice piece of art

  6. lol

    October 13, 2012 at 10:34 pm

    someone should give them paint and brush 2 paint lagos den since they are so good

  7. CBN

    December 15, 2015 at 5:35 am

    Point of correction, its wasnt displayed in Methodist Boys High school. It was actually displayed in Top Laurels High School in Jakande Estate, Oke – Afa, Isolo area of Lagos State… cos dis is her premises… nawa ooooo!!!!!!! So please edit and update. Thanks

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