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Die Masken und Geheimbünde Afrikas

Author:
Frobenius, Leo 1873-1938  Search this
Physical description:
278 p. illus. ; 33 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
Africa
Date:
1898
Topic:
Secret societies  Search this
Masks, African  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
GN419.5 .F92 1898
GN419.5.F92 1898
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_369251

[During the Ẹfẹ ceremony, the Great Mother mask, Ìyánlá, appears as a bird called Eye Òrò, Spirit Bird], Egbado area, town of Ilaro, Nigeria

Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1978
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken by Dr. Henry Drewal while conducting research among the Yoruba of southwestern Nigeria in 1977-1978. At the time Dr. Drewal was on a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for Independent Study and Research.
Publication title reads, "Spirit Bird in performance, Ilaro. Spirit Bird with blood-red beak hastens through the marketplace and disappears into the darkness. Ilaro, 1978."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00004
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Efe (masquerades)  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Masks  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Masquerades  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00004
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Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref2809

[Shrine sheltering three Great Mother masks], Ohori area, town of Iwoye, Benin

Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Benin
Date:
1973
Scope and Contents:
Publication title reads, "Three Great Mother masks with animal-like ears rest within the Gelede shrine. A white curtain covers the older ones in the background. Iwoye, 1973."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00011
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Masks  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Shrines  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00011
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Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref2816

[Great Mother mask with prominent tuft], Ohori area, town of Ibaiyun, Nigeria

Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1975
Scope and Contents:
Publication title reads, "Held by female and male cult leaders, a Great Mother mask displays a prominent tuft (osu) as a symbol of medicines and spiritual powers. Ibaiyun, 1975."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00014
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Masks  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00014
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Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
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ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref2819

[Deified ancestral priestess masquerade (Iju)], Egbado area, town of Imasai, Nigeria

Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1971
Scope and Contents:
Publication title reads, "At the close of the afternoon dance, the deified ancestral priestess, dressed in white, comes to bless the community. Imasai, 1978."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00025
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Masquerades  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Masks  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Dance  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00025
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Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref2830

[Deified ancestral priestess masquerade (Iju Ejide)], Egbado area, town of Joga-Orile, Nigeria

Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1971
Scope and Contents:
Publication title reads, "An afternoon mother masquerade, Iju Ejide, with white hair and a ritual pot blends images of ancestress, priestess, and deity. Joga, 1971."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00032
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Masquerades  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Masks  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00032
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Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref2837

[During the Ẹfẹ ceremony, the bearded Great Mother, Ìyánlá, in performance], Cove town, Benin

Photographer:
Edna Bay  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Benin
Date:
1974
Scope and Contents:
Publication title reads, "The Great Mother masquerade in performance, Cove. Photograph by Edna Bay. The bearded Great Mother, Ìyánlá, bent with age, trails white cloth on the ground. Cove, Benin, 1972."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00036
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Efe (masquerades)  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Masks  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Masquerades  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00036
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Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref2841

[Apasa mask with bladelike ears], Ohori area, town of Iwoye, Benin

Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Benin
Date:
1973
Scope and Contents:
Publication title reads, "Apasa mask. The bladelike ears and the beard (broken) serve to support the guns, which cross over the apasa's white face. Iwoye, 1971."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00039
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Masks  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00039
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Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref2844

[Double-faced Apasa mask surmounted by a belt decorated with amulets and knives], Ohori area, town of Iwoye, Benin

Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Benin
Date:
1971
Scope and Contents:
Publication title reads, "Apasa mask of twins. A double-faced apasa is surmounted by a belt decorated with amulets and knives. It encircles the blade-shaped ears topped by reptiles. Iwoye, 1971."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00041
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Masks  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Animals in art -- Lizards  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00041
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Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref2846

[Oro Efe headdress depicting snakes with birds in their mouths and airplane on top], Ohori area, town of Ohumbe, Nigeria

Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1975
Scope and Contents:
Publication title reads, "Strands of beads and coins veil the face, snakes hold birds, and a four-engine airplane flies overhead in this Oro efe headdress. Obele, 1975."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00043
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Efe (masquerades)  Search this
Masks  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Animals in art -- Birds  Search this
Animals in art -- Snakes  Search this
Beadwork  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00043
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Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref2848

[Oro Efe headdress with bladelike ears], Ohori area, town of Ohumbe, Nigeria

Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1975
Scope and Contents:
Publication title reads, "An Oro Efe headdress with bladelike ears, beard, and pipe also displays a crescent moon and two airplanes at the side. Igbeme-Ile, 1975."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00044
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Efe (masquerades)  Search this
Masks  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Masks  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00044
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Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref2849

[Oro Efe headdress with felines attacking a third animals], Egbado area, town of Ajilete, Nigeria

Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1978
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken by Dr. Henry Drewal while conducting research among the Yoruba of southwestern Nigeria in 1977-1978. At the time Dr. Drewal was on a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for Independent Study and Research.
Publication title reads, "In this headdress, multiple knives flank Oro Efe's face, and two felines attack a third animal. Ajilete, 1978."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00045
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Efe (masquerades)  Search this
Masks  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00045
See more items in:
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref2850

[Apasa headdress with bladelike ears], Ohori area, town of Isagba, Benin

Photographer:
Wildman, Howard  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Benin
Date:
1971
Scope and Contents:
Publication title reads, "Bladelike ears and a beard dominate the small head in this apasa headdress. Photograph by Howard Wildman, Isagba, 1971."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00047
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Masks  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00047
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Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref2852

[During the Ẹfẹ ceremony, Tetede masquerader singing praises], Egbado area, town of Igbogila, Nigeria

Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1978
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken by Dr. Henry Drewal while conducting research among the Yoruba of southwestern Nigeria in 1977-1978. At the time Dr. Drewal was on a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for Independent Study and Research.
Publication title reads, "Tetede masquerade. Tetede, 'The-one-Who-Comes-in-Good-Time,' appears with a tray of ritual containers to sing the praises of the supernatural forces and to call Oro Ẹfẹ to begin his performance. Sawonjo, 1978."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00080
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Efe (masquerades)  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Masks  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Masquerades  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00080
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Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref2885

[Tetede mask which has container lids in the form of birds], Egbado area, town of Igbogila, Nigeria

Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1977
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was taken by Dr. Henry Drewal while conducting research among the Yoruba of southwestern Nigeria in 1977-1978. At the time Dr. Drewal was on a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for Independent Study and Research.
Publication title reads, "Tetede mask. Birds cover the containers on Tetede,s head. Igbogila, 1978."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00081
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Masks  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Animals in art -- Birds  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00081
See more items in:
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref2886

[At the conclusion of the Ẹfẹ ceremony, mask in the form of a hyena (kòrikò)], Egbado area, town of Kesan-Orile, Nigeria

Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1971
Scope and Contents:
Publication title reads, "Hyena mask. The gaping jaws of a Hyena headdress divert the attention of the crowd, allowing Oro Efe to disappear, thus ending the night ceremony. Kesan Orile, 1971."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00196
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Efe (masquerades)  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Masks  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Animals in art -- Hyenas  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00196
See more items in:
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref3002

[Body mask in the form of a gorilla], Egbado area, town of Kesan-Orile, Nigeria

Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1971
Scope and Contents:
Publication title reads, "Trunk mask of a gorilla. A body mask in the form of Ogede, the Gorilla, combines animal teeth, paws, and human features. Kesan Orile, 1971."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00197
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Masks  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Animals in art -- Monkeys  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00197
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Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref3003

[Elaborate mask consisting of two heads united by an intricate composition of snakes, crocodiles, monkeys, tortoises, and humans], Egbado area, town of Imala, Nigeria

Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1971
Scope and Contents:
Publication title reads, "This special headdress -two heads joined by an intricate compositions of tortoises, reptiles, monkeys, and humans- succinctly recapitulates the history of Imala and Idofoi peoples and of the Gelede and Onidofoi societies. Imala, 1971."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00203
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Masks  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Animals in art -- Turtles  Search this
Animals in art -- Snakes  Search this
Animals in art -- Monkeys  Search this
Animals in art -- Crocodiles  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00203
See more items in:
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref3009

[Back view of the Onidofoi mask consisting of two heads united by an intricate composition of snakes, crocodiles, monkeys, tortoises, and humans], Egbado area, town of Imala, Nigeria

Photographer:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1971
Scope and Contents:
Publication title reads, "The back view of the Onidofoi mask in plate 125 (EEPA D00203) shows the figure of Sule, founder of Islam in Imala, holding a cane and the Koran."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00204
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Masks  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Animals in art -- Turtles  Search this
Animals in art -- Snakes  Search this
Animals in art -- Monkeys  Search this
Animals in art -- Crocodiles  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00204
See more items in:
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref3010

[Wooden belly plates which intensify female attributes], Ohori area, town of Isagba, Benin

Photographer:
Wildman, Howard  Search this
Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Africa
Benin
Date:
1971
Scope and Contents:
Publication title reads, "Body mask. Photograph Howard Wildman. Breast and belly plates, whether plain or elaborately decorated with scarification patterns, emphasize the theme of the knowledge of the source of life. Isagba, 1972."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00364
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Masks  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA D00364
See more items in:
Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref3170

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