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[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

[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

[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
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-ref2885

[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
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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-ref3002

[During the Ẹfẹ ceremony, Oro Efe swinging horsetail whisks], Egbado area, town of Sawonjo, 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, "Oro Efe in performance, Sawonjo. Oro Efe wears a headdress, a veil, cloth panels, and a hunter's jerkin, and he flashes his whisks, blessing the spectators as he sings. Sawonjo, 1978."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00411
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
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
Ceremonial objects  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 D00411
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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-ref3217

[During the Ẹfẹ ceremony, Oro Efe swinging horsetail whisks], Egbado area, town of Sawonjo, 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, "Back view of Oro Efe, Sawonjo. The back view of Oro Efe's costume reveals appliquéd cloth panels and, on his headdress, a carved leather panel. At his feet, hunters load their guns for a salute. Sawonjo, 1978."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00412
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
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
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 D00412
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-ref3218

[Ketu female-style masquerader in performance], Ketu area, town of Ketu, 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, "Ketu female-style masquerader in performance. A wooden breasplate, held in place by a harness, is draped with a cloth. Ketu, 1971."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00461
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
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 D00461
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-ref3267

[Male-style (akogi) Gelede masquerader wearing appliquéd clothes], Ketu area, town of Idahin, 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, "Male-type masquerader in performance wearing appliquéd panels. A male Gelede with appliquéd panels grips the bamboo hoop under his costume and moves it rhythmically during his dance. Idahin, 1973."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00476
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
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 D00476
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-ref3281

[Gelede masquerader with moveable snakes emerging from the headdress], Ketu area, town of Idahin, 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:
1973
Scope and Contents:
Publication title reads, "Gelede dancer in performance wearing a mask with hinged joints. Joints make moveable enormous snakes that emerge from the headdresses, thus adding another kinetic dimension to the dance. Photograph by Howard Wildman. Idahin, 1971."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00478
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
Dance  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
Animals in art  Search this
Animals in art -- Snakes  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 D00478
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-ref3283

[Male-style (akogi) Gelede masquerader wearing appliquéd clothes], Ketu area, town of Idahin, 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, "Gelede with elaborate coiffure and Ketu-style costume. A Ketu-style Gelede wears a large bamboo hoop around his chest covered with women's head ties, thus creating a massive cylinder of cloth. Idahin, 1978."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00495
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
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 D00495
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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-ref3300

[Neophyte Gelede dancer under the supervision of his coach], 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, "Young supervised Gelede dancer in performance. Carrying the iron anklets in his hands, a Gelede performer moves toward the drums under the supervision of his coach. Ilaro, 1978."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00542
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
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 D00542
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-ref3348

[Identical pair of female-style (abogi) Gelede masqueraders in performance], Ketu area, town of Ketu, 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, "Pair of master dancers in performance. An identical pair of master dancers match each other's intricate dance patterns, as the crowd strains to see the action. Ketu, 1971."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00634
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
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 D00634
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-ref3439

[Ketu female-style (abogi) masquerader in performance], Ketu area, town of Ketu, 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, "Ketu female-style masquerader in performancewith a tightly wrapped torso. Characteristic of Ketu-style female Gelede costumes is the narrow torso tightly wrapped with women's head ties, Ketu, 1971."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00635
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
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 D00635
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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-ref3440

[Pair of Gelede masqueraders wearing appliquéd cloth panels], Ketu area, town of Idahin, 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:
Benin
Africa
Date:
1971
Scope and Contents:
Publication title reads, "Pair of Gelede masqueraders wearing appliquéd panels. In the Ketu region, masqueraders often incorporate elaborately embroidered and appliquéd cloth panels into their costumes. Idahin, 1978."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00639
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
Musical instruments  Search this
Ceremonial objects  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 D00639
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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-ref3444

[Gelede masquerader with moveable snakes emerging from the headdress], Ketu area, town of Idahin, 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:
1973
Scope and Contents:
Publication title reads, "Gelede dancer in performance wearing a mask with hinged joints. Joints make moveable enormous snakes that emerge from the headdresses, thus adding another kinetic dimension to the dance. Photograph by Howard Wildman. Idahin, 1971."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00641
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
Dance  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
Animals in art  Search this
Animals in art -- Snakes  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 D00641
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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-ref3446

[Abeokuta female-style (abogi) masqueraders in performance], Egbado area, town of Abeokuta, Ibara Quarter, 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, "Abeokuta female-style masqueraders in performance, Ibara Quarter. At Ibara, abeokuta, the dancers wear a costume made of borrowed cloths that hang down to the ankles and another cloth that covers the face and torso. 1978."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00676
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
Dance  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
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 D00676
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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-ref3481

[Female-style (abogi) Gelede masquerader wearing wooden breasts adorned with lizards and seated monkeys], 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, "Female-style masquerader wearing wooden breasts adorned with lizards and seated monkeys. Imasai, 1971."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00692
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
Animals in art  Search this
Animals in art -- Monkeys  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 D00692
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-ref3497

[Female-style (abogi) Gelede masquerader donning twin figures as breasts], 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:
1966
Scope and Contents:
Publication title reads, "Female-style masquerader donning twin figures as breasts, Joga/Imasai vicinity. A masquerader with drums on his headdress substitutes twin statuettes for breasts. Joga/Imasai, 1965."
Local Numbers:
EEPA 1992-028-00694
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
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 D00694
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-ref3499

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