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Celestial Church of Christ, Odogbolu, Ikenne, Nigeria

Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Nigeria
Africa
Date:
1982
Scope and Contents:
Original title reads, "R31-16, Ikenne - Odogbolu, 3/30/82, Tues., Celestial Church of Christ, #133, p.109."
Local Numbers:
R31-16
General:
Title source: Marilyn Houlberg and EEPA staff based on slide information
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Email: elisofonarchives@si.edu
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Religious buildings  Search this
Mod. architecture/cityscape -- Photographs  Search this
Signs and signboards  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria Collection, EEPA 2005-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-002, Item EEPA 2005-0002-00059
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Series 1: African Hairstyles / Barbershop
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref1133

Celestial Church of Christ, Odogbolu, Ikenne, Nigeria

Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Nigeria
Africa
Date:
1982
Scope and Contents:
Original title reads, "R31-17, Odogbolu, 3/30/82, Tues., Celestial Church of Christ, #1334, p.109."
Local Numbers:
R31-17
General:
Title source: Marilyn Houlberg and EEPA staff based on slide information
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Email: elisofonarchives@si.edu
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Religious buildings  Search this
Mod. architecture/cityscape -- Photographs  Search this
Signs and signboards  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria Collection, EEPA 2005-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-002, Item EEPA 2005-0002-00060
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Series 1: African Hairstyles / Barbershop
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref1134

Celestial Church of Christ, Odogbolu, Ikenne, Nigeria

Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Nigeria
Africa
Date:
1982
Scope and Contents:
Original title reads, "R31-27, Odogbolu, 3/30/82, Tues., Celestial Church of Christ, #132, p.109."
Local Numbers:
R31-27
General:
Title source: Marilyn Houlberg and EEPA staff based on slide information
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Email: elisofonarchives@si.edu
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Religious buildings  Search this
Mod. architecture/cityscape -- Photographs  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria Collection, EEPA 2005-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-002, Item EEPA 2005-0002-00061
See more items in:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Series 1: African Hairstyles / Barbershop
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref1135

Celestial Church of Christ, Odogbolu, Ikenne, Nigeria

Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Nigeria
Africa
Date:
1982
Scope and Contents:
Original title reads, "R31-24, Odogbolu, 3/30/82, Tues., Celestial Church of Christ, #137, p.109."
Local Numbers:
R31-24
General:
Title source: Marilyn Houlberg and EEPA staff based on slide information
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Email: elisofonarchives@si.edu
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Religious buildings  Search this
Mod. architecture/cityscape -- Photographs  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria Collection, EEPA 2005-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-002, Item EEPA 2005-0002-00062
See more items in:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Series 1: African Hairstyles / Barbershop
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref1136

Celestial Church of Christ, Odogbolu, Ikenne, Nigeria

Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Nigeria
Africa
Date:
1982
Scope and Contents:
Original title reads, "R31-29, Odogbolu, 3/30/82, Tues., Celestial Church of Christ, #131, p.109."
Local Numbers:
R31-29
General:
Title source: Marilyn Houlberg and EEPA staff based on slide information
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Email: elisofonarchives@si.edu
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Religious buildings  Search this
Mod. architecture/cityscape -- Photographs  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Signs and signboards  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria Collection, EEPA 2005-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-002, Item EEPA 2005-0002-00063
See more items in:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Series 1: African Hairstyles / Barbershop
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref1137

Celestial Church of Christ, Odogbolu, Ikenne, Nigeria

Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Nigeria
Africa
Date:
1982
Scope and Contents:
Original title reads, "R31-18, Odogbolu, 3/30/82, Tues., Celestial Church of Christ, #135, p.109, African drums and gongs."
Local Numbers:
R31-18
General:
Title source: Marilyn Houlberg and EEPA staff based on slide information
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Email: elisofonarchives@si.edu
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Religious buildings  Search this
Mod. architecture/cityscape -- Photographs  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria Collection, EEPA 2005-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-002, Item EEPA 2005-0002-00064
See more items in:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Series 1: African Hairstyles / Barbershop
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref1138

Celestial Church of Christ, Odogbolu, Ikenne, Nigeria

Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Nigeria
Africa
Date:
1982
Scope and Contents:
Original title reads, "R31-22, Odogbolu, 3/30/82, Tues., Celestial Church of Christ, #136, p.109."
Local Numbers:
R31-22
General:
Title source: Marilyn Houlberg and EEPA staff based on slide information
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Email: elisofonarchives@si.edu
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Religious buildings  Search this
Mod. architecture/cityscape -- Photographs  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria Collection, EEPA 2005-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-002, Item EEPA 2005-0002-00066
See more items in:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Series 1: African Hairstyles / Barbershop
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref1140

Celestial Church of Christ, Odogbolu, Ikenne, Nigeria

Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Place:
Nigeria
Africa
Date:
1982
Scope and Contents:
Original title reads, "R31-23, Odogbolu, 3/30/82, Tues., Celestial Church of Christ, #138, p.109."
Local Numbers:
R31-23
General:
Title source: Marilyn Houlberg and EEPA staff based on slide information
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Email: elisofonarchives@si.edu
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Religious buildings  Search this
Mod. architecture/cityscape -- Photographs  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Collection Citation:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria Collection, EEPA 2005-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-002, Item EEPA 2005-0002-00067
See more items in:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Series 1: African Hairstyles / Barbershop
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref1141

The Aladura movement in Western Nigeria / by J. D. Y. Peel

Author:
Peel, J. D. Y (John David Yeadon) 1941-2015  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Celestial Church of Christ  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Nigeria, Western
Date:
1969
Topic:
Independent churches  Search this
Call number:
DT1 .T186
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1056154

Ivan Livingstone photographs

Photographer:
Livingstone, Ivan  Search this
Names:
Celestial Church of Christ  Search this
Extent:
527 slides (photographs) (color , 35mm.)
Culture:
Fon (African people)  Search this
Fula (African people)  Search this
Dan (African people)  Search this
Oyo (African people)  Search this
Ifè (African people)  Search this
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Somba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Color slides
Place:
Porto-Novo (Benin)
Ife (Nigeria)
Togo
Nigeria
Ghana
Dahomey
Benin
Africa
Date:
1972-1973
Summary:
The collection contains 527 color 35mm slides taken by Ivan Livingstone in West Africa (primarily the Republic of Benin but also in Ghana, Nigeria and Togo) circa 1972-1973. Images depict market scenes, Egúngún and Ifa ceremonies, religious ceremonies of the Celestial Church of Christ, funeral processions, decoration and ornament, clothing and dress, and musicians. There are also several images of the palace of the Oni of Ife. Culture groups represented in the collection include the Yoruba, Ifè, Oyo, Somba, Fon,Dan and Fula peoples.
Arrangement note:
Arranged by original photographer's series and classified by EEPA subject headings.
Biographical/Historical note:
Ivan Livingstone is an Afro-Canadian scholar and photographer of Jamaican and Guianese descent. He was raised in Verdun, a working-class suburb of Montreal. Livingstone has taught at McGill University in Montreal, Laval University in Quebec City, and in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Benin.
Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Marketplaces  Search this
Ramadan  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Egúngún (Cult)  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Funeral rites and ceremonies  Search this
Ifa (Religion)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Citation:
Ivan Livingstone Photographs, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1996-004
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Ivan Livingstone photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-1996-004

Rites and Ceremonies

Photographer:
Livingstone, Ivan  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Livingstone, Ivan  Search this
Extent:
1 slide (col.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Fon (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Africa
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The ritual of the Celestial Church of Christ. Celebrated prior to Christmas i.e., the 23 and 24 of december on the beaches of Dahomey december 1973. It was a 3-5 day ceremony with participants coming from various parts of the West African Coast, i.e., Dahomey, Togo, Nigeria, and Ghana. The rhythm was African, the animation was African but the symbols were European. It ended with a baptism in the sea. The date on the slide is JAN72 .
Local Numbers:
B-1

G 2 FON IL 72
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. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Ritual and celebration -- Photographs  Search this
Republic of Benin -- Photographs  Search this
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ivan Livingstone Photographs, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Ivan Livingstone photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1996-004-ref521

Rites and Ceremonies

Photographer:
Livingstone, Ivan  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Livingstone, Ivan  Search this
Extent:
1 slide (col.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Fon (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Africa
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The ritual of the Celestial Church of Christ. Celebrated prior to Christmas i.e., the 23 and 24 of december on the beaches of Dahomey december 1973. It was a 3-5 day ceremony with participants coming from various parts of the West African Coast, i.e., Dahomey, Togo, Nigeria, and Ghana. The rhythm was African, the animation was African but the symbols were European. It ended with a baptism in the sea. The date on the slide is JAN72 .
Local Numbers:
B-2

G 2 FON IL 72
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. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Ritual and celebration -- Photographs  Search this
Republic of Benin -- Photographs  Search this
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ivan Livingstone Photographs, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Ivan Livingstone photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1996-004-ref522

Rites and Ceremonies

Photographer:
Livingstone, Ivan  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Livingstone, Ivan  Search this
Extent:
1 slide (col.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Fon (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Africa
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The ritual of the Celestial Church of Christ. Celebrated prior to Christmas i.e., the 23 and 24 of december on the beaches of Dahomey december 1973. It was a 3-5 day ceremony with participants coming from various parts of the West African Coast, i.e., Dahomey, Togo, Nigeria, and Ghana. The rhythm was African, the animation was African but the symbols were European. It ended with a baptism in the sea. The date on the slide is JAN72 .
Local Numbers:
B-3

G 2 FON IL 72
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. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Ritual and celebration -- Photographs  Search this
Republic of Benin -- Photographs  Search this
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ivan Livingstone Photographs, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Ivan Livingstone photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1996-004-ref523

Rites and Ceremonies

Photographer:
Livingstone, Ivan  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Livingstone, Ivan  Search this
Extent:
1 slide (col.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Fon (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Africa
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The ritual of the Celestial Church of Christ. Celebrated prior to Christmas i.e., the 23 and 24 of december on the beaches of Dahomey december 1973. It was a 3-5 day ceremony with participants coming from various parts of the West African Coast, i.e., Dahomey, Togo, Nigeria, and Ghana. The rhythm was African, the animation was African but the symbols were European. It ended with a baptism in the sea. The date on the slide is JAN72 .
Local Numbers:
B-4

G 2 FON IL 72
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. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Republic of Benin -- Photographs  Search this
Ritual and celebration -- Photographs  Search this
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ivan Livingstone Photographs, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Ivan Livingstone photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1996-004-ref524

Rites and Ceremonies

Photographer:
Livingstone, Ivan  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Livingstone, Ivan  Search this
Extent:
1 slide (col.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Fon (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Africa
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The ritual of the Celestial Church of Christ. Celebrated prior to Christmas i.e., the 23 and 24 of december on the beaches of Dahomey december 1973. It was a 3-5 day ceremony with participants coming from various parts of the West African Coast, i.e., Dahomey, Togo, Nigeria, and Ghana. The rhythm was African, the animation was African but the symbols were European. It ended with a baptism in the sea. The date on the slide is MAY 73.
Local Numbers:
B-5

G 2 FON IL 72
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. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Republic of Benin -- Photographs  Search this
Ritual and celebration -- Photographs  Search this
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ivan Livingstone Photographs, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Ivan Livingstone photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1996-004-ref525

Rites and Ceremonies

Photographer:
Livingstone, Ivan  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Livingstone, Ivan  Search this
Extent:
1 slide (col.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Fon (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Africa
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The ritual of the Celestial Church of Christ. Celebrated prior to Christmas i.e., the 23 and 24 of december on the beaches of Dahomey december 1973. It was a 3-5 day ceremony with participants coming from various parts of the West African Coast, i.e., Dahomey, Togo, Nigeria, and Ghana. The rhythm was African, the animation was African but the symbols were European. It ended with a baptism in the sea. The date on the slide is JAN72 .
Local Numbers:
B-6

G 2 FON IL 72
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. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Ritual and celebration -- Photographs  Search this
Republic of Benin -- Photographs  Search this
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ivan Livingstone Photographs, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Ivan Livingstone photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1996-004-ref526

Rites and Ceremonies

Photographer:
Livingstone, Ivan  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Livingstone, Ivan  Search this
Extent:
1 slide (col.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Fon (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Africa
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The ritual of the Celestial Church of Christ. Celebrated prior to Christmas i.e., the 23 and 24 of december on the beaches of Dahomey december 1973. It was a 3-5 day ceremony with participants coming from various parts of the West African Coast, i.e., Dahomey, Togo, Nigeria, and Ghana. The rhythm was African, the animation was African but the symbols were European. It ended with a baptism in the sea. The date on the slide is JAN72 .
Local Numbers:
B-7

G 2 FON IL 72
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. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Republic of Benin -- Photographs  Search this
Ritual and celebration -- Photographs  Search this
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ivan Livingstone Photographs, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Ivan Livingstone photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1996-004-ref527

Rites and Ceremonies

Photographer:
Livingstone, Ivan  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Livingstone, Ivan  Search this
Extent:
1 slide (col.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Fon (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Africa
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The ritual of the Celestial Church of Christ. Celebrated prior to Christmas i.e., the 23 and 24 of december on the beaches of Dahomey december 1973. It was a 3-5 day ceremony with participants coming from various parts of the West African Coast, i.e., Dahomey, Togo, Nigeria, and Ghana. The rhythm was African, the animation was African but the symbols were European. It ended with a baptism in the sea. The date on the slide is JAN72 .
Local Numbers:
B-8

G 2 FON IL 72
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. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Republic of Benin -- Photographs  Search this
Ritual and celebration -- Photographs  Search this
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ivan Livingstone Photographs, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
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Rites and Ceremonies

Photographer:
Livingstone, Ivan  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Livingstone, Ivan  Search this
Extent:
1 slide (col.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Fon (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Africa
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The ritual of the Celestial Church of Christ. Celebrated prior to Christmas i.e., the 23 and 24 of december on the beaches of Dahomey december 1973. It was a 3-5 day ceremony with participants coming from various parts of the West African Coast, i.e., Dahomey, Togo, Nigeria, and Ghana. The rhythm was African, the animation was African but the symbols were European. It ended with a baptism in the sea. The date on the slide is JAN72 .
Local Numbers:
B-9

G 2 FON IL 72
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. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Ritual and celebration -- Photographs  Search this
Republic of Benin -- Photographs  Search this
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ivan Livingstone Photographs, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Ivan Livingstone photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1996-004-ref529

Rites and Ceremonies

Photographer:
Livingstone, Ivan  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Livingstone, Ivan  Search this
Extent:
1 slide (col.)
Culture:
Edo (African people)  Search this
Fon (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Africa
Date:
1972
Scope and Contents:
The ritual of the Celestial Church of Christ. Celebrated prior to Christmas i.e., the 23 and 24 of december on the beaches of Dahomey december 1973. It was a 3-5 day ceremony with participants coming from various parts of the West African Coast, i.e., Dahomey, Togo, Nigeria, and Ghana. The rhythm was African, the animation was African but the symbols were European. It ended with a baptism in the sea. The date on the slide is JAN72 .
Local Numbers:
B-10

G 2 FON IL 72
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. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Republic of Benin -- Photographs  Search this
Ritual and celebration -- Photographs  Search this
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Collection Citation:
Ivan Livingstone Photographs, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Ivan Livingstone photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1996-004-ref530

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