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Plaster Cast Hollow Oulkun Head

Donor Name:
British Museum Of Natural History  Search this
Culture:
Ife  Search this
Object Type:
Figure
Place:
Nigeria, Africa
Accession Date:
9 Mar 1964
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
246020
USNM Number:
E401056-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8429992
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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

The Benin-Ife controversy : clash of myths of origins / [edited by] Wajeed Obomeghie ; foreword, Nath Mayo Adediran

Editor:
Obomeghie, Wajeed  Search this
Physical description:
xxiv, 344 pages ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Nigeria
Nigeria, Southwest
Benin (Kingdom)
Date:
2013
Topic:
Ifè (African people)--History  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1076947

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