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American Art in Dialogue with Africa - 7 - Artists Travel to Africa

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Symposia
YouTube Videos
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2013-11-06T15:07:29.000Z
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Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
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americanartmuseum
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edanmdm:yt_m5tXjWkQDWg

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Creator:
National Museum of African Art  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2019-11-04T18:17:31.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
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SmithsonianAfricanAr
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National Museum of African Art
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SmithsonianAfricanAr
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edanmdm:yt_mjrgVtlHVOk

Portrait of woman at Rolls Royce Museum, Lagos, Nigeria

Creator:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (Color, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1983-10-05
Scope and Contents:
Original text on slide reads, "Portrait of woman at Rolls Royce Museum"
General:
Slide No. R1-2
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Portraits  Search this
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 2015-015-0315
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Cemeteries and travel
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7420820cc-d5e7-4221-b560-31f93dd1b08d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref1892

Ikoyi Cemetery, Lagos, Nigeria

Creator:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (Color, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1983-10-05
Scope and Contents:
Original text on slide reads, "Ikoyi Cemetery"
General:
Slide No. R1-30
Restrictions:
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Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Cemeteries  Search this
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 2015-015-0316
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Cemeteries and travel
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo799f8ef22-c72f-4696-8725-fcd6ac71c247
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref1893

Statue in Ikoyi Cemetery, Lagos, Nigeria

Creator:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (Color, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1981-04-24
Scope and Contents:
Original text on slide reads, "Statue in Ikoyi Cemetery"
General:
Slide No. R6-13
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Cemeteries  Search this
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 2015-015-0317
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Cemeteries and travel
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7005c9d4b-1e0a-4bb5-a1b6-143f1f1ac375
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref1894

Statue in Ikoyi Cemetery, Lagos, Nigeria

Creator:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (Color, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1981-04-24
Scope and Contents:
Original text on slide reads, "Statue in Ikoyi Cemetery"
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Cemeteries  Search this
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 2015-015-0359
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Ikoyi Cemetery
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7e2d5a622-0fc0-407a-ab42-ba1d9693c9de
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref1937

Standing statue in Ikoyi Cemetery, Lagos, Nigeria

Creator:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (Color, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1983-10-05
Scope and Contents:
Original text on slide reads, "Standing statue in Ikoyi Cemetery"
General:
Slide No. R1-16
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Cemeteries  Search this
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 2015-015-0360
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Ikoyi Cemetery
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7077dda78-7fe0-4dac-b96e-253a0aa29c32
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref1938

Standing statue in Ikoyi Cemetery, Lagos, Nigeria

Creator:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (Color, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1983-10-05
Scope and Contents:
Original text on slide reads, "Standing statue in Ikoyi Cemetery"
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Cemeteries  Search this
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 2015-015-0361
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Ikoyi Cemetery
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7f5813ec6-eb93-49ab-b5bf-ed15df302c3e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref1939

Statue above tomb of Adewale Adigun in Ikoyi Cemetery, Lagos, Nigeria

Creator:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (Color, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1983-10-05
Scope and Contents:
Original text on slide reads, "Statue above tomb of Adewale Adigun in Ikoyi Cemetery"
General:
Slide No. R1-33
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Cemeteries  Search this
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 2015-015-0364
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Ikoyi Cemetery
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo72ecfc561-2228-4c73-ba80-2dcc1904fdc1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref1942

Statue above tomb of Adewale Adigun in Ikoyi Cemetery, Lagos, Nigeria

Creator:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (Color, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1983-10-05
Scope and Contents:
Original text on slide reads, "Statue above tomb of Adewale Adigun in Ikoyi Cemetery"
General:
Slide No. R1-32
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Cemeteries  Search this
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 2015-015-0378
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Tombs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7eac0ccd4-a3bf-4224-81eb-1bb11cc7fee4
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref1958

Statue above tomb of Adewale Adigun in Ikoyi Cemetery, Lagos, Nigeria

Creator:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (Color, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1983-10-05
Scope and Contents:
Original text on slide reads, "Statue above tomb of Adewale Adigun in Ikoyi Cemetery"
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Cemeteries  Search this
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 2015-015-0379
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Tombs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7272a4656-1c09-4dc6-8a7b-42d86b82c675
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref1959

Statue above tomb of Adewale Adigun in Ikoyi Cemetery, Lagos, Nigeria

Creator:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (Color, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1983-10-05
Scope and Contents:
Original text on slide reads, "Statue above tomb of Adewale Adigun in Ikoyi Cemetery"
General:
Slide No. R1-31
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Cemeteries  Search this
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 2015-015-0881
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Scenes
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo70a63114c-f2b7-45f9-bc63-9f42fdabc946
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref2486

Statue at Ikoyi Cemetery, Lagos, Nigeria

Creator:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (Color, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1983-10-05
Scope and Contents:
Original text on slide reads, "Statue at Ikoyi Cemetery"
General:
Slide No. R1-11
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Cemeteries  Search this
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 2015-015-0883
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Scenes
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7b8a1d33a-fb57-4c2a-9f59-76a13362ce87
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref2488

Mother of twins sculpture. front view, Lagos, Nigeria

Creator:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (Color, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
c. 1967
Scope and Contents:
Original text on slide reads, "Mother of twins sculpture. front view. Nigerian Museum Collection in Lagos. Collected before 1967"
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Sculptures  Search this
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 2015-015-0901
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Twins
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo76e55e2fe-f30d-4e0d-8000-067693f52209
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref2507

Mother of twins sculpture. back view, Lagos, Nigeria

Creator:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (Color, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
c. 1967
Scope and Contents:
Original text on slide reads, "Mother of twins sculpture. back view. Nigerian Museum Collection in Lagos. Collected before 1967"
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Sculptures  Search this
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 2015-015-0902
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Twins
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo76577a711-1661-4ae7-a008-8c285048764e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref2508

Ikoyi cemetery, Lagos, Nigeria

Creator:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (Color, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1983-10-05
Scope and Contents:
Original text on slide reads, "Ikoyi cemetery"
General:
Slide No. R1-28
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Cemeteries  Search this
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 2015-015-0940
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Patterned clothing and furniture
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7e09e5744-420c-4c6a-9a3e-ad0e1b3e4df0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref2550

Shrine at #4 Moko St. Moko Quarter, Lagos, Nigeria

Creator:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (Color, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1975-06-16
Scope and Contents:
Original text on slide reads, "Shrine at #4 Moko St. Moko Quarter. For Oluwun, Oshu, and Orihala?. #11"
General:
Slide No. R10-12
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Shrines  Search this
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 2015-015-1717
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Photographs in Decor and Street Scenes in Ilorin
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo7ea0130fe-5911-49b1-8520-c7cedb69d28b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref3363

Cassette seller outside of Ikoyi hotel, Lagos, Nigeria

Creator:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
1 Slides (photographs) (Color, 35 mm.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1983-07-01
Scope and Contents:
Original text on slide reads, "Cassette seller outside of Ikoyi hotel. Friday"
General:
Slide No. R6-6
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. To make a research appointment, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. For terms of use, contact Archives staff at elisofonarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
Street vendors  Search this
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 2015-015-1722
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection / Photographs in Decor and Street Scenes in Ilorin
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo780c30d6e-7b56-4cc6-8af3-52309433dd41
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-2005-002-ref3368

Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection

Photographer:
Houlberg, Marilyn  Search this
Extent:
6567 Slides (photographs) (11 Binders, color)
14 Documents (1 Binder)
1,946 Slides (Color, 35 mm)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Nigerians  Search this
Tuaregs  Search this
Fulani  Search this
Nuba  Search this
Igbo (African people)  Search this
Turkana  Search this
Pokot  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Documents
Slides
Color slides
Photographic prints
Photographs
Place:
Nigeria
Africa
Lagos (Nigeria)
Date:
1961-circa 2005
Summary:
The collection consists of 8,515 color slides taken by Dr. Marilyn Houlberg during various field studies among the Yoruba in southwest Nigeria between 1961 and circa 2007. The images depict Yoruba art and culture with a special focus on artisans, art objects, body arts, costume, festivals, hairstyles, indigenous photography, weaving and textiles. Cultural events depicted include Balufon festivals, Egungun and Gelede masquerades, social events (weddings, christenings, funerals), and religious ceremonies (initiation and animal sacrifice). Also included are various scenes of daily life, architecture, food preparation, markets, portraits and landscapes. Houlberg extensively documented Yoruba artists in the process of creating their art, including carvers Yesufu Ejigboye, Runshewe, and Lamidi Fakeye, as well as the final pieces themselves. Houlberg documentated art in situ, such as Yoruba house posts, shrines, wall art and wood doors and art objects, including Gelede masks, Ibeji (twin) and Eshu figures, Osanyin staffs, and Ogboni and Shango shrines. Manuscript and printed materials, including Houlberg's resume, thesis, and numerous published articles are also available in this collection.
Scope and Contents note:
This 6,567 slide collection documents Houlberg's studies in Southwestern Nigeria spanning from 1961 to circa 2005. In 2015, Houlberg donated an additional 1,948 color slides to the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives. These slides have been added to the EEPA 2005-002 finding aid, bringing the total to 8,515 slides.

The collection primarily includes photos of people, including the Ogboni, Pokot, Yoruba, Turkana and Igbo, shrines, festivals and rituals, art objects, and artists. A particular strength of the collection are photos of Balufon festivals, Egungun and Gelede masquerades, social events (weddings, christenings, funerals), and religious ceremonies (initiation and animal sacrifice). Also included are various scenes of daily life, architecture, food preparation, markets, portraits and landscapes. Houlberg mostly photographed in Ilishan, Ikenne, Ilara, Shagamu, Lagos, Ijebu-Ode, and Egbe.

Houlberg extensively documented Yoruba artists in the process of creating their art, including carvers Yesufu Ejigboye, Runshewe, and Lamidi Fakeye, as well as the final pieces themselves. Houlberg documentated art in situ, such as Yoruba house posts, shrines, wall art, wood doors and art objects, including Gelede masks, Ibeji (twin) and Eshu figures, Osanyin staffs, and Ogboni and Shango shrines. Several Yoruba art forms, including photography, scarification tattoos, and textiles (both cloth and dress), are represented in the collection. Additionally, there are numerous slides of Yoruba hairstyles, many of which she published in her article, Social Hair: Tradition and Change in Yoruba Hairstyles in Southwestern Nigeria.

Yoruba ritual specialists, such as Ife-olu Solaru, Olufunke, and Yesufu Ejigboye, appear frequently throughout the collection. Houlberg documented her many stays with these individuals over the years.

There is also one binder of manuscript and printed materials, including Houlberg's resume, thesis, and numerous published articles.
Arrangement note:
The collection is organized into 29 series according to subject. The series descriptions correspond with particular subjects used in Houlberg's teaching and lectures, and based on donor's notes. All slides were kept in the order in which they were donated.

Series 1: African Hairstyles, circa 1973-1994 (Binder 1; 212 slides)

Series 2: Egungun Festival, 1961-circa 1988 (Binder 1; 362 slides)

Series 3: Gelede, circa 1969-circa 1989 (Binder 2; 301 slides)

Series 4: Ibeji Twins, circa 1969-circa 1990 (Binders 2-3; 854 slides)

Series 5: Ogboni Art Objects and Shrines, circa 1969-circa 1982 (Binder 4; 92 slides)

Series 6: Art Objects Depicting Ogun, circa 1969-circa 1983 (Binder 4; 56 slides)

Series 7: Olojufoforo Art and Festivities, circa 1968-circa 1975 (Binder 4; 21 slides)

Series 8: Yoruba People, Architecture, and Art, circa 1969-circa 1985 (Binder 4; 260 slides)

Series 9: Carving, Art Objects and Artists, and Scenes of Daily Life, circa 1973-circa 1988 (Binder 4; 201 slides)

Series 10: Yoruba Art, circa 1971-circa 1983 (Binder 5; 49 slides)

Series 11: Yoruba Textiles, circa 1973-circa 1983 (Binder 5; 84 slides)

Series 12: Yoruba, Miscellaneous, circa 1967-circa 1989 (Binder 5; 251 slides)

Series 13: African Art, Textiles People, and Dwellings, circa 1963-circa 1983 (Binder 6; 58 slides)

Series 14: Ibo Mbari and Igbo Peoples and Artwork, circa 1967-circa 1985 (Binder 6; 212 slides)

Series 15: Art and Ceremonies, circa 1967-circa 1991 (Binder 6; 493 slides)

Series 16: Body Arts, Nuba People (Sudan) and Fulani and Bororo People (Niger), circa 1973-circa 1979 (Binder 7; 64 slides)

Series 17: People, Scenic Views and Animals of Kenya, Sudan, Angola, and Ghana, circa 1972-circa 1985 (Binder 7; 168 slides)

Series 18: Peoples and Arts of Ghana, Mali, and the Ivory Coast, circa 1966-circa 1992 (Binder 7; 406 slides)

Series 19: Published Maps and Photos, circa 1968-circa 1985 (Binder 8; 70 slides)

Series 20: Nigerian Masks and Art Objects, circa 1967-circa 1978 (Binder 8; 396 slides)

Series 21: Yoruba Festivals, People, and Art in Nigeria, circa 1967-circa 1988 (Binders 8-9; 128 slides)

Series 22: Yoruba Photography and Textiles, circa 1975-circa 1983 (Binder 9; 54 slides)

Series 23: Ife-Olu, Ilishan, circa 1980-circa 1988 (Binder 9; 87 slides)

Series 24: Yoruba Festivals, People, Hairstyles, Ibeji Objects, Eshu Figures, and Oya and Orishala Priests, Priestesses, and Shrines, circa 1966-circa 1988 (Binder 9; 168 slides)

Series 25: Shango, circa 1970-circa 1983 (Binder 10, 162 slides)

Series 26: Ara Festival, 1975 (Binder 10; 174 slides)

Series 27: Ceremonies and Festivals, Portraits, Art and Ceremonial Objects, Domestic and Market Scenes, circa 1969-circa 2005 (Binders 10-11; 759 slides)

Series 28: Yoruba Art Objects, and Domestic, Work, and Festival Scenes, circa 1971-circa 1983 (Binder 11; 104 slides)

Series 29: Manuscript and Printed Materials, 1973-circa 2005 (Binder 12)
Biographical/Historical note:
Artist, anthropologist, and art historian Dr. Marilyn Hammersley Houlberg was born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1939. Houlberg received an Associate of Arts degree from Wright Junior College (1959) and a BFA from the University of Chicago (1963). After graduating, she traveled to North Africa and explored Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt. In 1964, Houlberg researched Haitian art, religion, and indigenous photography in Haiti and in 1965 was awarded a scholarship for graduate study from the University of Chicago. There she completed her MAT in Art History in 1967. Following graduation, Houlberg worked at the Nigerian Museum in Lagos, where she documented Yoruba sculpture, masquerades, religion, body art, and indigenous photography.

She began her teaching career at the University of Chicago as a lecturer on African art and African civilization, working there from 1971 to 1973. At the University of London, Houlberg earned a Masters in Anthropology, producing the thesis Yoruba Twin Sculpture and Ritual (1973). She also extensively photographed her travels abroad in Yorubaland. Between 1974 and 1990, Houlberg taught at the University of Chicago, Columbia College, Kalamazoo College, and Northwestern University. From 1974 to 2008 she continued teaching at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, lecturing on Yoruba art and ritual in West Africa and the New World, and the art and ritual of Vodou in Haiti.

Houlberg has lectured worldwide at numerous museums and symposiums since 1972, including in Lagos, Nigeria; Jacmel, Haiti; Toronto, Canada; Salvador, Bahia, Brazil; and Cologne, Germany. Her essays have been published in several issues of African Arts. Some of Houlberg's significant publications include Arts of the Water Spirits of Haitian Vodou, in Sacred Waters: Arts for Mami Wata and Other Divinities in Africa and the Diaspora (2008) and Water Spirits of Haitian Vodou: Lasiren, Queen of Mermaids, in Mami-Wata: Arts for Water Spirits in Africa and the African-Atlantic World (2008). The exhibition Mami-Wata at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art (2009) featured her photographs.
Provenance:
Marilyn Houlberg, 733 West 18th St., Chicago, IL 60616, Donation, 20050320, 2005-0002
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.
Occupation:
Weavers  Search this
Artists  Search this
Topic:
Shrines  Search this
Masks  Search this
Domestic scenes  Search this
Egúngún (Cult)  Search this
Ethnology -- Nigeria  Search this
Gelede (Yoruba rite)  Search this
Hairstyles -- Africa  Search this
Rites and ceremonies -- Africa  Search this
Clothing and dress -- Africa  Search this
Marketplaces  Search this
Masquerades  Search this
Ere ibeji  Search this
Works of art in situ  Search this
Art, African  Search this
Vernacular architecture  Search this
Festivals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Photographic prints
Photographs
Citation:
Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria Collection, EEPA 2005-002, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.2005-002
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Marilyn Houlberg Nigeria collection
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/xo729173a75-b645-455f-b66b-ae08d0d2102e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-eepa-2005-002

Africa & the Middle East Regional Congress of INSEA, August 7-12, 1988, University of Lagos, Nigeria : Theme: artistic creativity in a technological age

Title:
Artistic creativity in a technological age
Africa and the Middle East Regional Congress of INSEA, August 7- 12, 1988, University of Lagos, Nigeria
Author:
Africa and the Middle East Regional Congress of INSEA (1988 : University of Lagos)  Search this
Subject:
International Society for Education Through Art  Search this
Physical description:
80 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
Africa
Middle East
Date:
1988
1988?]
Topic:
Art--Study and teaching  Search this
Call number:
N390.A35 A25 1988
N390.A35A25 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_451743

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