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Creators:
Hillier, Arthur Edmonds, Major, d. 1944
Dates:
circa 1935
Size:
36 photographs (1 photograph album, black and white)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2006-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection consists of an album containing 36 photographs taken by Maj. Arthur E. Hillier, a British Army officer serving with the Nigeria Regiment, Royal West African Frontier Force, circa 1935. The images are portrait photographs, which were used to identify local staff and employees. Individuals from a variety of culture groups are depicted, including the Hausa, Yoruba, Kanuri, Nupe, Fula, Dakakari, Bella, Baggara, Sara, Angas, Tiv, Bagirmi and Zarma peoples.

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Creators:
Evans, Walker, 1903-1975
Dates:
1935
Size:
225 photographic prints (silver gelatin (3 boxes), black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-010
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Peoples and kingdoms whose art works are shown include the Asante, Baule, Benin, Boki, Dogon, Fang (Pahouin), Ijo, Kuba, Lumbu, Mama, Mende, Mpongwe, Punu and Yoruba. Objects depicted include garments, doors, fly whisks, gold weights, headrests, jewelry, masks, musical instrument such as bells and rhythym pounders, power figures, pipes, staff finials, stools and wood sculptures of men and women.

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Creators:
Livingstone, Ivan
Dates:
1972-1973
Size:
527 slides (photographs) (color , 35mm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1996-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

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.

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Creators:
Brill, William, 1918-2003
Dates:
circa 1983
Size:
479 Photographic prints (object copy prints; black & white, 8 x 10 in. or smaller )
17 photocopies
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection is comprised of photographs collected by William W. Brill to document his personal collection of African art objects, which primarily contains masks, sculpted figures, and tools.

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Creators:
Betty Stanley, Mrs
Roy, Christopher D.
Stanley, C. Maxwell, 1904-1984 (collector and philanthropist)
Dates:
1985
Size:
120 slides (photographs) (1 volume , color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1987-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs of art objects collected by Maxwell C., 1904-1984, and Betty Stanley. The Stanley's had begun to collect African art objects during a business trip to West Africa in the 1960s, and they gradually acquired nearly 600 pieces. The objects are found today in the University of Iowa Museum. Events documented include official government ceremonies with staged indigenous dances; rituals in villages such as young members of the female sande society returning from the initiation camp; and visits by foreign heads of state such as Queen Elizabeth II and Josip Broz Tito of Yoguslavia. Art works include figures, masks, musical instruments, sculptures and staffs.

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Creators:
Livingstone, Ivan
Dates:
1972
Level:
item
Size:
1 slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1996-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Different groups of age-sets. Yoruba Clubs or age-sets and Palace of the Oni of Ife, the temple of the Araba of Ifa (cult of divination). The date on the slide is DEC71 .

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Creators:
Livingstone, Ivan
Dates:
1972
Level:
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Size:
1 slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1996-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The Palace of Oni of Ife. Yoruba Clubs or age-sets and Palace of the Oni of Ife, the temple of the Araba of Ifa (cult of divination). The date on the slide is DEC72 .

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Creators:
Livingstone, Ivan
Dates:
1972
Level:
item
Size:
1 slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1996-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

A ceremony for the initiation of a Babalawo (a diviner) into the cult of Ifa, the cult of divination. These slides were taken in the village of the Hollis or sometimes called Ahouris. This is in the swampland of southern Dahomey. The date on the slide is MAI73 .

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Creators:
Livingstone, Ivan
Dates:
1972
Level:
item
Size:
1 slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1996-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

A ceremony for the initiation of a Babalawo (a diviner) into the cult of Ifa, the cult of divination. These slides were taken in the village of the Hollis or sometimes called Ahouris. This is in the swampland of southern Dahomey. The date on the slide is MAI73 .

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Creators:
Livingstone, Ivan
Dates:
1972
Level:
item
Size:
1 slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1996-004
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

A ceremony for the initiation of a Babalawo (a diviner) into the cult of Ifa, the cult of divination. These slides were taken in the village of the Hollis or sometimes called Ahouris. This is in the swampland of southern Dahomey. The date on the slide is MAI73 .

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