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Creators:
Ottenberg, Simon
Dates:
1959-1960
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This photograph was taken by Dr. Simon Ottenberg while he was conducting field research at Afikpo village-group, southeastern Nigeria, from September 1959 to December 1960.

Original caption reads, "Trip down (southward) the Cross River by wooden canoe to Abayong area and market, on the east side of the river, with my former wife Phoebe, and field assistant Tom Ibe from Afikpo. The Abayong are a non-Igbo Cross River peoples. Canoe with sail going upriver (north) past Abayong." [Ottenberg field research notes, September...