Explore Africa Art, Tribal Art, and more!

Art And Architecture Of The Igbo People - Culture (3) - Nigeria

Full: Front Nigeria, view of Ibo Mbari house. Thatched-roof has several points. Sculptures and wall-paintings visible inside building. Exterior pillars are painted. © The Trustees of the British Museum

Photograph (black and white) from an album; View of section of drum, with wood carved head. Ikot Idem, Nigeria, 23 June 1905. Gelatin silver print

Full: Front Photograph (black and white) from an album; View of section of drum, with wood carved head. Ikot Idem, Nigeria, 23 June Gelatin silver print © The Trustees of the British Museum

Photograph (black and white) from an album; Building with decorated front-wall. Ikot Udo Nto Ide, Nigeria, 6 November 1905. Gelatin silver print

Full: Front Photograph (black and white) from an album; Building with decorated front-wall. Ikot Udo Nto Ide, Nigeria, 6 November Gelatin silver print © The Trustees of the British Museum

Nigeria, close-up of Ibo adult male wearing shaggy masquerade costume, painted mask. Small group of adult males at left and right, wearing masks of knitted material. Small group of males looking on in background. Medium: Gelatin silver print; sepia.

Nigeria, close-up of Ibo adult male wearing shaggy masquerade costume, painted mask. Small group of adult males at left and right, wearing masks of knitted material. Small group of males looking on in background.

Photographer: Hamo Sassoon Date of Photo: 1930s - 1970s Continent: Africa Geographical Area: West Africa Country: Nigeria | Peru Format: Film Negative 35 mm Size: 35 mm Acquisition: Meredith Sassoon - Donated 14 October 2005 Description Archaeological and ethnographic photographs, mainly relating to iron-working in Nigeria.

Photographer: Hamo Sassoon Date of Photo: - Continent: Africa Geographical Area: West Africa Country: Nigeria

Photograph (black and white) from an album; Masked performer facing drummers. Ikot Ekpene, Nigeria, 22 November 1905. Gelatin silver print

Full: Front Photograph (black and white) from an album; Ikot Ekpene, Nigeria, 22 November Gelatin silver print © The Trustees of the British Museum

Nigeria, small group of Ibibio "ancestral figures", made of carved wood. Possibly represent adult males. Leaning against wooden fence [?] outdoors. Single-storey buildings and small group of children in background. Medium: Gelatin silver print.

Nigeria, small group of Ibibio "ancestral figures", made of carved wood. Possibly represent adult males. Leaning against wooden fence [? Single-storey buildings and small group of children in background.

Nigeria, Ibo religious figure, appears to represent adult female with scarification on torso. Outdoor setting, trees in background. Medium: Gelatin silver print.

Full: Front Nigeria, Ibo religious figure, appears to represent adult female with scarification on torso. Outdoor setting, trees in background. © The Trustees of the British Museum

Nigeria, Ibo religious figure og Hrioku. Appears to represent adult [male?]. represented as wearing head-dress, scarification on face and torso. Dressed in real neck-ornament and loin-cloth. Medium: Gelatin silver print.

Appears to represent adult [male? represented as wearing head-dress, scarification on face and torso. Dressed in real neck-ornament and loin-cloth.

Nigeria, Yoruba adult [male or female?] "stretching dyed cotton yarn" for "drying" over large wooden framed made from tree-trunks and poles. Section-view of child [male?] and bundles of grass at right. Settlement setting, single-storey thatched-roof buildings in background. Medium: Gelatin silver print.

Nigeria, Yoruba adult [male or female?] "stretching dyed cotton yarn" for "drying" over large wooden framed made from tree-trunks and poles. Section-view of child [male?] and bundles of grass at right. Settlement setting, single-storey thatched-roof buildings in background. Medium: Gelatin silver print.

Nigeria, study of carved wooden mask with figure on top. Figure represents adult female carrying young children. Section-view of thatched-roof building in background. Medium: Gelatin silver print.

Full: Front Nigeria, study of carved wooden mask with figure on top. Section-view of thatched-roof building in background. © The Trustees of the British Museum

“Ivory Found in City.” Courtyard of the Oba’s palace, Benin City, Nigeria February 1897, photographed by a Captain Walker. The object in the center of the courtyard, lying on a…

” Courtyard of the Oba’s palace, Benin City, Nigeria February photographed by a Captain Walker. The object in the center of the courtyard, lying on a…

North Nigeria, flat carved wooden Ibo figure with circular head. Geometric patterns carved on body. Outdoor setting. Medium: Gelatin silver print.

Full: Front North Nigeria, flat carved wooden Ibo figure with circular head. Geometric patterns carved on body. © The Trustees of the British Museum

“An Onitsha Ijele, its headdress displaying “eyes” and snake and, below, the masked visage of the ancestral figure, escorted by members of its appropriate age-set. ” Richard N. Henderson and Ifekandu...

“An Onitsha Ijele, its headdress displaying “eyes” and snake and, below, the masked visage of the ancestral figure, escorted by members of its appropriate age-set. ” Richard N. Henderson and Ifekandu...

Pinterest
Search