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.
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, 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.
“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...