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Collection Creator:
Drewal, Henry John  Search this
Drewal, Margaret Thompson  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Culture:
Yoruba (African people)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Africa
Nigeria
Date:
1971
Scope and Contents:
Iwoye Gelede painted red, white and blue. Flat tray on hed carries two figures, male figure behind and female kneeling in front holding her breasts. The male figure behind appears to be carrying a calabash. Carved by son of Segbe Osubi appromixately 10-15 years ago (1955). (Konese Segbe) This must be a religious motif. Woman kneels and holds breasts, signifying supplication. Man behind carries purse ? calabash with offering. [index card notes p28]. The date on the slide is OCT 71.
Local Numbers:
28-13 I 2 YRB 71
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment. Contact Archives staff for more details.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce images from the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives must be obtained in advance. Copyright held by John and Margaret Drewal. To publish images from this collection, permission must be given by Henry and Margaret Drewal. Contact Archives staff for further information. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Topic:
Gelede -- Photographs  Search this
Art in situ -- Photographs  Search this
Collection Citation:
Henry and Margaret Drewal Photographs, EEPA 1992-028, Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
EEPA.1992-028, Item EEPA 1992-028-00376
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Henry and Margaret Drewal photographs
Archival Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-eepa-1992-028-ref1002