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Picture of an Agaba masquerade from Achalla. Wearing masquerade costume, mask with large horns.In the background are some palm frond thatched buildings and two small boys running around. Medium: Gelatin silver print
- 1946 (28th February)
- Made in: Achalla (?)
- Length: 8.1 centimetres
- Width: 10.4 centimetres
Inscription Content"Ibo 5/3/46. ACHALA near AWKA (13 miles north). AGADA mask dancer" [manuscript on back]; "A" [second manuscript on back].
Geography: Achalla not identified in sources. Circumstances: Af,B55.28 depicts the same costume. Im Coll: Af,B59.11 Duplicate original photographic print.
Copyright: British Museum?
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
Nigeria, Ibo "mask dancer", wearing costume covered with rags [?], mask with large horns. Two children [male?] running in background. Settlement setting, palm trees and rectangular thatched-roof buildings in background. Medium: Gelatin silver print.
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Object reference number: EPF6978
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