Picture showing stilt dancers in Warri. Three stilt dancers are carried on the shoulders of three other men. Stilt dancers wearing costumes including masks, stilts, dancing bells around torsos. Men, women and children standing around dancers. Medium: Gelatin silver print (?).
- Made in: Warri
- Length: 14.75 centimetres (AF/A51/32)
- Width: 20.2 centimetres (AF/A51/32)
- Length: 12.7 centimetres (AF/CA51/32)
- Width: 17.75 centimetres (AF/CA51/32)
Inscription Content"Stilt Dancers Warri" [manuscript note on print].
Main Themes of Album: group portraits of colonial officials and local dignitaries; colonial settlements, buildings, boats and recreation;scenes of local life and group portraits of local people; military, religious and Jubilee processions and group portraits. Circumstances: [MEN-] PIC DOC 12.
Prints mounted with adhesive on card. Card bound into album with string and adhesive tape. Album disintegrating and pages falling out.
Copyright: British Museum (?).
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
Warri, Nigeria [?]. three adult male "stilt-dancers" being carried on shoulders of three other adult males. "Stilt-dancer" wearing costumes including masks, stilts, strings of bells around torso. Crowd of male and female adults and children standing around dancers. Adults wearing cloths. Palm trees in background. Medium: Gelatin silver print (?).
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Object reference number: EPF5629
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