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Field Work in Big Qua Town, Calabar, Eastern Region (Nigeria): Wire Recording Session of a Wedding Ceremony Attended by Ntoe Ika Ika Oqua II, Paramount Ruler of the Qua Clan: the Bride Surrounded by Women Chanting, Handclapping and Drumming

Object Details

Creator
Turner, Lorenzo Dow, 1890-1972
Date
1951
Extent
1 Item (photographic negative , b&w, 35mm.)
Type
Archival materials
Negatives
Topic
Cultural landscapes
Hairstyles -- Africa
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa
Music
Sound recordings
Rites and ceremonies
Women -- Africa
Place
Africa
Nigeria
Nigeria, Eastern
Calabar (Nigeria)
Nigeria -- Cross River State -- Calabar
Culture
Ejagham (African people)
Collection Citation
Lorenzo Dow Turner papers,Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Lois Turner Williams.
Identifier
ACMA.06-017, Item ACMA LDT-N-R22-720
Field Work in Big Qua Town, Calabar, Eastern Region (Nigeria): Wire Recording Session of a Wedding Ceremony Attended by Ntoe Ika Ika Oqua II, Paramount Ruler of the Qua Clan: the Bride Surrounded by Women Chanting, Handclapping and Drumming
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