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Field Work in the Vicinity of Ondo, Western Region (Nigeria): Ritual Performance Including Omolu (also Called Obaluaye, Soppona, or Babaluwaye), God of Smallpox and Infectious Disease

Object Details

Creator
Turner, Lorenzo Dow, 1890-1972
Date
1951
Extent
1 Item (photographic negative , b&w, 35mm.)
Type
Archival materials
Negatives
Topic
Clothing and dress
Cultural landscapes
Headdresses -- headgear -- Africa
Music
Musical instruments
Musicians
Rites and ceremonies
Place
Africa
Nigeria
Nigeria, Western
Ondo (Nigeria)
Nigeria -- Ondo State -- Ondo
Culture
Yoruba (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-R20-665
Field Work in the Vicinity of Ondo, Western Region (Nigeria): Ritual Performance Including Omolu (also Called Obaluaye, Soppona, or Babaluwaye), God of Smallpox and Infectious Disease
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