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The Fon of Bafut: man wearing a robe with elaborate trim and grass (?) headdress standing in front of an arched opening into a brick wall

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  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: Collection consists chiefly of photographic prints and slides documenting early 20th century Nigeria.

Dates

  • 1930 - 1972

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

To inquire about access to this collection, please contact the Herskovits Library at africana@northwestern.edu.

Extent

From the Collection: 96 Boxes

From the Collection: 4 trunks

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Related Materials

22N:5:b

General

Location: Cameroon

Originally contained in an envelope (25N:55:t/DW_07064) with the caption "Fon of Bafut. Scenes in compound. Piped spring. Palm (swamp)"

The images in this envelope were collected as part of the work for the article "Tin mining on the Jos plateau" (Nigeria 34(1950):235-254)

Item categories: People; Regalia

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies Repository

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