Original

Original (correct) names/spellings for Igbo City's/Towns/Villages
Abakaliki is Abakaleke; Afikpo is Ehugbo; Asaba is Ahaba; Awgu is Ogu; Awka is Oka; Bonny is Ubani; Enugu is Enugwu; Ibusa is Igbuzor; Igrita is Igwuruta; Oguta is Ugwuta; Onitsha is Onicha; Owerri is Owerre; Oyigbo is Obigbo; Port Harcourt is Diobu; Ogwashi-Uku is Ogwa Nshi Ukwu... any more will be added.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Isele Asaba



CHIEF OF ISẸLE ASABA.


Location: Isele Asaba, Alaigbo | Date: ?Unsure?, Before 1913 | Credit: Thomas

Orhẹne Onirhe



ORHẸNE (PRIEST) OF ONIRHE AT ASABA.


Location: Onirhhe, Ahaba, Alaigbo | Date: ?Unsure?, Before 1913 | Credit: Thomas

Ichie Onyeso



CHIEF ONYESO WITH ỌFỌ, ỌTỌN, AND BAG.


Location: ?Unsure?, Alaigbo | Date: ?Unsure?, Before 1913 | Credit: Thomas

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Yam barn



Location: ?Unknown? | Date: 1880-1939 | Credit: J Stöcker

Wooden door





Location: Ihale (Ihiala?) | Date: 1880-1939 | Credit: J Stöcker

Entrance of a building



Location: Ihale (Ihiala?) | Date: 1880-1939 | Credit: J Stöcker

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Market



Location: ?Unknown? | Date: 1880-1939 | Credit: J Stöcker

Ala



Location: ?Unknown? | Date: 1880-1939 | Credit: J Stöcker


boy standing beside two life-sized wooden Igbo figures. Figures represent a man and a woman.


Location: Ihale [Ihiala?], Alaigbo | Date: 1880-1939 | Credit: J Stöcker

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staff at Fort Salisbury, New Calabar. Men seated on ground are wearing robes and caps and holding drums. Ibo masquerade head-dress on ground in front of a drum.


Location: "Fort Salisbury, New Calabar", Degema | Date: 1890-1905 | Credit: British Museum

Ichi markings



Location: ?Unknown? | Date: 1880-1939 | Credit: J Stöcker

Sword and sheath



Collected by Col. Guy Lee, DSO, MC, DL in 1910, who was at OGWASHI-OKU, between Onitsha & Benin & east of the Niger, on military expeditions [Ekumeku Movement]. Iron, 61 centimetres


Location: Ogwa Nshi Ukwu, Aniocha, Alaigbo | Date: 1910 (collection dqatE) | Credit:British Museum

Male hairstyle



young Igbo man with elaborate domed and plaited hair style, uli body painting on the forehead and cheeks.


Location: ?Unknown? | Date: 1880-1939 | Credit: J Stöcker

Mature woman



Location: Okigwe, Alaigbo | Date: 1880-1939 | Credit: J Stöcker

Young man



Location: ?Unknown? | Date: 1880-1939 | Credit: J Stöcker

Girl with beads



Igbo girl wearing neck-beads


Location: ?Unknown? | Date: 1880-1939 | Credit: J Stöcker

Ichi scarification



Igbo man with ichi markings on his face. Hair plaited.


Location: ?Unknown? | Date: 1880-1939 | Credit: J Stöcker

Arrow



Location: Studio | Date: 1926 | Credit: British Museum Department of Ethnography

Elaborate masquerade



Location: ?Unknown? | Date: 1927-1943 | Credit: Edward Rowland Chadwick

Ala, goddess of the earth



Location: ?Unknown? | Date: 1927-1943 | Credit: Edward Rowland Chadwick

Man and dog infront of Mbari



Location: ?Unknown? | Date: 1927-1943 | Credit: Edward Rowland Chadwick


Location: ?Unknown? | Date: 1927-1943 | Credit: Edward Rowland Chadwick


Location: ?Unknown? | Date: 1927-1943 | Credit: Edward Rowland Chadwick

Mbari house



Location: ?Unknown? | Date: 1927-1943 | Credit: Edward Rowland Chadwick

Mbari



Location: ?Unknown? | Date: 1927-1943 | Credit: Edward Rowland Chadwick


Location: ?Unknown? | Date: 1927-1943 | Credit: Edward Rowland Chadwick

interior of building



Location: ?Unknown? | Date: 1927-1943 | Credit: Edward Rowland Chadwick


Dramatically lit study of Ibo masquerade costume.


Location: ?Unknown? | Date: 1927-1943 | Credit: Crown Film

Standing and seated Mbari



Location: ?Unknown? | Date: February 28, 1946 | Credit: Edward Rowland Chadwick

Mmanwu



Location: ?Unknown? | Date: 1927-1943 | Credit: Edward Rowland Chadwick

Imo River




Location: ?Unknown? | Date: February 28, 1946 | Credit: Edward Rowland Chadwick

Agbogho Mmanwu



Location: ?Unknown? | Date: 1946 | Credit: Edward Rowland Chadwick

Mbari shrine house



Location: ?Unknown? | Date: 1946 | Credit: Edward Rowland Chadwick

Burial platform



Location: ?Unknown? | Date: 1927—1943 | Credit: Edward Rowland Chadwick

Mbari interior





Location: ?Unknown? | Date: 1927—1943 | Credit: Edward Rowland Chadwick

Mbari house



Location: ?Unknown? | Date: 1927—1943 | Credit: Edward Rowland Chadwick

Mask



Location: ?Unknown? | Date: 1946 | Credit: William Buller Fagg

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Mud-modellings



IBO MUD-MODELLINGS, N[N]EWI OTOLO, ONITSHA DISTRICT.


— Kitson

Location: Nnewi Otolo, Nnewi, Alaigbo | Date: ?Unsure?, Before 1912 | Credit: A. E. Kitson

Painted figures



PAINTED WOODEN FIGURES OF ANIMALS, ETC., OF IBO CEREMONIAL DANCES, UMBAGBU OHA, WESTERN UDI HIGHLANDS; OIL-PALMS IN BACKGROUND.


— Kitson

Location: Umbagbu Oha, Udi, Alaigbo | Date: ?Unsure?, Before 1912 | Credit: A. E. Kitson

Igbo Terracotta Statue



Location: Studio | Date: ?Unsure? | Credit: The Barakat Gallery

Chi Shrine



INTERIOR OF CHI SHRINE


— P. Amaury Talbot

Location: Nkarahia, Alaigbo | Date: ?Unsure? | Credit: P. Amaury Talbot

Okorosia Mbari



DETAIL OF THE HEAD OF A "FORBIDDEN OKOROSIA MASKER IN THE CLOIS- TER OF THE MBARI TO ALA AT UMUOFEKE AGWA. MASQUERADES ARE PERFORMED ALMOST EXCLUSIVELY ON THE FRINGE OF THE MBARI REGION, WHERE THIS STRUCTURE IS FOUND. ARTIST: OFFURUM.


Location: Umuofeke Agwa, Alaigbo | Date: ?Unsure? | Credit: Herbert M. Cole

Mbari Cultural Art Centre



CHUKUEGGU'S "MBARI CULTURAL ART CENTRE" AT HIS HOME IN MBAISE, NORTH OF THE REGION OF TRADITIONAL CLAY MBARI HOUSES. NOTE THE VERBAL AND VISUAL EMPHASIS ON INDIGENOUS CULTURE.


Location: Amaigbo, Alaigbo | Date: ?Unsure? | Credit: Herbert M. Cole

Ala



ALA IN A CLAY-ANT HILL MLBARI DEDICATED TO HER IN AMIGBO NGURU. ARTIST NNAJI, CA 1963. PHOTO 1966.


— Cole.

Location: Amaigbo, Alaigbo | Date: 1966 | Credit: Herbert M. Cole

Monday, September 19, 2011

Ozẹle



YOUNG MAN OF ASABA WITH OZẸLE HAIR.


— Thomas

Location: Ahaba, Alaigbo | Date: ?Unsure?, Before 1913 | Credit: Thomas

Mbari plan



PLAN SHOWING THE PLACEMENT OF FIGURES AND VARIOUS KINDS OF ARCHITECTURAL SET-BACKS EMPLOYED TO INCREASE THE ILLUSION OF SIZE. THE MBARI, WITH THIRTY-FOUR FIGURES INCLUDING THE HEAD SPEERING THROUGH WINDOWS (RIGHT SIDE NEAREST CENTER), IS OF AVERAGE SIZE. THE MBARI TO OBIALA AT NDIAMA OBUBE. ARTIST: NNAJI.


— Herbert M. Cole

Location: Obiala, Alaigbo | Date: 1969 | Credit: Nnaji, Cole
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