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Africa | Masked Chokwe dancer. Dilolo, Lualaba District, Katanga Province, Belgian Congo. ca. 1958. || Press Photo; C. Lamote African Masks, African Art, Art Central, Belgian Congo, Photo Dream, Tribal Costume, Art Premier, Beautiful Mask, African Tribes

Africa | Masked Chokwe dancer. Dilolo, Lualaba District, Katanga Province, Belgian Congo. ca. 1958. || Press Photo; C. Lamote

Africa | "Circumcision dance".  Angola || Vintage photographic print; Luz Mission. African Tribes, African Artists, Tribal Dance, Tribal Art, Full Body Suit, Body Suits, Congo, Art Central, Art Premier

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Africa | "Circumcision dance". Angola || Vintage photographic print; Luz Mission.

A traditional dancer performs during ceremony, Lusaka, Zambia Out Of Africa, East Africa, Congo, Tribal Costume, Victoria Falls, African Countries, Africa Travel, Tribal Art, Beautiful People

U.S. Relations With Zambia - United States Department of State

More information about Zambia is available on the Zambia Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet. U.S.-ZAMBIA RELATIONS The United States established diplomatic relations with Zambia in 1964, following its independence from the United Kingdom. Zambia saw single-party rule from independence until 1973, when it …

A mingandji to Mukoso with wooden masks (photo Henri Nicolai, African Masks, African Art, Congo, Human Oddities, Statues, Art Premier, Old Photography, African Tribes, Out Of Africa

Preserve Your Photographs

Some wonderful old photographs taken by Henri Nicolaï and originally published in the journal BELGEO. Most were taken in 1955 and 1957 ...

A Luvale Mwana Pwevo ("young woman") mask performing honoring Luvale Paramount Chief Ndungu. Ap Art History 250, Black History, African Dance, African Art, African Words, African Diaspora, African Masks, Tribal Art, Art And Architecture

Chokwe Mwana Pwo mask

A Luvale Mwana Pwevo ("young woman") mask performing during con-'irmatory ceremonies honoring Luvale Paramount Chief Ndungu. Zambia, 1997. Photo Manuel Jordan. A fiber-and-resin mask representing a more immature young woman, Chiwigi, is visible at right. The masks share the positive influences of the ancestral spirits with the community and show contrasting or comparable social and moral values.

Africa | Chokwe group of musicians playing a sanza gourd.  Photo taken by Dr Emile Muller between 1923 and 1938 Old Pictures, Funny Pictures, Art Premier, Kalimba, African Artists, Mystique, Cultural, Gourd Art, African Culture

Lamellophone – Musiciens avec sanza

Source: CONGO - ITINERAIRE D'UNE PASSION - Photographies du Docteur Emile MULLER 1923 - 1938Ensemble de musiciens Tshokwe jouant de la sanza sur calebasse. Pour info voir aussi Arts Premiers - Primitive Art Primitif

 Chokwe artist Boy's Initiation Photo by Manuel Jordán African Masks, African Art, Art Central, Tribal Costume, Vintage Advertising Posters, Art Africain, Beauty Around The World, African Tribes, Orisha

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Zambia; Chokwe artist Boy's Initiation Photo by Manuel Jordán

Pwo mask dancer from the Chokwe people. Near Gungu, Democratic Republic of Congo. African Dance, African Art, African Design, Statues, Monuments, Folk, African Tribes, Congo, African Masks

Africa | Pwo mask dancer from the Chokwe people. Near Gungu, Democratic Republic of Congo. 1970 | ©Eliot Elisofon:

Field photo from a post card featuring a Lwena Pwevo/Pwo performer… African Masks, African Art, Ap Art History 250, Congo, All About Africa, White Face Mask, Mask Dance, Art Premier, Tribal People

Luvale - Lwena Mwana Pwevo mask

Field photo from a 1920's post card featuring a Lwena Pwevo/Pwo performer holding a flywhisk and hand rattle made from a tin can. The mask dances with the women who clap and sing to musically accompany the performer. Photo from Baltimore Museum of Art From "CHOKWE! - Art and Initiation Among Chokwe and Related Peoples". Relates to Female (Pwo) mask. Chokwe peoples (Democratic Republic of the Congo). Late 19th to early 20th century C.E. Wood, fiber, pigment, and metal.

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