Africa | Dancer in traditional costume during a Presidential visit. Ivory Coast. ca. 1947 || Scanned vintage print.

Africa | Dancer in traditional costume during a Presidential visit. Ivory Coast. ca. 1947 || Scanned vintage print.

Africa | Elephant Mask from the Bamileke people of Cameroon | Scanned postcard image.

Africa | Elephant Mask from the Bamileke people of Cameroon | Scanned postcard image.

Africa | Kwoho dancers. Edo region, Nigeria. Early 1900s. | Photographer; Thomas Northcote.

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Africa | Ibo Masquerades. Nigeria. 1931. | Isuama Ibo. Isu tribe. 'Okorosie' masquerade. Masks called 'Nwanyioma' and 'Akatakpuru' | ©Dr. G.I.Jones

Africa | Ibo Masquerades. Nigeria. 1931. | Isuama Ibo. Isu tribe. 'Okorosie' masquerade. Masks called 'Nwanyioma' and 'Akatakpuru' | ©Dr. G.I.Jones

From the book 'Fetishism in West Africa: Forty Years' Observations of Native Customs and Superstitions'.

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